Ophthalmology Ask A Doctor Questions and Answers on LocateADoc.com

Apr
2015

Q&A: Should I have the surgery to remove the pterygium in my eyes?

Thomas Croley, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com should I have the surgery to remove the ptyergium in my eyes. I don't seems to have no vision problem from it View full question & answer >>
Mar
2015

Q&A: After not seeing clearly after IntraLasik, should I get a corrective treatment again?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I had eye correction by Intralasik high definition operation. I could not see clearly with my right eye. I did the eye test and i got ( - 0.25 in degree) and ( - 0.75 in astigmatism). Do you recommend i do ... View full question & answer >>
Jan
2015

Q&A: Would you recommend doing INTACTS to treat Keratoconus and what are the side effects?

Emil Chynn, MD, FACS, MBA Picture - LocateADoc.com I am having a problem wearing hard contacts to treat my Keratoconus. Would you recommend doing the InTACS? and what are the side effects? View full question & answer >>
Nov
2014

Q&A: What can be done to correct color blindness?

William Goldstein, MD Picture - LocateADoc.com what can be done to correct color blindness? Is there different tests that can be used if you fail the ishihara test? View full question & answer >>
Jul
2014

Q&A: What are the effects of hormone replacement therapy on LASIK?

Emilio Justo, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I had LASIK vision correction in 2003, and over the last couple of years since starting estrogen therapy developed new astigmatism . I read that a side effect of estrogen is corneal steepening, changes ... View full question & answer >>
Jul
2014

Q&A: Is corneal stem cell transplantation experimental or is it FDA approved?

Emilio Justo, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com How long does it take the cornea to regenerate and/or repair itself once the stem cells are put in the cornea? Is it more or less effective then a regular corneal transplant? Is corneal stem cell transplantation ... View full question & answer >>
Jul
2014

Q&A: Can anything be done for severe starbursts from my 1996 LASIK surgery?

Emil Chynn, MD, FACS, MBA Picture - LocateADoc.com I had lasik in 1996. It left me with severe starbursts. I also had PRK then tried scleral lenses. None of it stopped the starbursts. Can anything be done for these vision problems? View full question & answer >>
Jun
2014

Q&A: What is the difference between laser thermokeratoplasty and microwave thermokeratoplasty?

Emil Chynn, MD, FACS, MBA Picture - LocateADoc.com What is the difference between laser thermokeratoplasty and microwave thermokeratoplasty? Which one is more effective in the treatment of keratoconus? Is LTK dangerous since keratoconus makes the cornea ... View full question & answer >>
Jun
2014

Q&A: What could be the best way to remove this xathelasma in my eye without leaving a mark in my skin?

Emilio Justo, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com What could be the best way to remove this xathelasma in my eye without leaving mark in my skin. What it could be the specialist who can treat or remove this? View full question & answer >>
May
2014

Q&A: Is there a Lasek Surgery with Glaucoma?

William Goldstein, MD Picture - LocateADoc.com I am near-sighted, have an astigmatism, am down to 20% vision in each eye from Glaucoma, and had a catarat removed and replaced with a lens in my right eye.I have heard that any surgery to correct vision ... View full question & answer >>