Common Annoyances of Wearing Glasses

March 8th, 2017

If you have been wearing glasses since a young age, you are intimately familiar with all of the ways they can affect your life. You know how frustrating it can be when glasses hold you back from an activity that you want to participate in, or when they take away from your daily routine.

Relief for Dry Winter Eyes

February 6th, 2017

Everyone’s eyes occasionally feel dry or itchy. However, these symptoms can intensify in the winter, when bitingly cold temperatures, wind and high thermostats aggravate eyes even further. If dry eyes are bothering you, don’t wait for symptoms to subside on their own. Here, Boston LASIK surgeon Ernest Kornmehl shares his best tips for relieving dry […]

5 Reasons to Have LASIK in 2017

January 7th, 2017

The beginning of the year is a popular time to make resolutions, and many resolutions involve health-related goals. If you have made health-related resolutions, do they include improving your eyesight? Laser vision correction with LASIK is an excellent way to enjoy clearer vision without the burden of glasses or contacts. Here, Dr. Ernest Kornmehl, a […]

Questions to Ask During a LASIK Consultation

December 8th, 2016

Are you interested in laser vision correction and thinking of scheduling a consultation to discuss your options? To make the most out of your appointment, have a comprehensive list of questions to address with the LASIK surgeon at the ready. Dr. Ernest Kornmehl, a Boston LASIK surgeon, has put together a list of important questions […]

Am I a Candidate for LASIK?

November 8th, 2016

Are you tired of needing glasses or contact lenses to see clearly? LASIK laser vision correction with Dr. Ernest Kornmehl can correct nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism and give you clear, crisp vision. Dr. Kornmehl is an accomplished laser eye surgeon in Boston, and he’s provided this information to educate readers about their LASIK candidacy. To […]

Our Newest Service: Corneal Collagan Crosslinking

September 28th, 2016

Kornmehl Laser Eye Associates added a new procedure, Collagen Crosslinking (CXL). This procedure strengthens and stiffens the cornea and prevents further thinning and distortion in Keratoconus (KC) and Pellucid Marginal Degeneration. The goal of Collagen Crosslinking is not improvement in visual acuity, but preventing progression of the disease and further loss of vision. Collagen Crosslinking […]

LASIK Boston’s Top Doctor

August 25th, 2016

Dr. Ernest W. Kornmehl is recognized nationally and internationally for his expertise in custom LASIK surgery, PRK, corneal inlays, Dry Eye, LipiFlow for the treatment of Meibomian Gland Dysfunction and Collagen Crosslinking for the treatment of Keratoconus. He has been recognized as Boston Magazine’s Top Ophthalmologist/ LASIK surgeon, listed by his peers as one of […]

Other Vision-Correction Procedures (Pt. 2)

July 12th, 2016

Lens Surgery (Cataract Surgery) For patients with significant cataracts who are looking to correct their nearsightedness or farsightedness, cataract surgery presents the best option. A  cataract is a haziness of the natural lens inside the eye that impairs vision. After removing the cataract, the surgeon can implant a lens that will reduce or eliminate nearsightedness […]

Other Vision- Correction Procedures (Pt. 1)

July 1st, 2016

If it turn out that you are not a good candidate for LASIK or PRK, you and your eye doctor may wish to consider other surgical options. Intacs Corneal Ring Segments Insertion of Intacs corneal ring segments was formerly offered to patients with mild myopia and minimal astigmatism as another option for correcting their nearsightedness. […]

LASIK and PRK: Your Chances for Success (Final Part)

June 27th, 2016

High Hyperopia If the sphere part of your eyeglass prescription is more than +4.00 you have a high degree of hyperopia. LASIK can still correct your vision up to +6.00 diopters, but the results are less predictable, and quality of vision may not be as good as for lower degrees of hyperopia. Above +6.00 diopters, […]