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Archives for: March 17th, 2009

Thin Corneas Not a Risk for LASIK

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Tue 03/17/2009

Contrary to the assumption that eyes with thin corneas are poor candidates for LASIK because they are at increased risk of developing postoperative ectasia, scientific evidence fails to support preoperative central corneal thickness (CCT) as an independent risk factor for this complication, said William B. Trattler, MD, at the annual meeting of the American Academy… Read More »

Outdoor Activities Decrease the Risk of Myopia

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Wed 03/11/2009

Spending 2 to 3 hours a day outdoors can significantly lower a child’s risk of developing myopia, according to a new study. A child’s chances of becoming nearsighted, if he or she has two nearsighted parents, are about six in 10 for children who spend 0 to 5 hours outside a week, but the risk… Read More »


Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sat 03/07/2009

Speaking of newer cosmetic uses of drugs, many readers may not be aware that the some of the original uses ofBotox also were in ophthalmology. The muscle paralyzing properties were and continue to be used inblepharospasm, a benign but very disturbing forceful lid closing condition. Patients who suffer fromblepharospasm experience uncontrolled forceful lid closure/spasms that… Read More »