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Which is bettee femto lasik or intraocular lenses?

Which is bettee femto lasik or intraocular lenses?

Depends : There are many approaches to provide better vision. Cataract surgery despite all the advantages and even with femto laser assisted cataract surgery still has a higher risk profile than lasik . However if you have visually significant cataracts then lasik a poor choice. ...Read more

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Could i get lasik eye surgery if I have a intraocular lens (iol) implant?

Could i get lasik eye surgery if I have a intraocular lens (iol) implant?

Probably: Not sure why you have an iol at such a young age-but if you had a cataract removed, or had a refractive lens implant done, and there is a residual prescription, it can often be treated by lasik eye surgery. ...Read more

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When is the best time for lasik?I'm about to turn 21 and use high power lenses.When is the apt time.And please do mention side effects if any.

When is the best time for lasik?I'm about to turn 21 and use high power lenses.When is the apt time.And please do mention side effects if any.

Timing for LASIK: The time for lasik is when the eye stops changing. For girls this can be as early as 18 and for boys may be as late as 22 or 23. By that time, essentially everyone has stopped growing. http://www.doctorsforvisualfreedom.com/questions-lasik.html. ...Read more

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Is lasik surgery the same as lens replacement?

No : Completely different. Lasik surgery is a laser operation performed on your cornea that removes tissue to re-shape your cornea. Lens replacement is an operation performed in the operating room that removes the natural lens of your eye and replaces it with an artificial lens (lens implant). While both operations can improve your refraction, they work by different mechanisms. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to wear a contact lenses after having lasik surgery?

Contact lens: You should not need a contact lens after lasik surgery if the procedure was successful. See your lasik surgeon if you are needing correction after your are healed. It is safe to wear a contact lens within 1 month of surgery but it should not be necessary for vision correction. ...Read more

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I have dislocated lenses. Does this means i can't do lasik surgery? I'm 16yrs old

I have dislocated lenses. Does this means i can't do lasik surgery? I'm 16yrs old

Unfortunately yes: It is possible to have the dislocated lens removed and replaced with an intraocular lens of the correct power to reduce your dependence on glasses. It may also greatly reduce glare. Because the support structure of your natural lens is not strong, the new lens may need to be sewn into position or placed in the anterior chamber. There are more risks than lasik that need to be discussed in depth. ...Read more

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I can't wear lens, I am not a candidate for lasik. What are options do I have to get rid of my spectacles for good?

I can't wear lens, I am not a candidate for lasik. What are options do I have to get rid of my spectacles for good?

Corneal surgery: Actually, not being able to wear contacts may be for many reasons. You should consider going to the wills eye hospital corneal service for consultation regarding your problem. There are several other options here...... ...Read more

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Can I use gas permeable contact lenses after lasik surgery?

Can I use gas permeable contact lenses after lasik surgery?

Yes: Yes, it is possible but you should not need them. It is rare to need rgp after lasik. If you are having vision problems needing a rgp, you should see a cornea specialist for a complete evaluation and to consider treatment to stabilize and/or fix the problem. ...Read more

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Can i wear coloured contacts after lenses? After eye heals? Had lasik today.. Dr said yes he doesn't see why not. I will however wait a month or so

Can i wear coloured contacts after lenses? After eye heals? Had lasik today.. Dr said yes he doesn't see why not. I will however wait a month or so

Yes, once eye heals.: Once your doctor gives you the ok that the eye has healed after lasik surgery, you can use cosmetic (colored) contact lenses. The eye may be flatter after lasik so make sure that it is fit properly and that the eyes are properly lubricated while the contacts are in. ...Read more