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Obstetricians deal with pregnancy and helping women to have a healthy baby. Gynecology deals with women's reproduction health, so gynecologists treat reproductive health problems like irregular periods, vaginitis, abnormal pap tests. Gynecologists also help women to maintain or achieve overall health--and so address issues of ...Read more
What does spherical equivalent in eyesight mean? Does 0.5x-1.0 see the same as 1.0x-2.0? They both have se of plano. Who would see better near/far?
Refractive errors: Yes, the spherical equivalence (net average power) is identical, but the affect on focus is different. The former prescription is less strong, and this person would be able to see better farther away without glasses than the latter prescription. The opposite may be true for near vision depending on the persons age( >40), and type of astigmatism (against the rule vs with the rule). ...Read more
Had lasik. Left eye is +0.5 with -0.5 astigmatism left. Do these cancel out to get plano? Dominant right eye is plano but seems blurrier at distance
Close: The left eye prescription doesn't quite "cancel" out but does approach plano at the eye's optical system's clearest point. Early post lasik, a common reason for less-than-sharp vision can be that the surface is dry. Talk to your surgeon about eye drops and options to continue the postop care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lasik 6 weeks post op, right eye plano, left eye +0.25. Feel like right eye is blurrier at distance. Is that difference enough to be noticeable? Dry?
Lasik. 2 weeks left eye plan0, 4 weeks +0.25, 8 weeks +0.5! can it go back toward plano? Right eye -0.125. I feel l need glasses for all distances now
Post lasik , left eye +0.5 and -0.5 astig, right eye plano and -0.25 astig. Is this a poor outcome? Was myopic before surgery. Right eye poor distance
I am 17 and I haven't gone to the gynecologist yet or had a vaginal exam should I go or wait I will be 18 in a month?
Obgyn visit: If you are sexually active or having a Gynecologic problem then schedule a visit. Birth control counseling and STD testing can be done. If you are not sexually active and just asking about timing of a first Obgyn visit then the answer is different. Routine pap smear testing begins at 21. HPV vaccination should be done. ...Read more