Question: Should I wear reading glasses after LASIK?

Truth be told, you will probably require reading glasses at some point in the years following your LASIK surgery. But it has nothing to do with LASIK failing to deliver as promised, or “wearing off” over time. Even after a perfect LASIK result, you may eventually need reading glasses to see nearby objects clearly. Is …

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What should not eat after cataract surgery?

You want to include healthy foods, lean protein, and leafy green vegetables. Foods you should avoid are ones that are already associated with bad eye health and this includes foods high in refined carbs or sugars. These foods spike blood glucose levels and can lead to blood vessels in the eye being damaged. Do and …

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Why is a laser done before cataract surgery?

The laser may be useful when correcting for astigmatism, aligning an astigmatism-correcting intraocular lens, or softening a dense cataract. During laser-assisted cataract surgery, your doctor typically uses the laser to make all incisions and to soften the cataract for removal by ultrasound (phacoemulsification). Is laser surgery better for cataract? Both methods are extremely successful and …

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What kind of anesthesia is given for cataract surgery?

Most cataract surgeries are performed under a local anesthetic. This means that most patients are awake during their cataract surgery. This eliminates risks associated with general anesthesia (where you are “put to sleep”) and enables Our Doctors to communicate with you during your procedure. What kind of sedation is used in cataract surgery? IV fentanyl …

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Are toric cataract lenses multifocal?

Regular toric lenses provide sharp vision at either distance or up close for patients with astigmatism. There are also multifocal toric lenses, which correct astigmatism and improve vision at distance and near. Can a toric lens be multifocal? Multifocal toric IOLs can provide betterintermediate and near vision than monofocal Toric IOLs. It can improve UCVA …

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Your question: Are prism glasses worth it?

Prism lenses might be the best option for eliminating your eye strain or double vision. Vision therapy retrains your eye-brain connections to improve your visual skills for clearer, single vision, with or without your eyeglasses. Do prism glasses really work? Prism glasses may help fix your double vision if the misalignment is caused by eye …

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Quick Answer: Why dark glasses are used after cataract surgery?

What’s up with people wearing those big sunglasses after cataract surgery? The main reason is for protection – physical protection to assure nothing hits the eye immediately after surgery, and protection from sunlight and other bright lights. Is it necessary to wear black glasses after cataract surgery? Do I need to wear dark glasses after …

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Can you switch contact lens brands?

Your eye doctor can switch the brand of your current contact lens to something comparable. Most doctors will want to recheck the fit of a new brand to make sure the lenses are fitting correctly. Can I just switch contact brands? Simply changing brands may not solve the problem. Identical lens parameters (base curve,power, diameter, …

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Frequent question: Can makeup make your eyes dry?

When you wear eye makeup, especially powder or glitters, the loose particles can cause the tear film to break down and evaporate too quickly, leaving your eyes feeling dry and irritated. This usually occurs within 30 minutes of applying your makeup. What eye makeup is best for dry eyes? The Best Makeup for Dry Eyes …

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What are the signs that you need cataract surgery?

When you wear eye makeup, especially powder or glitters, the loose particles can cause the tear film to break down and evaporate too quickly, leaving your eyes feeling dry and irritated. This usually occurs within 30 minutes of applying your makeup. How do I know if I really need cataract surgery? Your vision becomes blurry …

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