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Over 325 forums and communities providing medical information and medical help. en Laser to Change Eye Color Could Face Tough Road to Approval The Headline from yesterday's MailOnline article states that Dr. Gregg Homer from Stroma Medical Michael J Kutryb, MD Thu, 03 Nov 2011 16:41:12 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/323220/Laser-to-Change-Eye-Color-Could-Face-Tough-Road-to-Approval http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/323220/Laser-to-Change-Eye-Color-Could-Face-Tough-Road-to-Approval Femtosecond Laser Cataract Machines Create More Questions Than Answers I had a chance to personally view the femtosecond cataract laser systems at the American Academy Michael J Kutryb, MD Fri, 28 Oct 2011 11:33:01 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/322154/Femtosecond-Laser-Cataract-Machines-Create-More-Questions-Than-Answers http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/322154/Femtosecond-Laser-Cataract-Machines-Create-More-Questions-Than-Answers Laser Cataract Surgery: Five Things You Should Know 1. The new Lensx and Lensar femtosecond lasers can only perform certain parts of the cataract surger Michael J Kutryb, MD Sun, 19 Jun 2011 17:02:52 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/297192/Laser-Cataract-Surgery--Five-Things-You-Should-Know http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/297192/Laser-Cataract-Surgery--Five-Things-You-Should-Know Tennis Eye Injuries Are Totally Preventable Tennis season is in full gear and it's a good time to remind you about the importance of proper Michael J Kutryb, MD Wed, 30 Mar 2011 12:38:41 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/279490/Tennis-Eye-Injuries-Are-Totally-Preventable http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/279490/Tennis-Eye-Injuries-Are-Totally-Preventable Cataract Surgery After Lasik - Choosing the Best IOL The baby boomers have loved having Lasik and PRK surgery for the past 16 years since initial FDA Michael J Kutryb, MD Wed, 23 Feb 2011 16:57:48 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/270821/Cataract-Surgery-After-Lasik---Choosing-the-Best-IOL http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/270821/Cataract-Surgery-After-Lasik---Choosing-the-Best-IOL Toric IOLs for Cataract Surgery Of all the new "Premium IOLs" for cataract surgery it has been the Acrysoft Toric IOL that has been t Michael J Kutryb, MD Fri, 28 Jan 2011 16:14:14 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/264051/Toric-IOLs-for-Cataract-Surgery http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/264051/Toric-IOLs-for-Cataract-Surgery Beware of Super Glue "Drops" in the Eye Yes, it sounds crazy, and repulsive but it really happens. Super glue, that nasty, but useful agent Michael J Kutryb, MD Sun, 24 Oct 2010 09:52:41 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/240448/Beware-of-Super-Glue-Drops-in-the-Eye http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/240448/Beware-of-Super-Glue-Drops-in-the-Eye Multifocal IOL Decisions Should be Made Very Carefully Some of the most common comments I hear on the forums here at Medhelp are patients worried and u Michael J Kutryb, MD Tue, 05 Oct 2010 11:36:32 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/235713/Multifocal-IOL-Decisions-Should-be-Made-Very-Carefully http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/235713/Multifocal-IOL-Decisions-Should-be-Made-Very-Carefully Glenn Beck's Macular Dystrophy Serious but Unlikely to Cause Blindness Popular radio and television personality Glenn Beck yesterday announced that he could go blind from m Michael J Kutryb, MD Tue, 20 Jul 2010 08:42:29 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/213858/Glenn-Becks-Macular-Dystrophy-Serious-but-Unlikely-to-Cause-Blindness http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/213858/Glenn-Becks-Macular-Dystrophy-Serious-but-Unlikely-to-Cause-Blindness Add Chauffer to My Resume I think it was the comedian Larry the Cable Guy who popularized the saying "Git-er-done." We used to Michael J Kutryb, MD Fri, 30 Apr 2010 10:27:59 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/187566/Add-Chauffer-to-My-Resume http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/187566/Add-Chauffer-to-My-Resume A Case of Hiccups During Cataract Surgery Just when I think I