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What Is Keratoconus? TLC Charlottesville, Virginia

Apr 15, 2014 @ 09:32 PM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Keratoconus |

My doctor says that I have keratoconus and that LASIK and PRK are not a good option for me because of the keratoconus.  What us Keratoconus and what can I do to correct my vision?    

Refractive surgery from Dr. Holzman’s Perspective

Apr 13, 2014 @ 09:40 PM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Lasik Prk Dr Andrew Holzman |

A patient recently came into the surgical suite for his LASIK procedure and asked how many patients we had that day.  It was a Friday afternoon and Fridays are usually the preferred day for surgery since many patients have the weekend to relax after their procedure.  We told the patient that we had 18 patients that day.  He asked Dr. Holzman if he ever gets bored doing the same procedure all day long...

 

Career Fields that Can Benefit from LASIK Surgery

Apr 13, 2014 @ 01:48 PM — by Andrew Holzman | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Lasik | Refractive Surgery |

LASIK surgery reduces your dependence on glasses and contacts, which can have a number of benefits for your career. Read on to learn which kinds of professions may benefit most from LASIK.

A LASIK patient’s quote, “In Holzman I trust"

Apr 9, 2014 @ 03:25 PM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Lasik Prk Consultation |

A few weeks ago a patient came into our TLC Rockville, Maryland surgical suite all geared up and ready to go with his LASIK procedure.  He was nervous but excited.  

Corneal Crosslinking and Intacs for Keratoconus

Apr 8, 2014 @ 10:48 AM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Keratoconus |

Corneal collagen cross-linking is a refractive surgery technique which uses UV light and a photosensitizer to strengthen the chemical bonds in the cornea. The main goal of the corneal cross linking treatment is to halt any progressive and irregular changes in corneal shape known as ectasia.

Bladeless LASIK versus using a Blade, How do I know what is best?

Apr 6, 2014 @ 09:40 PM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
Tagged with: All Laser Lasik |

If you are a patient that is consiedering having the LASIK procedure, you will want to know what the difference is between creating the corneal flap for LASIK with a microkeratome blade versus using a laser to create the flap.  How do you make the best choice?

Patient Testimonials after refractive surgery - TLC Rockville, MD & Tysons Corner, VA

Apr 3, 2014 @ 08:36 PM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Patient Testimonial Lasik Prk |

There is a saying that when a person is treated well they will tell 10 others their experience.  The same is true for those who have an experience where they are not treated well.  We post our patient testimonials about Dr. Andrew Holzman, MD, FACS and his quality of care because we do not take your trust lightly.  We are dealing with your eyes!  

It's April Fool’s Day! Don’t be the fool when it comes to your eyes.

Apr 1, 2014 @ 09:52 PM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Research Lasik And Prk |

When it comes to your eyes, please do not be an “April Fool” or any other fool for that matter.  Do your research!  

Cataract Surgery from the Patient Perspective

Mar 30, 2014 @ 01:41 PM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Dr Andrew Holzmantlc Vision |

Dr. Jen Weigel, OD is our Tyson's Corner Clinical Director wrote a blog about one of our colleague's experience when she had her cataract surgery in mid February.  Dr. Weigel has a blog that she writes to keep eye care providers in the DC metropolitan area aware of Dr. Holzman's pre and post operative protocols and refractive surgery news from our TLC Tyson's office.

What is Nearvision CK and are You a Good Candidate?

Mar 28, 2014 @ 01:20 PM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Ck Dr Andrew Holzman | Md Facs |

Dr. Holzman was the first physician in the DC metropolitan area to perform CK and  has served as a regional training instructor for the CK procedure.