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Ectropion After Blepharoplasty
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Once the swelling resides, the eyelid should return to normal. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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