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Is It Possible To Change Eye Colors Without Contacts Or Corneal Surgery
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: Colored contacts are the only way to do this. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
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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?
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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