Ophthalmologists Ask A Doctor Questions and Answers on LocateADoc.com

Jan
2000

Q&A: Why do the prices fluctuate so much in PRK and Lasik? Why is it so much cheaper in Canada? Are they less qualified?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com Why do the prices fluctuate so much in PRK and Lasik? Why is it so much cheaper in Canada? Are they less qualified? I heard people pay as little as $1,000 and are satisfied. Do you know how I could find ... View full question & answer >>
Dec
1999

Q&A: I saw an article about a LASIK technology that tracked the laser using reference points prior to each laser pulse. Can you tell me more about it?

John D. Zdral, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I'd recently seen on the news (in NYC) about an advance in LASIK technology whereby the laser is "tracked" using reference points prior to each laser pulse to attain greater accuracy. Do ... View full question & answer >>
Dec
1999

Q&A: I currently wear hard contacts and was wondering how long before surgery should I stop wearing them?

Alexandra Chebil, MD, FRCSC Picture - LocateADoc.com Good morning! I am definitely a candidate for the Lasik operation: 48 years old, myope (5.5 & 3.5) , and 'steady'for the last approx. 30 years! I"ve been wearing contacts (hard ones) ... View full question & answer >>
Dec
1999

Q&A: I am high myopic in each eye with a low corneal width and was wondering if I would be a good candidate for a Intracorneal Ring.

Alexandra Chebil, MD, FRCSC Picture - LocateADoc.com Hi, > I am an Endocrinologist in Brazil. I am high myopic ( -11) in each eye > and with a low corneal width. My ophmalmologist said that there is a > intra corneal ring that could be my solution. ... View full question & answer >>
Nov
1999

Q&A: What would a low cost, effective lasik surgery cost in Tampa Florida?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com what would a low cost but an effective lasik surgery cost in the U.S preferably in tampa florida View full question & answer >>
Nov
1999

Q&A: What should I look for in a doctor for eye correction surgery? What should the price range be?

John D. Zdral, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com What should I look for in a doctor for eye correction surgery? What should the price range be? View full question & answer >>
Oct
1999

Q&A: What if the LASIK surgery goes wrong? What are the disadvantages?

Alexandra Chebil, MD, FRCSC Picture - LocateADoc.com what if the surgy goes wrong? is there any disadvanteges to this? View full question & answer >>
Sep
1999

Q&A: How effective is PRK at improving corneal scarring as a result of ocular herpes?

Alexandra Chebil, MD, FRCSC Picture - LocateADoc.com A friend of mine has chronic ocular herpes in one eye which has resulted in corneal scarring. She is scheduled for PRK primarily to clean up the scarring to improve her vision. How effective is this procedure ... View full question & answer >>
Sep
1999

Q&A: How effective is PRK at improving scarring as a result of ocular herpes?

Alexandra Chebil, MD, FRCSC Picture - LocateADoc.com A friend of mine has chronic ocular herpes in one eye which has resulted in corneal scarring. She is scheduled for PRK primarily to clean up the scarring to improve her vision. How effective is this procedure ... View full question & answer >>
Sep
1999

Q&A: Is there a minimum age needed to have the LASIK procedure done? What are average costs involved?

Alexandra Chebil, MD, FRCSC Picture - LocateADoc.com Is there a min. age one should be to get this procedure done? What are average costs involved? View full question & answer >>