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Bladeless LASIK surgery options

June 30, 2015 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Bladeless Lasik Detroit Bladeless Lasik Surgery In Detroit Bladeless Lasik Surgery Options Bladeless Surgery

Bladeless LASIK Surgery Options Vision related problems are likely to crop up as you start aging, though not all them are due to age. Far-sightedness and near-sightedness are common vision problems that can affect anyone irrespective of the age. Astigmatism is another eyesight related condition diagnosed commonly. These conditions impact the ability of the eye to focus on objects, both near and far. LASIK eye surgery is often recommended to treat the condition. While performing LASIK surgery in Detroit, the surgeon uses a laser or a blade to create a hinged flap in the eye. Types of bladeless LASIK surgeries Bladeless LASIK surgery, Detroit is an advanced method of treating eyesight problems. However, there are several variation in bladeless LASIK surgeries too. The surgery recommended by your surgeon to treat your vision related problem again depends on the kind of laser used for the treatment. Femtosecond laser is used to create a small, thin flap in the eye. The flap is

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Cataract surgery recovery

June 29, 2015 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Cataract Surgery Cataract Surgery Detroit Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery

A cataract surgery, Detroit is not a complicated surgery any more thanks to advanced technology and machines. Have you heard of laser assisted cataract surgery? Dr. William Goldstein offers the advanced surgery at his Detroit and Michigan offices. To ensure proper cataract surgery recovery, you must be aware of what you are allowed to do and what you should not do. Here are a few tips on how to handle recovery after a cataract surgery, Detroit. What to do in the first week The first week after your cataract surgery, Detroit, it is generally recommended to keep your eyes covered (use sunglasses) to ensure that they are protected. You have to be careful because even a small amount of pressure can open the incision created in the eye during the surgery. Protecting the eye with glasses can prevent the complication. Do not lift heavy weights. Any activity that can increase pressure on your eyes should be avoided. Do not splash your eyes with water directly, and refrain from using a

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Preparing for cataract surgery

June 24, 2015 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Cataract Surgery Cataract Surgery Detroit Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery

Improvement in technology has led to a nearly 100 percent success rate for cataract surgery in the United States. Now people can expect 20/20 vision restoration after cataract surgery Detroit if they opt for multifocal intraocular lenses as these can sometimes give freedom from eyeglasses. Since cataract removal is a very delicate operation you will have to consider several instructions from your eye doctor and also undertake tests to determine the right kind of lens to be used for your after the surgery. Preparation a couple of weeks before cataract surgery Weeks before the surgery a few tests will be conducted to determine the exact size and shape of your cornea. This will help the surgeon choose the right kind of intraocular lens that can be set up once the cataract is removed. If you are working then make arrangements for someone to take care of your responsibilities during your absence during and after surgery. This is usually only a day or two including the day of surgery

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Questions About LASIK

June 16, 2015 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Lasik Lasik Detroit Lasik Eye Surgery Questions And Answers About Lasik

Many people want to undergo LASIK surgery, but they have some doubts and questions about the procedure, which is understandable. Dr. Goldstein will try to answer some of them in this FAQ about LASIK surgery. I am under 18 years of age. Can I undergo LASIK? The ideal age to undergo LASIK is 21 years. It is because by that time, the refraction of your eyes would have stabilized. The health of your eye and the stability of its refraction is more important than your age. Having said that, many people aged 18 also undergo LASIK Detroit. How much does LASIK surgery cost? The average cost for LASIK eye surgery is $2000 per eye, but again there are different types of LASIK procedures and the final cost will depend on the procedure you undergo. Our center uses the VISX Star S4 Excimer Laser technology to treat LASIK Detroit patients. I have high diopters. Can I undergo LASIK? In such case, an evaluation by your doctor will tell you whether you are fit to undergo LASIK. For hi

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