William S Goldstein, MD Blog

Nearsightedness explained

August 22, 2016 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Nearsightedness Myopia Lasik Surgery

Nearsightedness, also known as myopia, is a very common focus problem for patients in Michigan. What is myopia? And can it be treated with LASIK surgery?

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LASIK in Children

July 18, 2016 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Lasik In Children Lasik Nearsightedness Myopia

Children can be treated with LASIK Surgery for Nearsightedness or Myopia. Learn more about the pluses and minuses of LASIK in Children.

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The Right Age for LASIK Eye Surgery #lasik

December 6, 2013 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Eye Surgery Lasik Eye Surgery Lasik Surgery Myopia Lasik Eye Surgery Detroit

LASIK eye surgery is a safe and effective treatment for a number of vision problems like nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia) and complications related to blurry vision not dependent on distance (astigmatism).

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Nearsightedness: Causes and Symptoms of Myopia

November 14, 2013 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Nearsightedness Myopia Clear Lens Extraction Eye Care Eye Care Specialist

Also known as nearsightedness, myopia is one of the major causes of blurry vision. Whether the condition is mild, moderate, or severe; objects appear out of focus or blurry from a distance if you're suffering from myopia.

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Clear Lens Extraction for Treating High Myopia

June 27, 2013 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Clear Lens Extraction Relex Cataract Not A Candidate For Lasik Myopia

A normal eye functions by letting light in through the cornea and the lens, which then falls on the retina at the back of the eye. The cornea accounts for most of the focusing power of the eye by refracting light into the eye. The lens, by varying its shape and further refracting the light, is responsible for fine tuning the focusing range such as focusing on near or far subjects. A highly nearsighted or myopic eye may be to extreme that a patient may not be a candidate for LASIK. Clear lens extraction, also known as ReLEx surgery may be performed.

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Treating nearsightedness on the swingset

March 7, 2012 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Nearsightedness Nearsightedness Treatment Lasik Surgery In Detroit Lasik In Michigan Myopia

Treating nearsightedness has many options, including non-surgical and surgical, such as LASIK surgery in Detroit, but little has been done to investigate prevention. A recent study looked at glasses, contact lenses and other options.

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Nearsightedness and Glaucoma in Detroit

February 13, 2012 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Glaucoma Detroit Glaucoma Nearsightedness Myopia Nearsightedness Detroit

Recent evidence indicates that glaucoma in Detroit and nearsightedness are related, with higher degrees of nearsightedness being associated with higher occurrence of glaucoma.

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