Dr. Charles Lapeyre Thompson M.D.
Ophthalmologist5825 Airline Hwy Baton Rouge LA, 70805
Dr. Charles Thompson is an ophthalmologist practicing in Baton Rouge, LA. Dr. Thompson specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Thompson can practice medicine as well as surgery. Opthalmologists can perform surgeries because they have their medical degrees along with at least eight years of additional training. Dr. Thompson can diagnose and treat diseases, perform eye operations and prescribe eye glasses and contacts. Ophthalmologists can also specialize even further in a specific area of eye care.
Dr. Charles Lapeyre Thompson M.D.'s Expert Contributions
Should not READ MORE
Find a pediatric ophthalmologist in your area and consult with him/her about surgical removal options if they are indicated READ MORE
Earliest FDA approval for laser vision correction is 18, but that is for certain patients. 12 is too young. READ MORE
Can be a fit issue with the lens. Could be a structural problem with the under surface of the eyelid. Have your eye doctor flip your eyelid and have a look. READ MORE
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Temporary cessation causes no problem READ MORE
Baby shampoo cannot cause cataract formation READ MORE
The effect of creating a lasik flap creates dryness because you are “cutting” through corneal nerves. This is usually a transient problem following most lasik cases. I would check up with your surgeon; they can help with management options. READ MORE
Allergic conjunctivitis is a common form of conjunctivitis; there are many forms. If it causes persistent symptoms, an exam can determine the cause of his conjunctivitis, which will then dictate appropriate treatment. READ MORE
The two most common problems are a fit issue (meaning the lens curvature may be too steep), which gives a suction cup/squeezing like effect or you may be sensitive to the material the contact is made of. Should have your fit checked and eyes checked. A poorly fitting contact lens leads to increased contact lens complications. READ MORE
This depends on a number of factors - age, whether you are near sighted or far sighted, the presence or absence of astigmatism, etc. What is your age? Do you know whether any of these apply to you? READ MORE
Astigmatism should not cause your eye to physically appear different than the other eye. Do you have any additional information? READ MORE
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