LASIK Eye Surgery Ask A Doctor Questions and Answers on LocateADoc.com

Jan
2002

Q&A: Regarding LASIK eye suregery and Laser eye surgery, what is the difference, why is the cost rising, what are the risks, and are there age requirements?

Richard Lomas, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com Dear Mr.Lomas thank you for your reply. I was wondering why the cost of LASIK eye surgery is rising in Washington state? And is Laser eye surgery the same thing as LASIK eye surgery? Also what are the ... View full question & answer >>
Jan
2002

Q&A: Would you recommend Laser eye surgery, RK or PRK to correct myopia. And which is more cost effective(cheap).

Richard Lomas, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com What would you recommend Laser eye surgrey, RK or PRK to correct myopia. And which is more cost effective(cheap). Thanx View full question & answer >>
Jan
2002

Q&A: What are epithelial inclusions and why not consider PRK in stead of LASEK or LASIK eye surgery?

Ernest Kornmehl, MD Picture - LocateADoc.com i am not sure what epithelial inclusions are. also i have not been able to get to the file on lasek from my computer. do you have some info on lasek. also why no prk. thanks audrey View full question & answer >>
Jan
2002

Q&A: Can I have LASIK after having RK?

Ernest Kornmehl, MD Picture - LocateADoc.com i have a corneal transplant on my right eye as a result of a botched radial keritonomy, i had 20 cuts in each eye as the result of RK in 1993 i am having trouble with the fit of a gas permeable contact ... View full question & answer >>
Dec
2001

Q&A: My vision is Right -25 with -75 with ax 142; Left -0 with 075 by 30. Would I be a good candidate for Lasik?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com If my vision is as follows would I be a good candidate for Lasik? Right -25 with -75 with ax 142; Left -0 with 075 by 30. I'm told my vision isn't bad but I do need to wear glasses so I don't ... View full question & answer >>
Dec
2001

Q&A: Am I a candidate for LASIK eye surgery if I am very nearsighted (13) and have astigmatism?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I am considering lasik, but I am concerned if I am a candidate or not. I have astigmatism in both eyes and am very near sighted. I think my vision is a 13 in both eyes. I have worn hard contacts for three ... View full question & answer >>
Dec
2001

Q&A: I currently wear monovision contacts. Can LASIK achieve monovision?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I currently wear "mono-vision" contacts, meaning one eye is of lesser strength for reading so that I do not have to have reading glasses. Can Lasik be performed to give me the same setup or ... View full question & answer >>
Dec
2001

Q&A: I have a crossed eye and I am farsighted. Can my vision and crossed eye be corrected?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I have amblyopia, strabismus with a turned in eye (esotropia) and I am farsighted. I didn't have proper treatment as a child and I am now 27. Can my vision be corrected through surgery? Even if my ... View full question & answer >>
Dec
2001

Q&A: Could I be a candidate for LASIK eye surgery and is it permanent if I have astigmatism, had brain surgery and my vision is constantly changing?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I was diagnosed with astigmatism as a pre-schooler. Over the years my vision has deteriorated to the point of constantly requiring the use lens. I also, had an aneurysm 2 1/2 years ago, requiring brain ... View full question & answer >>
Nov
2001

Q&A: If I get laser surgery to correct my myopia and astigmatism, will I have increased night vision and sensitivity to glare issues?

Richard Lomas, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I am interested in laser surgery as I have both myopia and astigmatism, and am unhappy with the amount of correction I get with glasses. However I have read that poor night vision and sensitivity to glare ... View full question & answer >>