Does PRK Last Forever?

Does PRK Last Forever?

PRK (Photorefractive Keratectomy) was the first ever laser vision correction technique performed on the eyes. PRK is often viewed as the traditional LASIK alternative for those who do not meet the criteria for LASIK, typically patients with thin corneas. PRK surgery...
What Is A Stage 3 Cataract?

What Is A Stage 3 Cataract?

Cataracts are a super common eye condition. In fact, more than half of all Americans aged 80 or older have cataracts or have had cataract surgery. Cataracts typically develop after age 55 but can also affect younger patients so the odds are in favor of developing...
Does LASIK Correct Astigmatism?

Does LASIK Correct Astigmatism?

Astigmatism is a very common condition that refers to the imperfection of the curvature of the eye wherein either the lens or cornea is curved differently in one direction or the other. The most common symptoms of astigmatism are blurred vision, distorted vision,...
Are You Put to Sleep For LASIK?

Are You Put to Sleep For LASIK?

One of the top questions we receive here at Rosenbaum Eye and Laser Center when it comes to the anticipation of LASIK surgery is “are you put to sleep for LASIK?” Some patients are hopeful they will be awake for the procedure and can avoid sedation of any kind; others...

Are Cataracts Common?

Most cataracts are related to natural aging. Therefore, if you live long enough, you will likely develop cataracts. More than half of all Americans aged 80 or older have cataracts or have had cataract surgery so cataracts are common specifically among the older...

How Do Cataracts Start?

Cataracts usually develop simply due to natural aging, most common in people aged 60 or older. More than half of Americans aged 80 or older have cataracts or have had cataract removal surgery. Cataracts are a slow, progressive development over many years eventually...

What is a LASIK Doctor Called?

LASIK is a laser vision surgery for the correction of myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism. When considering LASIK surgery, finding a trusted, highly trained LASIK surgeon will be your primary goal. When looking for a qualified eye doctor to help improve your vision and...
Will Cataracts Return After Surgery?

Will Cataracts Return After Surgery?

After successful cataract surgery, cataracts will not return. There is a condition known as secondary cataracts that is often confused with the return of cataracts after surgery, but they are not the same. To better understand the difference, it is important to know...

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