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How Can You Tell Which Contact Lens Goes In Which Eye
Cataract: If you mean what can cause a tear in the capsular membrane that surrounds the natural lens during cataract surgery, the answer would be: many things. Cataract surgery is performed expertly by many careful and well-trained surgeons throughout the country, and we always try to avoid an unintentional tears in the capsule, especially posteriorly, but it can happen easily because it is so delicate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should be bowl shape: In general, the soft contact lens will have correct orientation when the unit is opened. Try to maintain that same direction without flipping. Otherwise, set the lens on the tip of the finger and look at it from the side/edge. The way that makes it look more like a bowl is correct. If it looks more flat at the edge like a saucer/plate it is inside-out. Also, a reversed lens is less comfortable. ...Read more
Can you tell me in a comprehensive description how does blepharitis affect the vision process and how is the persons sight affected?
Minimal effect: Blepharitis is a dandruff like infection of the eyelids. At its worst, it might dump some debris in the eye causing irritation to disturb the vision a little. If you have blepharitis and your vision is being disturbed, then you may have a second problem and should have it evaluated by your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Can you tell me about not wearing contact lenses because the optic zone is too small for their eyes?
If you have the same prescription in both eyes for contacts. Does it matter on which contact going in a certain eye?
Possibly: Though your prescription (ex +0.5) may be the same, there is always a secondary number. That secondary number refers to the curvature of each eye. If both numbers are exactly the same on your left and right boxes. You can interchange. If they are different then the lens will not fit correctly. Send in the measurements from your left and right box. ...Read more
Not really: There is technology that allows a glasses lens to change focusing power, either through a manual slider on the glasses or by tilting the head or touching the side of the glasses ("empower" lenses). I am not aware of any that actually detect attempted focusing by the eye (accommodation) and then change focusing themselves. This technology is in its infancy, however, and much more is to come. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Floaters : Floaters arise when the vitreous gel inside the eye liquefies naturally with age and sometimes due to trauma, inflammation, or even high myopia. The floaters may consist of protein precipitates. Though the vitreous gel inside the eye is clear, it is composed of a complex matrix of collagen proteins that undergo changes. Lastly, get an exam to make sure that there are no tears in the retina. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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