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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asim Piracha
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Antihistamines work: I would start with an otc allergy medication to treat both conditions. If the conjunctivitis is not relieved with the oral medications, a topical all... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asim Piracha
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Pain: Abrasions are typically from trauma, foreign bodies, or even recurrent erosions with typically one eye involved, can be very painful, the vision can b... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asim Piracha
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
No.: Lasik does not help optic atrophy. The goal of lasik is to correct any refractive error (i.e. Glasses or contacts), but the procedure does not correct... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asim Piracha
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
A Vision Test: Pam (potential acuity measurement) is a vision test to determine the outcome of cataract surgery in patients with other eye conditions. The purpose is... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asim Piracha
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Blocked tear duct: The most common reason for constant tearing (epiphora) is a blocked tear duct. The tearing is usually asymmetric - worse in one eye than the other. ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asim Piracha
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
FDA approval is 18.: Fda approval is 18 years and a stable refraction (no significant changes over a year). Ideally 21 and older with a stable refraction.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asim Piracha
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Yes: Tobramycin is an antibiotic that was prescribed to reduce the normal bacterial load of your eyelids and to reduce the inflammation that was present. ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asim Piracha
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Hydration and rest: This appearance is more common with dehydration and fatigue. The easiest treatment is to stay well hydrated (drink plenty of water and non-caffeinate... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asim Piracha
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Cataracts, dry eyes: There are several causes night vision disturbances: dry eye, cataracts, change in glasses prescription, etc. The most common cause for halos at nigh... Read More
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