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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 >>
Nov
2001

Q&A: I work as a firefighter and was wondering how IOL could affect me performing my duties and if the heat could affect the lenses inside my eye?

Richard Lomas, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com Iwork as a Firefighter. how a IOL can affect me while Iam performing my duties . and how the Heat can affect the lenses inside my eye. View full question & answer >>
Nov
2001

Q&A: I went to see a new doctor and found that the lens that were prescribed were too steep and were very sharp. as a result it caused my right eye to become a little worse. Can I still go through lasik after that has happened?

Richard Lomas, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com About one year ago I decided to get gas perm contacts. Because I read it is like a retainer and sometimes helps your eyes. I went for many fittings. The last fitting the doctor told me that there may ... View full question & answer >>
Nov
2001

Q&A: How would an IOL (intraocular lens implant) affect me as a firefighter?

Richard Lomas, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I work as a firefighter how a IOL can affect me. while Iam performing my duties View full question & answer >>