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Does Lasik Medication Help Lymphedema
No: I think you mean "lasix", which is a type of water pill, or diuretic. These medicines cause you to urinate more and remove water from your body, but they do not treat lymphedema. Lymphedema is not caused by having too much water in your body. It is caused by faulty or damaged lymph vessels which can't drain the fluid from your arms and legs. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had successful LASIK surgery. I am 64 years, black male. Excellent health, no medication. Can I still get cataracts with age in future?
Dry eye and LASIK: Patients with dry eye may need to use artificial tears or even Restasis for a month or so prior to having lasik. This will not only improve lasik outcomes and patient comfort, but it will also lead to more accurate pre-operative testing and planning. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How will an anti-inflammatory drug regimen affect my lasik surgery outcome? I am suffering from systemic lupus and take steroid anti-inflammatory drugs daily for a few years. These have noticeable side effects for me and wonder how my medication regimen w
It : It is unlikely the anti-inflammatory will have an impact. However, having lupus might influence your recovery rate, you may need more time for healing than a person without lupus. Usually, we recommend that patient not be in an acute inflammatory state with their lupus, symptoms are minimal at the time of lasik surgery. Be sure you lasik surgeon knows you have lupus, also discuss your upcoming lasik surgery with the provider monitoring your lupus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 22 I underwent lasik surgery last year and I sit on my PC for 4hours everyday.Will I get my number back ? Please help .
Dry eye: Dry eye is very common after lasik surgery and will prolonged near/computer work. I would try artificial tears frequently during the day, ointment at night, warm compresses 1-2 times a day, and omega-3 fatty acid supplements. If no improvement, see an eye doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there any link between lymphedema and coital cephalagia? If so what? And what can I do to help myself? Thanks
No, : Lymphedema is a disease of the lymphatic channels manifesting as swollen limbs , swelling that starts at the toes level. In any other edema the toes are not involved. To my knowledge and rational reasoning there in no connection between the two as usually coital headache is a separate entity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please help me!.... How soon can I go for strenuous exercise/gym (heavy weight) after advance customvue (intralase) lasik surgery?
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