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When Do You Need To Discontinue Aspirin Before Eye Surgery
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The instructions for using cosopt eye drops say to wait 20 minutes before inserting a contacts lens. Why do you need to wait that long?
What happens when you take asprin before surgery? Why do they say not to do this? Will asprin affect an oral surgery?
Bleeding management: Aspirin is a long known blood thinner in addition to being a pain reliever. Before surgery, including oral and dental surgery, it is very important to let your doctors know if you are on an Aspirin regime and for what purpose. If you take Aspirin regularly for general well being, then discontinuing in preparation for surgery will decrease the risk of complications due to bleeding. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Variable: Some women have a single breast augmentation surgery and things age reasonably naturally. A significant number of women are unhappy with the way their breasts sag over time, especially with the weight of implants. If this occurs, surgery would be required to reposition the breasts and implants higher on the chest wall, with or without removing or changing the implants. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
If you are getting fillers done under your eyes, what do you need to avoid prior to the procedure?
Endoscopy: This is because the MD will give you sedation and if you have already taken medication this could result in serious issues like respiratory arrest, cardiac issues. ...Read more
Maybe bad things: If you need antibiotics before dental procedures and fail to take them you could get a serious infection. If you need sedatives because of epilepsy, failure to drake them could lead to a seizure. If you are extremely anxious and react violently to a dental procedure, you could be injured. On the other hand if you're healthy and not anxious you don't need anything. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
How long do you have to wait to put on contacts after using visine "red eye" eye drops? Do you wait at all?
No.: For the most part, I do not recommend visine "red eye" drops. If one abuses these drops by using them too frequently, they actually get the "red in" instead of getting the "red out." however, for this particular drop there is no need to wait. If you want to be safe, as a matter of course you can use 10 minutes as a safe guide to how long you should wait after placing any sort of drop in your eye. ...Read more
Depends: There are numerous medications that are in eyedrop form, so it's hard to say what you used. Only use medications that are prescribed to you. However, I cannot think of any eye medication that would cause harm with one use unless you put a steroid drop in with an active infection. ...Read more
Do Not Use Cocaine: You should not use illicit drugs when breast feeding. You need to immediately get into a detoxification program if you want to give good parental care to your child. Because the blood level of Cocaine over time is dependent on the amount taken & concurrent drugs, it's not possible to give a precise answer to your question. The baby would be safer on a bottle than on your breast milk. Get help now! ...Read more
Opioids and driving: This really depends if you have benn on opioids for a short or long time. I typically tell my patients to wait at least 24hrs. Those that have been on medication long term i will see them first after they have stopped the medication before i instruct them in driving. ...Read more
If you had lasik, can you do scleral buckle later if needed, or your cornea won't tolerate the buckling?
SBL (See Below): Clopidogrel or Plavix (clopidogrel) is a thienopyridine-class antiplatelet agent used to inhibit blood clots in coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, cerebrovascular disease, and to prevent heart attacks. The way it works is by inhibiting the ADP receptor on platelet cell membranes. If someone gets an epidural, there is microtrauma that needs proper platelet function to avoid bleeding complicati ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ask your eye surgeon: Your ophthalmologist will usually tell you what restrictions and how long you should avoid strenuous activities. Usually with lasik, there is very little restriction and only for a few days at most, but if you don't have that information from your doctor, call his office for his recommendation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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