John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAO's MedHelp Blogs https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/233488 Medical communities and forums staffed by doctors from leading medical centers. Over 325 forums and communities providing medical information and medical help. en Will refractive surgery such as LASIK keep me out of glasses all my life This is extremely important if both eyes are corrected to best possible distance vision (6 meters) an John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAO Thu, 31 Dec 2020 10:18:30 -0500 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/2325054/Will-refractive-surgery-such-as-LASIK-keep-me-out-of-glasses-all-my-life https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/2325054/Will-refractive-surgery-such-as-LASIK-keep-me-out-of-glasses-all-my-life VISUAL SNOW UPDATE: 2018 This material is from the April 1, 2018 issue of Ophthalmology Times medical newsletter. 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John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAO Sat, 10 Aug 2013 20:23:47 -0400 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/841991/Consider-ALL-the-Options-Before-Your-Cataract-Surgery-Working-Through-Whats-Best-For-You https://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 -0400 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/762680/NEW-STUDIES-ON-PREVENTING-PROGRESSION-OF-MYOPIA-FROM-JOURNAL-OPHTHALMOLOGY-MAY16--2013--3-STUDIES https://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 -0400 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/302133/MEDICAL-JOURNAL-DOCUMENTS-PEOPLES-CONCERNS-ABOUT-FLOATERS- https://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 -0400 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/302128/FLOATERS--THE-QUALITY-OF-LIFE-LATEST-INFORMATION https://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 -0400 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/179688/Explanation-of-optic-nerve-cupping-and-Cup-to-Disk-Ration https://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. 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When you are in it yo John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAO Sun, 13 Dec 2009 16:37:29 -0500 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/144149/General-Information-on-Eye-Exams https://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 -0500 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/143979/General-Information-on-Glaucoma https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/143979/General-Information-on-Glaucoma