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Is strabismus surgery painful to have done?

Is strabismus surgery painful to have done?

Mildly: Strabismus surgery involves the alteration of the length of eye muscles so the eyes are in alignment. Mostly done in children under general anesthesia but also can be done in adults frequently under local. The type of anesthesia in all cases takes away any pain. Afterwards the eyes can be a bit sore but pain medication is rarely needed. ...Read more

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Dr. Dean Bonsall
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Strabismus (Definition)

Strabismus refers to misalignment of the eyes. It is typically but not exclusively found in children, with up to 4% incidence in some series. There are a number of surgical and non-surgical treatments for strabismus, based ...Read more


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Botox for over corrected strabismus surgery, will it be painful?

Botox for over corrected strabismus surgery, will it be painful?

Botox: Yes, to some degree. You should speak with the surgeon, and perhaps request this to be done in an outpatient center, with sedation, if you prefer. ...Read more

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Is it painful to have lasik eye surgery?

No pain with LASIK: Before the lasik procedure, numbing drops are used so that there is no pain during surgery. My lasik patients receive a sedative and then go to sleep during their healing period postoperatively. By the time that they wake up from their nap 3-4 hours later, enough healing has happened that there is no discomfort. There can be a foreign body sensation if you do not sleep for a few hours. ...Read more

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Is it painful to have anglow glaucoma surgery?

Is it painful to have anglow glaucoma surgery?

What is Anglow?: I don't understand your question. Please find out exactly what type of surgery is planned and discuss this with your surgeon. ...Read more

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Which surgery should be first to fix strabismus surgery?

Which surgery should be first to fix strabismus surgery?

Strabismus: Every case of strabismus is different and the recommended surgery depends on the specific findings of each case. See a strabismus doctor for a complete exam. ...Read more

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Is there a surgical procedure to fix my lazy eye?

Is there a surgical procedure to fix my lazy eye?

Yes: A surgical procedure can correct the alignment of a "lazy eye" to make it appear straight. But if the vision is reduced in a lazy eye ("amblyopia"), then after the age of about 8-10 years it can't be improved to the normal level in most cases. ...Read more

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What to do if I had a procedure performed for glaucoma (trabeculectomy) in?

Continue follow-up: A trabeculectomy is used to improve your control of glaucoma. However, just because you've had the procedure does not mean that the pressure is truly controlled, or that your glaucoma is stable over time. You will need to continue to see your glaucoma doctor for regular pressure checks and glaucoma testing (visual fields, nerve fiber analyzer, etc)\ to ensure that your glaucoma is controlled. ...Read more

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Is this is posible to have laser surjery after cataract surgery .

Is this is posible to have laser surjery after cataract surgery .

Yes: Lasik or prk can be done to reduce need for glasses after cataract surgery. Other types of laser surgery can also be done. Nearly 50% of patients have a yag laser capsulotomy to remove lens cells from the lens implant after cataract surgery. Diabetic patients often get treated with a green laser for diabetic retinopathy after cataract surgery. Glaucoma patients may get an slt laser after healing. ...Read more

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Please explain if it is possible to get a thoracoplasty (rib removal) without having corrective scoliosis surgery?

Please explain if it is possible to get a thoracoplasty (rib removal) without having corrective scoliosis surgery?

Not a clear? ??: A rib removal has nothing 2 do with scoli.Nor does a thoracoplasty have any connection 2 scoli. A thoracoplasty, depending on what is 2 b done may or may not require rib/ribs 2 b removed, but not in their entirety, just enough 2 allow exposure. ...Read more

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What are the surgeries that might have to be done after getting scfe surgery?

What are the surgeries that might have to be done after getting scfe surgery?

Femoral epiphysis: Post-op the joint will be examined frequently to make sure epiphysis has united with the rest of femur. If it doesn't & dies (from lack of blood supply), the femoral head may need to be replaced. Orthopedic surgeon can give you specifics & other possible options. ...Read more

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Is it necessary to have physiotherapy after my spinal fusion operation?

Is it necessary to have physiotherapy after my spinal fusion operation?

It is not necessary: But may be beneficial in terms of a quicker functional recovery and possibly minimize any future issues but should be guided by your surgeon. You would also learn how to protect your back with correct body mechanics. ...Read more

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What can be done if a person has already had radiology and laser surgery done for vercose veins but the problem is still there in the foot?

What can be done if a person has already had radiology and laser surgery done for vercose veins but the problem is still there in the foot?

Vericose veins: As stated , this sounds like spider veins in the foot. These are nearly impossible to get rid of. Using compression hose helps more than an attempt at eradicating them ...Read more

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I have progressing macular puckers that may need surgery. I know this condition is not common. Will it be difficult to find an experienced surgeon?

I have progressing macular puckers that may need surgery. I know this condition is not common. Will it be difficult to find an experienced surgeon?

Not difficult: macular pucker (sometimes called epiretinal membrane) is uncommon, but not rare. Most retina surgeons are experienced in doing a vitrectomy with membrane peel (the surgery you would need to correct this). Feel free to ask your retina surgeon how frequently he performs this procedure. ...Read more

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I have post-mastectomy lymphedema. Is there an operation to fix this?

I have post-mastectomy lymphedema. Is there an operation to fix this?

No: There is no surgery to treat lymphedema. It is caused by your breast surgery that disrupted the lymph vessels which drain fluid from your arm. Physical therapists who specialize in lymphedema treatment can improve your symptoms with massage, special sleeves that compress your arm and hand, and other techniques. ...Read more

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Is it painful to have hydroceles surgically corrected?

Is it painful to have hydroceles surgically corrected?

Yes: Any surgery is going ot have some degree of pain no matter what. The level of discomfort depends on several factors including the size of the hydroceles (big ones tend to hurt more), the technique used by the surgeon and the pain tolerance of the individual. Patricio gargollo, md pediatric urology, dallas texas. ...Read more

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If someone has glaucoma & surgery for macular pucker is performed how likely is it additional damage to optic nerve will be done during surgery?

If someone has glaucoma & surgery for macular pucker is performed how likely is it additional damage to optic nerve will be done during surgery?

Intra-Ocular surgery: may increase intraocular pressure (IOP). The great majority of the time it is not significant to cause appreciable damage to the optic nerve. Even with an intraocular gas bubble post op, the IOP can be controlled to ensure your safety. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have limb lengthening surgery?

Yes, but: Limb lengthening surgery is generally done for a congenital or post traumatic deformity where one limb is shorter than the other. The procedure involves placing an external frame, surgically cutting the bone, and gradually lengthening it over a peroid of weeks to months. It is not done just to make someone taller as there are multiple risks. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have two lasik eye surgeries?

Is it possible to have two lasik eye surgeries?

Sure: I've seen them priced with lifetime touch-ups. I see folks that had them in their 20s wearing glasses again a few years later. You get older. Things change. ...Read more

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Dr. Mitchell Vogel
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Cross Eyed (Definition)

Cross eyed = strabismus = esotropia = condition in which one or both eyes are turned ...Read more


Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Lazy Eye (Definition)

A condition that occurs when one eye does not see as well as, or align properly ...Read more