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Dr. Jan Tillisch
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Furosemide (Definition)

Furosemide is a potent diuretic which increases dramatically urine output in most patients. It is most frequently used in patients who are fluid overloaded such as in congestive heart failure. Potassium , sodium and magnesium can be lost in excess with the use of Furosemide and must be closely monitored. It is much stronger than other diuretics used for ...Read more


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Is lasik operation for eye vision correction effective and safe?

Is lasik operation for eye vision correction effective and safe?

Yes: Yes. For appropriate candidates, lasik is an effective and safe operation. See data on pubmed or www.Fda.Gov. Lasik is one of the most common and safest elective surgeries. ...Read more

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Lasik eye vision correction -- does it work and is it worth it ?

Lasik eye vision correction -- does it work and is it worth it ?

Absolutely: Lasik does a terrific job of providng glasses and contact lens freedom - in the right people. The procedure is fast, easy to tolerate and works great, but you must be a good candidate. Have an evaluation with a laser vision specialist in your area; this should be someone who specializes in only laser vision correction. ...Read more

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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

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-3.0 in both eyes. Using contacts. Can read fine without glasses. Considering whether lasik or lasek, or other surgical correction?

-3.0 in both eyes. Using contacts. Can read fine without glasses.  Considering whether lasik or lasek, or other surgical correction?

Epi-LASIK: I have done over 10000 lasik cases and over 1000 prk cases. A documented, peer-reviewed study was published in 2011 showing that the lasik flap never fully heals. The consequence of this is if any lasik patient ever gets hit in the eye just right (just wrong) and the flap comes loose, there is a very brief window to get it repositioned or you'll need a corneal transplant. Insist on epi-lasik! ...Read more

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Hi I want to know that can lasik be performrd in my eyes.

Hi  I  want to know that can lasik be performrd in my eyes.

Great surgery!: Great results come with great care! only an ophthalmologist can do the full exam and evaluate your candidacy. Ask for references from friends and family who have done it. Cornea and refractive fellowship training is preferred. Good luck! ...Read more

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Eyes are super scratchy after lasik, what to do?

Eyes are super scratchy after lasik, what to do?

Scratchiness: in the first day or two after LASIK surgery is normal while the flap is healing. Use artificial tears frequently to keep the surface of your lubricated.Use them every 30 minutes to an hour especially early on. Avoid rubbing the eyes or you risk damaging the flap. Talk to your eye doctor if there are concerns. Be well. ...Read more

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How effective is the lasik eye operation?

Very Effective: Lasik has become a very effective procedure in the us. With the well experienced surgeons, lasik is one of the safest procedures with very low down time. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Lasix (Definition)

Lasix is a loop affecting water pill/diuretic which is a kind of water pill or diuretic (heart ...Read more