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Blog Posts in March, 2013

Are You at Risk for Macular Degeneration?

Macular degeneration is a chronic disease of the eye. If your ophthalmologist diagnoses you with this condition, you could develop blurred vision or even become blind. Fortunately, early detection and ...
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What is Age-Related Macular Degeneration?

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a serious eye disease that is the leading cause of blindness in people older than 55. In a healthy eye, the light enters through the cornea and the retina ...
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Improve Your Sight with LASIK

About 150 million Americans wear eyeglasses and spend a total of $15 billion on eyewear each year. If you’re tired of replacing your contact lenses or losing your glasses, it might be time to ...
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Web Resources for Vision Correcting Information from Dr. Mark Hornfeld

Dr. Mark Hornfeld has been performing LASIK surgery and teaching cutting-edge laser vision correction techniques to New York City area physicians for more than 10 years. Call (212) 580-8881 to ...
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Questions to Ask Your Ophthalmologist Before Undergoing LASIK Surgery

If you are considering investing in laser vision correction surgery such as LASIK, you deserve to have the procedure performed by an experienced ophthalmologist who will guide you through the process ...
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Vision Correction Surgery Web Resources Presented by Dr. Mark Hornfeld

If you suffer from blurry vision, you know firsthand how frustrating the daily struggle to see clearly can be. Dr. Mark Hornfeld of has helped hundreds of NYC patients see clearly through innovative ...
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Common Refractive Errors and How They Can Be Treated

Most vision problems are caused by four common refractive errors. If you are nearsighted, farsighted, have difficulty focusing, or are struggling with vision loss caused by the natural aging process, ...
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What Causes Refractive Errors?

Light rays enter the eye through the cornea, pupil, and lens, and images are relayed to the brain from the retina. As you can learn by watching this video, unclear vision is usually caused by one of ...
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Reasons to Consider LASIK Surgery

Are you tired of irritating contact lenses and uncomfortable glasses? If you are like many people who suffer from blurry vision, your daily struggle to see clearly can be frustrating and even painful. ...
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How Cataract Surgery is Performed by Dr. Mark Hornfeld

The eye’s lens is composed mainly of water and proteins. As you will learn in this video, these proteins may begin to clump together and cloud the lens as you age, resulting in the development ...
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