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Doctor insights on: Eye Regrowth After Laser Surgery

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Dr. Bernard Seif
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Laser (Definition)

Laser is an abbreviation for light amplification ...Read more


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What do you recommend if I have -3, -3.5 power in my both eyes. Is that can be cured by laser surgery?

What do you recommend if I have -3, -3.5 power in my both eyes. Is that can be cured by laser surgery?

Maybe: The prescription you indicated is definitely within the range of powers that can usually be treated by laser vision correction surgery. This assumes your cornea and eyes are otherwise healthy. See an ophthalmologist for a consultation to be sure. ...Read more

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Can laser surgery only be used for the eye?

Can laser surgery only be used for the eye?

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

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What are the risks of laser surgery to the eye?

What are the risks of laser surgery to the eye?

Laser eye surgery: Risk of laser eye surgery include dry eye, glare/haloes, possible need for enhancement, infection, corneal scarring, decreased vision, ectasia, and other problems. These issue are very uncommon though. ...Read more

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I use glasses that have the power of -7 in both the eyes. Can I undergo a zyoptix laser surgery?

I use glasses that have the power of -7 in both the eyes. Can I undergo a zyoptix laser surgery?

Maybe: This would depend on the shape and thickness of your cornea. You may or may not be a good candidate for lasik surgery. I recommend a full consultation for a better evaluation to determine if you are a good candidate. ...Read more

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Is eye laser surgery safe?

Is eye laser surgery safe?

Yes: Been around since 1990s. Safe if you are a good candidate, the proper preop evaluation has been performed to recognize any problems that may be encountered from lasering the cornea. ...Read more

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How effective is eye laser surgery?

How effective is eye laser surgery?

Depends on patient.: Eye laser surgery is great for the patient who is a good candidate. One needs to be evaluated by a lasik surgeon to determine this. ...Read more

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What makes eye laser surgery so expensive?

What makes eye laser surgery so expensive?

Well in short: Everything medical is expensive. If you take a piece of gauze and call it for hospital use it usually doubles in price. ...Read more