pterygium and lasik

Can Having Pterygium Be a Problem in Getting LASIK Procedure?

Not all people are familiar with what a pterygium is. For individuals who heard that they have a pterygium must be wondering if it can interfere with their plan on getting LASIK. It is a case to case basis but usually, you can have LASIK when you have pterygium. It...
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Cataract Surgery

Cataract Surgery: Procedure, Risks, and Recovery

Cataract surgery is done to restore vision through replacing the clouded lens in your eye with a clear artificial lens. This procedure is painless and usually only takes about 15 minutes. Cataract surgery is generally an outpatient procedure and does not need an overnight hospital stay. Despite what most people...
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cataract surgery what are the risks

Cataract Surgery: What Are the Risks?

Complications from cataract surgeries rarely happen and are low in number. Many individuals are scared to undergo cataract surgery because of the cases where complications occur. Cataract surgery is one of the most successful surgical procedures performed on this date. People who consider getting cataract surgery should not be afraid...
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Could Eye Drops Treat Cataracts Without Surgery?

Could Eye Drops Treat Cataracts Without Surgery?

Scientists have discovered a compound that can reverse cataracts. The good news is, it can be soluble enough to be in a form of eye drops. Cataracts can bring permanent damage to vision if left untreated. The only option believed to treat cataracts today is surgery alone. However, one group...
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Different Types of Vitrectomy

Different Types of Vitrectomy

Vitrectomy is a surgical technique in which a specialist removes the vitreous humor gel that fills the eye cavity to allow greater access to the retina. This enables a number of procedures, including scar tissue removal, laser retinal detachment repair, and macular hole treatment. Helping to hold the retina in...
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enucleation and evisceration

Enucleation and Evisceration: Eye Removal Surgery

A painful blind eye, eye cancer, or a severe injury or infection of the eye can necessitate eye removal surgery. Eye removal surgery can be divided into two categories: Enucleation. In an enucleation, the whole eye (globe) is detached. The eye muscles are left intact and resewn to the spherical...
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eye removal surgery: before and after enucleation and evisceration

Eye Removal Surgery: Before and After Enucleation and Evisceration

On the day of your operation, what happens right before and after eye removal surgery of either evisceration or enucleation is as follows: ● Both procedures are performed in the operating room, and you will be given either general anesthesia or local anesthesia with sedation medicine. ● A marble-like implant...
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facts about lazy eye surgery

Facts About Lazy Eye Surgery

The terms “lazy eye” and “strabismus surgery” are frequently misinterpreted and confused. Amblyopia, often known as lazy eye, is a condition in which one eye has poor vision due to a lack of coordination with the brain. It can affect both eyes, although it commonly affects only one. The brain...
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hazy vision after lasik

Is It Normal to Have a Hazy Vision After LASIK?

Many people misunderstood something about the LASIK procedure. LASIK is a known surgery that provides you a better vision. Do not expect your vision to be perfect as soon as you rise from the bed. That vision does not come in one snap, it takes time and adjustment for it...
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lasik fix scars from contact lenses

Is It Possible for LASIK to Fix My Scars From Contact Lenses?

Many people use contact lenses as an alternative to using eyeglasses. They prefer it to glasses because it looks natural and no hassle with the frame. There is an innate risk when using contact lenses than standard glasses. People should be aware that everything you put in contact with your...
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LASEK: Refractive Eye Surgery

Here You Can Find: The History and How LASEK Surgery Works Potential Advantages Of LASEK Refractive Eye Surgery Possible Disadvantages and Common Side Effects The History and How LASEK Surgery Works Laser-assisted subepithelial keratectomy or LASEK started in the year 1996. It is like bringing some aspects of LASIK and...
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LASIK: Refractive Eye Surgery

Here You Can Find: About The LASIK Procedure Know If It Is For You LASIK Surgery Day After The Procedure Risks and Complications   About The LASIK Procedure INSIDER. “How LASIK Eye Surgery Is Performed” Online video clip. YouTube. YouTube, Nov 7, 2017. Web. Nov 7, 2017. LASIK (laser-assisted in...
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PRK: Chirurgia dell'occhio refrattiva

PRK: Refractive Eye Surgery

Here You Can Find: Knowing PRK PRK and LASIK Step-By-Step Procedure Risks and Complications Involved   Knowing PRK Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK) was the first laser refractive eye surgery that is used to remove (ablate) tissue directly from the eye’s surface to change the curvature of the eye cornea successfully. The...
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Quick Guide To LASIK And PRK 1

Quick Guide To LASIK And PRK

Here You Can Find: What Is Eye Refractive Surgery? How Does Before Compare To Today’s Laser Surgery? Can Patients Undergo Surgery On Both Eyes On The Same Day? Who Can Undergo LASIK? Who Can Undergo PRK? How Long IS PRK? Do The Surgery Techniques Hurt? What Are The Preparations Prior...
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Refractive Eye Surgery: Which Is Right For You?

