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2016-09-19 Ophthalmology & Optometry - Lazik Eye Surgery for the elderly:

LASIK can be performed on a 62 year in good health providing there are no corneal diseases and corneal thickness is sufficient . Further in most cases eyeglasses will still be necessary for reading and

2016-09-15 Ophthalmology & Optometry - Contact Lenses Cost:

That's a personal decision of yours.  All contact lens wearers have back  Up eyeglasses  I've been wearing contact lenses for over 35 years, my two daughters were former contact Lens wearers until they

2016-09-14 Ophthalmology & Optometry - Contact Lenses Cost:

The answer is it depends   It depends if eyeglasses are made with plastic, polycarbonate, high index, anti glare, scratch resistant , ultra thins , transitions, single vision, bifocals, progressives, (

2016-09-14 Ophthalmology & Optometry - Lasik Surgery for the elderly:

Dear Sallie  LASIK vision correction for a patient of over 60 years is strictly NO   If she doesn't have dry eyes ,she might feel dryness of eyes after LASIK. No surgeon will guarantee 100% correction

2016-09-14 Ophthalmology & Optometry - Lasik Surgery for the elderly:

Most surgeons avoid lasik in anyone over 55 because cataracts are likely preent adn will complicate the visual process. Most patients over 60 have cataracts to the point that they are 'ripe' or ready for

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