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Toric Intraocular Lenses (IOLs) solve two problems at once

Patients afflicted with both cataracts and astigmatisms can resolve 2 separate problems at one time with the a toric intraocular lens (IOL)implant that may liberate patients from eyeglasses and contact lenses. In the past, people with both a cataract and astigmatism would still emerge from an operation with blurred vision in the distance because doctors […]



Advances in Technology

The advances in Technology in Ophthalmology in the time that I have been practicing since completing my Residency in 1983 have been breathtaking. Cataract Surgery has become much safer. Recovery from surgery has become much easier. Many of our patients see well at distance and near without glasses after Cataract Surgery. Astigmatism can be corrected […]


High Myopia

Patients with over six diopters of nearsightedness have High Myopia. Usually, this is caused by having an eye that is longer than normal (26 mm and higher). It occurs in about 2% of the population. People with High Myopia usually can see very well with the help of Glasses or Contact Lenses. Some people with […]


The Bladeless Lasik Procedure Explained

When someone is Nearsighted, light comes into focus in front of the retina. If the eye is Farsighted, light comes into focus behind the retina, With Astigmatism, light comes into focus at different places. Lasik reshapes the cornea to correct these problems. In Lasik, the surgeon first uses a Femtosecond Laser to make a flap […]


Orbital Blow-Out Fracture

The bones which make up the face are intricate, help define our appearance, shape faces, and help protect vulnerable, essential parts of the body, such as the eyes. In the a orbital blow-out fracture, trauma to the eye and orbit may cause either the side walls or the floor of the orbit to become fractured, […]


Iritis

The iris is an important structure of the eye that contains muscular fibers that react to the amount of light entering the pupil. The pupil becomes smaller in bright light and larger in dim light. The iris is the colored ring structure around the pupil. Iritis occurs when the iris tissue becomes inflamed. Inflammation can […]


Dry Eyes

Dry-eye-sufferers either have a poor quality of tears or do not produce enough tears. Tears serve the purpose of lubricating the eyes and washing away particles, making them instrumental to the comfort of one’s eye. Tears consist of three layers (mucus, oil and water), all working in together. The oil keeps the water from evaporating […]


Hyphema

A hyphema occurs when there is bleeding in the front of the eye between the cornea and lens. This may result from blunt trauma to the eye. Hyphemas may cause a great deal of pain or eye pressure. Blood may be seen filling the anterior chamber between the cornea and the colored iris. A hyphema […]


Recurrent Corneal Erosion

Recurrent corneal erosion is a disorder of the eyes where a failure of epithelial cells on the cornea’s outermost layer to stay attached to the deeper Bowman’s Membrane. These erosions cause pain, a sensitivity to bright lights, foreign-body sensation and tearing, Special ophthalmic sodium chloride drops and/or ointments may prevent or treat attacks. Artificial tears […]


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