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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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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LASIK Surgery in Detroit for Nearsightedness

January 28, 2013 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Lasik Surgery Lasik Surgery In Detroit Nearsightedness Lasik Eye Surgeon In Macomb

LASIK surgery in Detroit is one of the most popular and safe methods to permanently correct myopia or nearsightedness. The surgery involves making a small corneal flap and removing tissues exposed by this flap. The laser used in this surgery accurately removes the tissues from the cornea without any damage to the tissues nearby.

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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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Astigmatism Detroit, What the heck is it anyway??

January 19, 2012 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Astigmatism Detroit Toric Iols Refractive Error Nearsightedness Farsightedness

Astigmatism Detroit is viewed as a disease, mysterious and dangerous. This article discusses astigmatism and its treatment.

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Astigmatism, a Common Cause of Blurry Vision

June 20, 2011 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Astigmatism Contact Lenses Lasik Farsightedness Nearsightedness

Astigmatism is one of the most mistunderstood terms in eye care. In fact, it almost sounds like a life-threatening disease when some patients talk about it! "How can I have LASIK, Dr. Goldstein? I have....ASTIGMATISM!". And really, it's just another common cause of blurry vision.

In most cases, astigmatism is actually a very benign condition, and one that can be treated very successfully. The first step is to understand what astigmatism really is. Actually, astigmatism is similar to near and farsightedness. It is merely a problem in the way that the eye focuses light. Astigmatism occurs when the eye has unequal curvature, and is shaped like a football instead of round in all directions like a basketball. This difference in curve causes two points of focus in side the eye. Nearsighted, or myopic patients have eyes that are too long, and farsighted, or hyperopic patients have shorter than ideal eyes. The treatment of astigmatism is similar to treating nearsightedness and fars

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