William S Goldstein, MD Blog

LASIK Surgery in Michigan, Do Eye Surgery Results Last Forever?

March 27, 2013 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Intralase Lasik Lasik Surgery In Michigan Cataract Lasik Surgery Eye Surgery

LASIK surgery in Michigan usually results in a 20/20 or sometimes even better vision. Most people who undergo this surgery often wonder if the vision correction is permanent. The answer to this question is that it depends. Depending on the age and the stability of vision, you can expect to have a near 20/20 vision for a very long time.

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LASIK surgery in Michigan, bladeless "all-laser" LASIK

April 26, 2012 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Lasik Surgery In Michigan All Laser Lasik Bladeless All Laser Lasik Surgery In Michigan Lasik Detroit Femtolasik

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LASIK in Detroit, About the LASIK Surgeon

January 20, 2012 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Lasik Detroit Bladeless Lasik All Laser Lasik Lasik Surgery In Michigan Bladeless Lasik

Information about Dr. William Goldstein, who performs LASIK in Detroit. An  experienced, caring and board certified ohthalmologist, Dr. Goldstein was one of the first to perform LASIK surgery in Michigan

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LASIK surgery in Michigan is safer than Contact Lenses!

July 25, 2011 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Lasik Lasik Detroit Lasik Surgeon In Michigan Lasik Surgery In Michigan Lasik Surgery In Detroit

In general, surgery is considered more dangerous than non-surgical solutions to problems. But is this always true? In the case of eye surgery, the answer may actually be NO! LASIK surgery in Michigan causes vision-threatening problems less often than contact lenses. This may be surprising to some, but any eye doctor will tell you the facts!

Most problems caused by contact lenses are due to overwear. Patients should strive to limit wear time to 12 hours each day, and then switch to glasses. Even lenses that are FDA approved for overnight wear can be dangerous. A British study showed that overnight wear increases the risk of serious infection fourteen times over daily wear!

Contact lenses can cause infection, corneal ulcers, corneal abrasions, punctate keratopathy, and sub-epithelial infiiltrates. Commonly, a specific problem called Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis (GPC) is caused by overwear, and may be difficult to cure.

It is very rare for LASIK to resul

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