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What Are The Complications Of Myopia
Option use glasses: Lasik surgery is relatively safe and effective surgery , if you are undergoing such surgery you have to take time , find pros and cons of such procedure and go to the best centers not to the mills, ask the surgeon for possible complications not simple flares , refractive errors , but requiting corneal transplantation, flap problems , infection etc these are rare but can happen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
High myopia of -7 for 2 yr, is there is any chance of retinal detachment? After how much time complications of high myopia generally arises?
No time limit: High myopia has a life long risk of retinal detachment that is higher with personal history of retinal tear or detachment in either eye, the presence of retinal lattice degeneration, family history, the development of a posterior vitreous detachment and with cataract surgery. The last two 'events' occur with age. Risk is present throughout life and as a patient ages. Go to eyemd with symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the possible side-effects of lasik treatment for myopia? I want to correct my myopia with lasik surgery, but i’m worried about complications. What are the potential risks of lasik, and how common do complications occur?
Nearsightedness: Myopes have eyes that are too long for their natural focusing power. They need eyeglasses or contacts that minify the light which causes the focal point to go more towards the back of the eye where the retina receives the image. (hyperopes need magnifying lenses). Your ophthalmologist can provide the best correction for this condition. ...Read more
I've heard there are certain habits that worsen the degree of myopia (nearsightedness). What are these habits and what I do do decrease the degree?
Trouble Seeing Far: Myopia occurs in many people and means you have problems seeing far away but usually don't have trouble reading or seeing things closer to you. Typically it can't be prevented and occurs when the eye becomes a bit more oval or longer in shape. Any changes in vision should be evaluated by a doctor to be sure that it's not something more severe or dangerous. For example, diabetes can affect vision. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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