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Did I permanantly damage my eye by looking into a laser scanner at tj maxx?

Did I permanantly damage my eye by looking into a laser scanner at tj maxx?

Not likely: First, did you lose any vision that you are aware of? If not, then don't worry. Second, the lasers that are used in store check-out registers are of a low level. These are unlikely to cuase damage. Prolonged exposure to laser light of certain wavelengths has been shown to cause damage, but it would have to be intentional. You may want to avoid testing this out, though! Read more

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Postal worker shined the red light laser scanner in my eye from 2 feet away. Looked at it for a few seconds. Any permanent damage to eyes or vision?

Postal worker shined the red light laser scanner in my eye from 2 feet away. Looked at it for a few seconds. Any permanent damage to eyes or vision?

See your eye doctor: If the red light was a laser pointer and you stared at it for milliseconds, you might be okay if it was properly labeled in 3-5 mW, it's the nonlabeled ones (green lasers) that are problematic, but this may be a good time for you to visit your eye doctor anyway to have your annual dilated exam done too, and have them check. Read: rhttp://www. Scientificamerican. Com/article/can-a-pocket-laser-damage Read more

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Does laser remove deep wrinkles under the eyes?

Does laser remove deep wrinkles under the eyes?

Depends: If wrinkles are fine nd:yag can do the trick. Ultherapy will work in that area. Chemical peels and microneedling are other options. Botox or xeomin (incobotulinumtoxin a). Prp and some physician grade under eye creams. Read more

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Can green laser pointers cause permanent eye damage?

YES: Any laser can cause damage to the eye. It depends on the aim, the power and the wavelength of the laser light. Never look into a laser pointer or fool around with pointing a laser pointer at another person or animal. Read more

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Couldstandard/scanning lasers damage your eye sight?

Couldstandard/scanning lasers damage your eye sight?

No: The lasers used in medical treatment of diseases do not scan, they focus on the part of the body to be treated. Scanning lasers read bar codes, but do not focus to do so. Read more

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Is there any way I can get laser eye correction at 16?

Is there any way I can get laser eye correction at 16?

Serious needs: Lasik is generally not done until about 23 years of age or more due to progression of myopia below that age. A few cases are done for extreme needs, usually widely variant refraction in one eye only, or some with ocular surface disease that the last is being used for correction. Otherwise, you probably should wait until the usual milestones. Read more

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Can I really injure someone's eye with a laser pointer?

Can I really injure someone's eye with a laser pointer?

Yes: Never point a laser light at someone's eyes. It can cause permanent retinal/vision damage. Read more

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I want my eye laser. But they are not even. One is 7 and one 9?

I want my eye laser. But they are not even. One is 7 and one 9?

Not a problem: Most eyes are a little different and yours is not that great between the two. The lasik will correct for both of them properly. You should do fine but discuss with your lasik surgeon. Read more

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If someone points a laser at your eye, will your vision be clouded?

If someone points a laser at your eye, will your vision be clouded?

There is a risk: Laser pointers can cause damage to the retina. Although certain wavelengths of light are worse, it is best to assume that any direct "hit" from the laser can cause significant and possibly permanent vision loss. Read more

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Can infrared noncontact thermometers without a laser hurt your eyes?

Can infrared noncontact thermometers without a laser hurt your eyes?

No problem: Based on the way these thermometers work, I do not believe that they pose any risk to the eyes if they are used according to the directions provided. Read more

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What is the best laser for treating mildly loose skin under the eyes?

What is the best laser for treating mildly loose skin under the eyes?

My opinion: In my practice- I have been extremely satisfied with using CO2 resurfacing to the lower eyelids to soften or eliminate wrinkles and tighten the lid tissue. I have used essentially every modality on the market and nothing else has come close in my opinion. Read more

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What type of laser eye procedures are pain-free and good for person with sensitive eyes?

What type of laser eye procedures are pain-free and good for person with sensitive eyes?

