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5 out of 5 stars Breast Lift with Implants

40 Year Old, 5'9 Breast Lift with Augmentation and Slim Lipo - Louisville, KY

Dr Fox is not the one shown above, he is in Louisville KY. He is one of the best Drs around and has done work on over 7 of my friends who look absolutely amazing. He is patient and explains everything thoroughly and also gives you his home phone number to call him any evening if I had questions. I would absolutely recommen Dr Fox

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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology

Memberships

Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Fox has hospital affiliations at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: Colgate University
    Medical: MD, Hahnemann Medical College
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: Maimonides Medical Center
    Residency: Opthalmology, Boston University Medical Center
    Fellowship: Cornea & Refractive Surgery, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

Treatments offered at The Cornea and Refractive Surgery Practice of New York

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Quality of Vision Issues after LASER Vision Correction

Quality of Vision ISSUES after LASER Vision Correction Halo, Glare, Starbursting and Reduced Contrast Sensitivity When the excimer laser is used to improve the optical characteristics of the eye it does so by the pre programmed application of Ultraviolet light energy (UV-C) in short bursts. The application of this light results in the vaporization of collagen in the cornea in a pattern that provides for improved focusing. The higher the prescription treated, the more laser...

Quality of Vision Issues after LASER Vision Correction

Quality of Vision ISSUES after LASER Vision Correction Halo, Glare, Starbursting and Reduced Contrast Sensitivity When the excimer laser is used to improve the optical characteristics of the eye it does so by the pre programmed application of Ultraviolet light energy (UV-C) in short bursts. The application of this light results in the vaporization of collagen in the cornea in a pattern that provides for improved focusing. The higher the prescription treated, the more laser...

Dry Eye after LASER VISION CORRECTION

Dry Eye after Laser Vision Correction Why Does it Happen? How is it Treated? When patients are assessed after LASIK or PRK procedures we find that overwhelmingly the most common complaint we will hear about is dry eye. Patients will describe a gritty foreign body sensation that comes and goes and is much like the sensation that they had encountered prior to surgery while wearing contact lenses. Such symptoms are normal and in fact expected and anticipated with all patients. These...

Conquering the ‘FEAR FACTOR” in Laser Vision Correction

Conquering the ‘FEAR FACTOR” in Laser Vision CorrectionShould I be Fearful of Laser Vision Correction?Many patients who wish to have Laser Vision correction performed are kept away because of Fear. Much of what generates this anxiety is founded on a perception that the technology might be dangerous. Nothing could be further from the truth as modern techniques have reached a point where we can predict that fully 99% of patients who are good candidates will be pleased with their results...

FDA Report on LASIK Confirms Safety and Effectiveness with High Rates of Patient Satisfaction

Results reported by the FDA on a long awaited comprehensive prospective, multi center study on the safety and efficacy of LASIK have been released. The study surveyed patients regarding their visual symptoms and the quality of life before as well as three months after LASIK surgery. The FDA confirms that over 95% of the survey respondents achieved 20/20 or better binocular vision. The study also indicated that the prevalence of symptoms such as ghosting of images, glare, halos and star...

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I still have halos one year after lasik. Would it be worth trying glasses?

Lingering quality of vision issues such as those you are experiencing are unusual and comprise only 1% of custom LASIK patients. This group is usually... READ MORE

How long should I wait after finishing my roaccutane course in order to have intraLASIK (Femto-lasik) for my eyes?

It is generally recommended that Acutaine treatment be discontinued for a period of one month prior to surgery. This will better assure an... READ MORE

2 months post op LASIK, should I ask for enhancement?

Approximately 1-2% of patients who have custom Intralase LASIK will require refinement procedures due to their individual response to the excimer... READ MORE

Headaches after LASIK. Pain from it is unbearable

The headache you describe is very unusual and likely not related to your LASIK surgery. Peri ocular headaches can be associated with eye strain, so... READ MORE

Clear vision after sleeping, blurry after 15 mins and the rest of the day. What could this be?

Your corneal abrasion is likely the source of your visual instability. As it heals this should resolve. Lubricate your eye aggressively with... READ MORE

PRK: Are both eyes treated at the same time?

In general most refractive surgeons will do both eyes the same day. This is perfectly safe and makes the recovery of visual function quicker. READ MORE

I am being told AK prior to LASIK. Why can't the laser do what the blade will be doing? I am a RN; concerned about healing time.

First of all, it sounds as if you may have a form of epithelial basement membrane dystrophy. While not a serious problem it can cause healing issues... READ MORE

I have pain 2 weeks post PRK. Is this normal?

It is not unusual to have intermittent discomfort after any eye surgery. PRK can produce irritation of the nerve endings in the cornea and as they... READ MORE

Blurry vision 4 months after LASIK normal?

