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

Oct
2001

Q&A: What is the range of thickness a cornea must fall between in order for an eye to qualify for LASIK as opposed to PRK?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com What is the range of thickness a cornea must fall between in order for an eye to qualify for Lasik as opposed to PRK? (I recently had my eyes examined to see if I qualified for Lasik but was told my cornea ... View full question & answer >>
Oct
2001

Q&A: After my first appointment, I was told everything looks good for the Lasik procedure, but I may not be a canadate for enhancements because my corneas were to thin. Is this a cause for concern for the Lasik procedure in the first place?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com After my first appointment, I was told everything looks good for the Lasik procedure, but I may not be a canadate for enhancements because my cornias were to thin. Is this a cause for concern for the ... View full question & answer >>
Oct
2001

Q&A: How can LASIK eye surgery be justified as a medical necessity and not be just cosmetic?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com How can Lasik surgery technique be justified as a medical necissity and not be just cosmetic? View full question & answer >>
Oct
2001

Q&A: How long after LASIK eye surgery will it take for my vision to stabilize?

David Cano, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com Dear Dr. I had laser vision correction 4 days ago. The vision in my right eye is very good at 20/25. My left eye is only 20/40. That was at my post-op visit 2 days ago and my vision in my left eye does ... View full question & answer >>
Oct
2001

Q&A: How long will it take for my eyes to stabilize after LASIK eye surgery?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com Dear Dr. I had laser vision correction 4 days ago. The vision in my right eye is very good at 20/25. My left eye is only 20/40. That was at my post-op visit 2 days ago and my vision in my left eye does ... View full question & answer >>
Sep
2001

Q&A: Can LASEK eye surgery cause cataracts?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com Dear Dr., I had Lasek surgery less than a year ago. I would like to know if Lasek surgery can cause cataracts? I am 55 years old. Any information or direction would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. View full question & answer >>
Sep
2001

Q&A: Has anyone heard of LASEK? I had this procedure done March of this year and it is wonderful.

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com Has anyone heard of LASEK? I had this procedure done March of this year. I was wearing -7's (contacts) in both my eyes and standard LASIK was not a good option for me. I had very thin corneas. Dr. ... View full question & answer >>
Sep
2001

Q&A: Has anyone heard of LASEK? I had this procedure done March of this year.

David Cano, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com Has anyone heard of LASEK? I had this procedure done March of this year. I was wearing -7's (contacts) in both my eyes and standard LASIK was not a good option for me. I had very thin corneas. Dr. ... View full question & answer >>
Sep
2001

Q&A: While my sight is not really bad, I do have slightly blurred vision, especially when reading small print. What should I be doing to stop this continuing problem?

David Cano, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com While my sight is not really bad, I do have slightly blur vison especially when reading small print. What should I be doing to stop this continuing problem? 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 >>