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Over 325 forums and communities providing medical information and medical help. en THE RISKS OF MARIJUANA ARE MANY AND SEVERE Posted on Tue, Dec. 03, 2013 By Ravikumar Chockalingam MD and Dragan Svrakic MD Special to The K John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAO Wed, 04 Dec 2013 23:04:07 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/973340/THE-RISKS-OF-MARIJUANA-ARE-MANY-AND-SEVERE http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/973340/THE-RISKS-OF-MARIJUANA-ARE-MANY-AND-SEVERE Eye Whitening Surgery; Iris Color Change Surgery; "bling" On Eye NOT RECOMMENDED There are some very dangerous to moderately complication prone cosmetic procedures that are advertise John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAO Thu, 31 Oct 2013 21:06:12 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/930356/Eye-Whitening-Surgery-Iris-Color-Change-Surgery-bling-On-Eye-NOT-RECOMMENDED http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/930356/Eye-Whitening-Surgery-Iris-Color-Change-Surgery-bling-On-Eye-NOT-RECOMMENDED Face Down Recovery After Macular Hole Surgery May Be Unnecessary From one of the most prestigious medical journals: OPHTHALMOLOGY V120 #10 Pages 1998-2003 Octobe John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAO Wed, 09 Oct 2013 21:08:45 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/901724/Face-Down-Recovery-After-Macular-Hole-Surgery-May-Be-Unnecessary http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/901724/Face-Down-Recovery-After-Macular-Hole-Surgery-May-Be-Unnecessary Consider ALL the Options Before Your Cataract Surgery: Working Through What’s Best For You Consider ALL the Options Before Your Cataract Surgery: Working Through What’s Best For You John C. John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAO Sat, 10 Aug 2013 20:23:47 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/841991/Consider-ALL-the-Options-Before-Your-Cataract-Surgery-Working-Through-Whats-Best-For-You http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/841991/Consider-ALL-the-Options-Before-Your-Cataract-Surgery-Working-Through-Whats-Best-For-You NEW STUDIES ON PREVENTING PROGRESSION OF MYOPIA: FROM JOURNAL "OPHTHALMOLOGY" MAY16, 2013 (3 STUDIES) Effect of Day Length on Eye Growth, Myopia Progression, and Change of Corneal Power in Myopic Childre John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAO Wed, 08 May 2013 20:00:21 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/762680/NEW-STUDIES-ON-PREVENTING-PROGRESSION-OF-MYOPIA-FROM-JOURNAL-OPHTHALMOLOGY-MAY16--2013--3-STUDIES http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/762680/NEW-STUDIES-ON-PREVENTING-PROGRESSION-OF-MYOPIA-FROM-JOURNAL-OPHTHALMOLOGY-MAY16--2013--3-STUDIES MEDICAL JOURNAL DOCUMENTS PEOPLE'S CONCERNS ABOUT FLOATERS FROM: JOHN C. HAGAN III MD, FACS, FAAO: THIS IS A SCIENTIFIC ARTICLE FROM THE JULY 2011 AMERICAN JOUR John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAO Thu, 14 Jul 2011 21:15:10 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/302133/MEDICAL-JOURNAL-DOCUMENTS-PEOPLES-CONCERNS-ABOUT-FLOATERS- http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/302133/MEDICAL-JOURNAL-DOCUMENTS-PEOPLES-CONCERNS-ABOUT-FLOATERS- FLOATERS & THE QUALITY OF LIFE: LATEST INFORMATION FROM: John C. Hagan III MD, FACS, FAAO This is a reprint of an editorial in the July 2011 American John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAO Thu, 14 Jul 2011 21:07:47 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/302128/FLOATERS--THE-QUALITY-OF-LIFE-LATEST-INFORMATION http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/302128/FLOATERS--THE-QUALITY-OF-LIFE-LATEST-INFORMATION Explanation of optic nerve "cupping" and Cup to Disk Ration "cupping" is a term applied to the optic nerve on the back of the eye. The optic nerve generally has John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAO Wed, 07 Apr 2010 23:05:26 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/179688/Explanation-of-optic-nerve-cupping-and-Cup-to-Disk-Ration http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/179688/Explanation-of-optic-nerve-cupping-and-Cup-to-Disk-Ration Timing of Cataract Surgery and High Myopia There is no universal time to do cataract surgery. The cardinal rule is that when the person is unabl John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAO Wed, 07 Apr 2010 23:03:48 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/179686/Timing-of-Cataract-Surgery-and-High-Myopia http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/179686/Timing-of-Cataract-Surgery-and-High-Myopia Premium IOLs have a disproportionately high number of complaints: Patients voice concerns about cataract surgery/IOL implantation on Internet eye care forums “Premi