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Forget What You Think You Know About LASIK

If you clicked on this post, odds are you have interest in LASIK! This is great news! However, the concept of LASIK tends to come with a lot of preconceived notions. Want to separate the fact from fiction, once and for all? Keep reading for a full rundown on what you should know about LASIK! […]


Common Post-LASIK Mistakes To Avoid

One of the most important parts of LASIK that you, as the patient, will be in control of is recovery. It is vital that you take very good care of your eyes and follow all instructions from your LASIK surgeon. Many patients repeat common mistakes after LASIK even though they are easy to avoid. To […]


Cataract Warning Signs

Cataracts can develop without warning. While certain things can speed up the process of developing them, they are inevitable. Cataracts form when clots of protein in the eye begin to build-up on the lens. This makes it difficult for the lens to properly focus light on the retina. When cataracts aren’t treated, vision becomes diminished. […]


Am I Too Old For LASIK?

Although LASIK is an amazing procedure, it is not right for everyone. LASIK can help you reclaim your eyesight but the simple fact of the matter is that your doctor has to make sure that your results will be perfect. There are several factors that can disqualify people from being considered a candidate for LASIK, […]


Why LASIK Is Worth The Cost

When it comes to an elective surgery like LASIK, many people are concerned about the cost. Why should you spend a lot of money up front to no longer have to wear contacts or glasses? Is it really worth it? Keep reading to find out just how much money you could be saving by getting […]


Is My Cornea Thick Enough For LASIK?

LASIK is perhaps the best option for vision correction among most people suffering from sight problems. It can correct issues such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and even astigmatism. However, LASIK is a surgical technique that not everybody qualifies for. Things like age, pregnancy, lifestyle habits, and certain diseases can make the operation unsafe for an individual […]


What Puts You At Risk For Cataracts?

Cataracts are a very common eye disorder that many associate with advanced age. While cataracts are most common in elderly individuals, there are a variety of other risk factors to keep in mind when talking about cataracts. Being Over the Age of 40 In this day and age, forty years old is hardly what anyone […]


How to Manage Your Daily Life With Cataracts

Cataracts are a very common eye condition but that doesn’t make dealing with the symptoms any easier. Cataracts cause the lens of your eye to become cloudy and over time, your vision becomes blurry. This causes many daily challenges for cataract patients. Think about all the items on your to-do list. How efficiently would you […]


What is Bladeless LASIK Surgery?

When researching LASIK, it is easy to get overwhelmed by the barrage of LASIK jargon getting tossed around. Bladeless, blade-free, Intralase, all laser LASIK? Are they the same thing? What’s the difference? Is one better than the other? It’s easy to get confused when everyone uses a different name. Here at New York Eye Specialists, […]


5 Things You Didn’t Know About Cataracts

Cataracts affect millions of people all over the world, but if you’ve never experienced them yourself, chances are you don’t know too much about them beyond the fact that they blur vision. This eye condition is actually quite interesting, and the process of treating it even more so. Here’s a quick list of facts to […]


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