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Can You Tell Me Whether There Is An Alternative To Laser Eye Surgery
Yes: It is usually not recommended. You should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Why do you ask?: There's no substitute for glucocorticoids in Addison's disease, and if you try "herbal remedies" as a substitute, you may pay with you life. For most other illnesses for which glucocorticoids are prescribed, there are a variety of other immune modulating agents. Use herbals and "complementary" products only as adjuncts if you are serious sick. ...Read more
NO: Surgical steel is hypoallergenic you are not going to be allergic to it. ...Read more
In special cases: The same gadgetry that is used for adults, can also alter the power of eyes in children. However, it requires general anesthesia, and that is simply not acceptable for a condition which will continue to change. There have been a few special cases in which one eye is impossibly too far from the power of the other eye and might therefore lose vision, but these are special. ...Read more
Please help! what is the worst your vision can be before you laser surgery is no longer an option?
Not curable, but...: Migraine should be viewed as an attack that is accompanied by various neurological and non-neurological features as well as headache.Over the years, many theories on the pathophysiology of migraine have been assumed, but the exact cause of migraine is still controversial and lacks in our understanding remain. Migraine is not curable, but treatable or rather manageable. ...Read more
Laser Eye Surgery: Is very advanced today with the use of Femtosecond Lasers. Risks have decreased significantly. Still risk remain of: needing touch up; dry eye (see [email protected] for treatments/prevention); infection (very rare); ectasia (very rare). See eyeMD for full evaluation if you are a candidate. ...Read more
Consult surgeon: Type of radiation treatment usually performed when tumor or other abnormality in the brain is too hard to reach with standard neurosurgery or person not healthy enough to undergo standard surgery or person prefers a less invasive treatmentbrain tumor. Radiosurgery useful in the management of small noncancerous (benign) and cancerous (malignant) brain tumors.Have to ask neurosurgeon advice. ...Read more
Yes: Many ophthalmologists feel that the risk of the surgery is not warranted for this indication. ...Read more
Not elegant: There are ways but not very elegant nor natural looking. ...Read more
Non surgical options: N-acetylcarnosine (NAC) in small studies showed improve vision in cataract patients. However, has not been studied in double blind, randomized, prospective way & studies paid for by company- vested interest. It is not FDA approved. Surgery only cure. Sun protection & eating a diet rich in antioxidants may help prevent worsening. More info at: [email protected] ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please let me know if there is a size limit for tumors which can be operated with laser technique?
Lower eye pressure: There's couple of types, but both are surgical treatments to lower your eye pressure. Cost is usually covered by your insurance. However, if your are self pay, then it can vary whether you have it done at a hospital or an ambulatory surgery center. They can range $4k-$10k if you are a cashing paying patient. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eye laser surgery, lasek, lasik, waves etc can anyone advise me please as this is huge decision for me , what to do?
Yes: First an evaluation to determine cause must be done, then the caused treated. For the edema, itself eyedrops containing steroids and non-steroid anti-inflammtory agents are used. If this fails to work, then injections of anti-vegf agents, such as avastin, (bevacizumab) can be done. See a retinal specialist for this problem. ...Read more
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