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Looking into Asian eyelid surgery. Hoping to get laser eye surgery done first. Time frame I need to wait between the two?
Hello. i assume you are talking about Lasik when asking about laser eye surgery. since Lasik has only a few hours recovery, it's better to get that... READ MORE
I personally use the Eye-Q. yes, the 500 is the newest laser available but there is very little, if any, difference in outcomes. both are customized... READ MORE
The left eye is farsighted and the right one has hyperopia with astigmatism. The difference is too big. What can be done?
Hello-this is Dr Chris Walton in Mobile,AL. I am a refractive surgeon who sees this condition frequently. It's called anisometropia, meaning a large... READ MORE
Hello-this is Dr Chris Walton in Mobile,AL. I am a LASIK and cataract surgeon in the Gulf Coast area. Usually, the vision is excellent the day after... READ MORE
Hello. yes, halos are common and can last for up to 3 months following surgery. they should diminish gradually over this time period. Dry eye is found... READ MORE
Hello. after 2 days, the distance vision should be very sharp in most cases. check with your surgeon and see if you had a myopic or hyperopic surgery.... READ MORE
Hello. i assume your are nearsighted or myopic. Lasik is a great choice and more than likely you are a candidate. i use the Wavelight Allegretto laser... READ MORE
Hello. i'm a Lasik surgery specialist and 3 days following myopic Lasik, vision should be very good at this point. there is always increased dry eye... READ MORE
Hello. the most likely cause of this is severe dry eye which is very common for several weeks following Lasik. dry eye can cause a sudden drop in... READ MORE
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