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Lasik Night Vision Difficulties Can Be Prevented

Lasik Night Vision Difficulties Can Be Prevented

Laser eye surgery can often result in problems with a patients' night vision - problems that can include night glare, haloes, and rings. However these problems can be reduced, and possibly eliminated altogether with practices that include proper patient screening, skilled manipulation of surgi... Read More


Choosing Between Traditional and Custom Lasik

Choosing Between Traditional and Custom Lasik

Lasik eyesight-correction surgery, a phenomenal breakthrough when it was first approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration in 1995, has recently been trumped big-time by the innovation known as wavefront Lasik technology, which is some 25 times more precise than its older cousin. The... Read More


Preventing Rising Number of Post-LASIK Infections

Preventing Rising Number of Post-LASIK Infections

The presence of dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria on patients about to undergo LASIK vision-correction surgery has increased dramatically during the past decade, a recent study showed. Infections occur rarely in LASIK patients, but statistics indicate that rates are slowly increasing. Read More


Expert Commentary: Michael Rosenberg, M.D. 10/22/2009

Expert Commentary: Michael Rosenberg, M.D.  10/22/2009

If one looks critically at headlights, streetlights, digital clocks or similar localized light sources at night, most individuals will be aware of some halos and starbursts whether they have had LASIK or not.  These halos are ascribed to certain inherent imperfections (or aberrations) in... Read More


New Laser Eye Surgery Helps "Presbyopic" Patients

New Laser Eye Surgery Helps

A new eye surgery technique has proven excellent at eliminating a common vision condition affecting most middle-aged and elderly people, a recent study showed.     The condition, known as presbyopia , starts to appear around age 40 and causes blurring in one’s near visi... Read More


LASIK's Reality: Impermanent for Many

LASIK's Reality: Impermanent for Many

LASIK eye surgery effectively and safely corrects severe nearsightedness, the results lasting for at least 10 years – but a significant proportion of the procedures need to be redone during that time, a recent study revealed. Moreover, only 40 percent of LASIK patients avoid the use o... Read More


LASIK Treatment Can Induce Cornea Clouding

LASIK Treatment Can Induce Cornea Clouding

While laser eye surgery typically results in miraculously restored vision, there are some cases in which the very center of the cornea clouds up and actually worsens vision.      That’s the bad news, according to a recent study done by a pair of Los Angeles ophthalmologis... Read More


Help for Those Beyond LASIK's Help

Help for Those Beyond LASIK's Help

Although LASIK eye surgery gives the gift of restored vision to hundreds of thousands of Americans each year, there are some people who are so nearsighted - near or past being legally blind - that the laser surgery simply can't help them. For those people, implantable contact lenses may be... Read More


Dry Eye Afflicts Many Menopausal Women

Dry Eye Afflicts Many Menopausal Women

Women who are in the midst of menopause, who are close to it, or who have just finished it are likely to experience dry eye syndrome, according to recent research. The condition can be caused by aging, LASIK eye surgery, inflammation and various diseases. "[But] for many women, dry eye is ... Read More


Lasik Innovation Produces Improved Results

Lasik Innovation Produces Improved Results

In a recent study, a procedure called wavefront-guided Lasik surgery has produced better results in the area of night vision than conventional Lasik surgery. "Average night-driving performance was reduced after conventional Lasik and improved after wavefront-guided," said Steven C. Schallhorn... Read More



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