Ophthalmology Ask A Doctor Questions and Answers on LocateADoc.com

Sep
1999

Q&A: Is there a treatment for both myopia and presbyopia available?

John D. Zdral, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com Is there a treatment (like the laser or reshaping method) for both myopia and presbyopia available? If not, when will it be available and who is working on it? View full question & answer >>
Sep
1999

Q&A: Is the combination of LASIK eye surgery followed by INTACS rings after three months safe and how effective?

Alexandra Chebil, MD, FRCSC Picture - LocateADoc.com I was evaluated today for LASIK by Dr. Dan Durrie, (Kansas City) who has been rated as one of the top 10 refractive surgeons in the country. I was disappointed to find out that I have thin corneas (480mk), ... View full question & answer >>
Sep
1999

Q&A: What is the minimum age to get laser eye surgery and will it help with "lazy" eye?

Alexandra Chebil, MD, FRCSC Picture - LocateADoc.com I plan to get laser surgery, as i my eyesight is pretty bad. What is the minimum age that you can have it? Also, does it help lazy eye at all??? Thanks!!!! View full question & answer >>
Sep
1999

Q&A: How safe and permanent is LASIK eye surgery?

Alexandra Chebil, MD, FRCSC Picture - LocateADoc.com 1. How safe is lasik? 2. Is it permanent? View full question & answer >>
Sep
1999

Q&A: What are the costs associated with contact lens implants and what other information can you offer on the procedure?

Alexandra Chebil, MD, FRCSC Picture - LocateADoc.com As an alternative to Lasik becuase of the cost, I would like to ask about contact lense implant, cost and other info. I live in Westchester County NY. Thank you View full question & answer >>
Sep
1999

Q&A: What is the cost and risks for LASIK?

Alexandra Chebil, MD, FRCSC Picture - LocateADoc.com 1)What is the cost? 2)How long does this take? For each eye. 3)What if you have stigatisum to? 4)what are the risks? View full question & answer >>
Sep
1999

Q&A: I have been quoted the fee of $4300.00 for lasik vision correction. Is that the average price for LASIK?

Alexandra Chebil, MD, FRCSC Picture - LocateADoc.com I have been quoated the fee of 4300.00 for lasiks vision correction, are the fees for this surgery by reputable doctors all the same? Or is it worth my wild to get quotes from doctors in other areas where ... View full question & answer >>
Sep
1999

Q&A: What could be happening if I still have burning eyes after treatment for Rosacea post cataract surgery?

Byron Stratas, M.D., F.A.C.S. Picture - LocateADoc.com My cataract operation was April 19, almost 5 months ago, and my eye has been burning ever since. My doctor calls it rosacea stemming from skin around the eye (though I had never had the problem before). ... View full question & answer >>
Sep
1999

Q&A: What should I consider in going to medical school and specializing in LASIK eye surgery?

Alexandra Chebil, MD, FRCSC Picture - LocateADoc.com I am a premed student at the University of Utah and I want to go into lasik surgury, I was wondering what helped you most in your entering med school and how many years after med school did it take to ... View full question & answer >>
Sep
1999

Q&A: Are intrastromal corneal rings an alternative to LASIK enhancement?

Alexandra Chebil, MD, FRCSC Picture - LocateADoc.com I had LASIK over 1 year ago on both eyes. My right eye is now -1.0D and stabalized. Are intrastromal corneal rings an alternative to LASIK enhancement? View full question & answer >>