Roger Overanout

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  • 1 Years Ago

    Comment to Topic Posted by Roger Overanout › A Lasik Eye Surgery Checklist
  •   Expect some pain/discomfort - do you know how much pain to expect?

      Know when to seek help - do you recognize what problems could occur and when to seek medical intervention?

      Know when to expect your vision to stop changing - are you aware that final results could take a long time?

      Make sure your refraction is stable before any further surgery - if you don't get the desired outcome, do you know not to have an enhancement until the prescription stops changing?
  • 1 Years Ago

    Comment to Topic Posted by Roger Overanout › A Lasik Eye Surgery Checklist
  •   Know sights, smells, sounds of surgery - has your doctor made you feel comfortable with the actual steps of the procedure?

      Be prepared to take drops/medications- are you willing and able to put drops in your eyes at regular intervals?

      Be prepared to wear an eye shield - do you know you need to protect the eye for a period of time after surgery to avoid injury?
  • 1 Years Ago

    Comment to Topic Posted by Roger Overanout › A Lasik Eye Surgery Checklist
  •   No makeup before surgery - can you go 24-36 hours without makeup prior to surgery?

      Arrange for transportation - can someone drive you home after surgery?

      Plan to take a few days to recover - can you take time off to take it easy for a couple of days if necessary?

      Expect not to see clearly for a few days - do you know you will not see clearly immediately?
  • 1 Years Ago

    Comment to Topic Posted by Roger Overanout › A Lasik Eye Surgery Checklist
  •   No contact lenses prior to evaluation and surgery - can you go for an extended period of time not wearing contact lenses?

      Have a thorough exam - have you arranged not to drive or work after the exam?

      Read and understand the informed consent - has your doctor given you an informed consent form to take home and answered all your queries?
  • 1 Years Ago

    Comment to Topic Posted by Roger Overanout › A Lasik Eye Surgery Checklist
  •   Will your doctor provide long-term care - does your doctor encourage follow-up and management of you as a patient?

      Your preop and postop care may be provided by a doctor other than the surgeon.

      Make sure you are comfortable - do you feel you know your doctor and are comfortable with an equal exchange of information?
  • 1 Years Ago

    Comment to Topic Posted by Roger Overanout › A Lasik Eye Surgery Checklist
  •   What is your doctors experience - how many eyes has your doctor performed LASIK surgery on with the same laser?

      Does he have the correct equipment - does your doctor use a FDA-approved laser for the procedure you need?

      Have you been given all the Information - is your doctor keen to spend the time to answer all your concerns?
  • 1 Years Ago

    Comment to Topic Posted by Roger Overanout › A Lasik Eye Surgery Checklist
  •   Contrast sensitivity - do you know your vision could be severely reduced in dim light circumstances?

      Bilateral treatment - do you know the additional risks of having both eyes treated at the same time?

      Patient information - have you read the patient data booklet about the laser being used for your procedure?
  • 1 Years Ago

    Comment to Topic Posted by Roger Overanout › A Lasik Eye Surgery Checklist
  •   You could suffer permanent loss of vision - do you know some patients may lose some vision or experience blindness?

      Dry eyes - do you know that if you have dry eyes they could become worse, or if you don't have dry eyes before you could develop chronic dry eyes as a result of surgery?

      You could develop various visual symptoms - do you know about glare, halos, starbursts, etc. and that night driving may be difficult?
  • 1 Years Ago

    Comment to Topic Posted by Roger Overanout › A Lasik Eye Surgery Checklist
  •   Overtreatment or undertreatment - are you willing and able to have extra surgery to get the desired result?

      You may still need reading glasses - do you have presbyopia?

      The results may not be lasting - do you think this is the last correction you will ever need? Do you realize that long-term results are not known?
  • 1 Years Ago

    Comment to Topic Posted by Roger Overanout › A Lasik Eye Surgery Checklist
  •   How strong or weak are your glasses - do you use glasses/contacts only some of the time? Do you need an exceptionaly strong prescription?

      Do you have an unusual pupil size - are your pupils extra large in dim circumstances?

      Is the thickness of your Cornea ok - do you have thin corneas?

      Dry eye - do you have dry eyes or is your tear gland working properly?
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