Is Epi LASIK and PRK same?

Epi-LASIK is similar to PRK and LASEK. With epi-LASIK, the surface layer over the cornea is lifted with a special machine. Like LASEK, the layer is replaced over the cornea after the laser reshapes the cornea. PRK, LASEK, and epi-LASIK are sometimes called surface ablation. Which is better PRK or ICL? In general, an ICL …

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Is myopia related to astigmatism?

The primary difference between these two conditions is that they are two distinctive refractive error, people with myopia will have blurred vision at long distances, while people with astigmatism will experience blurred vision at any distance. Can a person have both myopia and astigmatism? Unless one is talking about mixed (compound) astigmatism, you can’t actually …

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How often should you clean monthly contact lenses?

Bi-weekly, or two week contacts are designed for two weeks of wear time and have to be cleaned every night. Monthly lenses last for a month and also require nightly cleaning and disinfecting. Over time, proteins from your tears, dust, pollen and other particles can accumulate on your contact lenses. Do you have to clean …

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Best answer: Can you mix contact lens brands?

The lens companies don’t care if brand A’s solution is compatible with brand B’s or C’s. So you can over time develop a sensitivity to either one particular brand of solution or if you mix solutions with the same lens a chemical reaction that occurs because the solutions are not compatible with each other. Is …

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Should you see your eyes through sunglasses?

Are you supposed to see your eyes through sunglasses? Sunglasses should screen out 75-90 percent of visible light. … If you can see your eyes easily through the lenses, they are probably too light. Check the quality of the lenses. Why can I see my eyes through my sunglasses? A common problem with prescription glasses …

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Is LASIK worth it at 20?

Lasik vision correction is an excellent idea when you are in your twenties. As long as the person waits until their vision is stable, there is often little reason to consider another treatment. Should I get LASIK in my 20s? In general, the average age range for getting LASIK is between 20 and 40 years …

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What is the difference between green and blue eyes?

How do I know if my eyes are blue or green? To qualify as having blue green, one must have a hint of both colors in the iris. This is a distinctive feature that separates people who have hazel eyes, where either green or brown are prominent. A person can also have blue green eyes …

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Does Medicare pay for refraction before cataract surgery?

Yes. Under Medicare law (Social Security Act, 1861(s)(8)), beneficiaries are covered for post-cataract eyeglasses following cataract surgery with implantation of an IOL. However, Medicare does not pay for the refraction to prescribe those eyeglasses. Q. Does Medicare cover refraction for cataract surgery? Although Medicare beneficiaries may be disappointed, the fact is that Medicare does not …

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Can I wear Coloured contact lenses over my prescription lenses?

The lenses won’t line up or stay in place and they’re not meant to work that way. Instead, get a pair of colored contacts that have your lens prescription. You can wear colored contact lenses and glasses at the same time, that’s fine. The colored contacts usually don’t do any visions correction. Can you put …

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Can you wear transition lenses at night?

Yes. They can be worn any place that you would wear regular clear lenses all day, every day. Transitions lenses help you see more comfortably inside and out, day and night. Can you wear transition lenses for driving? Answer: Photochromic lenses work in UV light, which most car windscreens block out. As a result, they …

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