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Resources on Laser Vision Correction by Mark Hornfeld, DO

Laser eye surgery could eliminate your need for glasses or contacts once and for all. Browse these links to learn more about your laser surgery options, including LASIK. For quality ophthalmology care ...
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Who Will Benefit Most from LASIK?

LASIK surgery has been around for two decades, and even after millions of operations, few complications have been tied to the procedure. Although LASIK is generally safe and well-tolerated, it ...
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The Benefits of VISX Technology

VISX is at the cutting edge of laser eye surgery technology. Their lasers are the most popular among eye surgeons in the United States, thanks to their unparalleled accuracy. Dr. Mark Hornfeld of ...
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Find More Information About Laser Eye Surgery by Mark Hornfeld

Laser eye surgery could eliminate your need for glasses or contacts once and for all. Learn more about eye surgery by visiting the links below, and contact Dr. Mark Hornfeld of Vista Laser Vision. ...
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Common Myths and Misconceptions about LASIK

LASIK surgery has become commonplace in modern healthcare, but many people still have misconceptions about what it really is. LASIK is neither the perfect solution to all vision problems that some ...
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Signs that Laser Eye Surgery Is Right for You

Are you tired of wearing glasses or worrying about cleaning your contact lenses all the time? Laser eye surgery can correct many common vision problems and free you of your need for corrective lenses ...
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Keeping the Eyes Healthy When You Have Diabetes

Uncontrolled diabetes can be extremely damaging to eye health. Many diabetics find themselves facing vision problems, such as cataracts and macular degeneration. If left unaddressed, eye conditions ...
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What Is Iris Registration And How Is It Beneficial in Laser Eye Surgery?

Your irises are like your fingerprints. They are completely unique to you. For LASIK surgeons, these differences in irises are useful—the more that an eye surgeon can tailor treatments to each ...
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Explore Resources on Eye Health from Mark Hornfeld, MD

If you found our recent blog posts interesting, explore the information provided below. These links contain useful information about various eye conditions and the treatment options available for ...
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Diabetic Eye Care: Conditions to Be Aware of

Individuals diagnosed with diabetes must become more diligent with all aspects of their wellbeing in order to remain healthy. Maintaining eye health is no exception. Diabetic individuals are at a ...
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Understanding Your Risk for Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a chronic eye condition that results in optic nerve damage and vision loss. This video describes the physical processes that lead to glaucoma and the risk factors for this disease. ...
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What Raises Your Risk for Cataracts?

Cataracts occur when the eye’s lens begins to lose its clarity. This stems from the clustering of proteins, which make up the lens. When these proteins are no longer spread evenly across the ...
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Get To Know Your Eyes With These Helpful Resources

Dr. Mark Hornfeld understands that a person’s vision is central to their everyday independence and quality of life. To ensure that you can enjoy clear eyesight, it’s essential that you ...
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Intralase by Dr. Mark Hornfeld Is the Ideal Method for LASIK Eye Surgery

Individuals suffering from refractive errors have been able to take advantage of LASIK surgery for the past several years. Though this highly safe and effective procedure has provided clear vision for ...
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What Is Intralase LASIK?

For years, LASIK surgery has been used to correct refractive errors. This video demonstrates Intralase LASIK, an innovative technique that allows for a safer procedure and better vision results. With ...
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Comparing Treatment Options for Managing Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a chronic disorder, and once diagnosed, a patient must be attentive to maintaining treatment for the rest of his or her life. However, glaucoma treatment can be highly effective in ...
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Get Important Eye Health Information With These Resources

Maintaining your eye health is essential to promoting your overall wellness. Learn more about the risk of infection when wearing contact lenses, the symptoms of uveitis, VISX technology, and the ...
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Find Helpful Eye Care Tips By Visiting These Sites

Dr. Mark Hornfeld has over 10 years of experience as an ophthalmologist in New York City. He specializes in LASIK surgery and CustomVue laser vision correction, and also offers comprehensive eye exams ...
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Signs and Symptoms of Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry eye syndrome is the result of tear ducts that do not produce enough moisture for the eyes. If your ducts do not produce enough tears, if your tears are of poor quality, or if you are frequently in ...
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How Is Laser Eye Surgery Performed?

If you suffer from a refractive error, such as nearsightedness or astigmatism, your ophthalmologist may suggest laser eye surgery. This video clip features an overview of laser eye surgery, which is ...
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A Look at Life After LASIK

LASIK is an increasingly popular elective surgery that restores natural vision by reshaping the cornea. With this procedure, you’re able to enjoy full vision capabilities just 48 hours after ...
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Understanding the Effects of the Sun on Your Eyes

Exposure to UV rays can have harmful effects on your eyes and your vision, just as it can on your skin. You should always wear sunglasses and a hat while outside, and be especially wary between the ...
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What Is Diabetic Retinopathy?

Diabetes is a disease in which your body cannot use or store glucose properly. It can cause changes in the bloodstream, which can affect vision. To learn about diabetic retinopathy and your risk of ...
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Cataract Surgery Aftercare Tips

Cataracts, which form due to a clouding of the eye’s naturally clear lens, can cause blurred and decreased vision. Using a lens implant, your ophthalmologist can restore your vision if it has ...
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What You Need to Know About Corneal Transplants

At Vista Laser Vision in New York, we understand that it can be stressful and even confusing to understand what corneal transplant procedures entail. That’s why Dr. Mark Hornfeld and our ...
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