tanis2116 wrote:Hi! First--this site is awesome for Q&A! I use this site along with another (asklasikdocs.com) to get the majority of my information.
tanis2116 wrote:At last visit (about 3 weeks ago) the autorefractor read:
OS -0.25 -1.00 (I don't know the rest...)
tanis2116 wrote:Even so, my vision seems pretty crisp (not as good as with glasses prior, but I didn't expect it to be) up close to say--about 3-4 ft. out. after that, things begin to get blurry.
tanis2116 wrote: 1). Does my (in my opinion) pretty severe myopic shift make sense with the autorefractor's readings?
tanis2116 wrote: 2). If so, I believe that a little bit of expected regression will help care for it, but I kinda expected to see some improvement by now. Does regression happen this slowly or delayed, or could something be a little off?
tanis2116 wrote: 3). Could corneal swelling still be going on this far into the healing process? If so, could that be causing my vision issues?
tanis2116 wrote:LasikExpert wrote:A cycloplegic refraction (which is better, one or two, with your natural lens paralyzed) would reveal your true refractive state."
---Is this normal to do at some point throughout the 'check-up' process? At this point, they've mostly relied on looking at my eye (slit-lamp, I believe) and VA tests. I have another follow-up scheduled in about 1.5 months, should I wait until then, or do you think I should try to get in sooner to learn more?
tanis2116 wrote:LasikExpert wrote:At nine weeks you should have seen some regression. It would be astounding if you do not regress."
---Are you suggesting that I have regressed to some point by now and that I'm accommodating for it, then?
tanis2116 wrote:LasikExpert wrote:"Edema could still be present"
---How long until I should expect it to be fully resolved, typically?
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