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Mar
2001

Q&A: Will medications I am using for allergies impact a LASIK eye surgery?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I am scheduled for a Lasik consultation next week. I suffer from seasonal allergies and am needing to take something for headaches, stuffiness, etc. Will certain medications affect the potential procedure? ... View full question & answer >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: What can I do to avoid wearing glasses if my distance sight to becoming worse and I had RK eye surgery previously done?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I had RK surgery done in February of 1993. Now my vision is starting to change. I know it will not correct my vision for reading, but my distance vision is getting worse. Is there anything that can be ... View full question & answer >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: Three weeks after LASIK surgery and my eyes are strained and tired at the end of the day and I see black cobwebs in my line of sight. Is this normal?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I had Lasik 3 weeks ago and my eyes are still pretty strained and tired by the end of the day. Is that part of the healing process? Also, I've been seeing black cobwebs in my line of sight somewhat ... View full question & answer >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: What should I consider in choosing to have LASIK eye surgery for myopia done in Canada rather than New York?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I am considering having bi-lateral Lasik surgery (for myopia)done in Canada versus here in New York. Is there any considerations besides cost that I should know about? Thanks. View full question & answer >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: Do I have an option if an enhancement done to improve my distance in one eye was over done?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I had Lasik for monovision done 18 months ago and an enhancement done on my right eye for slightly better distance vision, but was over corrected so that I have lost clarity of vision from 10 inches to ... View full question & answer >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: Should I consider an enhancement if my LASIK eye surgery was perfect for 2.5 months and now my vision has degraded?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I had LASIK eye surgery in May 2000 and my vision was perfect for about 2.5 months. Toady 2/8/01 my vision is 20/25 with my left eye being 20/70 with a slight stigmatism. Would you advise an enhancement ... View full question & answer >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: Can my loss in crisp distance vision be corrected since regression of my vision three months after LASIK eye surgery?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I was about -9 in both eyes before having Lasik by the Nidek machine--I've found that I've regressed somewhat in about three months--is this typical and can it be corrected? I've really lost ... 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 >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: What is happening if I am getting spasms in one eye after having LASIK eye surgery six days ago?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I recently had lasik surgery. I had the Mono-type in my left eye and regular in my right. For around six days I have been having spasms under my left eye which causes slight twitches. It is not noticed ... View full question & answer >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: What is currently the best laser to use for LASIK eye surgery for my eyes?

Byron Stratas, M.D., F.A.C.S. Picture - LocateADoc.com Iam a 54 year old male. Currently I wear acuvue 2 soft lens BC8.3, DIA14.0, -7.00. Iam considering lasik surgery and have recieved a few recomendations. One says the surgery could be done with the Visx ... View full question & answer >>