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Can lower lid surgery be done after cataract removal?

Can lower lid surgery be done after cataract removal?

Yes: After you heal completely from your cataract surgery, you can have any other surgery. Be sure to get the clearance from your original cataract surgeon. ...Read more

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How to remove eye discharge after lasik surgery?

How to remove eye discharge after lasik surgery?

Gently: While the LASIK flap adheres well and quickly after the surgery, it takes several weeks to establish a solid attachment. You may soak and blot your eye to clean it but do not rub. If the discharge looks like pus or the vision is diminishing then contact your LASIK surgery right away. ...Read more

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Is laser surgery required after having a cataract eye operation?

Is laser surgery required after having a cataract eye operation?

Maybe: Sometimes laser vision correction is offered after cataract surgery in order to decrease dependence on glasses, but it is not required. There is another type of laser that is sometimes needed to improve vision in about 10% of cataract patients called yag capsulotomy. Speak to your cataract surgeon to clarify. ...Read more

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Swimming after laser eye surgery?

Swimming after laser eye surgery?

No: Swimming is not recommended after laser eye surgery to prevent complications, such as an eye infection/inflammation. Stay away for at least one month. ...Read more

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Eyes itching after stye removal?

Eyes itching after stye removal?

Healing: All incisions/scars during healing have some degree of itching. This will rapidly fade if due to the surgery. If persistent after two weeks, then the itching comes from something else like allergy. Check at that time with your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What happens after first eye cataract surgery?

2nd eye cataract: After presumably successful cataract surgery on a patient's first eye, he will be given the option of whether he wants the other eye operated on. Most patients will eventually decide to do this, but it's not mandatory. It mainly depends on the severity of the other cataract and if the patient is having persistent visual symptoms from it. ...Read more

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Does laser surgery lead to a droopy eyelid?

Does laser surgery lead to a droopy eyelid?

Droopy eyelid: There are several causes of a droopy eyelid. Your best bet would be to have your eyes evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What happens after laser eye surgery?

What happens after laser eye surgery?

Depends on goal: Laser may be used to change the refractive power of the eye (lasik or prk), treat glaucoma (alt) , treat angle closure glaucoma (peripheral iridotomy), treat aberrant blood vessels in the back of the eye (prpc, focal laser treatment), or tumors of the back of the eye. What happens after is improvement in the treated condition, and sometimes a cure. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have droopy eyelid surgery a few months after a catarct surgery?

Is it safe to have droopy eyelid surgery a few months after a catarct surgery?

Yes: Ask your cataract surgeon to be referred to a good oculoplastic surgeon. This can be fixed easily by an experienced surgeon. ...Read more

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Is lasik eye surgery a cosmetic procedure?

Is lasik eye surgery a cosmetic procedure?

LASIK surgery: Lasik surgery is an elective surgery that is typically not covered by insurance. Another term is to call lasik a self-pay surgery (rather than an insurance-covered procedure). I hope this helps best regards bill trattler, md. ...Read more

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Does a trabeculectomy procedure result in dry eyes?

Does a trabeculectomy procedure result in dry eyes?

Not usually: Most people who need trabeculectomy are at high risk for dry eye due their age. ...Read more

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Can surgery fix a drooping eyelid?

Can surgery fix a drooping eyelid?

Yes: There are a variety of surgeries that can fix a droopy lid which is referred to as ptosis. The best procedure to repair the ptosis depends on what causes the problem. Usually the causes are due to excessive skin or abnormal muscle function or muscle slippage. ...Read more

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Can Asian double eyelid surgery hurt?

Can Asian double eyelid surgery hurt?

Double eyelid: Most patients do not complain of pain after double eyelid surgery. However, there are many types of procedures available and some may cause more discomfort than others. ...Read more

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Would my vision change after lasik surgery?

Would my vision change after lasik surgery?

It can: I am guessing you have had lasik and are now experiencing a visual change which is termed regression. The eyes are a biological system and changes can occur over time, usually a recovery of some of the treated myopia. Check with your lasik surgeon if the change is noticeable. ...Read more

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2 weeks out from cataract surgery. Constant eyelid droop. Will this resolve itself?

2 weeks out from cataract surgery.  Constant eyelid droop.  Will this resolve itself?

Lid Droop after CS: MOST COMMON cause of eyelid droop after Cataract Surgery: the elastic fibers of our eyelid as we get older are not as elastic. When a lid speculum is placed to open the eye even for a few minutes, it can stretch fibers enough that they do not bounce back; Most recover; some have permanent lid droop (risk is 7.3% of ptosis after surgery at 6months: Full info: eyedoc2020 blogspot com ...Read more

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Is sagging eyelids a normal side effect after surgery?

Is sagging eyelids a normal side effect after surgery?

Hard to Know: Hard to answer without knowing exactly what type of surgery you are referring to. Best to re-address your question with more specifics. ...Read more

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Labial frenectomy surgery before or after braces?

Labial frenectomy surgery before or after braces?

During: Discuss this w qualified orthodontic specialist before having any rx accomlished. 1) braces 2) move teeth into ideal positions 3) have gum/bone reshaped 4) hold teeth until tissues heal before removing braces. ...Read more

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Should i avoid heavy lifting after photorefractive keratectomy laser eye surgery?

Should i avoid heavy lifting after photorefractive keratectomy laser eye surgery?

Not really: I do not have my patients refrain from anything other than eye rubbing and submerging their head under water for the first 2 weeks. ...Read more

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What causes cervical ectropion?

What causes cervical ectropion?

Cervical ectropion ?: Cervical ectropion is caused by irritation of the cervix connected with sexual relations, and minor vaginal infections. If the Pap smear is normal, it is easily treated. See your gyn physician to discuss. ...Read more