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I don't understand the differences between all those eye correction surgeries. Are lasik and Lasix (furosemide) the same thing?
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
-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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have mild dry eyes. I have -6 sph and -1 cyl number in both eyes. Which vision correction surery would you recommend ? Lasik, icl, or relex smile ?
Dry eye: What does the abbreviations icl stand for? What is "relex smile"? Has your ocular wetness been measured? ...Read more
Can lasik help people with astigmatism? A couple of years ago, i was told by my eye-doctor that i had astigmatism. I'm currently thinking about getting lasik correction, but was told by some sources that the procedure is not effective for people with asti
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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