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Doctor insights on: How Long Should You Wear Sunglasses After Your Eye Correction Surgery

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How long should you wear sunglasses after your eye correction surgery?

How long should you wear sunglasses after your eye correction surgery?

Sunglasses: It is generally a good idea to wear sunglasses anytime you are in direct sunlight. This protects your eyes from harmful ultraviolet rays, that can induce cataracts. ...Read more

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How long do you wear the eye patch for after surgery for a chalazion?

How long do you wear the eye patch for after surgery for a chalazion?

24 hours: The patch can be removed in 24 hours or less. I typically do not patch after the chalazion removal. ...Read more

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Could laser eye correction surgery give you 20/20 vision?

Could laser eye correction surgery give you 20/20 vision?

Yes!: Laser vision correction can help people see as well without glasses as they can see with glasses, such as 20/20. If there are eye diseases limiting vision, best vision may not be improvable. See an eye care professional like and eyemd/ophthalmologist or optometrist for advice, and to see whether you are a good candidate. ...Read more

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How can I determine which eye correction surgery to get?

How can I determine which eye correction surgery to get?

See an eye doctor: Vision correction surgery is one of the most successful surgical procedures available. Depending on your age, prescription, and other issues, one procedure may be better than another. Laser vision correction is excellent for younger individuals, while lens/cataract surgery may be better if you are older. Your eye doctor can help you sort out the options that would best suit you. ...Read more

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Following the trabeculectomy surgery my eye's pressure is stable. Are there other laser correction options i might use, what to do?

Following the trabeculectomy surgery my eye's pressure is stable. Are there other laser correction options i might use, what to do?

Confusing question: Are you asking about laser corrections for your current eye glasses prescription like LASIK? Or are you refering to laser corrections to further reduce your eye pressure. Go ahead and submit another question with more specifics. ...Read more

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Will using a full-time prism lens after horizontal strabismus surgery help or hinder the residual over-correction to move the eye closer to alignment?

Will using a full-time prism lens after horizontal strabismus surgery help or hinder the residual over-correction to move the eye closer to alignment?

No effect: The prism may make the eyes look better aligned and may be of assistance in fusion if fusion is possible. In most cases of long standing strabismus in adulthood, there is little fusional potential and the prism will not provide extra meaningful over or under correction. ...Read more

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I wear eye specticle with number 8 can I go for lezer surgery in this age of , 35?

LASIK candidate: Your prescription is well within the range that we routinely treat with lasik. However, your local lasik doctor needs to do a complete eye exam and some detailed testing to decide if lasik is a good option for you. ...Read more

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