Top
20
Doctor insights on: Name Medical Procedure Eye

Share
1

1
What is the name of medical procedure required to fix a lazy eye?

What is the name of medical procedure required to fix a lazy eye?

Strabismus surgery: If the lazy eye is turned in, out, up, or down, the treatment is a muscle resection or recession. This is a form of strabismus surgery. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
2

2
Please describe the medical procedure required to "fix" a lazy eye?

Please describe the medical procedure required to "fix" a lazy eye?

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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
Doctor recommendation for eyelid surgery to reduce staring/under eye bags from thyroid eye disease.Can anyone recommend an eyelid surgeon? Thanks

Doctor recommendation for eyelid surgery to reduce staring/under eye bags from thyroid eye disease.Can anyone recommend an eyelid surgeon? Thanks

Depends on location : You should seek out an oculoplastic surgeon in your general region for this type of surgery. Some ENT surgeons and plastic surgeons can also do this type of work. Hopefully your thyroid problem is under control. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
5

5
What kind of medical procedure is required to "fix" a lazy eye?

What kind of medical procedure is required to "fix" a lazy eye?

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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
Is the medical name for an eye infection conjunctivitis?

Is the medical name for an eye infection conjunctivitis?

Yes: Conjunctivitis is one type of eye infection ie. Infection of the conjunctiva. Other parts of the eye can also be infected...Keratitis(cornea)...Iritis(iris)...Endopthalmitis(interior of the eye etc. ...Read more

8

8
What is a medical condition that requires a blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery)?

What is a medical condition that requires a blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery)?

Blocked Vision: Upper blepharoplasty removes excess skin from the upper eyelids, so if your vision is blocked by excess upper eyelid skin, upper blepharoplasty may be indicated. Lower blepharoplasty removes bags and tightens the lower eyelid. If you lower eyelid is pulled away from your eye like a hound dog's, lower blepharoplasty can help protect your eye. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
9

9
Expert opinions? Which intraocular lens is good for cataract operation?

Expert opinions? Which intraocular lens is good for cataract operation?

Cataract IOL choice: Best intraocular (IOL) choice: Depends on what you want to see best after surgery, do you have astigmatism, etc. If you want good reading, intermediate, distance VA, Multifocal or Crystalens may be option. Full answer: Cataract Surgery Options at eyedoc2020.blogspot.com. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
What is the medical term for an eye laceration?

What is the medical term for an eye laceration?

Depends: It depends what part of the eye ball. The eye lid laceration call the same. There is corneal laceration, conjuctival laceration or if it's penetrating laceration of the eye ball either through cornea or sclera then it's call ruptured globe. ...Read more

11

11
Is there a medical reason for delaying the stitching of a wound from outpatient surgery (basil/squamous cell removal) 1 day? Additionally, is it customary to report the stitching procedure as a different procedure for medical insurance charging?

Is there a medical reason for delaying the stitching of a wound from outpatient surgery (basil/squamous cell removal) 1 day? Additionally, is it customary to report the stitching procedure as a different procedure for medical insurance charging?

Your : Your doctor may be delaying closure of the wound to allow the pathologist to interpret the pathology specimen and make sure there are no signs that there are cancer cells that need to be removed (i.e., look for positive margins). There are separate medical procedure codes for the skin cancer excision and wound repair so it is customary to see two procedure charges in these types of situations. ...Read more

12

12
Is lasik eye surgery a cosmetic procedure?

Is lasik eye surgery a cosmetic procedure?

LASIK surgery: Lasik surgery is an elective surgery that is typically not covered by insurance. Another term is to call lasik a self-pay surgery (rather than an insurance-covered procedure). I hope this helps best regards bill trattler, md. ...Read more

13

13
Is there an eye drop that doctors recommend for general eye care?

Is there an eye drop that doctors recommend for general eye care?

Lubricating drops: Most eyes are very good at keeping themselves healthy. If you feel the need for tear supplement, lubricating or tear replacement drops are available over the counter in pharmacies. Drops are usually not necessary for most. ...Read more

14

14
Are lasiks or laser eye doctors going to replace optometrists?

Are lasiks or laser eye doctors going to replace optometrists?

No: Even if everyone could have laser eye surgery (and they cannot,), there are many other conditions of your eyes that require regular examinations and treatment. Optometry is an important component of delivering eye care and will not be going away. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
16

16
Can insurance cover for eye laser, or is it a cosmetic surgery?

Can insurance cover for eye laser, or is it a cosmetic surgery?

Eyelid surgery: If the surgery will enhance the persons ability to see ie excise excess skin to the upper lids to improve the field of vision then insurance many times will cover it.www.beautybybrueck.com. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
18

18
Is lasik eye surgery considered a cosmetic procedure?

Yes: Yes. Lasik is considered a cosmetic or elective procedure by insurances so it not covered by the vast majority of plans. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
19

19
Are there any subtstitute for betamethasone eyedrops after lasik eye surgery?

Are there any subtstitute for betamethasone eyedrops after lasik eye surgery?

Yes: it is customary to use steroid eye drops for several days after lasik surgery. There are several different brands of steroids that can be used. There are typically no adverse systemic effects from the steroid drops, as the amount of steroid used is quite small and the duration of treatment is usually short. ...Read more

20

20
What laser eye correction operation is better in all ways: lasik or lasek?

What laser eye correction operation is better in all ways: lasik or lasek?

Little difference: These both produce excellent end results and there is little to choose between them. Discuss this with your refractive ophthalmic surgeon who can explain the difference and whether one or the other is better for you. ...Read more