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Sep
2015

Q&A: What type of doctor should I contact for an unusual vortex in vision?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com My daughter is seeing an unusual vortex with her vision, and sometimes flashing lights. What type of doctor should I contact for this? View full question & answer >>
Jan
2002

Q&A: My mother had cataract surgery but now she can see fine until she is in the light, then it pretty much blinds her .Do you know what causes this and what can be done to correct it?

Ernest Kornmehl, MD Picture - LocateADoc.com This question is for my mother not me, she is an elderly woman, who has had cataract surgery, the operation was a sucess. There is only oneproblem, now the light really bothers her, they say she is light ... 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 >>
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: 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>