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Archives for: February 27th, 2009

New Drug for Longer Lashes

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Fri 02/27/2009

Doctors are always looking for new uses for existing drugs. What started out as a medication for a very serious eye problem is now making waves as the latest thing in cosmetics. It can make eyelashes longer & thicker. Latisse contains bimatoprost, a compound from a glaucoma drug called Lumigan. It binds to receptors in… Read More »

New Bifocal Intraocular Lens

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Fri 02/20/2009

One of the main complaints that patients have had with the Alcon ReStor Intraocular Lens was the close working distance and poor intermediate vision found with this lens. The near focal point of this implant is around 13 inches which forced patients to hold reading material much closer than they may have been accustomed to…. Read More »

Intacs for Keratoconus

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Thu 02/05/2009

Keratoconus is a corneal disorder in which progressive astigmatism develops, probably because of weakening. Patients who suffer from keratoconus suffer from corneal thinning and vision loss. Ultimately patients may require a corneal transplant. Recently, surgeons have begun to implant plastic inserts (Intacs) to bolster the cornea and delay, perhaps indefinitely, the need for a corneal… Read More »