... Who's best is subjective. For a nominal fee, you could use the Castle-Connolly directory of "top doctors." It's available online. The doctors listed have been nominated by other doctors as someone they would want to see for their own health problems. All of the doctors are experienced and board-certified. You can specify a specialized area within ophthalmology (e.g.,... (3 replies)
... and had a laser test for Glaucoma and they did not put the instrument on her eye to test for pressure. I go to a top Opthamologist and have been to another in town and they always put drops in and freeze the eye and then put the instrument on my eye. ... (4 replies)
... sighted which has caused a diopter difference between the two eyes and the cataract eye also has dysphotopsia, where I see the edge of the IOL. Again on top of all this I am very sensitive to light, see spots if something is glaring off an object. ... (1 replies)
... r the detachment. I now have the light movement in both my eyes and it can go in either direction and repeat in the same direction also. Sometimes one comes from top and bottom and meets in the middle and then pops. I'm not sure what the heck is going on. ... (6 replies)
... of my type of tumor converts to cancer. i have to have measurements taken every other month by a local opthamologist to see if it is growing. if the tumor starts growing it will have to be removed which will adversely affect my vision. ... (0 replies)
... ys in the same spot even when I move my eye. I can also see it when I close my eyes. It's there even when I wake up in the morning. I have an appointment with an opthamologist Thursday afternoon but am just trying to ease my mind until then. ... (16 replies)
... Tip with diluted Johnson's Baby Shampoo and cleaned top of eyelash line to open the oil glands so they could drain. ... (3 replies)
... my eye. Typically i get a stringy discharge if my eyes are dry but this is not that often, but recently in the one eye however it appears like an infection. The top of my eye is also red, the tops of my eye balls never get red previously except when i had pink eye or an infection. ... (4 replies)
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... e total blindness in both eyes. It was ruled out through the lab tests though. I was about to be transported by ambulance to a hospital across town that had an opthamologist in the ER. ... (2 replies)
... ar and then sometime around the middle of september i woke up one morning with a swollen right eye which got gradually worse, been to doctors and hospital to see opthamologist hundreds of times and to be honest i dont think anybody really knew what to do with me. ... (0 replies)
... es ever since and they work perfectly. There might be blind spots, but they're not black, she just can't see four lights on her visual field test which is in the top central area while using two eyes. ... (7 replies)
... om which I am not sure if I have ever experienced before. I was in a dimly lit room and using my laptop, and all of a sudden a tiny ball of light appeared in the top corner of my left eye. It sort of sparkled or resembled a ball of electricity. It lasted about a second or two, and then disappeared. ... (3 replies)
... convinced that there is no strabismus, but I guess ptosis is a contributing factor. I'm considering going to another opthamologist for a second opinion. ... (7 replies)
... I know that floaters sometimes are not a problem, but you're talking about flashing lights and dark spots. So if this is what you have stay on top of it. ... (42 replies)
... In response to Mike1961's post:
I am seeing an opthamologist.
As it was explained to me: oil and water do not mix, when skin oil gets into the mixture of tears coating the eyes surface, it causes blurring of vision. This seemed as reasonable an explanation as any I had heard.
The cornea, as I was told, has many layers like your skin does. If you are damaging the top... (56 replies)
... I'm new to this board and am looking for some answers I can't seem to get from my Opthamologist.
After a Nightmare of a botched Vitrectomy/lensectomy which resulted in a Torn and detached retina with a gas bubble in my eye for 12 Weeks I finally had an IOL put in my Eye on 7/18/05. To be truthfull I can't see any better than what I did Three weeks ago. My question is what is... (7 replies)
... I recently found a new opthamologist who I like much better. He's patient, answers my questions, and keeps from losing my head over this. ... (0 replies)
... is EXTREMELY knowledgeable in the phakic IOLs area and that's why i went to him in the first place. But then hearing from this top retina doc and this new opth. that doing two separate procedures is not what they like to do, I had my mind made up about who was going to do the cataract. ... (120 replies)
... I'm freaking out again now...I had to pick up some of the medical records from the original opthamologist, who put the phakic IOLs in, and he asked who'd be doing the surgery. I told him and he kept saying, "make sure the surgeon doing the cataract surgery has done phakic IOL implants before, just because you do cataract surgery doesn't mean you can do Verisyse" and I got... (120 replies)