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Can I Undergo LASIK If I Play Contact Sports?

May 12, 2015 @ 09:00 AM — by Andrew Holzman
Tagged with: Lasik | Eye Care |

If you play contact sports, you may still be a good candidate for LASIK. With enhanced vision, you may find that you athletic performance also improves.

Instructions for Wearing Makeup after LASIK Surgery

Apr 13, 2015 @ 09:00 AM — by Andrew Holzman
Tagged with: Lasik | Eye Care |

After LASIK, you should stop wearing eye makeup for about a week. After this time, purchase new products and avoid touching your eyes.

LASIK for Patients of Advanced Age

Mar 16, 2015 @ 10:49 AM — by Andrew Holzman
Tagged with: Lasik | Presbyopia | Cataracts |

There is no upper age limit for LASIK surgery, but it depends on the health of the patient's eyes. Various laser vision correction options are available.

Can Teens Undergo LASIK Surgery?

Feb 13, 2015 @ 06:15 PM — by Andrew Holzman
Tagged with: Lasik | Eye Care |

LASIK surgery can be an incredibly effective and safe way to correct a patient’s vision. Find out whether teenagers can benefit from LASIK. 

Computer Use Guidelines after LASIK

Jan 13, 2015 @ 10:00 AM — by Andrew Holzman
Tagged with: Lasik | Eye Care |

Dr. Andrew E. Holzman provides patients with helpful guidelines in regards to computer use following LASIK surgery.

Who is the ideal LASIK or PRK candidate?

Nov 17, 2014 @ 10:31 AM — by Kristina Oneill
Tagged with: Lasik Prk Dr Andrew Holzman |

Who is the ideal candidate for the LASIK or PRK procedure?

LASIK for Post Cataract Patients

Nov 13, 2014 @ 10:19 AM — by Kristina Oneill
Tagged with: Lasik Question |

Having the LASIK procedure after you have had cataract surgery will give patients who have a need for glasses after the placement of their intra ocular lens a chance to fine-tune their vision and possibly perfect their vision so that they do not need to rely on an extra prescription.   IOLs or a lens replacement allows many patients to get rid of their glasses and contact lenses for good after cataract surgery. However, there are some patients who may continue to use glasses when they need to "fine tune” or sharpen their vision to its most precise visual acuity, such as when they are driving, reading, or watching television.  Many of these patients are so already accustomed to wearing their glasses that they do not mind having to continue wearing them after their removal of the cataracts.   There are the other patients that find it very frustrating to come so close to having unaided excellent vision with their multifocal IOLs while still having to r

Tips for a Smooth, Successful PRK Recovery

Nov 11, 2014 @ 10:00 AM — by Andrew Holzman
Tagged with: Prk | Eye Care |

Patients can learn helpful tips for ensuring a smooth and successful recovery following PRK surgery with Dr. Andrew E. Holzman.

What Are the Advantages of having LASIK Eye Surgery?

Oct 30, 2014 @ 10:32 AM — by Kristina Oneill
Tagged with: Lasik |

Why is LASIK such a popular elective procedure?  LASIK is considered one of the best improvements in elective surgical procedures thanks to the technological advancement of lasers in the medical field. LASIK stands for Laser assisted in situ Keratomileusis.  Why are people electing to have the LASIK procedure over wearing glasses or contact lenses to correct their refractive error?  The short answer is because it works!  

Flex Spending and Health Savings Accounts for Lasik or PRK procedures

Oct 20, 2014 @ 09:25 AM — by Kristina Oneill
Tagged with: Cost Of Lasik And Prk |

Flex spending and Health savings accounts are a benefit through your employer that allows employees to put a portion of their pay into a HSA or FSA account that is not taxed. The money in this account can be used to pay for dependent care, medical bills and other qualifying expenses such as over the counter medicines.  Laser vision correction procedures such as LASIK and PRK are eligible purchases under a health savings and flex spending account plans.