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I Accidentaly Shined 5mw Laser Into The Eye And Now There Is Small Dots
Had a yag laser capsulotomy and silicone replacement on 23rd nov 2013. Now i can't see with the eye. Is this normal?
Laser pointer: While there is some risk that a laser pointer could cause eye damage, it would be hard to do. The laser pointer would have to focused on the eye at close range and probably the person would have to be prevented from blinking.Thus laser pointer are not usually thought of as dangerous to eyes. ...Read more
Is it true that lasik is imprecise? I read on an anti-lasik website that lasik works by taking a laser to the eye, and then when the eye heals, it heals in such a way that the vision becomes more clear.
The website was saying that because the final sha
While : While eyes my heal differently and result in minor deviations from the desired refractive outcomes, the majority of lasik treatmets are extremely accurate. If required, your surgeon will perform a second treatment to achieve the final refractive goal. Keep in mind that lasik is similar to receiving a permanent pair of glasses or contact lenses for your eyes. Therefore, if your refraction needs change over time, you may require additional lasik "touchups" to remain free from glasses. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes, but not LASIK: There are new technologies available which use a laser to break up the lens to allow it to be removed from a small incision in the eye. Most surgery in the us uses sound waves rather than laser to break up the lens, again through a small incision. Laser cataract surgery may have some advantages (it is new, and opinions vary among eye mds), and is an add'l charge not covered by your insurance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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