Ophthalmologists Ask A Doctor Questions and Answers on LocateADoc.com

May
2001

Q&A: I've decided on having my eyes corrected but I am currently pregnant. Do I have to wait until I have the baby or can I have the surgery while I'm pregnant?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I've decided on having my eyes corrected, I am also pregnant. Do I have to wait until I have the baby or can I have the surgery when I'm pregnant? View full question & answer >>
May
2001

Q&A: Is irregular astigmatism correctable for people that are nearsighted?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com IS IRREGULAR ASTIGMATISM CORRECTABLE? FOR NEARSITED PEOPLE View full question & answer >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: Can Lasik prevent a patient from being able to get cataract surgery later down the road?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com Can Lasik prevent a patient from being able to get cataract surgery later down the road if they need it? 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 >>
Nov
2000

Q&A: After having LASIK three years ago, my far vision is not as good as it was before the surgery. Should I be concerned?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I had lasik eye surgery 3 yrs ago and for some time now my far vision does not seem as good as it was when I first got it done. Am I imagining things or is it possible that my eyes may need more surgery. ... View full question & answer >>
Nov
2000

Q&A: Will lasik help a person with astigmatism and farsightedness in one eye and refractive amblyopia and nearsightedness in the other?

Byron Stratas, M.D., F.A.C.S. Picture - LocateADoc.com will lasik help a person with astigmatism and farsitedness in one eye and refractive amblyopia and nearsitedness in the other? View full question & answer >>
Nov
2000

Q&Q: Can you please recommend a doctor for LASIK surgery in Atlanta, GA. Any thoughts?

Byron Stratas, M.D., F.A.C.S. Picture - LocateADoc.com Can you please recommend a doctor for LASIK surgery in Atlanta, GA. I am considering going to see Dr. Alan Kozarsky or Dr. Jonathon M.Woolfson. Any thoughts? View full question & answer >>
Nov
2000

Q&A: How well does the eye react to a second corneal flap being cut?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I have had PRK on my left eye and Lasik on my right. My right eye is about +1.00/+1.25 diopters overcorrected. Would a further treatment be of benefit and is it possibile to perform a second Lasik proceedure ... 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 >>