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Are you Seeing LASIK Clearly?

The way that vision problems are addressed has changed a great deal over the years. We went from seeing folks wear coke-bottle glasses to wearing ultra-thin lenses and contacts. Then, technologies were developed to facilitate long-term improvement by altering the structure of the eye. LASIK is one example of technological advances in ophthalmology. Throughout recent […]








Five Facts You Probably Don’t Know About LASIK

If you’ve been contemplating LASIK eye surgery but are having second thoughts about it, the following facts may convince you to finally schedule that appointment! LASIK surgery is painless. Pain or discomfort will be very minimal (just slight pressure) to non-existent as topical anesthetic eye drops will be applied before surgery. LASIK surgery may at […]







The Benefits of LASIK Eye Surgery

Laser Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis, commonly known as LASIK surgery, is one of the fastest-growing eye procedures. LASIK Corrects Vision Problems If you’re tired of wearing contacts or glasses to correct your vision, LASIK surgery worth considering. LASIK physically alters the cornea of your eye, achieving the same effect that glasses and contacts do, except […]







What is Advanced Surface Ablation (ASA)?

Advanced Surface Ablation (ASA) is a vision correction procedure for patients that aren’t suitable candidates for LASIK because of corneas that are too thin, or due to another irregularity that would make performing LASIK unsafe. ASA achieves the same results as LASIK, but the procedure is just slightly different. ASA is a bladeless procedure that […]







LASIK: Before, During, and After Treatment

Imagine being able to see clearly without the use of glasses or contact lenses.  For millions of men and women who have chosen laser vision correction, the dream has become a daily reality.   Now, while you may have heard the term LASIK before, many patients aren’t sure what this cutting-edge procedure is really all about.  […]







Top 5 Patient Benefits of iLASIK™

Since its inception, laser vision correction has been changing the lives of our patients, enhancing vision and reducing or eliminating our patients’ dependence on eyeglasses and contact lenses.  Now, our practice is proud to offer what many consider to be the most advanced LASIK system available: iLASIK™.  Not sure what this cutting-edge procedure is all […]







Is LASIK Right for Me?

As an ophthalmologist in Winchester, one of the top questions I’ll hear time and time again is, “Is LASIK right for me?”  And, simply put, there’s no simple answer!  Only a qualified medical professional can determine if LASIK’s right for you.  There are, however, certain factors that good LASIK candidates share. Not sure where to […]







Vast Majority of LASIK Patients Satisfied, Reports ESEC

LASIK, which stands for laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis, has become one of the most popular vision correction surgeries in the world, with thousands of procedures performed every year.  The numbers, however, don’t paint the whole picture.  A surgery’s true measure of success is how many patients are satisfied with their results!  The Eye Surgery Education […]







Think You’re Too Old for Laser Vision Correction? Study Suggests that LASIK Works in Older Patients

If you’re in your 40s, 50s or 60s, you may think you’re too old to undergo LASIK surgery.  Think again!  WebMD, a leading source in medical news, reports on one study demonstrating the effectiveness of laser eye surgery in older patients.  Citing research from the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, the article suggests that “laser […]