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best hospital and clinic for eye vision problems

Post by looking » Sat Apr 09, 2016 9:08 pm

i want to know best hospital and clinic with best Dr ophthalmology for eye vision problems

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Re: best hospital and clinic for eye vision problems

Post by tludwig23 » Sat Apr 09, 2016 9:16 pm

Luckily there is one in (almost) each corner of the country:

Mass Eye and Ear (part of Mass General) in Boston

Ann Bates Leech Eye Hospital in Miami

Stein at UCLA

There is no best eye doctor. Each of these places has dozens of experts who are leaders in their field. The specific best person to see is going to depend on the specific problem. Of course, if the problem is common, there will be many well qualified doctors.
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Re: best hospital and clinic for eye vision problems

Post by adamthesmythe » Sat Apr 09, 2016 9:53 pm

First of all you need to say approximately where you are. Any large city will have very good specialists. You will probably not need to travel very far to get excellent care.

Secondly- it depends on what the problem is. Glaucoma goes to one specialist, retinal problems to another, etc.

If you have sudden visual distortions or severe eye pain you should probably go immediately to an emergency room in a big hospital. Some types of eye problems need to be treated very rapidly.

I am not a physician but I am acquainted with a couple types of eye conditions.

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Re: best hospital and clinic for eye vision problems

Post by anonenigma » Sat Apr 09, 2016 10:08 pm

You're close to Stanford if your local ophthalmologists don't meet your needs.

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Re: best hospital and clinic for eye vision problems

Post by Carter3 » Sat Apr 09, 2016 10:10 pm

What's the problem and where do you live?

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Re: best hospital and clinic for eye vision problems

Post by looking » Sat Apr 09, 2016 10:19 pm

adamthesmythe

thank you so much
after cataract surgery, i have developed blurry vision ,and my doctor said i need YAG laser surgery -and it has some rsk ,like retinal detachment so i need to find second opinions and the expert on the YAG laser surgery
please comment on this

thank you

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Re: best hospital and clinic for eye vision problems

Post by Ged » Sat Apr 09, 2016 10:21 pm

Is it a Nd:YAG laser posterior capsulotomy they are recommending?

If so it is a pretty common procedure. They sit you down in front of a machine. 5 minutes. I had it done to one of my eyes. It came out fine.

Of course you want to have someone who is an expert advise you but you should find people qualified at this pretty easy to find.

If it isn't this then of course you may have a different circumstance.

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Re: best hospital and clinic for eye vision problems

Post by cheese_breath » Sat Apr 09, 2016 10:28 pm

looking wrote:adamthesmythe

thank you so much
after cataract surgery, i have developed blurry vision ,and my doctor said i need YAG laser surgery -and it has some rsk ,like retinal detachment so i need to find second opinions and the expert on the YAG laser surgery
please comment on this

thank you

Not giving any medical recommendation (because that is verboten), but I had YAG surgery after my cataract implant and it was a breeze. You certainly don't want a quack, but don't go overboard worrying about it either.
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Re: best hospital and clinic for eye vision problems

Post by looking » Sat Apr 09, 2016 11:04 pm

Ged

yes my doctor said i need -posterior capsulotomy
look like you have the same my doctor recommend , you have now normal vision after the Yag laser ???

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