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Eye Regrowth After Laser Surgery
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Laser eye: There are different types of lasers used by different specialists for different purposes. Ophthalmology may use 5 different lasers. Dermatology uses them routinely as well. Lasers cut, burn, ablate, and open holes into tissue, but there are many areas where they are not that useful, and other instruments are better. ...Read more
What do you recommend if I have -3, -3.5 power in my both eyes. Is that can be cured by laser surgery?
How do the eyes feel after nd yag laser surgery & how long does the recovery take are gritty eyes common?
Pain is minimal: Co2 and long-pulsed erbium lasers are the more common lasers used in resurfacing eyelids and the face. Pain is generally not a major complaint with laser resurfacing. Expect a 50 - 75% reduction in the depth of facial lines and wrinkles with ablative laser resurfacing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've already got lasered on both eyes for tears a while ago and now i need more laser. what are the risks to laser surgery for retinal holes?
Small: Laser for retinal holes is almost always done on the peripheral portions of the retina where vision is usually minimal or absent. The effect is to seal off the holes so they do not lead to a retinal detachment. Sometimes this needs to be repeated if the initial treatment did not have the full effect. ...Read more
Risk Involved: Lasik eye surgery is one of the safest procedures of its kind, with an excellent profile and success rate. Major complications after lasik are extremely rare, occurring in less than 1% of all patients. Most side effects are minor and can be easily resolved. Some risk are: dry eyes, undercorrection or overcorrection, temporary discomfort. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Varies: The general range in the usa is $2000-$4000. The level depends on the locale, competition and other factors. You will see advertisements for very low price but will find that when you get to the laser treatment center, there are "essential" add ons which bring the price into the standard range. You will pay out of pocket as there is no insurance coverage for this. ...Read more
Low: Generally, lasik is very safe and the risk of vision loss is far less than 0.1%. Like most surgeries, the risk of bad results decreases as the surgeon's experience increases. You should ask how many procedures the doctor has performed, what his/her rate of complications is, and the percentage of patients with similar prescription who have achieved their target result. This info should be available. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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