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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Eye sheilds for laser is covering the area where there is fine lines - under the lash lines. Alternate options?
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
Back of my eyes hurt randomly, does this mean my retina is becoming detached? I've had a history of retinal holes/tears and had them lasered. Worried : (
I'm getting laser iridotomy soon in both eyes. Is it true that positioning the hole at 3 or 9 o'clock is better to avoid light aberrations? Thanks!
Iridotomy: First, make sure you need the procedure. Then to prevent light aberration the best location would be between 11 and 1 o'clock where the upper lid would block incoming light. ...Read more
Yes dr. But my brother has keratoconus & despite my eyes being normal dr said me I can have a slight risk of developing keratoconus after my laser if happend then there vl be CxL surgery. Does this really happens?
Risk: Refractive surgery typically works by thinning the cornea. If the cornea is too thin, refractive surgery may thin it to levels that make it problematic. The ranges are variable and depend on the measurements specific to your eyes. But in general, the risk of corneal ectasia exists after any surgery that thins the cornea. There are many solutions to this scenario that can be explored if needed. ...Read more
Yep: They are very low power instruments, but they have been known to cause retinal damage if shined directly into the eye for long enough. ...Read more
None of them: There are several lasers which can help with fine lines, but none that I know of which can guaranteed remove completely all fine lines under the eyes. For less down-time, the fraxel laser is good but may not have a good results as a co2 laser. Discuss your concerns with your cosmetic surgeon and ask to see typical results on his/her patients. ...Read more
Do not point at eye: It is never safe to point laser lights directly at the eye. Reflections off mirrors or magnified by binoculars or the like can amplify the light signal and become more dangerous. Injury CAN occur base on exposure time and power. There is no evidence that the proper use of presentation lasers pointing at lecture material would be harmful to the eyes. ...Read more
What does laser for retinal tears essentially do to my eyes? Wouldn't it cause damage to my eyes?
Spot welding: Laser for retinal tears essentially 'spot welds' the tear in the retina so that seals and prevents a retinal detachment from occurring. Some retina is damaged in the process, but given the reduction of risk of retinal detachment, on balance it is a good tradeoff. Typically, retinal tears occur in the peripheral retina and the effects of laser treatment aren't noticeable. ...Read more
Can looking at a powerful laser from a Facebook video be bad for your eyes? The laser was only seem through the iPhone screen.
IPhones and Eyes: The power of a laser can cause damage if it shines into your eye. A picture of a laser displayed on a cell phone cannot be any brighter or more powerful than the brightest setting on the phone screen. Therefore, just as looking at a bright picture on the phone will not damage your eyes, neither will a picture of a laser. ...Read more
Could laser lessens the dark circles around my eyes please advise. ..Give me other solutions as well if my question is untrue. Help please...?
No, laser wont' help: Dark circles under your eyes is due to pigmentation or dilated blood vessels, often associated with stuffy nose. The latter may improve with oral decongestants or inhaled nasal steroids. Hydroquinone, applied topically may lighten the dark circles from pigmentation. Chemical peels may also help, but may also provide no help. Go see a dermatologist who provides laser treatments and skin care produc. ...Read more
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