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Nov
2013

Q&A: How long before surgery should a person not wear soft contact lenses?

William Goldstein, MD Picture - LocateADoc.com How long before surgery should a person not wear soft contact lenses? View full question & answer >>
Dec
2001

Q&A: What options does an 8 year old have for severe myopia (nearsightedness)?

Ernest Kornmehl, MD Picture - LocateADoc.com What options for treatment have a kid of 8 years old who suffer of severe myopia, since laser surgery is only option for individuals who are 20 years or older. View full question & answer >>
Nov
2001

Q&A: Is it true that if I have LASIK eye surgery I will need reading glasses, which I don't need now?

Richard Lomas, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com Is it true if I have Lasik surgery I will need reading glasses, which I don't need now? View full question & answer >>
Sep
2001

Q&A: I have crisp vision with my gas permeable contact lenses. WIll my vision be just as crisp after LASIK?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I am used to my crisp wonderful vision from gas permeable contact lenses. I have worn contacts for 30 years. Should I wait until some sort of lens implant is available (I'm aware that Intacs went ... View full question & answer >>
Jun
2001

Q&A: Are some people more susceptible to Myopia than others? And if so why?

David Cano, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com Are some people more susceptible to Myopia than others? And if so why? View full question & answer >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: Is it true that once you have LASIK eye surgery you cannot wear contact lenses if you need them?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I have worn contacted lenses for approximately 26 year and am considering LASIK. Is it true that once you have had the LASIK surgery that you would never be able to wear contact lenses again, if needed? ... View full question & answer >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: How long would I need to stop wearing gas-permeable contact lenses before I can have laser eye surgery?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I have worn gas permeamble contact lens for 20 years. For how long should I not wear them before surgery? View full question & answer >>
Aug
2000

Q&A: If my vision is shifting between nearsightedness and farsightedness, should I wait before getting LASIK eye surgery?

Byron Stratas, M.D., F.A.C.S. Picture - LocateADoc.com I'm 44 years old. I have been wearing glasses and/or contacts for over 30 years. I've been considering the lasik surgery. I've found that in the last few years my eyes have been changing. ... View full question & answer >>
Jul
2000

Q&A: What can be done if I received over-correction from LASIK eye surgery?

Byron Stratas, M.D., F.A.C.S. Picture - LocateADoc.com Thank you for responding, Dr. Stratas. My question continues... I had the lasik done the second time on my right eye eliminating the double vision and allowing me to see about 20/50 on good days with ... View full question & answer >>
Jan
2000

Q&A: How long before laser correction surgery should a person stop wearing soft contact lenses?

John D. Zdral, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com How long before surgery should a person not wear soft contact lenses? View full question & answer >>