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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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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?
Is it safe in general to "reverse" or "enhance" lasik monovision sugery? My wife (52 yrs. Old) had lasik monovision almost a year ago and can't stand it. She was not offered a contact lens to simulate it or we never would have agreed to the procedure. She
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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