Ophthalmology Ask A Doctor Questions and Answers on LocateADoc.com

Mar
2001

Q&A: What would be done to keep my eyes open during laser eye surgery?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I have very "nervous" eyes which is why I have a hard time with contacts. It is hard for either myself or the eye doctor to handle my eyes. They want to shut up tight! Would this be a problem ... View full question & answer >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: Is it true that once you have LASIK eye surgery you cannot wear contact lenses if you need them?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I have worn contacted lenses for approximately 26 year and am considering LASIK. Is it true that once you have had the LASIK surgery that you would never be able to wear contact lenses again, if needed? ... View full question & answer >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: Can I be a candidate for LASIK eye surgery if I have GPC (Giant Papillary Conjunctivtis)?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com Hi, I have a GPC (Giant Papillary Conjunctivtis) due to my contact lenses in december, now it begins to be better. Can i perform a lasik surgery with this eye problem ? Thanks for your answer, Geraldine 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: Should I worry that my astigmatism changes from 0 to -0.25 when measured multiple times if I am considering LASIK eye surgery?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I have -5 Myopia with dry eyes and limited night vision. I'm comparing Lasik professionals in the Bay area to make a decision about going ahead with the proceedure. Can you tell me who has the best ... View full question & answer >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: Will medications I am using for allergies impact a LASIK eye surgery?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I am scheduled for a Lasik consultation next week. I suffer from seasonal allergies and am needing to take something for headaches, stuffiness, etc. Will certain medications affect the potential procedure? ... View full question & answer >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: What can I do to avoid wearing glasses if my distance sight to becoming worse and I had RK eye surgery previously done?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I had RK surgery done in February of 1993. Now my vision is starting to change. I know it will not correct my vision for reading, but my distance vision is getting worse. Is there anything that can be ... 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 >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: What should I consider in choosing to have LASIK eye surgery for myopia done in Canada rather than New York?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I am considering having bi-lateral Lasik surgery (for myopia)done in Canada versus here in New York. Is there any considerations besides cost that I should know about? Thanks. View full question & answer >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: Do I have an option if an enhancement done to improve my distance in one eye was over done?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I had Lasik for monovision done 18 months ago and an enhancement done on my right eye for slightly better distance vision, but was over corrected so that I have lost clarity of vision from 10 inches to ... View full question & answer >>