William S Goldstein, MD Blog

Presbyopia Reading Glasses Surgery

February 20, 2018 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Presbyopia Relex Crystalens Reading Glasses Symfony

Surgery to get rid of readers is possible, with the proper lens implant, patients can expect 90-100% independence from glasses

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How Fast do Cataracts Progress?

February 19, 2018 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Cataract Progression Cataract Cataracts Laser Cataract Surgery

When will you need cataract surgery? Many factors go into answering that question, and different types of cataracts progress at different rates.

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Toric Lens Implants Improve Vision

February 12, 2018 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Trulign Toric Iol Toric Iol Laser Cataract Surgery Astigmatism

The Trulign Toric lens implant for laser eye surgery can improve astigmatism, and give patients freedom from glasses for near and intermediate, and some near vision.

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The Benefits of Visian ICL Surgery

January 30, 2018 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Icls

Visian ICLs are implantable contact lenses with many benefits over LASIK. William Goldstein, MD considers the benefits of permanent corrective lens surgery.

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Avoiding Cataract Surgery Has Risks

January 29, 2018 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Laser Cataract Surgery Cataract Surgery Cataracts Cataract Surgery Risks

Delaying or avoiding laser cataract surgery can entail more risks, and surgery is very succesful in correcting vision

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High Tech iLASIK Surgery

January 22, 2018 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Ilasik Ilasik Surgery Bladeless Lasik Vision Correction

Innovations in iLASIK bladeless LASIK have made the high tech surgery even more precise, and likely to give great vision without glasses and contacts.

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Laser Cataract Surgery Increases Life Span

January 15, 2018 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Laser Cataract Surgery Cataract Surgery Cataract Surgery For Women Health Benefits Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery is proven to improve lifestyle and even increase lifespan, especially in a recent study on women.

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Lens Implant IOL Options

January 5, 2018 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Iol Lens Implant Laser Cataract Surgery Crystalens

Laser cataract surgery also requires choosing the best lens implant or IOL for each patient. Different lenses will provide freedom from glasses.

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Types of Glaucoma: Comparing the Different Kinds

January 1, 2018 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Glaucoma Vision Loss

There are many different types of glaucoma that can result in permanent vision loss. William Goldstein, MD considers the various kinds of the condition, including causes and symptoms.

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Choosing Multifocal IOL's

December 27, 2017 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Multifocal Lens Implant Iol Cataract Surgery

Lens implants are performed during cataract surgery, and many types of IOL's are available. Multifocal IOL's  may provide patients with freedom from glasses.

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