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Which Eye Surgery Is Performed In Eye Haemoraage Cases
Prostaglandin block: Currently the most common eyedrop for glaucoma is one of the prostaglandin inhibitors such as latanoprost (xalatan) and its imitators suchs as Lumigan and travatan. Investigators are on the lookout for better ones and if so, ophthalmologists may find a new number one. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My cornea in the left eye is damaged after multiple glaucoma surgeries. Is there anything besides cornea graft that can be done to improve vision?
Unclear...: Unfortunately, the answer to this question is unclear...As I have not seen your eyes. The best person to answer this is your ophthalomolgist; if you are not satisfied with that you might want to obtain a 2nd opinion. Given the fact that you have already had multiple surgeries makes commenting on your question more difficult. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Same surgery: There are always risks of complications with any surgery; this should be fully discussed and understood prior to proceding, especially non-urgent or elective cases. Although there may be some reasons to consider removing a lens not causing visual symptoms (clear lens extraction), i would be very wary of doing so at such a young age, as you will lose the ability to accomodate. Lasik/prk, glasses. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can lasik eye surgery be done a 17 year old with amblyopia in one eye that previously had eye muscle surgery and then the other eye is just bad vision?
In mild stage open angle glaucoma in 1 eye is it safe to have lasik surgery. Is there a risk it will permanently raise eye pressure & treatment change?
Born with cataract in rt eye unsuccessful operations to remove cataract at age 3. is it possible for me to have an operation to see in rt eye.
Amblyopia: Amblyopia, or lazy eye, occurs when an eye does not have visual input to the brain for the connection to develop. If you were told you have severe amblyopia, it is unlikely for a cataract surgery to improve your vision. However, that said, I & many eyeMDs have patients who were told they had a lazy eye but ended up having significantly improved vision after cataract surgery or PPV/vitrectomy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If someone has glaucoma & surgery for macular pucker is performed how likely is it additional damage to optic nerve will be done during surgery?
After two failed laser operations in one eye, the vision is much worse. Is there any special external lens that can be used to correct the vision?
Second opinion: I am guessing that both lasik procedures were done in the same facility. If you still have unsatisfactory vision, this is the time to seek a second opinion from an unrelated facility to understand what has happened or perhaps your expectations were not met. The goal is to be able to usefully see without optical aids like contacts. ...Read more
My mother had successful trabeculectomy for glaucoma, however there is now some droop in the eyelid. Is this common?
No: The best thing you can do if you have undergone a corneal transplant is use your eye drops as instructed and return for to your eye surgeon for regular follow ups as scheduled. Your doctor will also give you the warning signs that you should return for an earlier follow up. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Can custom(wavefront) lasik correct higher order aberration not caused by corneal curvature?Safe to have the procedure in presence of lattice(retina)?
LASIK and Wavefront: Retinal lattice found in the periphery of many moderate and high myopes should not contribute to your central visual acuity, nor to the proposed treatment measured for your eye. Wavefront crs attempts to treat the entire wavefront measured through all the optical media of the eye, which would include the lens as well as the cornea, primarily. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Maybe: Sometimes laser vision correction is offered after cataract surgery in order to decrease dependence on glasses, but it is not required. There is another type of laser that is sometimes needed to improve vision in about 10% of cataract patients called yag capsulotomy. Speak to your cataract surgeon to clarify. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is the structural integrity of the cornea in any way compromised post-lasik when the patient years later requires cataract surgery?
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