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Archive for October, 2012

Administering Eye drops in a Child’s eyes

My three year old woke up one Saturday morning with red eyes with mucus. Ugh…great way to start the weekend. My mind snapped to attention: no big deal. I’m an Ophthalmologist, I’ll get her some antibiotic eye drops and this will be history in a few days. A quick phone call and trip to the […]

10 Reasons for Blurred Vision after LASIK

LASIK Eye Surgery is a wonderful laser procedure that corrects astigmatism, farsightedness and/or nearsightedness. It takes about 15 minutes with quick recovery in virtually all patients. Like any procedure, it does have some risk. As a LASIK surgeon, Sidney Gicheru, M.D. hears a lot of questions from patients about the procedure. A common question is “will […]

Preventing Contact lens infections

Contact lens Infections Every year, almost 10,000 Americans lose their vision from complications of Contact lenses wear. The most common reason is a serious infection called a corneal ulcer. These infections generally occur in young patients who overwear their contact lenses. Unfortunately, these infections usually heal with a Corneal scar, which can affect vision. When […]

Allergic Conjunctivitis

Allergic Conjunctivitis causes misery for many of us. Fall is upon us. This means Ragweed and other allergic pollen are at high levels in the air in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Allergic Conjunctivitis symptoms Besides misery, the symptoms for Allergic Conjunctivitis include redness of the eyes, intense itching and tearing. They may also include puffiness […]

ReSTOR or Crystalens Cataract Surgery?

ReSTOR or Crystalens lens implant: which should I get? This is a question that I get a lot (my name is Sidney Gicheru, M.D. and I am a Refractive Cataract surgeon at LaserCare Eye Center, which has locations in Irving and Southlake, Texas). The ReSTOR and Crystalens lens implants are the most commonly used multifocal […]

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