Dry Eye Ask A Doctor Questions and Answers on LocateADoc.com

Mar
2014

Q&A: After years of drugs, my eyes never improved after getting sober. Is there help?

William Goldstein, MD Picture - LocateADoc.com after years of smoking drugs, crack, my eyes never improved after getting sober. is there help? View full question & answer >>
Mar
2014

Q&A: Will stem cell treatment help for Dry Eye Syndrome?

Emil Chynn, MD, FACS, MBA Picture - LocateADoc.com My wife suffers from dry eye syndrome. We have tried just about everything (apart from glandular transplants). One specialist has diagnosed Sjögrens but there are no accompanying symptoms of rhuematism ... View full question & answer >>
Nov
2001

Q&A: Would I be a candidate for LASIK eye surgery if I have dry eye (and is this an early form of macular degeneration)?

Richard Lomas, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com Would you still be a good candidate for lasik sugery if you had dry eye,an early form of macular degeneration I believe ? View full question & answer >>
Sep
2001

Q&A: Should I consider implant lenses or LASIK if my gas permeable contact lenses work just fine and do not want dry eyes?

David Cano, M.D. 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 >>
Aug
2001

Q&A: Can you make a recommendation who my husband should see if he had LASIK eye surgery, is blurry / double vision in one eye, and has dry eye?

David Cano, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com My husband who is 57, had lasik surgery for hyperopia in both eyes in 1/01. He is astigmatic with a cataract. His vision is now 20/25 in one eye but the other eye has blurred and double vision. He has ... View full question & answer >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: Should I worry that my astigmatism changes from 0 to -0.25 when measured multiple times if I am considering LASIK eye surgery?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I have -5 Myopia with dry eyes and limited night vision. I'm comparing Lasik professionals in the Bay area to make a decision about going ahead with the proceedure. Can you tell me who has the best ... View full question & answer >>
Nov
2000

Q&A: After having LASIK three years ago, my far vision is not as good as it was before the surgery. Should I be concerned?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I had lasik eye surgery 3 yrs ago and for some time now my far vision does not seem as good as it was when I first got it done. Am I imagining things or is it possible that my eyes may need more surgery. ... View full question & answer >>
Sep
2000

Q&A: Is there any way to predict who may develop chronically dry eyes following LASIK eye surgery?

Byron Stratas, M.D., F.A.C.S. Picture - LocateADoc.com Is there any way to predict who may develop chronically dry eyes following Lasik surgery? Also, when can someone return to an active sport such as softball. Thanks for response! View full question & answer >>
Aug
1999

Q&A: Will having dry eyes impact having Lasik eye surgery and is there anything that can be done for dry eyes other than using drops?

Alexandra Chebil, MD, FRCSC Picture - LocateADoc.com Will having dry eyes effect having the Lasik surgery and is there anything that can be done for dry eyes other than using drops? View full question & answer >>
Aug
1999

Q&A: What should I do if I am experiencing dry and sore eye and I think it was the result of removing a neuroma from my ear?

John D. Zdral, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I have extreme dry eye in my right eye.. Two years ago I had an acoustic neuroma taken out of my middle ear (size of a cherry) It seemed after that my eye is contantly sore (dry)like sand in it and also ... View full question & answer >>