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Define "lazy": If you mean a misaligned eye, when both are not pointed in the same direction, this can be treated with eye muscle surgery. If you mean lazy as in not seeing as well, there may be nothing available.When the brain processes 2 visual inputs & one is fuzzy or misaligned, it may "turn off" the poor input as you would a camera. If off for several years it won't turn back on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Only in childhood: It depends on what is meant with "lazy eye". In adults reduced vision due to amblyopia unfortunately can not be "fixed". This can only be done in early childhood, usually by patching and glasses. If the eye deviates, surgery can be done at any age. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: While you can't actually shrink the size of your pores, you can take steps to make them appear smaller. Pore size is fixed and is determined mainly by your genes. Your pores may become slightly larger with age or with repeated exposure to the sun's damaging rays. ...Read more
Depends: There is no way to erase wrinkles permanently. Wrinkles come with the aging process and until one finds the fountain of youth - this is going to be impossible. There are multiple procedures, both surgical and non-operative that can improve the appearance. Consult with our plastic surgeon for your best options. www.associatedplasticsurgeons.com. ...Read more
Yes: Hair transplantation is a medical procedure where intact hair follicules are harvested from hair bearing areas on the scalp (donor site) and then the follicular units are replanted strategically into the bald areas. There are now many techniques available for hair transplantation, see a board certified plastic or dermatologic surgeon who specializes in this procedure to see if you are a candidate. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes and no: In this procedure, they cut a small slit in your leg to gain access to your femoral artery and vein so there is some pain involved, however, conscious sedation is used so that you're "knocked out" but still awake enough to cooperate if they need to you move in some way so you typically won't be aware of any pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What should I do about a rash i got after i underwent a medical procedure? Allergy pills and anti-itch lotion seem to work briefly but what else?
Keep up: With the lotion and allergy pills , this will eventually resolve. ...Read more
Hello, is there a medical procedure or any fastest way to get rid of pityriasis versicolor? Pls. Im so devastated for 2years because its in my face
Uncommon on face: Pv is uncommon on the face due to oil in skin but can happen - are you sure of diagnosis? If so, would use topical anti-fungal cream 2 x per day and apply selsun blue at bed and let dry overnight and wash off in am. If severe and doesn't respond to topicals then your family doc can prescribe oral antifungal - usually 1 pills a few days apart followed by exercise to sweat it "onto" skin works well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diagnosed with 1.9 CM thickened endometrium. I thought I started my period but Im only spotting. Will I need any kind of medical procedure to fix It?
Depends: 1.9cm thickened endometrium at your age is not bad. I do not have any information on your menstrual cycles. If your menstrual cycles are irregular you may need an endometrial biopsy to make sure you do not have endometrial hyperplasia (precancer cells in your endometrium). If you have normal regular cycles it is not that crucial. You may need an ultrasound at the end of your period to decide. ...Read more
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Procedure: Alcohol poisoning is usually treated by monitoring the patient & ensuring that he or she does not choke of vomitus or stop breathing. The person is given intravenous fluids (& possibly glucose or thiamin) & supplemental oxygen. Accidental ingestion of methanol or isopropyl alcohol may require dialysis. ...Read more
What medical procedure or surgery may i need to help control my ulcerative colitis?
What are the procedures names and how are the done?
UC operations: Depending upon the extent of disease, age of patient, biopsies, and patient desires, patients with uc often undergo either a complete proctocolectomy (removal of rectum and colon), total colectomy with preservation of some or all of rectum. Occasionally we recommend a diverting ileostomy (small bowel ostomy) either permanent or temporary. This is complex. Detailed discussion is needed. ...Read more
How bad would your eyes have to be to have to have cataracts removed by laser. Dr. said, I need the procedure done in both eyes. Need medical advice?
Laser not necessary: Cataract surgery is usually performed when vision is about 20/40 or worse, however it depends on many factors. One thing I tell my patients, is that if the cataract is causing vision loss great enough to prevent them from doing the things they need or want to do, then it is time (this varies from person to person). Use of a laser is not necessary for good quality cataract surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 3 weeks off hydrocodone but have to take 5mg oxy and 1mg lorazepam for a medical procedure, will this set back my recovery?
It could: That early out it could be a trigger for relapse, is the procedure necessary now, could it be done without the percocet, who also is a part of your recovery, does the doctor who is doing the procedure know about your history of addiction? Meaning it can be done but you really need to take a relapse risk seriously. Many have relapse by going into similar senerio all on there own. Need accountabilit. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I weigh 182 pounds and need to take lovenox (enoxaparin) injectable before a medical procedure. What would the lovenox (enoxaparin) dose be?
I am diagnosed with chronic hepatitis b, would it lead to serious medical procedure and situation in the fuure?Because my cmpany I am working is worry
Hepatitis B: Yes, but hepatitis b is now treatable. I would hope that you have medical advisors that are getting your hepatitis b controlled, relieving your liver of the stress it has to have been under, and getting you to a state of health that you do not need to worry about your future. ...Read more