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Comparing the lined and the no-line (progressive) spectacle lenses

Progressive lenses are popular for other reasons than just “hiding the line.”  They work like a trifocal, in the sense that as you look straight ahead you have the distance correction, and as you look down the lens, power is progressively added so that there is a point of focus for both mid-range (arm’s length) and close detail work […]

LASIK versus Multifocal Implants

A lot of patients ask us about the differences between LASIK surgery and Multifocal Implants.  LASIK uses a laser to gently reshape the front of the eye to correct a patient’s refractive error.  If the patient is properly screened, LASIK will likely fully correct a distance vision problem.  However, the over-forty crowd in bifocals will […]
By |February 22nd, 2014|Contacts|0 Comments|

Pink Eye at the Olympics

Pink eye, also known as conjunctivitis, recently hit the headlines when NBC’s Bob Costas came down with a raging case of it in both eyes during the 2014 Sochi Olympics.Pink eye is an inflammation “itis” of the conjunctiva (clear membrane which lines the white part of the eye) and has a variety of causes.  Blood […]