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Doctor insights on: Is There A Cure Available For Dislocated Eye Lenses

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Is there a cure available for dislocated eye lenses?

Is there a cure available for dislocated eye lenses?

Dislocation of lense: The natural lens can be dislocated by trauma, or in associated with several inherited conditions like marfan's syndrome. Correction if needed is by surgery which can be of substantial help although not curative in the sense that curative would imply restoration of the lens position. These conditions require a mandatory ophthalmolgic assessment. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for subluxated eye lense?

Is there a cure for subluxated eye lense?

Subluxated lens: Mild subluxation often treated w glasses. Total dislocation of natural lens with intact capsule could be treated w aphakic contact lens. If disturbing vision or causing inflammation, treated w surgical lens removal and anterior chamber intraocular lens or sutured intraocular lense. ...Read more

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Is there anyway to cure a lazy eye with surgery?

Is there anyway to cure a lazy eye with surgery?

Yes and no: A lazy eye is a term that is commonly used for two different things. The first is amblyopia which is poor vision due to a poor connection with the brain. The second is strabismus which is an eye turn. It is possible to have both conditions. Surgical correction is avaible for strabismus. Surgical correction can slightly improve the vision in amblyopia sometimes but not always. ...Read more

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Is there a surgery for eye floaters?

Is there a surgery for eye floaters?

Rarely done: For the vast majority of people, floaters become less and less bothersome over time, and they tend to move out of the line of sight. For those who are plagued by floaters where they interfere with the quality of life, vitrectomy surgery done by retinal specialists can remove floaters. The surgery has a high risk of cataract developing. A laser procedure can also be done: www.eyefloaters.com ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for a floater in my eye?

Is there any treatment for a floater in my eye?

No: Floaters are caused by particles floating in the vitreous (jelly of the eye) casting a shadow on the retina. With time they usually settle to the bottom of the eye and out of the vision. New onset floaters should be examined by an opthalmologist asap to rule out retinal tear, hole, detachment. ...Read more

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Is there a natural cure for cataracts?

Is there a natural cure for cataracts?

No: Cataracts are 100% normal. They are just age related changes that occurs in the lens of your eye that you are born with. There is nothing you can do to treat cataracts other than cataract surgery, however there is some recent evidence that you may be able to reduce the rate at which they develop by reducing your exposure to sunlight ( wear sunglasses) and possibly lutein supplements. ...Read more

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Is there an easy eye surgery for lazy eye?

Is there an easy eye surgery for lazy eye?

Confusing question: Proper vision requires brain input of 2 similar sharp images by well aligned eyeballs.If one eye is sharper than the other, or alignment is bad,the brain may turn off one eye to stop a blurred image.If the vision is off in one eye for an extended period(yrs), amblyopia (lazy eye) can be permanent. Alignment surgery may not hold without vision to keep it on tract but may provide cosmetic benefits. ...Read more

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Is there a eye surgery for blindness in one eye?

Is there a eye surgery for blindness in one eye?

Not yet: We'll be there someday. Depending on the location of the defect experimental implantable artificial retinas are being tested - stay tuned for developments in this exciting field. ...Read more

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Is there any cure for squint?

Is there any cure for squint?

Glasses: Usually it is to improve focus or decrease light. You should see an optometrist or ophthalmologist for exam and discuss your concern. ...Read more

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Can there be a cure for farsightedness?

Can there be a cure for farsightedness?

Farsightedness: Some youngsters outgrow farsightedness. Glasses and contact lenses work well. LASIK or PRK can help with lower amounts of farsightedness. Also, the lens of the eye can be removed and replaced with a lens implant that contains the power of the glasses. The procedure is very much like a cataract surgery. These surgical options are probably not covered by your insurance. ...Read more

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Is there a way to fix strabismus/lazy eye without surgery?

Is there a way to fix strabismus/lazy eye without surgery?

Rx May help: Ambliopia is the process where the brain ignores the "camera" picture from one eye because it is less clear or causes double vision. It can sometimes be improved if the weaker eye is strengthened (glasses), the stronger eye is patched or if the eye is lined up better with surgery. If the process has gone on too long, the brain ignores the fix & surgery is simply cosmetic. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for glaucoma and machular degeneration soon?

Is there a cure for glaucoma and machular degeneration soon?

No: Glaucoma and macular degeneration are two diseses that can be treated , but not cured. Glaucoma, at this point can be more effectively treated than macular degeneration. ...Read more

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Can there be a permanent remedy for lazy eye?

Can there be a permanent remedy for lazy eye?

Depends: Depends on what you mean by lazy eye. We (pediatric ophthalmologists) have abandoned that term as it can mean reduced vision (amblyopia), mis-aligned eyes (strabismus), droopy eyelids (ptosis) to name a few. Please be specific as to what you mean by "lazy eye". ...Read more

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What is the cure for myopic and stigmatism of eye problem without any lasik surgery?

What is the cure for myopic and stigmatism of eye problem without any lasik surgery?

Myopic astigmatism: Your options include glasses, contact lenses, surface laser eye surgery, phakic intaocular lens implant, intracorneal ring segments, or orthokeratology. The magnitude of your prescription would determine which options can be considered. ...Read more

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Is there a cure now for macular dystrophy?

Is there a cure now for macular dystrophy?

No: Unfortunately, there is no current cure for macular dystrophy. In the future a growth factor therapy or stem cell transplant may be a viable treatment option. ...Read more