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Blog Posts in September, 2012

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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How UV Rays Affect the Eyes

When heading to the park or for a lazy stroll with your children, do you apply sunscreen, provide them with a hat, and make sure they are wearing sunglasses? Statistically speaking, parents are less ...
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Ophthalmology Treatments for Common Eye Problems

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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What Is the Difference Between Intralase and Traditional LASIK?

If you’ve decided to undergo a laser eye procedure to correct your vision problems, you may want to learn a little more about your options. At Vista Laser Vision, our resident opthalmologist, ...
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