Ophthalmologists Ask A Doctor Questions and Answers on LocateADoc.com

Aug
1999

Q&A: Someone told me that increasing the size will weaken the cornea further and create a large flat region that will further damage the optics of the cornea. How serious a concern is this?

Alexandra Chebil, MD, FRCSC Picture - LocateADoc.com Thank you for the answer. Two follow ups please. 1. Someone told me that increasing the size will weaken the cornea further and create a large flat region that will further damage the optics of the cornea. ... View full question & answer >>
Aug
1999

Q&A: Does LASIK treat the white of the eyes and what is a reasonable amount to pay for the procedure?

John D. Zdral, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com At present I am living in Taiwan (R.O.C.) and would like to have Lasik treatment - could you name any reputable practitioners here? Also, the pollution here is quite high and causes occaisional irritation ... View full question & answer >>
Aug
1999

Q&A: Is it possible that reading glasses would still be needed after LASIK?

John D. Zdral, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com Is correction complete or are reading glasses still needed in some cases after the Lasik procedure? Can contact lenses be worn at a later date if needed? View full question & answer >>
Aug
1999

Q&A: About three years ago I was diagnosed with post polar cataracts. How rare is my condition and is surgery to correct my problem as risky as I am being told.

John D. Zdral, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com About three years ago I was diagnosed with post polar cateracts. I am 29 years old and can feel my eye sight slipping away. I cannot seem to get as much information about my condition as I would like. ... View full question & answer >>
Jul
1999

Q&A: How much pain is involved during the LASIK procedure and how long is the recovery time?

Alexandra Chebil, MD, FRCSC Picture - LocateADoc.com How much pain is involved during the procedure and how long is the recovery time? View full question & answer >>
Jul
1999

Q&A: What year did eye laser surgery get started?

Alexandra Chebil, MD, FRCSC Picture - LocateADoc.com What year did eye laser surgery get started? View full question & answer >>
Jul
1999

Q&A: I was having LASIK and the LASIK machine stopped during the flap cutting. Do I really have to wait three months to try again or can it be done earlier?

Alexandra Chebil, MD, FRCSC Picture - LocateADoc.com I was having a lasik operation last Saterday. However while cutting the flap, it all stopped at once and the cutting of the flap could not be continued. the Surgeon explained this happens in 0,1% of the ... View full question & answer >>
Jul
1999

Q&A: Is LASIK generally covered by insurance and what is the average cost for this procedure?

John D. Zdral, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com Is this procedure generally covered by insurance. Average costs for the procedure. View full question & answer >>
Jun
1999

Q&A: What exactly is astigmatism and why would my doctor say I will start laser treatment at age 26?

Alexandra Chebil, MD, FRCSC Picture - LocateADoc.com what exactly is astimatism, myo-astigmatism I think what my doctor told me I not quite sure what it is and he has told me that I will begin laser treatment at age 26, why is this so, and are there any ... View full question & answer >>
Jun
1999

Q&A: Will LASIK be a permanent change to my vision? Typically what will the surgery cost for both eyes with myself being nearsighted and having an astigmatism?

Byron Stratas, M.D., F.A.C.S. Picture - LocateADoc.com Will this be a permanent change to my vision? Will my vision change back or get worse? Typically what will the surgery cost for both eyes with myself being nearsighted and having an astigmatism? View full question & answer >>