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Dr. Edward Meier

Ophthalmology
Mason, OH
24 years experience male

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Office

Mason, OH

Address

6394 Thornberry Court, Unit 810, Mason, OH
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Mason, OH

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Fairfield, OH

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Ophthalmology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

32 Answers
9 Agrees
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Sinus Pain: It is most likely sinus pain. The eye is surrounded by sinuses and if they are inflamed, eye movement can cause a pressure type pain. If you are rea... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
No: It may be a chalazion which should be removed by an ophthalmologist in a procedure in the office. Have it evaluated because it could also be a skin c... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Punctal plugs: You may be eligible for punctal plugs. They prevent the tears from flowing down the tear drainage ducts into your nose. This keeps more tears on you... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Various ingredients in artificial; tears: Arificial tears are made of saline solution, a lubricant, and a preservative. There is a big difference in the quality of the lubricant and the gentl... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Monthly: The contacts should be changed monthly. Those lenses should not be slept in-ever. The solution in the cases should be thrown out daily after putting... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
See your eye doctor: It can be difficult to tell the difference between migraine pain and pain coming from the eye. Usually migraine pain will get better in several hours... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
No: Computer screens are like listening to fingernails on a chalkboard. It won't make you deaf but it is not fun to listen too. People don't blink as mu... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Can be the cause: Dehydration can make the eyes sunken, particularly if it is severe. It is pretty rare to be that bad outside of survival situations.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Many: Diabetic retinopathy has until recently only been treated with laser and blood sugar control. In the last few years, treatment with steroid injection... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Preprogrammed: Babies seem to be preprogrammed to look at circular shapes like a mother's eye. They will also preferentially look at items like a dartboard that are... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Yes: Dry eye can cause long term problems such as corneal clouding. It can also make you more susceptible to infection.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Control your sugars: The most important things are to control blood sugars and keep follow up appointments with your ophthalmologist.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Yes: High blood sugar over a period of years will cause diabetic retinopathy. The line between high blood sugar and diabetes can be fuzzy. Anytime someti... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
No: Most patients get numbing drops for the eye being operated on and IV sedation to make them sedated. It is a "twilight" anesthesia similar to what a p... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Depends: Each lens is designed to last a different amount of time. Some lenses are replaced daily, some two weeks, and some one month. A few lenses are repla... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
No: While onions do sting your eyes when cutting them. They do not do any permanent damage to the eyes.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Lots: Euphoria is an overwhelming state of happiness. Dysphoria is feeling bad but not being able to put a finger on it.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
You can go blind: Glaucoma can make you totally blind in one or both eyes. Fortunately with the modern drops, laser, and surgical techniques, it is usually well treate... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Migraine: This sounds like a migraine. Not all migraines have an aura. If it becomes persistent or lasts more than a few hours, call your doctor.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Retina thinning: There are two types. Lattice dystrophy of the cornea is an uncommon cause of cornea clouding. Lattice degeneration of the retina are areas of thinni... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Yes: Most cataract surgery is performed through the cornea which does not have blood vessels. This means that there is no bleeding. The cataract itself a... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Detached Retina: It is actually a tractional retinal detachment. When diabetes causes the retinal blood vessels to die, the retina grows new blood vessels that are di... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Yes: Diabetic retinopathy can be treated with a variety of treatments. New treatments have done a much better job of improving vision than older treatment... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Yes: Diabetic retinopathy is very treatable with laser, steroids, and a new class of medicines called vegf inhibitors. The specific treatment needed depen... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Yes: After any type of surgery, the eyes tend to get dry. That is a risk factor for keratitis. If there is a concern of keratitis, the most important thi... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Control your sugars: The best (and only) way to prevent diabetic retinopathy is to control blood sugars.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Yes: Glasses lenses can be made thinner by using what is called a high index material. These vary in price from pretty expensive to only a little bit more... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Bad: Diabetic retinopathy is caused by blood vessel damage due to high sugar levels. It can cause leakage of fluid from vessels causing swelling. It can ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Bleeding: Diabetes affects the eyes in two ways. It causes leaking, bleeding blood vessels. It also causes blood vessels to die leading to the retina being st... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Dry Eyes: Occasional cloudy vision is usually caused by dry eyes. Use artificial tear drops and see if that helps. If not, sometimes it can be caused by aller... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Get tested : The only way to know if you have glaucoma is to get tested at an ophthalmologists office. Glaucoma has no real signs that a patient can see. By the ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
See your eye doctor: Any type of double vision is a reason to see an ophthalmologist. There is really no home remedy type treatment. Double vision can be a sign of serio... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Meier is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Meier is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks!
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Thanks for your quick reply!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Graduated 2002MD

Medical/Graduate school

DePauw University
Graduated 1994MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Kentucky College of Medicine, KY
Graduated 1998MD

Residency

Medical University of South Carolina

Residency

Kettering Medical Center

Affiliations

American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Ohio State Medical Association
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