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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BA, Miami University, Ohio
Medical: MD, University of Colorado Denver and Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine
Graduate: MBA, University of Colorado Denver, School of Business
Post-Medical School TrainingInternship: Internal Medicine, The Colorado Health Foundation Presbyterian St. Luke’s Hospital
Residency: Ophthalmology, University of Colorado Denver and Health Sciences Center
Fellowship: Laser Refractive Surgery, Cornea and Cataract, Weill - Cornell University
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Most popular answers from Bradley W. Gustave, MD
One of the most critical aspects in the success of LASIK is the health of the flap. If you were to damage the flap, for example with exercise, it... READ MORE
Floaters are part of a normal aging process of the gel-like substance that fills the eye called vitreous. Vitreous is originally composed of a very... READ MORE
Removing makeup can result in injury to the eye in two ways. The first is chemical injury, often times the chemicals used to remove makeup can be... READ MORE
Unfortunately, there is no way to increase the thickness of your cornea. Corneal thickness is important for laser vision correction because in order... READ MORE
There is a higher rate of regression (a shift back in the direction of your original prescription) in farsighted (eg +1.50) patients compared to... READ MORE
I did eye laser before a month. Should I make an enhancement procedure so quick? Can you please advise??
Typically, I will wait at least 6 months before deciding whether an enhancement is necessary. At that point, I will also confirm that there is at... READ MORE
LASIK and PRK work by reshaping the cornea to change the way light is focused in your eye. This is achieved through removal of corneal tissue with a... READ MORE
What you are describing sounds like nearsightedness. This is a very common visual condition, and is the most prevalent reason for people to get LASIK... READ MORE
The biggest risk that spas, pools and hot-tubs pose is infection. Bacteria grow very easily in collections of warm water. If you are not fully healed... READ MORE
Most commonly, difficulty with near vision is secondary to a phenomenon called presbyopia. As we age, our lens loses the ability to change shape and... READ MORE
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