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Fall Safety Tips for Your Eyes

The following are Safety tips for your Eyes in the Fall season. As the leaves change, the temperatures dip out of the triple digits, and we start doing more work around the house it is important to keep eye health and safety in mind. Although most of us consider the “home” to be a place […]

Dallas Vision Correction Options for People over age 50: LASIK or Cataract Surgery (with ReSTOR or Panoptix Trifocal IOL)

Many Dallas patients over age 50 face a difficult decision regarding Options for Vision Correction: LASIK or Cataract surgery (with ReSTOR, Panoptix Trifocal IOL, or Crystalens lens implants). Patients in their 20′s and 30′s desiring Vision Correction really only have one choice: LASIK. And it is a great option. In the 40′s, Presbyopia (age-related degradation […]

Multifocal Contact Lenses: See near and Far

Multifocal Contact lenses are allowing many patients over the age of 40 to see again. At age 40, a change occurs in the lens of our eyes that weakens our near vision. This process is called Presbyopia. In the past, contact lens options for patients over 40 were limited. But now, we have Multifocal Contacts. […]

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 a trip to […]

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, hears a lot of questions from patients about the procedure. A common question is “will LASIK fix […]

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

$299 LASIK…. Really?

While online last night, I saw an advertisement for $299 for LASIK eye surgery. As a LASIK surgeon, it was immediately apparent this was misleading advertising. It is just a question of simple math: The latest LASIK procedure is a blade-free procedure that is All laser and All computerized. It requires two different lasers: a […]

Vision Correction for People age 50 and above

Patients in their 20′s and 30′s desiring Vision Correction really only have one choice: LASIK. And it is a great option. In the 40′s, Presbyopia (age-related degradation of near vision) starts to set in. By age 50, the earliest Cataract changes are developing and the effects of Presbyopia are more severe. But Vision Correction is […]

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