Ophthalmology & Optometry/Floaters and diplopia


Eugene Katona wrote at 2013-06-20 18:24:42
    I had Lasik Surgery in 2005 and my vision seemed fine until mid 2009 when I noticed some blurring in the left eye. This progressed rather rapidly into monocular diplopia and finally into monocular polyopia in the left eye. I have had two ophthalmic examinations and have been told that I have a slight astigmatism, but eyeglasses do not cure the diplopia. My right eye has good vision so I can read O.K.  If I close my right eye and droop my left eyelid down to slightly cover my left pupil the multiple images fuse together and objects and print look good (although a bit darker since I am looking through my eye lashes at that point). I am going to try a rigid, gas permeable contact lens to try to remedy my visual problem as this has been suggested in several articles I've read.  

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Laser Vision Correction procedures - LASIK, PRK, PTK. Cataract surgery with intraocular lens implantation, corneal transplantation, Rejuven*eyes conjunctival whitening surgery, general eye surgery and medical diseases of the eye.


• Board Certified Ophthalmologist • One of the Carolina’s most experienced LASIK Surgeons with 15 years LASIK experience and more than 15,000 LASIK procedures performed • 27 years Cataract Surgery experience with more than 20,000 Cataract procedures performed • Corneal Transplant Surgery since 1983 • US Patent Holder in Intraocular Lens Implant Technology; US Patent 5549614 and US Patent 5556400 • Was involved in FDA studies for Myopic LASIK • Past Chief of Ophthalmology, Holy Cross Hospital, Fort Lauderdale, FL • Past Chief of Ophthalmology, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, NC

• Board Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology 1987 • Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology • Member, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

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• Amherst College BA 1977 • University of Virginia School of Medicine MD 1981 • Medical University of South Carolina Residency in Ophthalmology 1985 • Fellow, American College of Surgeons

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