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Mar
2001

Q&A: Can Lasik prevent a patient from being able to get cataract surgery later down the road?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com Can Lasik prevent a patient from being able to get cataract surgery later down the road if they need it? View full question & answer >>
Aug
2000

Q&A: What should be done if my aunts eyes water and it looks like sugar water?

Byron Stratas, M.D., F.A.C.S. Picture - LocateADoc.com My aunt had cataract surgery that helped her for 3 years. Then she had laser surgery that helped another 3 years. Now her eyes are always watery. She says it's like sugar water. Her sight is almost ... View full question & answer >>
Dec
1999

Q&A: Would my wife be a candidate for laser vision correction with a nearsightedness of -18 and retina reattachment?

John D. Zdral, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com My wife is very near-sighted (-18) she has had both retina' re-attached and has significant thining of the retina. Her vision w/contacts is quite good,about 20/20, but when she needs to wear glasses ... View full question & answer >>
Sep
1999

Q&A: What should I do if after cataract surgery I am nearsighted in one eye and farsighted in the other eye and my pupils are different?

John D. Zdral, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I am in my mid forties,and had cataract removals from both eyes several years ago. I had never worn glasses in my life, always having perfect eyesight. After the surgery I was left near sited in one eye, ... View full question & answer >>
Sep
1999

Q&A: What could be happening if I still have burning eyes after treatment for Rosacea post cataract surgery?

Byron Stratas, M.D., F.A.C.S. Picture - LocateADoc.com My cataract operation was April 19, almost 5 months ago, and my eye has been burning ever since. My doctor calls it rosacea stemming from skin around the eye (though I had never had the problem before). ... View full question & answer >>
Aug
1999

Q&A: How effective are the eye lens implants for cataract surgery and how long do they last?

John D. Zdral, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com My wife, 30 years of age, has recently been diagnosed with cataract. She is not diabetic and never used steroids. She has been healthy all her life. My question is how effective is Intra occular lens ... View full question & answer >>
Aug
1999

Q&A: About three years ago I was diagnosed with post polar cataracts. How rare is my condition and is surgery to correct my problem as risky as I am being told.

John D. Zdral, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com About three years ago I was diagnosed with post polar cateracts. I am 29 years old and can feel my eye sight slipping away. I cannot seem to get as much information about my condition as I would like. ... View full question & answer >>
Jun
1999

Q&A: Will LASIK be a permanent change to my vision? Typically what will the surgery cost for both eyes with myself being nearsighted and having an astigmatism?

Byron Stratas, M.D., F.A.C.S. Picture - LocateADoc.com Will this be a permanent change to my vision? Will my vision change back or get worse? Typically what will the surgery cost for both eyes with myself being nearsighted and having an astigmatism? View full question & answer >>
Mar
1999

Q&A: What can I do to correct my vision if I have cataracts from steroid use and I am nearsighted?

Byron Stratas, M.D., F.A.C.S. Picture - LocateADoc.com i have cataracts from excessive steroid use to bring ulcerative colits under control.i wear contacts -4.50. i recently started having trouble reading without holding papers at arms length, although without ... View full question & answer >>
Feb
1999

Q&A: Is LASIK eye surgery permanent and is there a higher risk of macular degeneration and cataracts at a later age?

Alexandra Chebil, MD, FRCSC Picture - LocateADoc.com Is the surgery permanent? Since LASIK uses UV light and exposure to UV light over time can cause macular degeneration and cataracts, are refractive patients at higher risk for these later in life? Should ... View full question & answer >>