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Gynecological surgery relates to procedures involving the pelvis and women's reproductive organs. This usually includes surgery affecting the ovaries, the fallopian tubes, the uterus, and the cervix. It can also involve the bladder and the surrounding, supportive structures and tissues of the pelvis. Common surgeries are d&c, tubal sterilization, hysterectomy, bladder ...Read more
Edema p Cataract Sur: Yes, vision can worsen after cataract surgery temporarily due to swelling of the cornea or sometimes macula. Steroid and nonsteroid drops help with the healing. Vision improves in the vast majority of patients after healing. If corneal swelling/edema does not resolve, PBK: pseudophakic bullous keratopathy can occur requiring a corneal transplant: high success rate, low complication rate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My sis in law had a cornea eye surgery and she was told that she can't have any pain reliever it's been 1 week since the surgery?
I had cornea eye surgery 2 months ago on my left eye now my right eye keeps twitching why is that is it normal or should I be worried?
My sister in law had a cornea eye surgery it's been a week and the doctor told her not to sleep on the side of the eye that got the surgery?
Common protocol : By not resting the head on the side of eye surgery, you are protecting it against the undesirable pressure effect from the pillow against the closed eyelids. Usually, however, a plastic shield is affixed with tape over the eye prior to going to bed to protect it during sleep. This latter eye shield is usually all that is needed for protection and therefore, tends not to matter what side you sleep. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What supplements/diet should i adopt after a penetrating keratoplasty (pkp) surgery / cornea transplant that helps in corneal recovery and beyond?
Nothing special: Be sure you use your topical medications as prescribed and on schedule. Some think Vitamin C supplement can be helpful with corneal healing. But the best thing is to maintain a balanced diet and keep yourself generally healthy. The cornea will grab what it needs for its health and survival. ...Read more
Be aware that there are specialists in all areas these days. This applies to rehabilitation from surgery or injuries as well. I would advise you to seek out the experts and then let their advice become your routine. Time and space separate you from whatever initiated the damage. Focus on what you have and then go from there. Some of us will pass through life without splitting a toenail. Most of the rest of us are not so lucky. ...See more
Perhaps: A corneal ulcer is a vert serious infection usually caused by a virus or bacteria and rarely by atypical micro-organisms. If it is not controlled with anti-microbials and/or there is too much inflammation, then the cornea will thin out & eventually perforate. That will require immediate treatment and likely surgery. Even if the infection is cured patients may still require surgery for scarring. ...Read more
No: Most will heal in a day or two. ...Read more
LASIK: Is another type of eye surgery in which the cornea is cut. In this procedure a thin segment of the front of the eye is cut with either a surgical blade or a laser. The flap which results is moved out of the way then the underlying corneal tissue is lasered to treat the patient's glasses correction. After this, the superficial flap of tissue is placed over the treated area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a debridement surgery of cornea. Doc said my corneal layer became thick. I'm on now ointment and eye drop. Any advice for not getting it again? TY
Avoid exposure: You are 24 female and had a thick cornea. It required dedridement. You eant to avoid it recurring. It is important to avoid exposure of your eyes to harmful substances. Make sure to use eye protection for exposure to bright sunlight, harmful chemicals, etc. if you are working somewhere that uses dangerous chenicals make sure you have eye protection. Follow the doctors advice and follow up. ...Read more
Transplant surgeons are fully trained in general surgery and have spent additional years training how to technically perform organ transplants. They also know the medicine and immunology of treating patients with immunosuppression. Remember that it is one thing to surgically remove an organ (if it is diseased), but very tough to remove it + keep it healthy enough to be ...Read more
This term usually means an orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint surgery. More specifically a joint replacement surgeon that can reconstruct an injured, malformed or degenerated joint. We can fix the ligaments, bones, muscles and shock absorbers around the joints, and we can put new surfaces or ends back on the bones. We use biologic and manufactured parts during our ...Read more