December 2013 Blog Posts Archives

What happens if I get a corneal abrasion?

The most common cause of a corneal abrasion is trauma such as a fingernail poking the eye, getting hit in the eyes with a ball,…

Posted by Kristina Oneill on Dec 30, 2013

Do the results last after LASIK or PRK?

Refractive surgery, or laser vision correction, is believed to be a permanent procedure. Both LASIK and PRK are permanent procedures on reshaping of the cornea. 

Posted by Kristina Oneill on Dec 29, 2013

Dr. Holzman and his staff have been very busy this December!

Take a look at some of the things we have been up to...

Posted by Kristina Oneill on Dec 26, 2013

I wish it was Christmas today! Happy Holidays from Dr. Holzman and his team!

Laughter is good medicine!  This has nothing to do with LASIK or PRK but it makes me smile!  hopefully it will spread some cheer to…

Posted by Kristina Oneill on Dec 24, 2013

Which is better blade or blade-less lasik eye surgery?

Dr. Holzman has performed thousands of surgeries both with the bladed microkeratome and with the femtosecond laser (blade-less).  His feeling is that either way works…

Posted by Kristina Oneill on Dec 22, 2013

Patient Testimonial after their LASIK procedure.


The eyes are great and are steadily improving and healing.  I have to say, besides your great work on my eyes, which was excellent, I have…

Posted by Kristina Oneill on Dec 20, 2013

My LASIK surgeon told me that he might switch to PRK mid-surgery due to scarring, but he wouldn't know until starting. Is this safe?

I have a very old, shallow scar on one of my corneas. My LASIK eye surgeon said the scar was outside of my range of…

Posted by Kristina Oneill on Dec 19, 2013

What is an intraocular lens and who would be a candidate for an IOL procedure?

I did some research on the web and thought I would pass some of the information I read along to you.  Feel free to call…

Posted by Kristina Oneill on Dec 16, 2013

Topography guided laser vision correction

Our Tyson’s Corner Clinical Director, Dr. Jen Weigel, OD makes it her priority to stay on the pulse of technology (pun intented) and vision correction. 

Posted by Kristina Oneill on Dec 11, 2013

What is eye strain and why do I need to consider it before deciding to have laser vision correction?

We all have days where we feel like we just want to close our eyes and rub the dryness and discomfort away.  Frequently patients ask…

Posted by Kristina Oneill on Dec 08, 2013

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