Ophthalmology & Optometry/Birthmark on the yellow spot

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My mother is suffering from an birthmark on her cornea -she is 40 of age, and has been complaining about this for the passt 3-5 years. We found out some years ago when she was gonna do a lasik surgery that she had this condition and was unable to procede with the surgery and her state has weekend.
I would be more then grateful if you guys could find/give me some information about how to proceede with this. The doctors were i currently live sucks and they cant help her.

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Is mom really suffering?  Is it a corneal spot or birthmark?  Can you forward a photo of it?  Did you consider contact lens therapy.  Usually a birthmark does not  nullify the
Prospects of LASIK. Can you get a second opinion from an experienced, reputable ophthalmologist?

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DR. KENNETH BERGER

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Any and all questions with regard to ocular ailments, eye diseases as cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, etc , eye and visual sympomatology, eyeglasses, contact lenses, low or subnormal vision, pediatric vision conditions,and special and unique ailments will be discussed.

Experience

36 years of clinical experience in opticianry and therapeutic optometry. Still in private practice with special interests in vision conditions, diagnosing and treating ocular ailments, prescibing treatment plans which include medicine, eyeglasses, and contact lenses primarily. Although surgery is not within the realm of my area of expertise, I co-manage many pre and post -op surgical cases which include Lasik and PRK procedures.

Organizations
New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians American Optometric Association

Education/Credentials
B.A.,1968, Hunter College of the City University of New York B.S.,1970, Pennsylvania College of Optometry O.D.,1973, Pennsylvania College of Optometry Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Administration Certification, New Jersey 1992

Awards and Honors
Clinical Efficiency Award, 1973, Pennsylvaania College of Optometry

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