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How long to wait for new glasses after retina surgery

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Dr. Andrew Doan
19 years experience Ophthalmology
It : It is a good idea to wait until you're after 18 years of age. Your glasses prescription should be stable for at least 6 months. Consider coming to te ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Rizen
19 years experience Ophthalmology
The : The food and drug administration (fda) has approved laser vision correction after age 21. Should should definitely wait until at least that age, alth ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Ask your eye surgeon: Your surgeon is the only one who knows the particulars about your case and his surgery. Call his office and find out the answer, or make a follow up ... Read More
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Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Potential, 4 awhile: Depending on your unique corneal variables ( astigmatism, level of myopia/hyperopia, corneal thickness, posterior corneal curvature) if all acceptable ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Reiter
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Very carefully: Your depth perception may be off, so drive carefully, particularly at night and on freeways. Best wishes
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Dr. Bruce Cameron
29 years experience LASIK Surgery
There : There are several causes of keratitis. Depending on the cause, it may be safe to have lasik. If the keratitis was caused by herpes virus (not uncomm ... Read More
A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Trattler
28 years experience LASIK Surgery
LASIK: I would recommend that you wait until age 18, as you are more likely to have a stable cornea and refraction by that age. Best of luck.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
No: No eye exercise or herbal medication will improve the vision. You need external help such as eyeglasses, contacts or lasik improvement.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Mixed results: Lasik at your age will allow you to see well at a distance but you will then need reading glasses. Check with your lasik surgeon to see if you are el ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes and no: If you are referring to lining the eyes up so they point in the same direction, that might be possible with a skilled eye muscle surgery. The other is ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No: There are no other choices.

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