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Is lasik eye surgery recommended?

Is lasik eye surgery recommended?

Yes: Lasik eye surgery is recommended for appropriate candidates who wish to decrease their dependance on glasses or contact lenses. ...Read more

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Is lasik eye surgery safe?

Is lasik eye surgery safe?

Amost always: Nothing is 100% safe. Not even driving a car or crossing a street. Lasik is one of the safest procedures around but it's unrealistic to think in absolute terms of "safe" vs "unsafe". The patient has to be willing to sign the consent form that discloses everything that can go wrong (very rarely) and be comfortable taking a small chance for a big reward. ...Read more

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Eye strain after cataract surgery, what to do?

Eye strain after cataract surgery, what to do?

If your vision: Is good, then this may be related to a need for a change in glasses. You should see your ophthalmologist to have this checked. ...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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How to fix blurry vision in left eye vs. Right eye after prk surgery?

How to fix blurry vision in left eye vs. Right eye after prk surgery?

Depends: This depends on the cause. Often this is due to a mild residual glasses prescription in the blurry eye, which could potentially be fixed with an enhancement procedure. However, there are several other potential causes of blurry vision. Talk to your prk surgeon for a follow-up evaluation to determine the cause and the best course of action. ...Read more

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Is lasik eye surgery worth it?

Is lasik eye surgery worth it?

Yes: Low risk procedure that works really well...Definitely worth it. And the expense for getting a lifetime of decreased glasses and contact dependence is priceless! ...Read more

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Could lasek eye surgery help anyone?

Could lasek eye surgery help anyone?

No: Lasik eye surgery is to help people who don't want to wear glasses or contacts. The procedure takes your prescription and lasers it onto your cornea. If you don't wear glasses or contacts, lasik won't help you. If you don't mind wearing glasses or contacts, then don't get the procedure done. If you are extremely near-sighted or far-sighted, it may not be for you. ...Read more

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Post lasik , left eye +0.5 and -0.5 astig, right eye plano and -0.25 astig. Is this a poor outcome? Was myopic before surgery. Right eye poor distance

Post lasik , left eye +0.5 and -0.5 astig, right eye plano and -0.25 astig. Is this a poor outcome? Was myopic before surgery. Right eye poor distance

Great LASIK outcome: Rather than looking at your postoperative refraction, the question to ask is if you can see. The prescription of +0.50-0.50 is an insignificant and many with that will have 20/15 vision or better. Stop worrying and enjoy your great vision! ...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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Can laser eye surgery fix eye floaters?

Can laser eye surgery fix eye floaters?

No: laser eye surgery such as lasik or prk is done on your cornea to correct your distance prescription. Floaters are condensations of protein located in a different part of your eye called the vitreous and will not be affected by laser eye surgery. ...Read more

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Blurry vision after cataract surgery, what to do?

Blurry cataract: See your surgeon. It could be postoperative swelling in the back of the eye, cells growing over the capsular membrane behind your new lens, glasses that are wrong, or other unrelated things like dry eyes, etc. ...Read more

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Will lasik eye surgery help serpiginious choroidopathy?

Will lasik eye surgery help serpiginious choroidopathy?

No: No. Lasik is to help with refractive errors, whereas serpiginous chorioretinopathy is treated through medical approaches. ...Read more

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Do doctors recommend lasik eye surgery?

Do doctors recommend lasik eye surgery?

After an evaluation: with your eye doctor, they will let you know if you qualify. Important factors are a stable prescription, a thick enough cornea to treat, and no existing eye diseases. The goal is ensure safety and satisfaction after the surgery. Good luck ...Read more

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Could lasek eye surgery leave a scar as oppossed to lasik surgery?

Could lasek eye surgery leave a scar as oppossed to lasik surgery?

Possible: Each procedure has its own potential set of complications and risks. It is possible for your cornea to develop haziness or "scar" tissue as it heals. The chances of this occurring are small and can be lessened by the use of certain topical drugs during and after the surgery. Discuss this issue in more detail with your surgeon. ...Read more

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Eye specialist on cataracts:how much pain after eye operation ?

Eye specialist on  cataracts:how much pain after eye operation ?

Minimal: Usually a little scratchy, teary, and blurry. The first day after surgery theses symptoms usually disapate. ...Read more

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What surgeons do eye transplant surgery?

What surgeons do eye transplant surgery?

None.: Eye transplants are not yet feasible, even with potent antirejection drugs. The optic nerve connections are not capable of transmitting visual impulses even if the actual procedural steps were performed. Corneal transplants are commonly done as needed for corneal scarring or diseases, and cataract removal and new lens placement is routine, but no eye transplants! ...Read more

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Is eye lid surgery safe?

Is eye lid surgery safe?

It is safe in the: right hands. Get 1st and 2nd opinions to see how different eye surgeons do the operation and post care. Oculoplastic surgeons are trained to do lid surgery, and finish fellowships in this post residency for 2 years. So, they have the best handle of what can happen, or go wrong, and advise you what is best in your unique situation. Listen carefully to the post care, follow up! ...Read more