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Can Cataracts Cause Blindness?

Can Cataracts Cause Blindness? The visual deterioration caused by cataracts can be worrisome. Those that have experienced the loss of clear vision and other worsening cataract symptoms may wonder if they are destined to become blind. Dr. Ernest Kornmehl, an experienced cataract surgeon at Kornmehl Laser Eye Associates, discusses the possibility of that happening in this post. The… Read the full article

Is LASIK Permanent?

People considering laser vision correction with LASIK usually want to know how long the results of surgery last. Will the clear, crisp vision produced by LASIK last forever, or does visual clarity dissipate over time? Experienced LASIK surgeon Ernest Kornmehl of Kornmehl Laser Eye Associates reveals the answer in this post. LASIK Results Are Permanent LASIK corrects nearsightedness, farsightedness… Read the full article

5 Surprising Facts about LASIK

Since it was approved by the FDA in the ’90s, LASIK surgery has helped millions of Americans enjoy clearer, sharper vision. Despite its popularity and well-documented history of safety, there is still a lot of misinformation and questions surrounding LASIK. In this post, Dr. Ernest Kornmehl of Boston area  Kornmehl Laser Eye Associates reveals some of the lesser-known facts… Read the full article

FDA Approves Gene Therapy for Rare Form of Blindness

In December 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved LUXTURNA™, the first and only gene therapy drug for the treatment of a rare condition that can cause blindness.  Dr. Ernest Kornmehl of Boston area Kornmehl Laser Eye Associates explains what this exciting news means. Gene Therapy for Retinal Disorder Luxturna was developed for people that… Read the full article

Will I Have Sensitivity to Light after LASIK?

For many patients, LASIK is a life changing experience. The procedure provides clear vision and freedom from the confines of glasses and contact lenses. However, like any surgery, LASIK is not without risks. Rarely, patients experience mild post-operative symptoms that can be uncomfortable for a few days. One of the common symptoms is temporary sensitivity to light…. Read the full article

What Is the Recovery Timeline after PRK?

Recovery is a common consideration when evaluating refractive surgery options, and there are some distinct differences between the LASIK recovery and PRK recovery. In this post, Dr. Ernest Kornmehl, a sought-after eye surgeon in Boston, discusses the PRK recovery in more detail and provides a general timeline. LASIK Recovery vs. PRK Recovery Both LASIK and PRK are refractive surgery procedures that… Read the full article

What Can I Expect from Corneal Crosslinking Treatment?

Corneal crosslinking is an exciting treatment that slows the progression of mild keratoconus. The combination of riboflavin and ultraviolet light has been shown to strengthen the collagen fibers in the cornea to help preserve its round shape and prevent loss of vision. Here, Dr. Ernest Kornmehl of Kornmehl Laser Eye Associates, a top laser eye surgeon in Boston… Read the full article