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Jan
2002

Q&A: What are epithelial inclusions and why not consider PRK in stead of LASEK or LASIK eye surgery?

Ernest Kornmehl, MD Picture - LocateADoc.com i am not sure what epithelial inclusions are. also i have not been able to get to the file on lasek from my computer. do you have some info on lasek. also why no prk. thanks audrey View full question & answer >>
Jan
2002

Q&A: Can I have LASIK after having RK?

Ernest Kornmehl, MD Picture - LocateADoc.com i have a corneal transplant on my right eye as a result of a botched radial keritonomy, i had 20 cuts in each eye as the result of RK in 1993 i am having trouble with the fit of a gas permeable contact ... View full question & answer >>
May
2001

Q&A: Would LASIK eye surgery be able to produce better results than RK surgery?

Byron Stratas, M.D., F.A.C.S. Picture - LocateADoc.com Hi, I am considering going for a Lasik consultation to see if I would be a candidate for the surgery. I was evaluated for RK 5 years ago and was told that I could have the surgery, but that I would still ... View full question & answer >>
Nov
2000

Q&A: Can I get LASIK eye surgery to correct regression of my eye sight after RK performed years ago?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I had RK in 1985. My eyes regressed back to the original condition. Is it possible for me to have LASIK correction? View full question & answer >>
Dec
1999

Q&A: Should I consider having LASIK eye surgery done in Canada on my eye that has changed since having RK three years ago?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I had RK surgery done on both eyes three years ago to correct nearsightedness. My left eye was slightly over corrected at that time. Since then my left eye vision has become more farsighted. It is currently ... View full question & answer >>
Aug
1999

Q&A: Can you get bouts of dizziness and nausea from RK surgery 4 years ago?

John D. Zdral, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com My son had RK surgery approximately 4 years ago, now he has developed severe bouts of dizziness, accompanied by nausea. could this be due to his surgery? View full question & answer >>
Aug
1999

Q&A: Is making a slit in the cornea to reshape the eye considered standard eye treatment for correcting vision?

John D. Zdral, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com question: I understand the the current procedure of the laser corrective eye surgery, is to make a slit in the cornea, so the eye is reshaped, to improve vision. Is there evidence of that slit "scarring ... View full question & answer >>
May
1999

Q&A: If I had RK years ago and now my sight has deteriorated, is RK or LASIK eye surgery a possible solution for correction?

Byron Stratas, M.D., F.A.C.S. Picture - LocateADoc.com I had RK done over 10 years ago and now it is starting to deteriorate. My current (1 year) prescription is R.E: +350 -200 x 180, LE: +350 -250 x 5, add R+l +250. Is PRK/LASIK an answer ? View full question & answer >>