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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Blood Pressure (Definition)

Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more


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How do you treat blood in eye?

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How do you treat blood in eye?

Blood in eye: Blood over the white part of the eye is called subconjunctival hemorrhage-- it will resolve in 2-4 weeks unless you are on a blood thinner. If it does not get better, or if blood is inside the eye, consult your local ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about laser surgery for ocular pressure?

Can you tell me about laser surgery for ocular pressure?

Helpful: Laser energy is sometimes delivered in cases of glaucoma to an area inside the eye where fluid exits called the angle. It is done as an outpatient procedure with topical anesthesia but no needles or anesthetics. Recover is quick, there is usually no pain and the effect is immediate. However in a number of cases over time, the effect wears off. ...Read more

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Optho: how to diagnosis glaucoma when pressure normal pressure and why do these patients take travatan?

Optho: how to diagnosis glaucoma when pressure normal pressure and why do these patients take travatan?

Other testing: In addition to pressure measurements - which can be 'normal' in some cases, glaucoma is diagnosed by evaluating the damage caused to the optic nerve. This can be tested with visual field testing, optic nerve analysis using oct/hrt/gdx and serial stereo photographs. If damage is occurring, pressure lowering is the treatment. Travatan is a pressure lowering drop. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a trabeculectomy for high ocular pressure using local anaesthetic?

What to do if I have a trabeculectomy for high ocular pressure using local anaesthetic?

Please clarify the ?: Trabeculectomy surgery is commonly done under local anesthetic. Eye drops or a numbing injection will make you comfortable for the surgery. ...Read more

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Eye laser surgary! hi, iam looking for good eye laser surgeon as iam planning to take eye laser treatment. Currently staying in fremont, ca. Please help me in getting eye surgeon near by. If possible let me know how much it costs for both eyes if i go

Eye laser surgary! hi, 

iam looking for good eye laser surgeon as iam planning to take eye laser treatment. Currently staying in fremont, ca. Please help me in getting eye surgeon near by. If possible let me know how much it costs for both eyes if i go

I : I invite you to come see us at eye associates of southern california in temecula, ca. Come enjoy wine country and be evaluated for modern, bladeless lasik performed by our cornea trained specialists. Price depends on the type of refractive laser surgery you need. Price ranges from $3500 to $5000 for both eyes. It's difficult to discuss exact cost without an evaluation. However, beware of clinics advertising extremely cheap rates. You will find more information on our website: http://eye-socal.Com/services/refractive-surgery-bladeless-lasik.Html. ...Read more

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What to do if I have high intraocular pressure 3weeks after cataract surgery?

What to do if I have high intraocular pressure 3weeks after cataract surgery?

Hi IOP after CE: If corrected intraocular pressure > than 21mmHg, have eyeMD check position of IOL to be sure haptics are in correct position, no uveitis, do gonioscopy to be sure IOL haptics not touching eye drain/no foreign body. If all ok, pressure lowering drops are 1st used; po pills sometimes needed; if not helping, a laser procedure to open more holes in drain can be tried; last resort: trabeculectomy, tube ...Read more

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How old do you need to be to get laser eye surgery? Do you need to be a certain age? My eyes are still changing and my vision is getting worse, but i'm interested in getting corrective surgery. How long do I need to wait after getting glasses?

How old do you need to be to get laser eye surgery? Do you need to be a certain age? My eyes are still changing and my vision is getting worse, but i'm interested in getting corrective surgery. How long do I need to wait after getting glasses?

The : The food and drug administration (fda) has approved laser vision correction after age 21. Should should definitely wait until at least that age, although some people's eyes change until their mid to late 20's. Make sure your vision is stable before proceeding. Your ophthalmologist should see you 2 years in a row to make sure that things are stable before performing laser vision correction. But again, i would wait until at least age 21. ...Read more

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How to tell if i qualify for laser eye surgery?

How to tell if i qualify for laser eye surgery?

Get a consult: Get a consult with an experienced laser vision correction surgeon. There are many variables to be considered in making the decision as to whether a particular patient is a good candidate. Most laser surgeons will be the consultation for no charge. Find one in your area and go for it. ...Read more

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How often do you need enhancement after laser eye surgery?

How often do you need enhancement after laser eye surgery?

It depends: Looking at all patients the number is between 5 and 15 percent. However everyone heals differently so the number can vary. Many patients with larger prescriptions and higher astigmatism are more likely to need an enhancement. ...Read more

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How do I take care of myself after getting lasik eye surgery?

How do I take care of myself after getting lasik eye surgery?

Avoid eye rubbing: Your doctor will provide the regimen his professional experience has indicated. Most important after surgery you want to avoid trauma for the eye and get evaluated at the first signs of irritation which may indicate possible infection. ...Read more

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How many eye operations will I need for bags?

How many eye operations will I need for bags?

Just one: A correctly performed blepharoplasty should take care of your eye bag issues, and last for years. ...Read more

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For how long does it take your vision to return to normal after eye surgery for a hemorage behind eye?

For how long does it take your vision to return to normal after eye surgery for a hemorage behind eye?

It depends: It depends on the cause of the hemorrhage in the first place (some causes like retinal detachment can permanently cause loss of vision) and on how quickly you heal. You need to ask the retina specialist who did the surgery for a more precise answer. ...Read more

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How can you cure a blood shot eye?

How can you cure a blood shot eye?

Cause?: If an eye is just mildly red (superficial conjunctival vessels), then they can be blanched with a vasoconstricter or Alpha agonist. However, it's best to get at the cause rather than treat the system because it may be a sign of serious disease such as scleritis. ...Read more

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How can I take care of the eye after cataract surgery?

How can I  take care of the eye after cataract surgery?

Follow instructions: Your surgeon will give you detailed instructions, and usually they are given in writing too. You want to keep your hands away from your eyes, and take the antibiotic and steroid eyedrops as directed. More info: http://www.2020vision.Com/procedures_cataract_surgery.Html. ...Read more

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How does taking anti-inflammatory steroid medication affect the outcome of vision correction surgery? My rheumatoid arthritis requires me to take steroid medication to keep it under control. I would like to have vision correction surgery for advanced myop

How does taking anti-inflammatory steroid medication affect the outcome of vision correction surgery? My rheumatoid arthritis requires me to take steroid medication to keep it under control. I would like to have vision correction surgery for advanced myop

Unfortunately, : Unfortunately, rheumatoid arthritis is an absolute contraindication for laser vision correction. In fact, anyone with an autoimmune condition, such as rheumatoid arthritis is not considered a candidate for laser vision correction at this time. If you are considering vision corrective surgery, your best option would be a refractive lens exchange given your condition, but you would need to be evaluated by an eye surgeon to establish your candidacy for this procedure. ...Read more

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Laser (Definition)

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