have seen it all, I see something new and a little inspiring. In surgery yesterda Michael J Kutryb, MD Tue, 20 Apr 2010 09:43:51 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/184113/A-Case-of-Hiccups-During-Cataract-Surgery http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/184113/A-Case-of-Hiccups-During-Cataract-Surgery Worst Topamax Glaucoma Attack Yet I have done my best to warm people about the sight threatening side effects from Topamax, but th Michael J Kutryb, MD Sat, 20 Mar 2010 12:46:22 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/172939/Worst-Topamax-Glaucoma-Attack-Yet http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/172939/Worst-Topamax-Glaucoma-Attack-Yet Eye Injuries From Lovable (and Not so Lovable) Pets Now, first of all you need to know that I am an animal lover and we have 4 cats, a dog, a lizard and Michael J Kutryb, MD Wed, 10 Mar 2010 15:18:35 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/169375/Eye-Injuries-From-Lovable-and-Not-so-Lovable-Pets http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/169375/Eye-Injuries-From-Lovable-and-Not-so-Lovable-Pets Paintball Blowguns Will Cause Serious Eye Injuries, Even Blindness My kids love to watch the Nickelodeon Channel show ICarly but I was appalled to see characters on the Michael J Kutryb, MD Sat, 23 Jan 2010 11:38:50 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/155372/Paintball-Blowguns-Will-Cause-Serious-Eye-Injuries--Even-Blindness http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/155372/Paintball-Blowguns-Will-Cause-Serious-Eye-Injuries--Even-Blindness Helpful Tips For a Good Recovery From Your Cataract Surgery After dealing very personally with over 10,000 cataract surgeries, I've seen just about all the thing Michael J Kutryb, MD Sat, 09 Jan 2010 16:02:26 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/151030/Helpful-Tips-For-a-Good-Recovery-From-Your-Cataract-Surgery http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/151030/Helpful-Tips-For-a-Good-Recovery-From-Your-Cataract-Surgery SuperGlue and Spider Guts and Other Preventable Eye Injuries OK, since I have this blog, I'm going to try and do my part for the public good and try to inform you Michael J Kutryb, MD Sat, 31 Oct 2009 15:45:13 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/133403/SuperGlue-and-Spider-Guts-and-Other-Preventable-Eye-Injuries http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/133403/SuperGlue-and-Spider-Guts-and-Other-Preventable-Eye-Injuries Things You Can Do to Increase Your Cataract Surgery Success Usually after I finish cataract surgery on a patient, the first thing I tell them is "You did gre Michael J Kutryb, MD Wed, 14 Oct 2009 14:58:26 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/129277/Things-You-Can-Do-to-Increase-Your-Cataract-Surgery-Success http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/129277/Things-You-Can-Do-to-Increase-Your-Cataract-Surgery-Success Cataract Surgery Complications Linked to Flomax A new landmark study has shown that men taking Flomax (tamsulosin) have twice the risk of serious com Michael J Kutryb, MD Sat, 27 Jun 2009 13:20:40 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/101454/Cataract-Surgery-Complications-Linked-to-Flomax http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/101454/Cataract-Surgery-Complications-Linked-to-Flomax Can LATISSE Really Make Eyelashes Longer, Fuller, and Darker? Absolutely, Yes. At first I was a little skeptical about how prescription eyelash growing solution LATISSE would b Michael J Kutryb, MD Sun, 10 May 2009 14:51:02 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/88004/Can-LATISSE-Really-Make-Eyelashes-Longer--Fuller--and-Darker--Absolutely--Yes http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/88004/Can-LATISSE-Really-Make-Eyelashes-Longer--Fuller--and-Darker--Absolutely--Yes Cataract Surgery May Not Increase Risk of AMD Progression According to Recent Study A recent study published in the journal Ophthalmology, revealed that cataract surgery may not increas Michael J Kutryb, MD Sun, 08 Feb 2009 13:51:30 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/60600/Cataract-Surgery-May-Not-Increase-Risk-of-AMD-Progression-According-to-Recent-Study http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/60600/Cataract-Surgery-May-Not-Increase-Risk-of-AMD-Progression-According-to-Recent-Study