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What are some of the cons of getting photorefractive keratectomy?

What are some of the cons of getting photorefractive keratectomy?

A few: Possible disadvantages for prk (as compared to lasik) include longer healing time (weeks), more significant pain, need for stronger pain meds, corneal haze or scarring, and dry eyes. There are other risks for any laser refractive surgery. ...Read more

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Radio frequency neurotomy, what are the risks and dangers of doing this?

Radio frequency neurotomy, what are the risks and dangers of doing this?

Procedure Risks: Though there is risk associated with any medical procedure, this procedure has very little risks involved, but complications can include: bleeding, infection, nerve injury, or an allergic reaction to medication. If you have any further questions, please feel free to ask. Deuk spine institute. ...Read more

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What are the risks of back scattered X-ray machines at airports?

What are the risks of back scattered X-ray machines at airports?

Danger: All of us are subject to radiation whether from the sun and space as well as all we face with standard x-rays and ct scans. The federal government is already worried with all the ct scans we get during our lifetime but the likelihood of overexposure at airports is not much in the overall radiation we get. Radon gas is a source that currently is unknown. Avoid any radiation if possible! ...Read more

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What are the benefits of playing outdoors?

What are the benefits of playing outdoors?

Many: Meeting other people in a less controlled environment where social skills can be learned. Large group activities that are physical. Getting away from the television. Outdoor sports are more likely to build a kid's cardiovascular system and musculature. Many (most?) kids are vitamin d deficient nowadays & sunlight's a remedy. And gosh -- it's beautiful out there. ...Read more

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What are the risks of indoor climbing?

What are the risks of indoor climbing?

Fall,broken nail?: Not much more, with a safety line, a fall can result in u swinging back & colliding with the wall. Broken nail is just thrown in there 4 fun. If considering to start, start on an easy/beginner's wall. ...Read more

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What are the risks and benefits of cochlear implant?

What are the risks and benefits of cochlear implant?

Low risk, better hea: Surgery has relatively little risk. Benefits include increased volume and increased clarity of sound in almost all adults and children that meet implant criteria ...Read more

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What are the characteristics of flashes due to retinal issues? are they visible only while blinking,like after images of a light source?

What are the characteristics of flashes due to retinal issues? are they visible only while blinking,like after images of a light source?

July 4th Sparklers: Flashes due to retinal issues or vitreous gel issues are typically off to the side and can occur in bright or dim environments. They are typically described as the lights observed with hand-held July 4th sparklers. If this is a new symptom or not yet evaluated by Eye MD, call now and get checked out. ...Read more

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What number of light sensitive cells are there in retina ?

Millions: Variations exist, however, it is estimated that there are about 120 million rod photoreceptors and 6 million cone photoreceptors in the human retina. These are the photosensitive elements of the eyeball, and there are even about 1.5 million ganglion cells in the visual system that are photosensitive too. ...Read more

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What are the risks of having a vitrectomy?

What are the risks of having a vitrectomy?

Discuss w/ Retina MD: The most common complication from a vitrectomy is progression of cataract. At your age of 44, that may not be a major factor. Other risks that occur less than 5% of the time are retinal detachment, and bleeding. Post-operative infections from vitrectomies are rare. Depending on what the underlying condition is that you have, there may be a risk of disease progression and need for further surgery. ...Read more

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What are the risks of playing golf?

What are the risks of playing golf?

Back injuries: The risks of playing golf include causing you to deal with mental focus, control of temper, shoulder, wrist, thumb injuries as well as back and knee injuries. Practice and golf lessons from a pro can mitigate those issues. Have fun. ...Read more

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What are the risks of concaving under radiation treatment?

What are the risks of concaving under radiation treatment?

Radiation & pregnant: The risks of exposure to radiation during pregnancy depend on how far along you are and the amount of exposure the baby has. The earlier exposure and the greater amount of radiation can cause miscarriage or birth defects. You should discuss with your doctor if you think you might be pregnant and if not, discuss if becoming pregnant is advisable at this time. ...Read more

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What are the risks of having eye surgery on the sclera?

What are the risks of having eye surgery on the sclera?

Many: Bleeding, infection, loss of the eye, retinal tear & detachment (damage to the light sensitive part of the eye), choroidal hemorrhage (bleeding in the blood vessels under the retina), bleeding behind the eye, and droopy or damage to the eyelids. ...Read more

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What are the dangers of having a pacemaker?

What are the dangers of having a pacemaker?

Procedure dangers: During pacemaker procedure - rupture, pericarditis, infections of site , which rarely happens, very safe and easy procedures that saves life. ...Read more

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What are the risks of river rafting?

What are the risks of river rafting?

Drowning: River rafting risks can include drowning (especially with whitewater rafting). Some people have suffered from strokes or heart attacks when submerged in cold water. You may hit into or be pinned against rocks, logs or other large objects in the river. Objects in your boat may strike you if you flip. Infections, soft tissues issues, fractures, sprains or strains are possible. Know how to swim. ...Read more