What’s The Recovery Process Like After LASIK?
Submitted by firstname.lastname@example.org on September 14, 2021
LASIK is a very safe procedure with an extremely high success rate. It is well known, not only because of its effectiveness but also because of its speed. The procedure itself only takes about 30 minutes. However, it is still a medical procedure, and like any other kind of procedure, there is a recovery period….Read more →
What Are The Symptoms of Cataracts?
Submitted by email@example.com on August 3, 2021
Cataracts affect one in six Americans over the age of forty. That’s over 24 million people! Most people, at some point in their lives, will develop them. Simply put, cataracts are a natural part of life. But what are cataracts, exactly? Keep reading to learn more about cataracts and the most common symptoms they cause.Read more →
Your Dry, Itchy Eyes May Not Be Allergies
Submitted by firstname.lastname@example.org on June 18, 2021
Summer is an expected time to experience allergies, primarily due to the increase in pollen in the air. You know the classic signs, sneezing, coughing, and, of course, itchy eyes. While stinging, irritated, dry eyes may be familiar for people with a pollen allergy, they can also indicate a deeper problem. Chronic dry eye affects…Read more →
7 Reasons You May Be A LASIK Candidate
Submitted by email@example.com on May 20, 2021
If you would like to improve your eyesight and get rid of your glasses, LASIK may be for you. The procedure has been in use for several decades now, and it has been producing excellent outcomes since it came on the market. Keep reading to learn more about LASIK and see if you are a…Read more →
Study Finds Link Between Keratoconus and Sleep Apnea
Submitted by Dr. Vincent Basilice on December 28, 2018
Keratoconus is a condition in which the cornea — the clear outermost layer of the eye normally shaped like a dome — begins to thin and starts to bulge. Once this occurs, the light rays entering the eye become distorted, making everyday activities like reading and driving difficult. In a recent study, researchers found that…Read more →
Introduction to Corneal Disorders
Submitted by Dr. Vincent Basilice on October 25, 2018
A WORD ABOUT KERATOCONUS Keratoconus is a condition where the shape of the cornea or window of the eye is abnormal. The vision is often blurred and difficult to correct in eyeglasses. Patients will often require contact lenses to improve vision however this may also prove difficult to perform. Fortunately, newer simple outpatient surgical procedures…Read more →
How to Choose a Laser Vision Correction Surgeon
Submitted by Dr. Vincent Basilice on September 29, 2018
Working with a qualified surgeon for your laser vision correction procedure is the best thing you can do to ensure successful results. But with so many surgeons out there, you may be asking yourself, “How do I choose the right surgeon?” To help you with your selection, the experienced team at TOC Eye would like…Read more →
Are You a Candidate for LASIK/LASEK?
Submitted by Dr. Vincent Basilice on August 30, 2018
Each year, thousands of individuals seeking 20/20 vision or better choose to undergo LASIK/LASEK. However, laser vision correction is not for everyone. Before recommending LASIK/LASEK, one of the board certified ophthalmologists at TOC Eye will meet with you personally to discuss your candidacy. Here, our team explain the qualities that make a good laser vision…Read more →
Can Cataracts Return after Surgery?
Submitted by Dr. Vincent Basilice on July 31, 2018
Each year, approximately 3 million individuals undergo cataract surgery to restore crisp, clear vision and reduce their dependency on eyeglasses. Understandably, many Long Island patients are concerned about whether cataracts, the clouding of the eye’s natural lens, can return after surgery. In this blog post, the experienced team of board certified ophthalmologists at TOC Eye…Read more →
WHAT CAUSES DRY EYES?
Submitted by Dr. Vincent Basilice on August 27, 2014
Dry eye remains a major cause of visual discomfort for many patients. This condition which affects women more than men is often the result of increasing age, environmental changes, contact lens wear and systemic medication. Patients often complain of fluctuating vision, burning, foreign body sensation, and eye discomfort. Many treatments exist for the treatment of…Read more →