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Blog Posts in 2016

The Effects of Nearsightedness

An ophthalmologist regularly prescribes eyeglasses, contact lenses, or Lasik surgery in New York to correct nearsightedness. If untreated, this vision problem can seriously interfere with your daily ...
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Screening for Eye Disease

Problems like macular degeneration in New York can pose serious risks to your ocular and overall health. As you will learn in this video, it is important to schedule regular visits to your eye doctor ...
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Reducing Your Risk of Cataracts

An ophthalmologist today now offers many choices when it comes to treatment for cataracts in NYC. Cataracts occur when the eye lens becomes cloudy, which can make it difficult to see. While cataract ...
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How Lasik Works

Thinking about getting Lasik eye surgery to correct your vision? While you may be excited about the prospect of giving up glasses and contacts for good, you may be nervous about undergoing surgery. ...
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Services Offered by Dr. Mark Hornfield

Dr. Hornfield is an ophthalmologist offering a wide range of services for your eye health needs. In addition to basic eye examinations, the eye doctors at Dr. Hornfield’s office can help you ...
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What is Macular Degeneration?

Have you recently spoken to your ophthalmologist about macular degeneration ? Macular degeneration is the main cause of vision loss in Americans over 60 years old. This condition is the irreversible ...
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Getting the Facts About Cataract Surgery

If you’re considering eye cataract surgery after a visit to the ophthalmologist, you may have some questions about what this type of surgery entails. A cataract is a condition that causes the ...
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Preparing for Your Eye Exam

If you’re visiting a new eye doctor for an eye exam or vision test, you might be wondering what to expect. Your ophthalmologist or eye specialist can perform a routine vision test, and examine ...
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Answers to Questions About Glaucoma

Without proper glaucoma treatment and glaucoma management, you may be at risk for significant eye health complications, including blindness. Many people don’t understand the causes, symptoms, or ...
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A Look at IntraLase Cataract Surgery

If your eye doctor or ophthalmologist has recently diagnosed you with cataracts, you might want to learn more about what treatments for cataracts are most effective. Cataract eye surgery remains one ...
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Eye Exercise Tips

The next time you visit your eye doctor, you should ask him to recommend eye exercises that can improve flexibility and help you maintain eye health. It’s important to visit an ophthalmologist ...
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What Is High Tech IOL?

IOLs, or intraocular lenses, are often recommended by an ophthalmologist as an effective treatment for cataracts in New York. In addition to correcting vision problems and cloudy lenses caused by ...
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Separating the Myths from the Facts About Lasik

Are you considering Lasik surgery but aren’t sure where to begin? Your first step in the process should be to research eye doctors who have a proven track record of success in Lasik eye surgery. ...
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Understanding Your Glaucoma Treatment Options

When it comes to glaucoma treatment, eye doctors offer many options. Glaucoma is a disease that involves damage to the optic nerve, which can lead to total or partial blindness. In addition to vision ...
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What Steps Can You Take to Prevent Cataracts?

The lens of the eye contains proteins but is normally clear, making it possible for light to enter the eye, which is essential to sight. However, it is possible for the proteins to clump together to ...
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Caring for Your Glasses

An ophthalmologist has many tips for making sure your glasses stay clear and free of scratches. If you wear glasses or contacts, you should also be sure to schedule regular eye doctor visits. Watch ...
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What Health Conditions May Affect Whether You Can Get LASIK?

Just as you would before any medical procedure, you should talk to your doctor about any health conditions you have before undergoing LASIK eye surgery. Generally, you should be in good overall health ...
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A Look at Eye Conditions That Can Lead to Vision Loss

There are many different types of eye conditions that can affect people in various ways. Some conditions can actually lead to a loss of vision. Knowing what the conditions are, as well as the ...
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A Guide to Protecting Your Eyes After LASIK

With today’s advances in medical technology, corrective vision options are no longer limited to eyeglasses and contacts. For individuals with vision problems, a more permanent solution is ...
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