Many interesting cases have presented themselves over the years, and the case I saw just before Christmas was no exception. The interesting case isn’t always the one with the most extreme pathology. We get lots of those. Sometimes what makes a case interesting is the opposite: i.e. the patient who … [Read more...] about Post LASIK Teenager and the Mysterious Case of Corneal Glare
“This week, two really good things are likely to happen for me,” said my new young keratoconus patient. “I will get really good results with your lenses, and I will be accepted into the veterinarian school of my choice.” While I could not guarantee the latter, the former was surely in my … [Read more...] about Laserfit® Helps a Future Veterinarian with keratoconus Achieve His Dream
When it comes to complex vision issues, you want to be sure that your treatment choice will be customized for you. With so many new and advanced technologies in place today for restoring vision, it becomes hard to understand the differences in each treatment, and why one might be more effective than … [Read more...] about What Makes Laserfit® Scleral Contact Lenses Unique?
WHAT IS KERATOCONUS? Keratoconus is a progressive eye disease that occurs when the normally round cornea becomes thin and bulges into a cone-like shape. The irregular shape deflects light as it enters the eye, preventing the light from being able to focus correctly on the retina, ultimately … [Read more...] about Keratoconus Treatment, Causes, and Symptoms
WHAT IS ASTIGMATISM? Astigmatism is a vision issue caused by an irregularly shaped cornea (the front surface of the eye) or curvature of the lens inside the eye. The defect causes a refractive error, meaning the eye is unable to bend light properly. This allows only part of the object to be … [Read more...] about Astigmatism Correction, Causes, Symptoms, and Diagnosis