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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BA in Biology, Boston University, Cum laude, 1978
Medical: MD, New Jersey Medical School, 1982-1986
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Glaucoma is a condition in which the optic nerve is damaged. The optic nerve is the part of the eye that carries images we see to the brain. Damage to thenerve is usually associated with elevated pressure within the eye (called intraocular pressure). The
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How does one find a good LASIK surgeon? There are various associations you can call to find a list of board certified doctors and doctors with the... READ MORE
Vision may be more blurry longer post-operatively in patients with stronger corrections. There is also an increased incidence in under corrections... READ MORE
I'm going to have to disagree with Dr Chynn. The evidence shows that LASIK is safe with high altitude climbing. Many climbers of Mt Everst have in... READ MORE
LASER refractive surgery will do an excellent job correcting your mild refractive error. Since you are entereing the merchant navy, it may make sense... READ MORE
Hazy vision is not normal after LASIK and should be reported to your operating surgeon. Patients' vision is usually quite clear following vision... READ MORE
You need to be evaluated to determine if there are any spherical aberations causing your visual complaints. If so, these can usually be corrected... READ MORE
When we are young, the lens is clear and is able to change its shape, to focus. This is called accommodation. Aging affects the lens. First, the lens... READ MORE
There are no upper age restrictions for LASIK. I have treated patients well into their 80's with excellent results. These patients have generally... READ MORE
LASIK Plus is a discount chain that performs LASIK with very little direct contact with the operating surgeon. Pre-operative exams and... READ MORE
Redness and blurry vision are not uncommon at 2 weeks post LASIK and should improve over the next few weeks. If problems persists, make sure to bring... READ MORE
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