John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAO Sun, 13 Dec 2009 23:06:05 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/144225/Premium-IOLs-have-a-disproportionately-high-number-of-complaints- http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/144225/Premium-IOLs-have-a-disproportionately-high-number-of-complaints- EyeNet Article about MedHelp.com Eye Forums Internet Advice: When Patients Go Online by miriam karmel, contributing writer When it comes to th John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAO Sun, 13 Dec 2009 16:44:42 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/144153/EyeNet-Article-about-MedHelpcom-Eye-Forums http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/144153/EyeNet-Article-about-MedHelpcom-Eye-Forums Activity after Retinal Detachment Surgery Retinal holes/tears are very common and depending on size, location, personal and family history and John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAO Sun, 13 Dec 2009 16:40:07 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/144150/Activity-after-Retinal-Detachment-Surgery http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/144150/Activity-after-Retinal-Detachment-Surgery General Information on Eye Exams The slit lamp is a bio-microscope usually used to examine the front of the eye. When you are in it yo John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAO Sun, 13 Dec 2009 16:37:29 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/144149/General-Information-on-Eye-Exams http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/144149/General-Information-on-Eye-Exams General Information on Glaucoma glaucoma is an extraordinarily complex disease. It's actually a whole group of diseases-depending on John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAO Sat, 12 Dec 2009 21:32:04 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/143979/General-Information-on-Glaucoma http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/143979/General-Information-on-Glaucoma 2B or Not 2B: Flying In the Age of Innocence 2B or Not 2B: Flying in the Age of Innocence Missouri Medicine Editorial #12 John C. Hagan III, MD John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAO Sat, 12 Dec 2009 21:30:20 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/143978/2B-or-Not-2B-Flying-In-the-Age-of-Innocence http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/143978/2B-or-Not-2B-Flying-In-the-Age-of-Innocence General Information on Myopic Macular Degeneration The use of scleral reinforcement for treatment of progressive high myopia is not a procedure universa John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAO Sat, 12 Dec 2009 21:25:11 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/143976/General-Information-on-Myopic-Macular-Degeneration http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/143976/General-Information-on-Myopic-Macular-Degeneration General Information on "Premium" Multifocal & Accommodating IOLs A "mono-focal" intraocular implant (IOL) is the standard IOL used in most surgery. It has a fixed foc John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAO Sat, 12 Dec 2009 21:22:47 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/143975/General-Information-on-Premium-Multifocal--Accommodating-IOLs http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/143975/General-Information-on-Premium-Multifocal--Accommodating-IOLs General Information About Recurrent Corneal Erosions You have "recurrent corneal erosion syndrome". The condition is common and will not destroy your sigh John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAO Sat, 12 Dec 2009 21:02:03 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/143971/General-Information-About-Recurrent-Corneal-Erosions http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/143971/General-Information-About-Recurrent-Corneal-Erosions General Information on Intraocular Lens Power Determination Hello Garrett, Your mother's optical situation is not uncommon. Choosing an intraocular implant (I John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAO Fri, 11 Dec 2009 23:59:40 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/143751/General-Information-on-Intraocular-Lens-Power-Determination http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/143751/General-Information-on-Intraocular-Lens-Power-Determination General Information on Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy There is no exact definition of how many guttatta it takes to diagnosis Fuchs' Endothelial Corneal Dy John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAO Fri, 11 Dec 2009 23:51:39 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/143750/General-Information-on-Fuchs-Corneal-Dystrophy http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/143750/General-Information-on-Fuchs-Corneal-Dystrophy