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Can Scratches Be Removed From Eyeglasses
Not easily: Scratches in polycarbonate lenses involve the removal of plastic in the scratch. To smooth it out you would need to grind this away which would alter the power of the lense and might induce some distortion. Check with an optical shop to see if some correction is possible or replacement is needed. ...Read more
Yes: Ptosis (drooping of the upper eyelid) is a relatively infrequent complication of upper blepharoplasty - if this occurs the visible portion of the open eye will be smaller and likely different than the other side. Rounding or pulling down of lower eyelid is a more common side effect/complication of lower blepharoplasty that may gradually improve or require corrective surgery. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Can chalazion's happen in 20somes due to dirty old contacts and wiping eyes without cleaning hands? any why would they need to be surigically removed
A mystery: No one really understands why styes and chalazions form. They occur in all socioeconomic and hygienic groups and are no more common in those living in what we would feel are filthy environments. Removal is done when they are obviously large, are persistent or cause symptoms. Small ones can be left in place with no harm. ...Read more
Depends: ... On what you mean by "corrected." lasik can help correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. At age 48, your need for reading glasses will not be "corrected" by lasik. That is caused by presbyopia, a loss of focusing power of the lens of the eye that usually occurs during the mid 40s. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
If the black spots after chicken poxs get dry got removed will changing clothes will they be permanent scars or will be removed in some days?
Depends on the depth: The black spots are eschars/scabs. The more superficial they are, the less a disfiguring a scar results. It is not clear how easily these came of with the change of clothes. Once one has any scars, it is important to use vitamin e oil, aloe vera gel, or silicone gel to help fade the scars. Avoid the sun for 6 months, and wear sunscreen of spf 15 or greater. The pigment from sun gives dark shadow. ...Read more
Depends on drops: Strictly depends on the rewetting drop you're trying to use. Most over-the-counter rewetting drops are not approved to use with contact lenses. Therefore, if you use them, you must remove the contact lens & wait 20 minutes before you put them back in. There are very few that are approved and meant to be used with the contacts in the eyes. So be careful. Optive (not optive refresh) is a good one. ...Read more
Multifocal : Current and latest refraction is always the best. ...Read more
I got corneal ulcers in both my eyes from lenses. Is this condition 100% curable? And will I be able to wear lenses again?!
Variable results: Corneal ulcers can occur from infections or sensitivity to lenses. Sleeping in contacts or not changing the case or solution increases the risk of corneal ulcers. Depending on how bad and where the ulcer is in your cornea, scarring could result which could alter your vision. You could try using ClearCare contact lens cleaning solution. LASIK could be a better solution if you are a candidate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: A defibrillator is a pacemaker device that also is able to deliver an electric shock to the heart for life threatening rhythm disturbances. It is connected to the heart via leads that go into the heart vy the veins or can be implanted surgically on the outside of the heart. The device is placed under the skin and can be removed. Leads can also be removed but that is more difficult. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Generally Not: These coatings become fully adherent to the material and are not removable. If damaged, consider replacing the effected lenses. ...Read more
Fraxel: Hello ~ FRAXEL is cleared by FDA to do the following: Periorbital wrinkles (wrinkles around the eyes) Pigmented lesions Melasma Soft tissue coagulation Acne scars and surgical scars Actinic Keratoses (precancerous lesions so active infection (boils), deep scarring cannot be treated this way. http://www.mybeautymd.calls.net/our-specialties/laser-treatments/fraxel#fraxel thx ...Read more
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