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Category: LASIK

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

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

How Long Do LASIK Results Last?

A common misconception about LASIK is that the results are only temporary. This is something that Boston LASIK surgeon Dr. Ernest Kornmehl of Kornmehl Laser Eye Associates hopes to shed light on, so that candidates have correct information as they explore their options. In this month’s blog post, Dr. Kornmehl discusses how long the results of LASIK typically last…. Read the full article

Key Differences between LASIK and PRK

Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) may be the original surgery for refractive errors, but laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK) has surpassed it in terms of popularity. Currently both procedures are extremely safe and effective ways to reduce or eliminate dependence on glasses or contact lenses. If you would like to understand how the procedures differ, read about the key distinctions,… Read the full article

5 Reasons to Have LASIK in 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 Boston LASIK surgeon at… Read the full article

Other Vision-Correction Procedures (Pt. 2)

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, Dr. Kornmehl can implant a lens that will reduce or eliminate nearsightedness and farsightedness and… Read the full article