‘Tis the season for good cheer and giving, and this time of year is also a great time to gift yourself good vision. Many people find LASIK in December to be the perfect opportunity to get rid of their prescription glasses and contact lenses and showcase their new outlook in the annual family photo over… Read the full article
LASIK Questions, 5 Most Common Answered by Board-Certified Ophthalmologist
At Kornmehl Laser Eye Associates, our board-certified ophthalmologist has helped thousands of patients achieve ocular independence with LASIK vision correction. Dr. Ernest Kornmehl in Boston often hears many of the same questions from different patients during LASIK consultations, including those found below.
What is Blade-Free LASIK, and is it Safe?
Conventional LASIK and blade-free LASIK are FDA-approved to safely and effectively correct your vision. Blade-free LASIK, also called all-laser LASIK, improves the technique for creating the LASIK flap, eliminating the margin of human error and offering more predictable, precise results. Our skilled LASIK surgeon, Dr. Ernest W. Kornmehl, offers the blade-free version using the IntraLase… Read the full article
3 Instances Where PRK is a Better Choice Than LASIK
Eliminating your dependence on corrective eyewear such as prescription eyeglasses or contact lenses is an unmatched feeling of freedom. After PRK or LASIK, you can start your day with a clear picture and enjoy activities that used to aggravate your contacts or make your glasses slip off. Both refractive surgeries can give you excellent vision,… Read the full article
Make Better Eyesight Your New Year’s Resolution
‘Tis the season to make your list of New Year’s resolutions. While many people are vowing to lose weight, floss more often or take up a new hobby, why not consider your quality of vision? Leave your prescription glasses and contact lenses in 2021 and live with visual independence in 2022 and beyond. At Kornmehl… Read the full article
Why Are Younger Adults Choosing LASIK?
As a highly sought-after Boston LASIK surgeon, Dr. Ernest Kornmehl has a finger on the pulse of today’s vision correction trends. In the past few years, he has started to notice a shift in the demographics of LASIK candidates, with an increasing number of younger adults choosing to undergo the life-changing procedure. In this post,… Read the full article
Things You Probably Didn’t Know About LASIK
If you have been considering LASIK eye surgery for a while, there is a good chance you are familiar with the basics of the procedure, like what it is used for and how it works. But there is still so much for you to learn! Read on as Dr. Ernest Kornmehl shares three interesting facts… Read the full article
iDesign vs. Traditional LASIK: What To Know
If you wish to achieve clear vision without the need for glasses or contact lenses, you may benefit from laser vision correction. Laser vision correction has come a long way since traditional LASIK was first approved by the FDA. Today, more surgeons, including Dr. Ernest Kornmehl, are embracing the technologically advanced iDesign platform because of… Read the full article
Benefits of LASIK for Athletes
What do Lebron James, Rory McIlroy, Lindsey Vonn and Greg Maddux have in common? Besides being some of the country’s most celebrated athletes, all have turned to LASIK to gain a competitive edge in their sport. No longer wanting to be bothered by glasses or contacts, these elite athletes underwent laser eye surgery to achieve… Read the full article
What To Expect the Day After LASIK
Imagine that the day of your LASIK surgery is finally here. You anxiously arrive at the surgery center, ready for the procedure. The surgery itself is short with minimal discomfort — in fact, it is over in what seems like the blink of an eye. After resting in the recovery suite, you are released to… Read the full article