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Some of the biggest studies done to assess the efficacy of atropine eye drops for reducing myopia progression eg ATOM [1] , were done in children from the age of 6. As such, if we are to base our practice on published evidence, it would be common practice to begin considering trea...
21 Aug 2019
It really depends on how low is your myopia as it could means anything below two to three hundred degrees (-2.00 to -3.00). Some individuals with 25 to 75 degrees (-0.25 to -0.75) could even perform daily tasks without any form of vision correction. Ultimately, laser vision correction (LVC) is an ...
19 Aug 2019
By far the most common causes of blurry vision after Lasik is dry eyes, induced higher-order aberrations and mild cornea edema related to flap creation. Less commonly, residual refractive error may be a cause of blurred vision.
25 Jul 2019
The term blade / bladeless LASIK refers to the method of cornea flap creation. Bladed Lasik utilises a mechanical keratom or blade, whilst bladeless LASIK refers to a femto-second laser which is utilised to create a cornea flap. In general, studies comparing the 2 forms of flap c...
25 Jul 2019
Questions like this are best answered by your own doctor, because there is no single fixed answer. But if I were you, I would take this opportunity to quit smoking. Having gone through the trouble and expense of surgery, I would try to make my clear vision last as long as possible. This is taking ...
24 Jul 2019
In terms of residual degree after the surgery, we have to consider the accuracy of the pre-operative manifest refraction, which can be affected by various factors such as accommodation (the focusing ability that can be too strong, commonly noted in children and young adults). This i...
22 Jul 2019
Do understand that LASIK or any kind of laser vision correction (PRK, ReLEx SMILE) is aimed at correcting the degree of the eye to enable the patient to see well without glasses. Should your degree not be stable, the laser applied to correct that amount of prescription will not be a...
22 Jul 2019
Regression refers to the return of some amount of spectacle power that had been originally treated by the refractive procedure. It can happen after any refractive surgery, eg LASIK, epi-LASIK/PRK/TransPRK, ICL, and cataract surgery. To put things in perspective, when patients have been thoroughly c...
7 Jul 2019
You might want to have a look at some of the answers to these previous questions to get more background information about corneal cross-linking and LASIK: Does corneal collagen cross linking with LASIK or ReLEx® SMILE® have benefits? Is corneal cross l...
6 Jul 2019
There are two ways to enhance after a LASIK procedure. My personal preference if enhancement needs to be done within six months, is to lift up the flap and enhance beneath the flap. However if the LASIK enhancement is done after one year, then my preference is to do the enhanceme...
9 Jul 2019
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