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Dr. Robert Broderick
50 years experience Ophthalmology
Go : Go to an ophthalmologist that does lasik surgery for a consultation. This will give the surgeon time to look at your eyes and advise you. Most of th ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Broderick
50 years experience Ophthalmology
Pink : Pink eye is a layman's term for inflamation of the conjuntiva. This can be allergic, viral or bacterial. Best to have an ophthalmologist check the e ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Broderick
50 years experience Ophthalmology
Astigmatism : Astigmatism is due to the shape of the eye and is usually present at a young age. This problem sounds more acute to me and i would seek the advise of ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Broderick
50 years experience Ophthalmology
Contacts : Contacts are not for everyone and the first thing you need is a complete eye exam. Once that is complete ask the ophthalmologist if contacts are an op ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Broderick
50 years experience Ophthalmology
Toric : Toric implants correct astigmatism and are not multifocal in this country yet. The fact that you have had several corneal procedure may have changed ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Robert Broderick
50 years experience Ophthalmology
Wind : Wind causes the corneal nerve to send signals to the brain to produce more tears. This is a normal reflex, however it can be the sign of dry eye if i ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Broderick
50 years experience Ophthalmology
If : If the upper lids cause constriction of your visual field the insurance may be covered. Usually photos and an ophthalmic examination are submitted to ... Read More
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Dr. John Kim
Dr. John Kim answered
22 years experience Ophthalmology
The : The term "pink eye" is used to describe a vriral conjunctivitis. It will appear mildly red or pink for 1 to 2 weeks. It is a contagious infection. ... Read More
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