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Blog Posts in January, 2013

Dry Eye Causes and Treatment Options from New York Ophthalmologist Dr. Mark Hornfeld

You have three different layers of tears in your eyes—a bottom layer produced by thousands of individual cells, a watery middle layer, and an oily layer on the outside of the eye which keeps ...
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Understanding Macular Degeneration and Treatment Options from Dr. Mark Hornfeld

Macular degeneration is an eye disease characterized by deterioration of the macula, which is the part of the retina responsible for central vision. Next to glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration ...
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What to Expect During Your LASIK Consultation with Dr. Mark Hornfeld

LASIK surgery is an innovative vision correction procedure which uses laser energy to reshape the corneal lens and treat a number of refractive errors, including myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. A ...
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Laser Vision Surgery and Eye Health Resources from Dr. Mark Hornfeld

Are you struggling to see the writing on the screen or tired of putting on and taking off your reading glasses for every little thing? Visit some of the resources to learn more about eye health care, ...
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Macular Degeneration, Explained

Macular degeneration is one of the leading eye diseases among older individuals and results in significant loss of vision. This video from the National Eye Institute discusses the causes and symptoms ...
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See More Clearly With Help From These Eye Health Resources

Are you suffering from vision changes? Check out these links for more information about what to expect during your LASIK consultation, the anatomy and function of your eye, foods that promote eye ...
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A Brief Look at the Anatomy of the Eye

Your eyes are your windows to the world, allowing you to see shapes and colors and identify objects during everyday activities. However, the function and integrity of your eyes can change over time, ...
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Foods to Eat to Keep Your Eyes Healthy for Life

There are a number of factors which can impact the health and integrity of your eyes, including genetic makeup, increasing age, overall health status, and traumatic injury. You may be surprised to ...
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