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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
OFBR: Ocular foreign body removal - the definition of the foreign body is not critical.

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
It is called: Removal of ocular foreign body.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Generally safe: Lasik surgery has a very good safety profile. The major long term complication is some degree of dryness of the eyes. The power can change over the ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Iris variation: The iris, a name derived from the greek for rainbow, comes in a wonderful variety of colors and patterns. Looked at closely and carefully, you can be ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
20/400: You could probably only read the big e on a standard eye chart if you have these numbers and do not use correction. This is not an extreme myopia bec ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Visine: Lubricating drop plus vascular constricting agent.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Flug
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Not specific terms: There are several near and far points. There is the near point of convergence- how close to the eye an object can be seen and not be double. Then th ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes, within a day : The gel that fills the inside of your can pull away from the retina-the part of your eye that "senses" light. Flashes are from traction-the gel pulli ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Sibley
45 years experience LASIK Surgery
Stop visine chemical: Visine has a chemical the constricts the blood vessels. These capillaries are always bringing oxygen and nourishment to your eyes. They are dilate ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Michels
36 years experience Ophthalmology
Corectopia: What you describe is called corectopia. this is common ager certain ocular surgeries or penetrating trauma. Also seen after ocular inflammation. or un ... Read More

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