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

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 >>
Sep
2000

Q&A: Who should I see if I require updated software for my laser eye correction not available in this country?

Byron Stratas, M.D., F.A.C.S. Picture - LocateADoc.com I have put money away in my flexible spending account at work that must be used by year end. Since it is not known if the FDA will aprove the upgraded software required to treat my presciption, my only ... View full question & answer >>
Sep
2000

Q&A: How does the new LASIK software help farsightedness with astigmatism?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com Could you give me info(how is it different from other lasik procedures) on this new lasik software for people who have farsightedness with astigmatism and when is it expected to pass through the FDA. View full question & answer >>
Aug
2000

Q&A: What should be done if my aunts eyes water and it looks like sugar water?

Byron Stratas, M.D., F.A.C.S. Picture - LocateADoc.com My aunt had cataract surgery that helped her for 3 years. Then she had laser surgery that helped another 3 years. Now her eyes are always watery. She says it's like sugar water. Her sight is almost ... View full question & answer >>
Aug
2000

Q&A: Should I consider enhancement surgery if my vision has regressed several months post LASIK eye surgery?

Byron Stratas, M.D., F.A.C.S. Picture - LocateADoc.com Dear Doctor, I had lasik performed one year ago. I was 20/20 but after several months I have now regressed to over -1 in the right eye & -2 in left eye because I had that eye done for close up. Im ... 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 >>
Aug
2000

Q&A: How long after initially having LASIK would an enhancement be or not be needed?

Byron Stratas, M.D., F.A.C.S. Picture - LocateADoc.com Hi, I have heard that after around 20 or so years an enhancement is needed, else the myopia will return. Is it true? Or is an once-in-lifetime laser vision correction sufficient for an eternal 20/20 sight? ... View full question & answer >>
Aug
2000

Q&A: How often and under what circumstances does a patient need follow-up surgery after having LASIK?

Byron Stratas, M.D., F.A.C.S. Picture - LocateADoc.com Many of the questions I read regarding Lasik Surgery elude that the patient may need follow-up surgery after the initial surgery. How often and under what cicumstances does a patient need follow-up surgery? View full question & answer >>
Aug
2000

Q&A: Can I have Laser Vision Correction done if I have Keratonus (a cornea disease)?

John D. Zdral, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I am 25 years old, my actual prescription is O.D. spherical -12.25 cylindrical +6.50 Axis 019 O.S spheircal -12.25 cylindrical +6.25 Axis 002 and I am Keratoconic eye can I get Laser vision correction? View full question & answer >>
Aug
2000

Q&A: Could I feel a pulling pain in one eye because I had an enhancement in that eye and I have not had the enhancement in the other eye yet?

Byron Stratas, M.D., F.A.C.S. Picture - LocateADoc.com I had lasik done on both eyes in april. Then an enhancement on my right eye in june. I see well out my right eye, but it hurts, it feels like there is something pulling. I am getting ready to have an ... View full question & answer >>