Refractive Surgery Blog Posts

LASIK results last a long time, but how many years should patients expect? Our laser vision correction center considers the lifespan of refractive surgery.

Andrew E Holzman, MD FACS Jun 13, 2019

Many patients ask us if PRK is safer than LASIK. Let’s compare these laser vision correction options and when one surgery may be better than…

Andrew E Holzman, MD FACS May 16, 2019

There are pros and cons to getting PRK after age 40. Andrew E. Holzman, MD FACS considers the benefits of refractive laser eye surgery and…

Andrew E Holzman, MD FACS Jan 16, 2018

Military personnel consider LASIK, PRK, and other refractive surgery options to improve job performance and effectiveness in combat situations.

Andrew E Holzman, MD FACS Jul 11, 2014

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…

Andrew E Holzman, MD FACS Apr 13, 2014

Flap complications are possible after you undergo LASIK. We want to take a moment right now to consider these kinds of surgical complications so you…

Andrew E Holzman, MD FACS Jan 20, 2014

If you are not an appropriate candidate for LASIK, there are alternative treatment options available. Find out how PRK and the placement of ICLs can…

Andrew E Holzman, MD FACS Jan 06, 2012

In this blog post, I review the similarities and differences between LASIK vision correction and the placement of ICLs.

Andrew E Holzman, MD FACS Jan 05, 2012

Custom LASIK often provides patients with better results than traditional LASIK surgery. Sure, traditional LASIK is effective, but Wavefront technology allows for an even more…

Andrew E Holzman, MD FACS Jan 04, 2012

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…

Andrew E Holzman, MD FACS Sep 20, 2011

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