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LASIK Risks

December 12, 2014 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Lasik Risks Lasik Surgeon Lasik Surgeon In Detroit

LASIK Risks for the Elderly Old age and vision problems often go hand-in-hand. Some elderly people need readingglasses, others might have eye diseases such as cataract. There is a solution to almost every eye problem for any age group. But when it comes to LASIK, most people assume that senior citizens might not be eligible for this kind of surgery. But eye surgeons have debunked such myths and many elderly people are now opting forLASIK to obtain better vision. For those planning on having LASIK surgery in Detroit, make sure you consult with an expert surgeon and get the right information. As with any surgery, there are some risks and benefits of LASIK for the elderly. Benefits of LASIK LASIK surgery is painless. This makes it easy for people of all age groups to undergo it. LASIK surgery is a safe procedure. There are few side effects of LASIK and they are almost the same for people of all ages. With elderly people recovery time after a surgery is one important

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LASIK Questions

December 8, 2014 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Lasik Eye Surgeon In Detroit Lasik Surgery Detroit

LASIK Questions to ask your surgeon The decision to have a surgical procedure is not to be taken lightly. If you are planning on having LASIK surgery in Detroit, you need to make sure you have access to the right doctors. Before you make your decision about your LASIK surgeon in Detroit here are some lasik questions you need to ask them. Qualifications Your first question should be about their qualifications. Ask about where they obtained their medical degree from and where they completed their residency. Also ask them about their specialized training. Any hesitation on the part of the surgeons to reveal their qualifications is a major concern. Most surgeons keep their degrees and certificates displayed in their office. This helps alleviate any fear the patients might have about the surgeons qualifications. Experience Always ask potential surgeons about their experience in performing LASIK surgery. Competent and confident surgeons won t hesitate to offer you

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Crystalens Trulign Accomodating IOLs

December 1, 2014 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Accomodating Iols Crystalens Trulign

Intraocular lens are artificial lenses implanted into the eye to replace damaged natural lenses or to compensate for the cataract removal. Crystalens and Trulign Toric are the two approved intraocular lenses and are implanted by a method of accommodation. They are mainly used to improve vision capabilities of patients who underwent cataract surgeries. Correcting the vision Both these lenses are manufactured by Bausch and Lomb. The IOL Trulign is simply a toric variant of Crystalens which can do accommodation and astigmatism correction. The natural lens of the eye are completely replaced in any IOL procedure, but in the method of accommodation as in the case of Crystalens and Trulign Toric, they only shift their position in line with the action of eye movement to enhance eyesight. So, both the accommodation methods are commonly referred as presbyopia correction IOL. The need for these cataract lenses is that people in their middle ages have their focusing getting more rigid and

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