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Having laser surgery to repair lattice degeneration. What is the recovery time and or limitations afterwards?

Having laser surgery to repair lattice degeneration.  What is the recovery time and or limitations afterwards?

Minimal: In-office laser treatment generally does not require much recovery or limitations. Always check with your surgeon about his/her specific requests for your well-being, such as heavy lifting, or use of any eyedrops. ...Read more

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Will alcohol slow down recovery on oral laser surgery?

Will alcohol slow down recovery on oral laser surgery?

It will: No alcohol for 48 hours, as it could delay the healing process. If you are taken antibiotics or analgesics to decrease the risk of infection and reduce pain, avoid alcohol intake. Rec.: consult with your surgeon for more information. ...Read more

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How do the eyes feel after nd yag laser surgery & how long does the recovery take are gritty eyes common?

How do the eyes feel after nd yag laser surgery & how long does the recovery take are gritty eyes common?

Pain is minimal: Co2 and long-pulsed erbium lasers are the more common lasers used in resurfacing eyelids and the face. Pain is generally not a major complaint with laser resurfacing. Expect a 50 - 75% reduction in the depth of facial lines and wrinkles with ablative laser resurfacing. ...Read more

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Review of options to treat spinal stenosis shows that laser surgery is best with 90 per cent cure and no down time after. Thoughts.

Review of options to treat spinal stenosis shows  that  laser surgery is best with 90 per cent cure and no down time after.  Thoughts.

No: Laser surgery has not been shown to be a long term solution to spinal stenosis in randomized controlled clinical trials. I would not recommend this for my patients nor for a family member. ...Read more

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Varicose veins laser surgery mistakes made last time. What clinic should I visit?

Varicose veins laser surgery mistakes made last time. What clinic should I visit?

Vein Center: Evaluation and treatment by a phlebologist who is a diplomate of the american college of phlebology, or a vascular surgeon who is certified by the acs should be able to take care of you, often in an office based vein center. ...Read more

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I would like Homeopathy & herbal advice for cervical dysplasia CIN1 after laser surgery in nov2014 ... Abnormal moderate pap results for the 2nd time?

I would like Homeopathy & herbal advice for cervical dysplasia CIN1 after laser surgery in nov2014 ... Abnormal moderate pap results for the 2nd time?

See below:: Nutritional supplements and herbs can be very helpful. For an excellent review see http://www.naturopathic.org/article_content.asp?article=788 Homeopathy can help; I advise you consult a professional homeopath for individualized treatment to learn which of hundreds of remedies is best for you- see http://tinyurl.com/lw2suls I advise an organic nutritarian diet. See http://tinyurl.com/k3xdt3z ...Read more

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I had green light laser surgery on my prostate 6 weeks ago. Have had 4 yeast infections each time with longer doses of Diflucan (fluconazole). Any ideas?

I had green light laser surgery on my prostate 6 weeks ago. Have had 4 yeast infections each time with longer doses of Diflucan (fluconazole). Any ideas?

Here are some...: Do you feel UTI-related symptoms? Had you had yeast UTI before Greenlight-PVP? How was urine collected? Are you in any form of catheterization? And do you empty bladder well? To sort these things out correctly so to reach best possible Dx for right Rx & care, follow the instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to work with Doc timely... ...Read more

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About laser surgery?

Laser surgery: Can you give us a little more information? Not quit enough given to be able to help you. ...Read more