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Is it possible to change eye colors without contacts or corneal surgery?

Is it possible to change eye colors without contacts or corneal surgery?

Not safely: There is at least one person in another country that I have heard of who puts in iris implants for purely cosmetic reasons, but there a lot of complications associated with this. ...Read more

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Please explain if it is possible to change eye colors with-out contacts or corneal surgery?

Please explain if it is possible to change eye colors with-out contacts or corneal surgery?

Yes: Certain eye drops can cause permanent darkening of the eyes, but they are rarely, if ever, prescribed for this purpose. Colored contacts are the easiest way to change the appearance of your eyes. ...Read more

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Is it possible to increase eye vision if lifestyle changes ? Without LASIK?

Is it possible to increase eye vision if lifestyle changes ? Without LASIK?

Yes: Vision improvement can occur with dietary changes regarding metabolic and hormonal balance. And, vision improvement can occur with the addition of consistent engagement of the 3 forms of exercise: Cardiovascular, Weight Bearing/Resistance and Calming, every day for at least 30 - 45 minutes. ...Read more

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Is it possible to cure cataract without a lens implant but with corrective lenses?

Is it possible to cure cataract without a lens implant but with corrective lenses?

Only cure is surgery: Not all cataracts require surgery. If best VA is worse than 20/40 or glare is affecting VA, most surgeons prefer to do surgery sooner but depends on pt's sx, pt's risk factors, pt's preferences; also, though no guarantees with any surgery, many patients are less dependent on glasses & even glasses free after surgery which helps many in decision process: eyedoc2020.blogspot.com ...Read more

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Is it possible to improve your eyesight without glasses or surgery?

Is it possible to improve your eyesight without glasses or surgery?

Contacts: Glasses, contacts and surgery are your only options. If glasses and surgery are out, you are left with contacts. ...Read more

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Lasik eye sugery. Is that safe? What's the risk. Will it lead to even worse eyesight or blindness?

Lasik eye sugery. Is that safe? What's the risk. Will it lead to even worse eyesight or blindness?

Very safe: This is now a well worked out procedure. The major risk is the development of eye dryness afterwards. Rarely the final power is a little off but can be touched up if needed. Changes for the worse in eyesight are extremely rate and blindness has not been reported in millions of cases. ...Read more

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Is there anything new in glasses or contacts to improve long distance vision?

Is there anything new in glasses or contacts to improve long distance vision?

ICL's: There are implantable collamer lenses that you can implant in your eyes to improve your vision. Materials to make glasses or contact lenses have improved, but they are still glasses and contact lenses. ...Read more

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Could it happen that your eye color changes after a refractive eye surgery?

No: Refractive surgery does not change iris color. Depending on the type of surgery, there can be some mild redness on the white part of the eye that resolves after a couple of days. Certain drops used for high eye pressure or glaucoma (prostaglandin analogs) can change the color of a green-brown or grey/blue-brown or yellow brown iris to a more brown color in some patients. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have lasik eye surgery to correct vision problems caused by an eye injury?

Is it possible to have lasik eye surgery to correct vision problems caused by an eye injury?

No: Most likely the eye injury will have damaged the eye enough that just doing lasik will not correct the vision enough, or sometimes the eye injury causes other problems that contraindicate getting lasik done. The best way to know if a good candidate for lasik is to have a preop eval. ...Read more

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Is it possible to change the eye color using implantable contact lenses and correct my vision at the same time? I am a healthy male aged 27. I have moderate myopia which needs vision correction with eye glasses or contact lenses. Can implantable contact l

Is it possible to change the eye color using implantable contact lenses and correct my vision at the same time? I am a healthy male aged 27. I have moderate myopia which needs vision correction with eye glasses or contact lenses. Can implantable contact l

Colored Contact lens: There are colored contact lenses that have a power in them to correct the vision. These typically cost more and are not as comfortable as regular contact lenses. There is no implantable device to permanently change your eye color. ...Read more

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Is it ok to wear contact lenses if there is a scar in your eyes?

Is it ok to wear contact lenses if there is a scar in your eyes?

OK: It is acceptable to wear contact lenses if you have a scar in you eye. ...Read more

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Is it fine to wear an astigmatism contact in a non astigmatism eye?

Is it fine to wear an astigmatism contact in a non astigmatism eye?

Sure: But if you don't have astigmatism in that eye, you will not see well. In order to see well, each eye needs its own specific prescription. ...Read more

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I have significant astigmatism, is doing cataract surgery with a lens. Surgeon said the lens can only correct 10 to 25% astigmatism. Is it worthy?

I have significant astigmatism, is doing cataract surgery with a lens. Surgeon said the lens can only correct 10 to 25% astigmatism. Is it worthy?

High Astigmatism : I'd get a second opinion regarding this. If your astigmatism is so high that a toric IOL is only able to correct 10-25%, of you astigmatism, I'm wondering whether you have an underlying corneal degenerative condition, like keratoconus. An acrysof toric will correct a max of about 4 diopters. If what has been measured is 75% more or about 7 diopters oF astigmatism, it's not worth it in my opinion. ...Read more

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Is it possible to restore eye sight to 20/20?

Is it possible to restore eye sight to 20/20?

Maybe: It depends on why the vision is not 20/20. Some things can be fixed; others, not so. ...Read more