William S Goldstein, MD Blog

Dr. G gives back to the community

March 9, 2011 — by William Goldstein
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What a great feeling! Our office is providing charitable eye care every year. Dr. G operated on a man who is out of work due to poor vision. He was desperate, because without a job, no insurance=no surgery. His previous eye doctor refused to operate without cash up front! When the Eagle's club came to Dr. G, he said "Let's do it!"! Congrats on your new vision, and new lease on life, Mr. Rahn!

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Implantable Contact Lens Surgery in Shelby Township, Michigan

March 1, 2011 — by William Goldstein
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 Implantable Contact Lens Surgery in Shelby Township, Michigan is a success!

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Success!

March 1, 2011 — by William Goldstein
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Implantable Contact Lens Surgery is a big success!! Just ask Kara T, who was -12.0 of nearsightness before surgery, and is 20/20 in each eye without glasses now!

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LASIK laser eye surgery, Detroit

February 25, 2011 — by William Goldstein
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Dr. William Goldstein provide free consultations for patients interested in LASIK laser eye surgery in Detroit, Michigan. LASIK laser eye surgery

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LASIK laser eye surgery in Macomb County

February 25, 2011 — by William Goldstein
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 Dr. William Goldstein provides lasik laser eye surgery to patients in Macomb County

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LASIK surgery Shelby Township

February 22, 2011 — by William Goldstein
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 LASIK surgery in Shelby Township is an outpatient procedure that improves vision almost instantly.

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New posts coming

January 7, 2011 — by William Goldstein
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Now posting directly to 2020vision.com...

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Crystalens Detroit

August 16, 2010 — by William Goldstein
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The hottest lens implant on the market right now is the Crystalens by Bausch and Lomb!! Check it out at Dr. Goldstein's website

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Floaters in my vision!!

July 12, 2010 — by William Goldstein
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Is that normal??

That's a very common complaint when patients call the office. They are usually puzzled, often scared, and always eager to find out why they are seeing weird dots, floaters or webs inside their eye.

The only way to really assess this problem is with a complete, dilated eye exam. Even though the eyedrops are a hassle, they allow the ophthalmologist to look at the entire retina, including the optic nerve, blood vessels (veins and arteries), the macula and fovea, as well as the peripheral retina. The vitreous gel is usually optically clear, but sometimes floaters or strands can be seen within it.

But why are floaters a serious matter? Because in some cases, floaters can indicate a tear or detachment of the retinal, both of which are potentially sight-threatening issues. That's why when a patient calls my office with floaters, we get them in within 24-48 hours. A retinal detachment can be avoided if laser treatment around an early tear is perfo

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You are the MAN!

April 22, 2010 — by William Goldstein
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That was the greeting from my first postop patient yesterday!! Boy do I love my job...This patient is in her late 40's, and came to me for LASIK surgery. Unfortunately, she was not a candidate for that surgery. So, instead, we decided to perform RELEX which means Refractive Lens Exchange. With that surgery, I remove the natural lens of the eye, and replace it with an artificial lens implant.In her case, we used a lens called ReStor, which provides her with distance, intermediate, and near vision without glasses!! She also had astigmatism, and I corrected that at the same time using LRI's (Limbal Relaxing Incisions).Day 1 postop, she is 20/30 at distance, 20/20 intermediate, and 20/25 at near!! Amazing! And such a happy patient....

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