Cataract Surgery After Lasik

Cataract, Eye Surgery, IOL, LASIK

Does Having Prior LASIK Procedure Affect Having Cataract Surgery? LASIK surgery is a cornea reshaping operation. The objective of the reshaping is to optically correct for a patient’s refractive correction. The new shape of the cornea is permanent. Because this reshaping alters the refractive properties of the eye, previous LASIK surgery makes the selection of […]

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Top 5 Lasik Centers in Chicago Lists Westchester Eye Surgeons


News site HNGN lists Westchester Eye Surgeons in it’s list of the Top 5 Lasik Centers in Chicago. The results of the article are based on high satisfaction ratings given by patients. The article goes on to say… The areas of eye health include LASIK surgery, LASIK, PRK, correction of farsightedness, nearsightedness, astigmatism, and more.” According to the […]

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Astigmatism and Astigmatism Correction

Astigmatism, LASIK

Astigmatism develops when the corneal focusing surface of the eye is not spherical. Instead the cornea has different curvatures of focus creating image splitting blurred vision. Astigmatism splits focus locations resulting in blur Correction of most astigmatism can be optical (glasses and contact lenses) or surgical (Laser Vision Correction – LASIK). To evaluate the curvatures […]

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Reshaping the Human Cornea

Laser Eye Surgery, LASIK

The cornea is the outermost surface of the human optical system. The healthy cornea not only allows a clear pathway for images to focus in the eye but is also the first protective barrier of the eye. The shape of the cornea contributes to the optical properties of the eye. Corneal topography is a computer […]

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Catalys Femtosecond Laser

Cataract, Eye Surgery, Laser Eye Surgery, LASIK

CATALYS® Femtosecond Laser (FSL) is a 21st century technology that can provide an innovative level of exactness to portions of cataract surgery. Its availability for eye surgery offers the opportunity to bring greater patient safety for during of cataract operations. CATALYS® FSL Catalys® Laser System The CATALYS® Precision Laser System has to be differentiated from other types of femtosecond lasers. […]

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Better Vision with Customized LASIK

Eye Surgery, Eye Treatments, Laser Eye Surgery, LASIK, Ophthalmology Clinic, Outpatient Surgery

Laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) is a modern optical laser surgical method that reshapes the eye allowing clearer focus to produce better vision. It is available for patients that have myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), or astigmatism (a cornea with unequal curves). During LASIK surgery a corneal flap is fashioned and a thin layer of corneal tissue is […]

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Cirugía del Ojo con Rayo láser

Eye Surgery, Eye Treatments, Laser Eye Surgery, LASIK

La palabra “láser” es un acrónimo para “Light Amplification by Stimulated Emmission of Radiation” [Amplificación de luz por medio de la emisión estimulada de radiación]. El láser es un rayo concentrado de luz, creado cuando una corriente eléctrica pasa através de un material especial. Usado en la cirugía del ojo desde principios de la década […]

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