Eye examinations are an important way of maintaining your eye health. Whether you need to seek help for specific eye issues or need to update your prescription for contact lenses and glasses, the experts at Kornmehl Laser Eye Associates can help address your needs. Internationally respected ophthalmologist Dr. Kornmehl provides a range of eye health… Read the full article
Many patients suffer from vision problems that can be corrected with glasses or contact lenses, such as myopia and hyperopia. However, other conditions, such glaucoma and retinal detachment, are progressive and can lead to vision loss if not treated. Understanding what to look for helps you know when to alert your eye care team, such… Read the full article
The ongoing surges of COVID-19 have left many employees working remotely and spending more hours in front of a digital screen. While we often think of hazardous work when we consider eye safety, such as construction work or using chemicals, computer vision syndrome is a growing concern that can affect eye health and productivity.
Severely obstructed meibomian glands can have higher melting points. Multiple treatments over a short period may be of benefit, but the cost is prohibitive and a clinical trial would be necessary to support this observation. I have also had a patient referred with a persistent epithelial defect (PED) with MGD one peruses multiple Internet sites… Read the full article
Corneal Ectasia Corneal ectasia is a disorder that appears just like keratoconus but develops after LASIK. It is also called secondary keratoconus oriatrogenic keratoconus. It is very rare, and its causes are uncertain. Some patients who develop ectasia after LASIK would have developed keratoconus even without LASIK surgery because of their genetic predisposition. Other patients develop it because… Read the full article
Overcorrection Overcorrection results when the refractive error is changed more than was intended. An initial, or temporary, overcorrection may occur and usually rights itself in the first month. After a treatment for farsightedness, an overcorrection would make you temporarily nearsighted. In this case, your distance vision would be somewhat blurred and your near vision rather good…. Read the full article
Just as all surgical procedures carry risks, so does the LASIK procedure. However, when LASIK is performed by an experienced surgeon, the risk of complications is quite low. In fact, this surgery is among the safest performed today. Still, it’s important to understand the risks and possible complications. Once you understand them, you will be able… Read the full article
The technology features an interferometer that measure the thickness of the lipid layer and evaluates the ocular surface via digital images. It is helpful to both patients and physicians when low readings are measured and documented in patients wiht non-obvious MGD. The thermal pulsation system applies controlled warmth (up to 42.5 degrees celcius) to the… Read the full article
Dr. Ernest W. Kornmehl, M.D.,F.A.C.S. is selected as a Top Laser Surgeon and Laser Center in Boston Magazine’s Top Doctors issue 2011.
Dr. Ernest W. Kornmehl, M.D.,F.A.C.S. is selected as a Top Laser Surgeon and Laser Center in Boston Magazine’s Top Doctors issue 2009.