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At What Age Is A Teenager Ready For Laser Eye Surgery
18 years: Children's prescriptions tend to change frequently until the late teens. As well, the fda has approved laser vision correction surgery for individuals who are 18 years and older. More importantly, however, your eye glass or contact lens prescription should not be changing significantly from year to year in order to qualify. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
18 and older: Lasik is fda-approved for those 18 and older. More importantly, surgery is held off until there is no appreciable change in your prescription from year to year. Cataract surgery can be done at any age, and refractive lens surgery is similar to lasik - usually reserved for those over the age of 18. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not likely at 17: amblyopia occurs when the picture entering the eye is blurred or absent, so the brain can't make much sense out of it. The brain development required to see well goes on until about age 6 or so. after that age it is very hard to achieve vision improvements, even with aggressive treatment. Treatment consists of patching (covering) the better eye so the brain is forced try and see from the bad ey ...Read more
Poor vision: If you have cataracts, and cannot see well there are not too many options aside from surgery. Cataract surgery is an elective surgery so you never need to have it. Your vision will remain poor if you do not have surgery but they will not kill you. However, if you have cataracts, the best way to improve your vision is to have surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
73 yr old male with vision in one eye.. Have cataract that is impacting life style. Is it worth the risk for surgery and is laser surgery preferred?
Cataract Surgery Ris: Depending on other risk factors (length of eye: if very short; history of other eye, h/o trauma, diabetes, on aspirin, flomax, (tamsulosin) general health, etc) cataract surgery is generally very safe and recommended in monocular (have vision in 1 eye only) pts. LENSX/Laser intralase surgery is generally the best option as it decreases many post operative issue/risks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
At what age do most ppl undergo face lifts? Is there an age that is too young for most Drs' preferences? Best facial/antiaging options for late 30s?
MostlyAfter50But: Most facelifts are done in people older than 50 years age.But having said that there are exceptions and some young people also need it and get it Best anti aging for skin Don't sit in sun too much Eat healthy Moisturise your skin Avoid getting Overweight Exercise regularly ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
No age limit: Cataracts are removed when this opacity of the lense interfering with vision, becomes sufficiently dense that it is felt that visual improvement would result. Since cataracts can occur at any age, although much more common in the elderly, there is no age limit to this surgery and it is done whenever the ophthalmologists and patient agree on the need for improvement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 2 years old boy has a spinal deviation, is it advisable, at this age, to go through a corretive surgery?
What kind: Talk to your physician about what kind of spinal deviation this is. I cannot answer the question with the information you have provided. ...Read more
Define safe ???: I have had them started as early as infancy when a congenital cataract was removed to maintain usable vision in that eye.It took effort and training but the kid is a fine adult today. I think for optional cases it is smart to wait until the kid can be responsible for their personal activities/hygiene which would be after 8 or so. Each case is a bit unique. ...Read more
Yes: Depends on the specific condition though.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: If necessary, the benefit outweighs the risk.But any surgery has some risk of complications.For details, discuss this with the surgeon. ...Read more
I wore glass for 2 years ago....now my age is 17.... any laser treatment is available for not wearing glass....and also tell cost of laser treatment ?
Address anatomy: The best lift for you will vary with the extent of your anatomic "deviation" for the perceived goal which essentially relate to breast tissue and a nipple-areolar-complex that are positioned above the breast crease ( see pencil test) . You must also be assessed for breast volume and skin redundancy. Taking all of these into consideration will help to determine the best options for you to review. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends on loss: If hearing loss is present at birth, implantation would be ideal at 12 months of age. Performance significantly decreases the longer it is to implantation, with many people reluctant to implant after 8-10 years. If the child had hearing and then lost it suddenly, the sooner the better. If hearing loss was gradual, probably could benefit at any time. ...Read more
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