Here You Can Find: Refractive Eye Surgery Explained Which Is Right For You What Are The Risks   Refractive Eye Surgery Explained Refractive eye surgery refers to any surgical procedure used to fix vision problems. In the recent years, we have seen huge advances in this field. Until contact lenses were...
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SMILE Laser Eye Surgery

SMILE Laser Eye Surgery: The State-Of-The-Art Procedure To Treat Nearsightedness

Are you tired of your blurry world? Do you want to start waking up with a clear vision and skip the constant search for your eyeglasses? Lucky you – a laser procedure, SMILE, is ready to solve your problems! ReLEx SMILE Introducing the FDA approved SMILE laser eye surgery, a...
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The Influence of Social Circles in Getting Cataract Surgery

A cataract is an eye condition that is a common result of aging. If you have a cataract, your vision is blocked due to the clouding and darkening of the lens in the eye. According to a recent study published in JAMA Ophthalmology, seniors who have smaller family support are...
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Tips For Finding The Best LASIK Surgeon

Here You Can Find: Credentials Experience Referral Price Staff Once you have decided to have a vision correction procedure such as LASIK, the next important thing to do is to find the right surgeon who will ensure that the eye surgery will be safe and effective. Taking time to choose...
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Vitrectomy and Vitreoretinal

Vitrectomy and Vitreoretinal | Eye Surgery

Numerous eye surgeries are being performed to improve your eye condition. Conventional laser instruments and lasers are used to perform surgeries inside the interior of the eye. Vitreoretinal surgery refers to the surgery that occurs in the vitreous part and the retina. Surgery can restore, preserve, and enhance vision for...
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possible complications in cataract surgery

What Are the Possible Complications in Cataract Surgery?

In surgeries, there can be possible complications. The complications when it comes to cataract surgery are few because it is the most common and most successful procedure that is being performed today. The safety profile of cataract surgery is high. The research that is published in ophthalmology stated that 99.5...
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What Is a Posterior Capsulotomy and How Does It Work?

A posterior capsulotomy is a laser procedure that may be required following cataract surgery. If your eyesight becomes cloudy again, it will assist you in seeing clearly. Your ophthalmologist removes the clouded lens of your eye during cataract surgery. They replace it with an artificial intraocular lens (IOL) that is...
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what to expect after vitrectomy

What to Expect After Vitrectomy (Post-Op)

The majority of vitrectomies are performed as outpatient procedures. In protecting the eye from harm, it is often patched and shielded. If a gas bubble or silicone oil was used to treat the eye, your surgeon will tell you how to do any required positions (such as lying face down)...
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what will happen if my flap moves after lasik

What Will Happen if My Flap Moves After LASIK Procedure?

People are wondering what will happen if a flap comes loose after LASIK. LASIK is a known refractive surgery that corrects myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), and astigmatism. It has been 20 decades since the approval for LASIK was given by the FDA. Despite the high degree of success of more...
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when is vitrectomy performed

When Is Vitrectomy Performed?

There are five primary reasons to have a vitrectomy or a vitrectomy combined with other procedures: Vitreous opacity that blocks vision (clouding) Conditions caused by abnormal retinal pulling Conditions that necessitate retinal or other types of eye surgery To determine the cause of a vitreoretinal problem (diagnostic vitrectomy) To insert...
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Why Do I See Dark Shadow on My Vision After Cataract Surgery?

Most cataract surgery patients may experience four typical symptoms on the first day following their surgery. These could be: Vision that is slightly blurred A scratchy feeling as if an eyelash was rubbing against their eye A glint or tremor in their vision A dark crescent shadow the to the...
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why is vitrectomy performed

Why Is Vitrectomy Performed?

Vitrectomy or vitreous surgery can be used to address a variety of disorders. Surgery is recommended only when these four conditions are met: The findings have resulted in or are likely to result in vision loss. Because of the severity of the ailment or its natural history, non-surgical or spontaneous...
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