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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Age: As long as patient is healthy enough for sedation, age is not a significant factor when deciding on surgical intervention. I have operated on several ... Read More
Dr. John Gillespie
41 years experience Ophthalmology
Too old to see?: Age does not determine the necessity for eye surgery but does impact the outcome. Always balance potential benefit of proposed surgery and risks with ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Pepose
39 years experience Ophthalmology
It depends: Lasik, lasek, icl implantation and cataract surgery generally take around 20 mintues and are ususally performed with mild sedation and topical anesth ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Varies: Depends on the type of surgery. It can take a few minutes vs. Up to hours for complicated cases. Also varies if you included preop time vs. Actual i ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Eye surgery: There is typically minimal if any pain with eye surgery. Most surgeries can be performed with topical anesthetic drops but others can require local a ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Astigmatism.: Limbal relaxing incisions can be performed to eliminate or improve astigmatism. Astigmatism is where the eye is shaped somewhat like a football than ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randall Wong
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: What type of surgery are you considering?
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
61 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye surgery: It depends on the form of eye surgery and what is being corrected.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: On the type of surgery. What kind of eye surgery are you asking about?
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Anything wrong?: First, make sure the pain is normal and nothing is wrong - check with your surgeon. In our experience, cool compresses, acetominophen and rest are th ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Although this is uncommon. Most people who wear glasses can have laser vision correction.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
PRK surgery?: I am guessing you mean prk surgery - which is a form of laser refractive surgery (he other being lasik). Prk produces good long term results with goo ... Read More

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