Doctor Q&A for Dr. Mark Suggs

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Suggs
39 years experience
Perhaps: It is a genetic disorder with the parents acting as carriers. Atcp.Org might be a good starting place to investigate genetic counseling prior to conc... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Suggs
39 years experience
Where the opacity is: We generally divide cataracts by the location. Senile cataracts would include all types. Nuclear cats occur in the nucleus or center of the lens, co... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Suggs
39 years experience
Depends: While laser eye surgery is an alternative to glasses or contacts, this is a personal question. I perform laser eye surgery every week and frequently ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Suggs
39 years experience
Laser surgery: Laser surgery will give you comparable vision to what you have with well fit glasses or contacts.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Suggs
39 years experience
Perhaps : It could be that there is a small residual prescription and glasses could help. Also possible that you are experiencing dry eye symptoms. Go to an ey... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Mark Suggs
39 years experience
Close observation: Optic disc drusen is not curable and can cause other problems. I like to treat my patients with glaucoma drops to keep the intraocular pressure low, a... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Suggs
39 years experience
Normally not.: As long as you are growing, your eyes grow and get more nearsighted. Also, most people's eyes get worse during college (if they study or read a lot). ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Suggs
39 years experience
Reading glasses: It could simply be the need for reading glasses. This need occurs in the 40's. But check with an eye doctor to rule out other causes.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Suggs
39 years experience
Simply put...: When a person is myopic or nearsighted, they can find a spot where they can see up close without glasses. The more myopic the closer they have to hol... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Suggs
39 years experience
Heredity : If you are nearsighted, as long as you are still growing your eyes will be growing as well causing more nearsightedness. Also, extensive reading or c... Read More
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