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John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAO  
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Kansas City, MO

Specialties: Ophthalmology

Interests: Eye-Medical Blog

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Missouri Medicine medical journal Editor
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My Posts
Aug 15, 2014 in the Eye Care Community - 12
A Weiss Ring does not dissolve, it's a permanent and normal part of the eye. It only becomes visible when it puts away with a posterior vitreous detachment. Mine is still there. I can see it anytime I look for it. As I have said for most people the brain "tunes them out" (neuroadaptation) and 98% of the time I don't see mine. Sorry a...
Jul 23, 2014 in the Eye Care Community - 1
See the retina surgery. You need a thorough evaluation of the back of your eye especially the macula. You may have macular pathology. Yes I also tell my patients not to have yag laser or vitrectomy treatment of floaters. Far too risky and much less successful to warrant taking those risks. JCHMD
Jul 22, 2014 in the Eye Care Community - 1
No way to tell you how much to worry until you see the ophthalmologist. This could be a simple glasses problem like uncorrected farsightness (hyperopia) but could also be a sign of something more serious that may require the ophthalmologist to do more testing. JCH MD
Jul 22, 2014 in the Eye Care Community - 5
http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/143745/General-information-on-dry-eyes-tears-dysfunction-syndrome follow this link
Jul 16, 2014 in the Eye Care Community - 1
The most important thing is to see the cornea specialist. Be sure he/she is an Eye MD ophthalmologist physician. This is not related to stress or your injury. There are a number of things that might be done to help you including treatment of blepharitis which usually is present ( use the search feature and read about blepharitis treatment), antibiotic ointm...
Jul 12, 2014 in the Eye Care Community
Due to a merger of MedHelp.org with another company the expert forums ability to answer questions is closed for an unknown period. This moratorium also includes questions posted on this Eye Community Eye Forum also. The ophthalmologists of the American Academy of Ophthalmology Eye Forums at MedHelp.org look forward to being able to answer your posted question...
Jul 09, 2014 in the Eye Care Community - 2
Read this carefully: http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/841991/Consider-ALL-the-Options-Before-Your-Cataract-Surgery-Working-Through-Whats-Best-For-You Find an Eye MD ophthalmologist surgeon near you at www.geteyesmart.org JCH MD
Jul 07, 2014 in the Eye Care Community - 2
follow this link http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/143745/General-information-on-dry-eyes-tears-dysfunction-syndrome JCH MD
Jul 02, 2014 in the Eye Care Community - 1
Follow this link http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/143745/General-information-on-dry-eyes-tears-dysfunction-syndrome JCH MD
Jun 27, 2014 in the Eye Care Community - 3
Astigmatism in not a cause of RD, high myopia is, positive family history is, major eye trauma is, previous cataract surgery is. The relationship of RD to astigmatism and farsightedness is incidental JCH MD