William S Goldstein, MD Blog

Stem Cells and Cataracts

April 30, 2018 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Cataract Surgery Laser Cataract Surgery Advanced Cataract Surgery Iol

Stem cells may someday be used to grow a replacement lens for patient who have had cataract surgery.

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History of Cataract Surgery

April 23, 2018 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Cataract Surgery Laser Cataract Surgery Advanced Cataract Surgery Iol

Cataract surgery has evolved tremendously in the last 30 years. This article discusses one of the earliest modern techniques.

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Foldable Lens Implants for Cataract Surgery

April 12, 2018 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Iol S Intraocular Lens Laser Cataract Surgery

Foldable lens implants for laser cataract surgery have advantages involving smaller incisions and astigmatism correction.

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Complicated Cataract Surgery

April 9, 2018 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Laser Cataract Surgery Cataract Surgery Cataracts Complications Of Cataract Surgery

Complications of cataract surgery can sometimes be avoided by using a special stain on the membrane surrounding the cataract.

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Glaucoma and Abnormal Optic Nerve Shape

April 6, 2018 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Glaucoma

At our Laser Eye Care Center, our team discusses abnormal optic nerve shape, and how this anomaly can affect your vision.

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Laser for Secondary Cataracts

April 2, 2018 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Laser Cataract Surgery Cataracts Secondary Cataracts Yag Capsulotomy

Secondary cataracts after the original cataract surgery are fairly common. They can be treated with YAG laser instead of actual surgery.

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