Denver Ophthalmologist
4999 E. Kentucky Ave
Denver, Colorado 80246 US
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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology

Memberships

Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BA in Neurobiology & Behavior, Cornell University

    Medical: MD, George Washington University
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Hospitals Chicago, Illinois

    Residency: Ophthalmology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

Treatments offered at Cherry Creek Eye Physicians and Surgeons

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Over correction by 1.5, is there an mistake made ?

While most patients have excellent results early after lasik, not all fall into that category. At 1 week post-op, it is still early and the result can... READ MORE

Can LASIK correct a 5.0 diopter astigmatism?

I have had success in correcting high levels of astigmatism (over 5 diopters) but not using the wavefront technology. This is especially true for... READ MORE

My Corneal thickness is 486 and 484 microns and my power is -3 in right and -3.25 in left. Am i a suitable candidate for LASIK?

LASIK is probably not your best choice with corneas that are that thin. Having said that, getting a Pentacam scan to evaluate the progression of... READ MORE

I Had Lasik Surgery 3 Weeks Ago.my Number Was -8.after Lasik I Still Have -1.75.can I Have Lasik Again?

It depends. In the early going after lasik, the refraction can change - sometimes dramatically. So, you want to wait for 2 to 3 months to let things... READ MORE

PRK Instead Of LASIK For Thick Cornea? What Is The Healing Time?

PRK would be about the only refractive procedure I would consider on a patient with thin corneas like yours. Having said that, your surgeon needs to... READ MORE

I Am 50 Interested in Intralase Eye Laser Surgery, Should I Be Hesitant Since I Have Dry Eyes?

We always have concern whenconsidering lasik on a patient with dry eyes. Having said that it is a matter of degree and the what refractive error with... READ MORE

Could I Get Myopia Back 6 Years After C Lasik?

Dear Divs, Myopic lasik works by subtracting central corneal tissue and thus flattening the cornea. If your cornea steepens or the lens of your... READ MORE

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