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Mixed Astigmatism News

Question: What is “mixed astigmatism,” and if this condition can be treated with LASIK? Answer: In mixed astigmatism, the unequal curvature of the cornea (and sometimes also the lens inside the eye) causes one meridian of the eye to be farsighted and a second meridian (perpendicular to the first) to be nearsighted. Mixed astigmatism usually can be

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High Definition (HD) Eyesight

High-Definition Television (HD TV) refers to image resolution, higher than standard definition television, about five times the number of pixels than standard-definition TV. In any case, the human oculo-visual system is limited in picture resolution, depending on size of picture elements and their distance from the eyes of the viewer. At this time there are

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What is Wavefront Technology?

Wavefront Technology used now in Ophthalmology, was originally created for use in astronomy.   In 1997, the FDA approved Wavefront technology for use in ophthalmology to correct refractive errors of the eye. Wavefront Analysis maps imperfections of the eye.  These imperfections are called aberrations.  Lower order aberrations are things like nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia) and astigmatism. 

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Yes you can do laser eye surgery over 40

Yes, You Can Do Laser Eye Surgery Over 40 LASEK surgery can help a majority of individuals over the age of 18, and within that a large percentage of those who wish to get LASEK treatment are over 40. The first question that many ask is what really is LASEK? LASEK – or Laser Epithelial

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Should I have Laser Eye Surgery

People often ask me if they should have Laser Eye Surgery. Laser Eye Surgery has become commonplace North America. Now performed for over 20 years and advertised everywhere, television, radio, newspapers billboards and even bus shelters. Everyone has heard about it. But Is Laser Eye Surgery for everyone. Put differently, can everyone have Laser Eye

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What Is 20/20 Vision?

20/20 vision a term used to describe normal visual acuity — the sharpness of a person’s vision — measured at a distance of 20 feet. If a person has 20/20 vision it means that they can see clearly at 20 feet what should normally be seen at a distance. If someone has 20/100 vision it

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