Not that simple: I assume you are talking about laser procedures to correct your vision? There are many laser vision correction procedures, lasik/lasek/prk/intra-lasik etc. Which one is best for you is dependent on the physical attributes of your eyes, your profession, hobbies and visual goals. See a fellowship trained refractive surgeon to determine what option can give you the best vision at the lowest risk. Read more

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Hv eyesight power -4.25 both eyes. I am noe thinking of getting laser. Is it safe and which laser u suggest..

Hv eyesight power -4.25 both eyes. I am noe thinking of getting laser. Is it safe and which laser u suggest..

LASIK after cataract: At the age of 79, I assume that you have had cataract surgery. If not, I suggest that should be first as the power of the implant can reduce or eliminate your need for glasses. If you have had cataract surgery, lasik or prk may be a good option. Most of the lasers available do a good job. My suggestion is to find a reputable surgery. Read more

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Eye sheilds for laser is covering the area where there is fine lines - under the lash lines. Alternate options?

Eye sheilds for laser is covering the area where there is fine lines - under the lash lines. Alternate options?

Scleral shells: There are shields that go directly on the eyeball underneath the eyelids called scleral shells. Your eyes have to be numbed with eye drops. Then a protective gel is placed in the shell, your eyelids are pulled back, and the shell is placed on your eye. Shells are often used during plastic surgery of the eyelids in order to protect the globe (eyeball).
Good luck with your procedure! Read more

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Is eribum laser better than peels for fine lines under the eyes? And which method would get rid of the fine lines?

Is eribum laser better than peels for fine lines under the eyes? And which method would get rid of the fine lines?

Laser etc KillsCells: Beware of short term versus long term issues. The easiest, thus most widely done treatments, kill cells. Laser is a way of applying heat (generated when the laser light is absorbed) to kill cells. Suggest focusing more on health than only short-term cosmetic sales which are likely to damage your long term health. Read more

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I had week eyes power is -5 my age is 32 I want to do laser operations. Is it good for me to remove glasses. Plz suggest me?

I had week eyes power is -5 my age is 32 I want to do laser operations. Is it good for me to remove glasses. Plz suggest me?

Laser Sx: You may be a perfect candidate for laser vision correction, however, only an eye exam will be able to determine this. Taking your glasses off will not harm your eyes, or prevent them from changing in the future, you just won't see well. Wearing your glasses won't make them worse either, . Read more

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Can laser remove early signs of aging under eyes? Fine lines that have just appeared, is it possible to eliminate then with laser?

Can laser remove early signs of aging under eyes? Fine lines that have just appeared, is it possible to eliminate then with laser?

Probably not: It's probably not a good idea to be looking at cosmetic procedures at your age. The risk probably outweighs the rewards for things like fine lines. Read more

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I had mico laser done on face 1 year ago and have pih lines under my eyes that have not resolved. Besides hq or lytera what are my options?

I had mico laser done on face 1 year ago and have pih lines under my eyes that have not resolved. Besides hq or lytera what are my options?

IPL isn't always: Safe. Need a second opinion from a qualified laser doctor. This is a difficult area to treat, especially since pih can be permanent. Ipl can overheat tissues, because its heat dispersion stays in the tissues (skin) longer, it can be dangerous with a person, who has rosacea.In your case, laser can't be used that close to the eyes or it'll overheat the orbital fat. See an oculoplastics dr. To help u. Read more

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Hi. I did laser for my eyes (extra lasic) before 10 days. In forth days, sold became insid my eyes, then I washed them by water, it's ok not.

Hi. I did laser for my eyes (extra lasic) before 10 days. In forth days, sold became insid my eyes, then I washed them by water, it's ok not.

Postop LASIK: It is best not to rub or touch the eyes for the first week after lasik. Additionally, the eyes are at potential risk for infection for the first two weeks. By 10 days, it should be ok to wash your eyes out, but better to just wash the outsides. Use tear drops if the eyes are uncomfortable.

http://www. Doctorsforvisualfreedom. Com/lasik-and-dry-eyes. Html. Read more

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