Your symptoms are likely due to irregularity in the corneal bed generated during healing. These irregularities can cause visual aberration that can... READ MORE

If I'm a good candidate for either LASIK or PRK, which would you recommend?

The issues of dryness or corneal bed irregularities exist for both PRK and LASIK and if you are an appropriate candidate custom LASIK surgery is safe... READ MORE

Videos by Martin L. Fox, MD

Martin L. Fox, MD has shared 2 videos.

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Halo, Glare, and Starbursting: Common Quality of Vision Issues After LASIK

Most times LASIK procedures are successful, says Dr. Martin L. Fox, but there is that 1 percent of patients who need revisions. The doctor explains LASIK and the most common kinds of quality of vision issues seen after the procedure. WATCH VIDEO

Dry Eye After Laser Vision Correction? Here Are Your Options

Dry eye after LASIK or PRK is a common complaint right after surgery. Dr. Martin L. Fox discusses how to prevent and treat this irritating complication. WATCH VIDEO

Qualifications
Experience
Practicing for 32 year.
Board Certifications
Board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
Memberships
Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)
Hospital Privileges
Dr. Fox has hospital affiliations at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.
Education
  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: Colgate University
    Medical: MD, Hahnemann Medical College
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: Maimonides Medical Center
    Residency: Opthalmology, Boston University Medical Center
    Fellowship: Cornea & Refractive Surgery, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

Treatments offered at The Cornea and Refractive Surgery Practice of New York


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5 out of 5 stars Breast Lift with Implants

40 Year Old, 5'9 Breast Lift with Augmentation and Slim Lipo - Louisville, KY

Dr Fox is not the one shown above, he is in Louisville KY. He is one of the best Drs around and has done work on over 7 of my friends who look absolutely amazing. He is patient and explains everything thoroughly and also gives you his home phone number to call him any evening if I had questions. I would absolutely recommen Dr Fox



I still have halos one year after lasik. Would it be worth trying glasses?

Lingering quality of vision issues such as those you are experiencing are unusual and comprise only 1% of custom LASIK patients. This group is usually... READ MORE

How long should I wait after finishing my roaccutane course in order to have intraLASIK (Femto-lasik) for my eyes?

It is generally recommended that Acutaine treatment be discontinued for a period of one month prior to surgery. This will better assure an... READ MORE

2 months post op LASIK, should I ask for enhancement?

Approximately 1-2% of patients who have custom Intralase LASIK will require refinement procedures due to their individual response to the excimer... READ MORE

Headaches after LASIK. Pain from it is unbearable

The headache you describe is very unusual and likely not related to your LASIK surgery. Peri ocular headaches can be associated with eye strain, so... READ MORE

Clear vision after sleeping, blurry after 15 mins and the rest of the day. What could this be?

Your corneal abrasion is likely the source of your visual instability. As it heals this should resolve. Lubricate your eye aggressively with... READ MORE

PRK: Are both eyes treated at the same time?

In general most refractive surgeons will do both eyes the same day. This is perfectly safe and makes the recovery of visual function quicker. READ MORE

I am being told AK prior to LASIK. Why can't the laser do what the blade will be doing? I am a RN; concerned about healing time.

First of all, it sounds as if you may have a form of epithelial basement membrane dystrophy. While not a serious problem it can cause healing issues... READ MORE

I have pain 2 weeks post PRK. Is this normal?

It is not unusual to have intermittent discomfort after any eye surgery. PRK can produce irritation of the nerve endings in the cornea and as they... READ MORE

Blurry vision 4 months after LASIK normal?

Your symptoms are likely due to irregularity in the corneal bed generated during healing. These irregularities can cause visual aberration that can... READ MORE

If I'm a good candidate for either LASIK or PRK, which would you recommend?

The issues of dryness or corneal bed irregularities exist for both PRK and LASIK and if you are an appropriate candidate custom LASIK surgery is safe... READ MORE

Videos by Martin L. Fox, MD

Martin L. Fox, MD has shared 2 videos.

Narrow by:

Halo, Glare, and Starbursting: Common Quality of Vision Issues After LASIK

Most times LASIK procedures are successful, says Dr. Martin L. Fox, but there is that 1 percent of patients who need revisions. The doctor explains LASIK and the most common kinds of quality of vision issues seen after the procedure. WATCH VIDEO

Dry Eye After Laser Vision Correction? Here Are Your Options

Dry eye after LASIK or PRK is a common complaint right after surgery. Dr. Martin L. Fox discusses how to prevent and treat this irritating complication. WATCH VIDEO

Treatments offered at The Cornea and Refractive Surgery Practice of New York

Treatments offered at The Cornea and Refractive Surgery Practice of New York

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