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Forum: Miscellaneous 02-20-2012, 04:16 PM
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Forum: Potential Side Effects 01-29-2012, 09:18 AM
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Unfortunately, it is impossible for us to know...

Unfortunately, it is impossible for us to know what is wrong with your eyes without an examination. We suggest that you go to your eye doctor as soon as possible to find out what is wrong and if it...
Forum: Am I a Candidate? 01-28-2012, 07:46 AM
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In order to answer your question, could you...

In order to answer your question, could you please clarify a few points?

1. Can you see clearly at distance without glasses or is your problem purely with your near vision?
2. Could you please...
Forum: Potential Side Effects 05-31-2011, 09:31 PM
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Have you asked your surgeon what is going on or...

Have you asked your surgeon what is going on or if there is anything besides the epithelial defect that is limiting your vision?

An epithelial defect that is in the line of sight could take...
Forum: Potential Side Effects 05-20-2011, 07:56 AM
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Hi, We cannot give you specific advice on...

Hi,

We cannot give you specific advice on your eye, because we are not your doctor. However, in general terms, an epithelial defect would likely occur during the procedure, and not from the...
Forum: Am I a Candidate? 05-12-2011, 03:11 PM
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It is possible that the doctor who saw you was...

It is possible that the doctor who saw you was not an ophthalmologist. She may be an optometrist. It is up to you to decide if meeting your actual surgeon before surgery is important. Most...
Forum: Am I a Candidate? 05-08-2011, 11:06 AM
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Views: 12,908
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Surgeons deal with this exact issue on a daily...

Surgeons deal with this exact issue on a daily basis, so your surgeon will likely be able to let you know exactly how borderline your dryness is and give you some answers on how it affects your...
Forum: Am I a Candidate? 03-06-2011, 07:20 PM
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Views: 9,986
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Hi, Unfortunately, there is no way to...

Hi,

Unfortunately, there is no way to increase your corneal thickness. We cannot recommend a specific hospital. It would make sense to call some local surgeons and tell them that you have thin...
Forum: Am I a Candidate? 03-04-2011, 07:16 PM
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Views: 9,986
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Hi, It is somewhat unusual for corneal...

Hi,

It is somewhat unusual for corneal thickness to vary by 30 microns between eyes. You may want to ask your surgeon to consider remeasuring.

Regardless, in the United States, most surgeons...
Forum: Potential Side Effects 11-12-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,465
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Hi, It is impossible to make a definitive...

Hi,

It is impossible to make a definitive diagnosis over the Internet, especially without pictures. However, we can state that it would be highly unlikely for uncomplicated LASIK to cause a brown...
Forum: Am I a Candidate? 11-10-2010, 05:18 PM
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Views: 8,595
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OK, as a general rule, you will need the...

OK, as a general rule, you will need the following hand-held instruments:

1. Corneal topographer
2. Corneal pachymeter
3. Perhaps a hand-held slit lamp

These are in addition to the...
Forum: Am I a Candidate? 11-06-2010, 05:25 PM
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Views: 8,595
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Hi, You will need to find a surgeon and ask...

Hi,

You will need to find a surgeon and ask him or her this question. Many of the instruments needed for a LASIK evaluation are already hand held. It is possible that your local doctor already has...
Forum: Procedures 10-12-2010, 07:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 16,749
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Hi, Please see the following section:...

Hi,

Please see the following section: Presbyopia and Monovision (http://www.lasik.md/learnaboutlasik/presbyopiaandmonovision.php)
Forum: Am I a Candidate? 09-28-2010, 08:57 PM
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Views: 8,065
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Pavel, With your correction, it will be...

Pavel,

With your correction, it will be important for your surgeon to perform a cycloplegic (dilated) examination, as many times the +4.00 and +5.00 numbers can go even higher upon dilation, and...
Forum: Choosing a Surgeon 08-13-2010, 11:46 AM
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Hi, Unfortunately, we do not have any...

Hi,

Unfortunately, we do not have any surgeons from Lima, Peru who are listed on our website. However, if you find one, please ask him or her to contact us to be listed.
Forum: Am I a Candidate? 08-13-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 9,376
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Hi, You will not likely find any research on...

Hi,

You will not likely find any research on LASIK and Ehlers Danlos syndrome, because the potential patient population is so small that there is no real incentive to study it.

However, one...
Forum: Procedures 08-10-2010, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,486
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Hi, Epi-LASIK and all-laser-LASIK produce...

Hi,

Epi-LASIK and all-laser-LASIK produce very similar results for most patients, so there is likely little reason to choose one over the other in terms of clarity of vision, unless your surgeon...
Forum: Potential Side Effects 03-01-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 8,977
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Hi, All of these issues are topics that you...

Hi,

All of these issues are topics that you need to discuss with your surgeon.

In general:

1. Itching is not related to LASIK eye surgery.
2. Dryness can be overcome with lubrication,...
Forum: Procedures 11-11-2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,632
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Hi, The issue you are facing is covered in...

Hi,

The issue you are facing is covered in the following section under thin corneas:

http://www.lasik.md/learnaboutlasik/precautions.php

Please take a look and post any further questions. As...
Forum: Am I a Candidate? 08-31-2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 10,005
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Hi, a) Contact lenses are typically...

Hi,

a) Contact lenses are typically suspended before surgery. Each doctor has his/her own protocol. Standard protocol is often minimum 4 wks for RGP lenses, 3 weeks for toric soft or overnight...
Forum: Potential Side Effects 07-13-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,635
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We cannot provide specific medical advice to you,...

We cannot provide specific medical advice to you, but here are some questions / thoughts to discuss with your surgeon:

1. Is my diagnosis Transient Light Sensitivity (TLS)? This is a well known...
Forum: Potential Side Effects 07-08-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,635
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Can you provide us with more facts about your...

Can you provide us with more facts about your surgery?

1. Was your LASIK flap created with a microkeratome (bladed device) or an Intralase laser?
2. What does your doctor say is the cause of your...
Forum: Am I a Candidate? 05-20-2009, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 9,875
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Hi, Please see the following section for...

Hi,

Please see the following section for information that will be useful:

http://www.lasik.md/learnaboutlasik/precautions.php

The basic issue is that laser vision correction thins the cornea...
Forum: Am I a Candidate? 01-19-2009, 06:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 13,527
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You will need a thorough examination by your...

You will need a thorough examination by your surgeon to know for sure. It is possible that he/she will send you to a retina specialist for a second opinion before surgery. There is a small chance...
Forum: Am I a Candidate? 12-26-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 14,031
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Hi, You will need to ask a qualified surgeon...

Hi,

You will need to ask a qualified surgeon to evaluate you for LASIK, because we cannot make a determination of your candidacy in an online forum. However, in general terms, patients with...
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