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DR. KENNETH BERGER

U.S.
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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.

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.

Mitchell Axelrod

U.S.
Available
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 .....

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)

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.

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2014-10-16 cataract surgery:

Dear Victoria,    Firstly, after cataract, it takes a few days for the sight to settle down, and what one sees is uncrisp vision, spread of some light etc. What you may be experiencing may even be due

2014-10-16 Floaters and Lattice in eyes:

Vitreous floaters are not uncommon, especially in myopic degeneration with lattice . As long as your retina is intact with no tears or detachment, treatment is not usually necessary . Floaters can be very

2014-10-16 my 7 year old sons eye sight !!!!:

Progressive myopia which apparently your son has, is not unusual in youngsters.  In most Cases this is hereditary with family members having similar condition.  Rarely does anyone  Lose their vision permanently

2014-10-15 eyelid twitching:

Dear DBK,    The commonest cause is an allergy or strain when using computers.    Treating this condition by using symptomatic relief from anti allergy eye drops is not a permanent solution.    Work towards

2014-10-13 Persistent Pain After New Glasses:

Logan,    Sorry for not being as fast in this response as I was to the other parts of our discussion. I had two days of classes that kept me out and away sixteen hours both days.       To your first question

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