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5 out of 5 stars Implantable Contact Lenses
Hi everyone, I am a plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills and was getting sick of wearing contact lenses because I started to get dry eyes, and was just annoyed at not being able to see. 2 other eye surgeons recommended Dr Benjamin to me and I could not be happier. I did not have LASIK, instead, I had a Visian ICL (lens implant placed) because my vision was too bad for LASIK. From the point...
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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BA, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1989 - cum laude
Medical: MD, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, 1994
Post-Medical School TrainingInternship: Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1995
Residency: Ophthalmology, Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA School of Medicine, 1998
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While it is impossible to accurately diagnose and give treatment advice without seeing a patient, a few things do come to mind. From the description... READ MORE
It is actually fairly difficult to dislodge a LASIK flap 2 weeks after the procedure. The symptoms would include significant decrease in vision, light... READ MORE
Intrinsically, ICL surgery is a very stable procedure. A 23 year old young woman should expect a very stable result for decades to come. Should she... READ MORE
Once you are outside of the immediate postoperative period of about 2 weeks, it is is generally safe to return to regular activities. These may... READ MORE
Cost of implanting the ICL will always be considerably more than the cost of corneal refractive procedures like PRK or LASIK. This is simply because a... READ MORE
Below are a few points outlining the differences between PRK and LASIKLASIK is usually our procedure of choice, given the quick and painless visual... READ MORE
LASIK surgery costs will greatly determine the quality of your LASIK procedure and thus your vision. The quality and precision of each step of your... READ MORE
LASIK is FDA approved for patients 18 or older. There is no upper age limit. In my practice I prefer to delay the treatment until age 20 to make sure... READ MORE
For reasons unknown to me the promises of toric ICL approval by the FDA have gone unfilled for the past 10 years at least. A BIOPTIC procedure is an... READ MORE
Hello, From the parameters you describe the best solution for you in the US would be a BIOPTIC procedure. In short, this is a procedure where most of... READ MORE
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