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Could lasik surgery correct astigmatism?

Could lasik surgery correct astigmatism?

LASIK: Typically yes. The majority of astigmatism can be corrected with refractive surgery. However, in patients with severe astigmatism or with irregular corneas inducing astigmatism, it is not recommended these patient undergo surgery. A detailed examination with an eye surgeon specializing in vision correction surgery such as LASIK/PRK is the best next step to determine if you are a good candidate. ...Read more

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Dr. Tim Conrad
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Holding Objects Closer To Read (Definition)

Nearsightedness is a symptom where a person has trouble seeing clearing faraway objects. ...Read more


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Can laser eye surgery correct myopic near sightedness?

Can laser eye surgery correct myopic near sightedness?

Yes: Yes. Most myopic patients do well with laser eye surgery. Although the laser are approved off higher correction, i generally treat up to -10 d (as long as everything else is normal. ...Read more

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Dr. Otto Placik Dr. Placik
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Nearsightedness surgery (Tip)

Surgery may be the best remedy for you but rehab is key. ...See more

Dr. Ryan Phasouk Dr. Phasouk
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Nearsightedness surgery (Tip)

The key to healing, from a major surgery, is great nutrition. ...See more

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Can eye surgery correct myopia with astigmatism?

Can eye surgery correct myopia with astigmatism?

Astigmatism correctn: Absolutely. The vast majority of corneal refractive surgery, i.e. Lasik or surface ablation/prk, is for just that. Most people wearing glasses for distance vision are myopic, and most of them have some amount of astigmatism as well. Today's lasers can correct a very high proportion of your myopia and your astigmatism. Some lasik surgeons give free educational appointments or seminars. ...Read more

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Could cataract surgery fix nearsighted eyes ?

Could cataract surgery fix nearsighted eyes ?

Yes: With cataract surgery, your eyes are measured and a lens implant can be placed that leaves you near sighted, or far sighted. Today's premium lens implants can do both. ...Read more

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Dr. Zahid Niazi Dr. Niazi
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Nearsightedness surgery (Tip)

Move it, move it - post surgery/injury. Best outcome. ...See more

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Can vision correction surgery work?

Can vision correction surgery work?

Yes: Lasik and prk vision surgery have been performed millions of times with mostly excellent results. So it works to improve vision. Like all surgery there is a risk, rather tiny, of problems but most do very well. ...Read more

Dr. Boris Aronzon Dr. Aronzon
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Nearsightedness surgery (Tip)

Pre- surgery physical therapy sometimes helps with faster recovery. ...See more

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Can corrective lense fix double vision or ghosting after lasik operation?

Can corrective lense fix double vision or ghosting after lasik operation?

Yes: Yes. A rigid gas permeable or hybrid contact lens will likely correct this issue. You should see your corneal surgeon to make sure something else is not causing this issue. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Long Dr. Long
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Nearsightedness surgery (Tip)

Be aware that there are specialists in all areas these days. This applies to rehabilitation from surgery or injuries as well. I would advise you to seek out the experts and then let their advice become your routine. Time and space separate you from whatever initiated the damage. Focus on what you have and then go from there. Some of us will pass through life without splitting a toenail. Most of the rest of us are not so lucky. ...See more

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Anything correct astigmatism beside refractive surgery?

Anything correct astigmatism beside refractive surgery?

No: Astigmatism is a refractive error just like near-sightedness and far-sightedness. The available options for correction include glasses, contacts and refractice surgery. ...Read more

Dr. David Brouwer Dr. Brouwer
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Nearsightedness surgery (Tip)

When can pt start after surgery/injury? How many weeks are helpful? Does pt fax progress note to doc. ...See more

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Is lasik eye surgery recommended?

Is lasik eye surgery recommended?

Yes: Lasik eye surgery is recommended for appropriate candidates who wish to decrease their dependance on glasses or contact lenses. ...Read more

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Nearsightedness surgery (Tip)

So tired, feeling pain got to keep working hard now you're all better. ...See more

Blurred Vision, Blurring Of Distant Objects (Definition)

Blurred vision, bluring of distant objects ...Read more