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Is eye surgery for a 93 y.O.?

Is eye surgery for a 93 y.O.?

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 age being only one of those factors. Frank discussion with doctor and family should help find common ground. ...Read more

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Dr. Osbert Fernandez
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Gynecologic Surgery (Definition)

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


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How long does eye surgery take?

How long does eye surgery take?

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 in the operating room time. Most eye surgery is outpatient based. ...Read more

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Dr. Don Millner Dr. Millner
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Surfer's eye surgery (Tip)

Painful broken bones. Corrected with surgery. Keep weight off to heal. ...See more

Dr. William Dieck Dr. Dieck
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Treating Eye Injuries (Checklist)

Seek immediate medical attention
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If it's a chemical exposure, rinse your eye with water for 15 minutes
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Do not rub your eye
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Does it hurt to have eye 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 anesthesia. ...Read more

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What is limbal relaxing eye surgery?

What is limbal relaxing eye surgery?

Astigmatism.: Limbal relaxing incisions can be performed to eliminate or improve astigmatism. Astigmatism is where the eye is shaped somewhat like a football than a perfectly round basket ball. ...Read more

Dr. Boris Aronzon Dr. Aronzon
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Surfer's eye surgery (Tip)

Is surgery an option with my type of back pain? ...See more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Treating Eye Infections (Checklist)

Throw away any used contact lenses
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Do not occlude or cover your eyes
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If you have pink eye, wash face towels separately with hot water
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Dr. Boris Aronzon Dr. Aronzon
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Pre- surgery physical therapy sometimes helps with faster recovery. ...See more

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Treating Pink Eye (Checklist)

Wash your hands frequently
Daily
See your doctor to determine if your pink eye is allergic, viral, or bacterial
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Do not use someone else's eye drops
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Can i wear eye contacts after eye surgery?

Can i wear eye contacts after eye surgery?

Depends: You did not describe the type of surgery that you underwent. The ability to wear a lense safely and comfortably depends upon the type. You should discuss this with the surgeon who operated on your eye as to when you can start. ...Read more

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What can be done for pain from eye surgery?

What can be done for pain from eye surgery?

Depends: Usually it's corneal discomfort, i.e. Abrasion, dry eye, loose suture, etc. Could try oral pain meds, topical nsaids, tears/ointments, bandage lens, etc. ...Read more

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Dr. Otto Placik Dr. Placik
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Surfer's eye surgery (Tip)

Surgery may be the best remedy for you but rehab is key. ...See more

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Managing Eye Twitching (Checklist)

Reduce caffeine intake
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Reduce alcohol intake
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Experts with experience with prt eye surgery?

Experts with experience with prt eye surgery?

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 good stability. It is a little more uncomfortable in the beginning for a week or less. It is useful for certain patients with thinner corneas and to remove corneal scars. Discuss the optimum for you with your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Long Dr. Long
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Surfer's eye surgery (Tip)

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

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Treating a Lazy Eye (Checklist)

Wear glasses to protect your lazy eye
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Get an annual eye exam
Yearly
If your condition is severe, use low vision aids
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Dr. Bernard Seif
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Transplant Surgery (Definition)

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


Dr. John Michalski
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Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery (Definition)

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