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TLC Laser Eye Centers Tysons Corner Opens in McLean, VA

Oct 12, 2011 @ 12:54 PM — by Andrew Holzman | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Laser Eye Surgery | Lasik |

TLC Laser Eye Centers Tysons Corner, now open in McLean, Virginia, is a premier eye care center helmed by board-certified ophthalmologist Andrew Holzman. The brand new facility is state of the art, and utilizes the latest in vision technology.

Most Common LASIK Side Effects

Sep 20, 2011 @ 10:49 PM — by Andrew Holzman | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Lasik | Refractive Surgery | Side Effects | Complications |

While LASIK is a great option for dealing with refractive errors, it is not without some side effects. These side effects are often temporary and the chances of developing such side effects are reduced through the use of custom LASIK technology.

Comparing LASIK Centers

Aug 29, 2011 @ 08:28 PM — by Andrew Holzman | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Lasik | Ophthalmologists | Laser Vision Correction | Refractive Surgery |

There are many factors that go into determining which laser vision correction and eye surgery center is right for you and your needs. We’d like to briefly examine some of these matters right now so you have a good idea of what to expect when making your decision.

Reducing the Risk of LASIK Complications

Jul 25, 2011 @ 03:18 PM — by Andrew Holzman
Tagged with: Lasik | Wavefront | Intralase |

I strive to reduce the risk of complications in my LASIK patients by using the latest technology, choosing suitable candidates for surgery, and staying up-to-date on the latest surgical techniques and tools.

The Benefits of Combining Intralase and Custom LASIK Technology

Jul 14, 2011 @ 01:40 PM — by Andrew Holzman
Tagged with: Lasik | Wavefront | Intralase |

The combination of the Intralase® laser and custom wavefront LASIK technology provides patients with better quality vision and a safer procedure.

Dry Eye after LASIK

Jun 20, 2011 @ 01:21 PM — by Andrew Holzman
Tagged with: Lasik | Dry Eye | Prk |

One of the side effects associated with LASIK is temporary worsening of dry eye; temporary dry eye affects many patients post LASIK.  There are many causes and treatments for this.

LASIK Surgery Candidacy Checklist

May 27, 2011 @ 01:10 PM — by Andrew Holzman
Tagged with: Lasik | Vision Correction |

In this post, I review the factors that I take into consideration when evaluating potential patients during the LASIK screening process.     

LASIK and kindergarteners in DC and Northern Virginia

May 26, 2011 @ 10:07 PM — by Kristina Oneill
Tagged with: Lasik | Vision Correction |

I now wish I’d had this procedure done years ago...

PRK vs. LASIK

May 24, 2011 @ 12:28 PM — by Andrew Holzman
Tagged with: Lasik | Prk |

In this post, I review the key differences between the two laser vision correction treatments so our patients have a better understanding of their options.

The Intralase® Advantage

May 12, 2011 @ 11:23 AM — by Andrew Holzman
Tagged with: Lasik | Intralase |

The Intralase® device employs the use of controlled amounts of laser energy to create corneal flaps that are the ideal thickness and diameter. This results in a safer procedure, improved results, and a reduced risk of post-surgical complications.