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Mitchell Axelrod

U.S.
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I'm happy to answer questions about eye exam findings and procedures, glasses and contact lens types/prescriptions/problems. I can also answer questions about general eye conditions/diseases. I do not answer questions concerning surgical techniques/procedures. Please state your age or within a small range when asking questions, as it is often important.

Robert Sobotor LDO

U.S.
Available
Eye Glasses: fit, adjustment, and function Frames and Lenses: materials, benefits, limitations,progressive vs. bi-focal and adaptation Contact Lenses: tips on wearing, insertion and removal, comfort and proper cleaning and care Visual Complaints: Whether you have a history of unresolved visual complaints, never had a pair of glasses “feel right” or “I saw better out of my old pair” I can help troubleshoot visual complaints resulting from new glasses by determining, based on your observations and feelings, what the likely causes are and explaining them to you in a way that gives you a clear understanding and a shorter adaptation period. Contact lens Care: Tips and suggestions that I have used to teach first time contact lens wearers, even pre-teen and adolescent children, to quickly give them the skills and confidence to put in and remove their contact lenses. Tips on getting them in fast in the morning and out quickly at night without having that itchy feeling when you remove them. I can explain to you the makeup of the tear layer and how it can directly affect the comfort of your contacts based on little thing like computer use, heating and air in the car and office, that .....

DR. KENNETH BERGER

U.S.
Available
Any and all questions with regard to ocular ailments, eye diseases as cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, etc , eye and visual sympomatology, eyeglasses, contact lenses, low or subnormal vision, pediatric vision conditions,and special and unique ailments will be discussed.

Optom. Amit Sharma

India
Available
Happy to answer any question related to the field of Optometry and opticals. Specialize in RGP (Rigid Gas Permeable )and other speciality contact lenses like Piggy Back ,scleral and semi-scleral,Kerasoft contact lenses for keratoconus, post lasik ect, and CRT (Corneal Refractive Therapy)

Dr Anand Shroff, MD, FICS

India
Available
I can answer any question on eye care, expertise in Laser eye surgery, LASIK, Epi LASIK, cataract, glaucoma, keratoconus- corneal collagen crosslinking.

John M. Dovie, OD, FAAO

U.S.
Available
As a residency-trained Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry I am able to answer most questions regarding eye and vision health. Anything is welcome, ranging from dry or allergy eyes, bifocal contact lenses, or thoughts on LASIK surgery. As I am not a surgeon, detail-oriented surgical-related questions may be better answered by an ophthalmologist.

Recent Answers

2014-11-17 eye pressure:

Hi Tonia,  Yes, I would see a doctor, at least your regular doctor and let them examine you and consider your eyes/ears/nose/throat for possible causes of your symptoms. As long as your eyeball feels ok

2014-11-16 Question About My Father's Eye Pressure:

Zent,  Thanks for your question, and all of the information you provided.  In very general terms, with glaucoma, the lower pressure is better.  There is an area of concern, though, once it gets under 6

2014-11-14 prism and seg:

Hi Liz,  This type of prescription should be exactly determined and prescribed by your doctor. Using your required self measured and exact viewing distance and direction of gaze, the amount of prism and

2014-11-11 Eye twitching:

Donella,  In general an eyelid twitch is nothing to worry about, although it can be very annoying.  The typical causes for this twitch, called a 'lid myokymia' is one of the following, if not a combination:

2014-11-07 Problem of Glaucoma & Cataract.:

Ask your eye doctor if you're a candidate for laser PI ( peripheral iriidotomy) or ALT.   If not trebeculoplasty may be an option.  Discuss with a glaucoma specialist.  If your cataracts are visually significant

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