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Jun
2001

Q&A: What is the optimum time to wait after LASIK eye surgery to have an enhancement done if your vision regressed some?

David Cano, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com Had LASIK performed 4 months ago. Initially 20/20 in both eyes, have now settled to 20/40 in both eyes. What is the optimum time to wait prior to an enhancement? And should I have one done are accept ... View full question & answer >>
Jun
2001

Q&A: Should I be concerned with having LASIK eye surgery done if my mother had glaucoma and grandmother had cataracts?

David Cano, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I am a 40 year old female with nearsightedness and astigmatism. I have been told by an eye surgeon that I am a good candidate for Lasik. I am currently planning to have Lasik surgery in the next few months. ... View full question & answer >>
Jun
2001

Q&A: What is the optimum time to wait after LASIK eye surgery to have an enhancement done if your vision regressed?

Byron Stratas, M.D., F.A.C.S. Picture - LocateADoc.com Had LASIK performed 4 months ago. Initially 20/20 in both eyes, have now settled to 20/40 in both eyes. What is the optimum time to wait prior to an enhancement? And should I have one done are accept ... View full question & answer >>
Jun
2001

Q&A: Can I be a candidate for LASIK eye surgery if I am 54 years old and take medications for hypertension, cholesterol, and Reiter's syndrome?

David Cano, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com Iam a 54 year old male considering lasik correction. Currently Iam taking unaretic for hypertension(under control) and lipitor for high LDL count, as well as Enbrel 25mg twice weekly for control of limited ... View full question & answer >>
Jun
2001

Q&A: Is my doctor correct in saying I cannot have surgery to remove cataracts because I had LASIK eye surgery a year ago?

David Cano, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I had Lasik surgery a year ago. I now have 20/20 vision but need reading glasses. Recently I went to my original Ophamoligist(sp) for a glaucoma test because it runs in my family. Pressures were fine ... View full question & answer >>
Jun
2001

Q&A: With me having to take Coumadin am I safe to have the Laser Vision Correction?

Byron Stratas, M.D., F.A.C.S. Picture - LocateADoc.com With me having to take Coumadin am I safe to have the Laser Vision Correction. This is something I'm interested in but don't know when I'll be able to. JL Stroud View full question & answer >>
May
2001

Q&A: Does it matter which eye I choose for LASIK eye surgery to create monovision?

David Cano, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I am nearsighted and over forty. I am going to have LASIK surgery on one eye only to preserve my ability to read without glasses. I have worn a contact occasionally, but always put it in the right eye. ... View full question & answer >>
May
2001

Q&A: Will scratches on my eyes (corneas) prevent me from having LASIK eye surgery?

David Cano, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com On a recent eye exam, my eye doctor commented that my eyes looked like they had "chicken scratch" on them. He said that there were many scratches on my eye lens. What causes this? I wear contact ... View full question & answer >>
May
2001

Q&A: Should I correct my dominate eye or other eye for distance with LASIK surgery to preserve reading without glasses (monovision)?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I am nearsighted and over forty. I am going to have LASIK surgery on one eye only to preserve my ability to read without glasses. I have worn a contact occasionally, but always put it in the right eye. ... View full question & answer >>
May
2001

Q&A: Could my loss in vision correction from LASIK two years ago be cause by "eye rubbing?

David Cano, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com Dear Doctor: I had lasik done almost two years ago. I have lost alittle vision. -1. I was a big "eye rubber" and about 6 months after surgery started rubbing my eyes again. Could that have contributed ... View full question & answer >>