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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.  […]

Dry Eyes in the Winter Months

The cold dry air that is common in the winter months can have adverse effects on the moisture in your eyes.  But what many people may not realize is that your eyes can become just as dry while trying to keep warm inside.  The heat produced in our homes is a very common cause of […]

Assess Your Risk: Should You Be Thinking About Glaucoma?

When it comes to protecting our eye health, we all know the most obvious signs and symptoms to watch out for – blurriness, halos and other changes in vision.  With glaucoma, however, the condition often doesn’t present any symptoms in its early stages.  Often referred to as a “silent thief of sight,” it’s for this […]

Understanding LASIK | Your Top 5 Questions Answered

At first glance, LASIK can seem like a confusing or complicated subject.  As a result, many patients don’t explore their LASIK options, for fear of being misinformed or not understanding the procedure completely.  Because we want all our patients to find out what laser vision correction can do for them, we thought we would take […]

American Diabetes Month® | The Importance of Comprehensive Eye Exams

November marks the start of the American Diabetes Month®, an event sponsored by the American Diabetes Foundation®.  A leading cause of blindness among adults, ExamHealth reports on something that every diabetes patient should be thinking about this time of year:  a comprehensive eye exam. “The American Optometric Association (AOA) is reminding Americans with diabetes 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 […]

Glaucoma Worsens in Winter, Reports National Post

Sad as it is, Summer is almost at its end.  Soon, we’ll be trading in our swimsuits and sandals for scarves and sweaters.  And, while we typically associate the season with shorter days, changing leaves and cooler weather, researchers are now explaining that the cold months of winter may also have a profound impact on […]

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 […]

3 Eye Conditions You Need to Be Thinking About

As we age, it’s not uncommon to face all different types of health concerns and challenges.  And, when it comes to your eye health, there’s no exception. Did you know that eye disorders are much more common among those of a certain age?  We’re not just talking about needing a stronger eyeglass prescription, but rather […]

So, What Is Presbyopia?

A lot of people have heard the term Presbyopia before, but not everyone knows the whole story.  While the word may sound  complicated, the condition is actually quite simple to understand.  Presbyopia is a change in our eyes’ ability to focus on close objects.  This change is a natural part of the aging process, and […]