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New Bifocal Intraocular Lens

Submitted by Dr. Dean Dornic on Fri 02/20/2009 - 09:29

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

Submitted by Dr. Dean Dornic on Thu 02/05/2009 - 09:28

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 »

Toric implants for astigmatism

Submitted by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sat 01/31/2009 - 09:28

Patients contemplating cataract surgery will have the choice of correcting their astigmatism with a newer implant developed by Alcon. The idea of the implant is to correct their astigmatism at the time of their surgery thus getting a “two for one” benefit. If you have astigmatism, ask your surgeon if this implant would be a… Read More »

LASIK alternatives

Submitted by Dr. Dean Dornic on Thu 01/08/2009 - 09:24

For patients who are not good LASIK candidates there are several good alternatives including PRK and implantable contact lenses. For more on these options visit the Visian website or view my video on Monkeysee.com http://www.monkeysee.com/play/11385-lasik-surgery-alternatives. More information can be found at: www.drdeandornic.com/implantable_lenses.

Thin Flap LASIK

Submitted by Dr. Dean Dornic on Mon 12/29/2008 - 09:22

One of the technological advances that has improved the success rate and decreased complications is SubBowman’s Keratomeliusis sometimes referred to as Thin Flap LASIK. By utilizing a very thin flap, the procedure becomes less invasive and therefore less prone to certain side effects such as dry eye. Thin Flap LASIK has all the benefits that… Read More »

Surgeons Believe in LASIK

Submitted by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sat 12/20/2008 - 09:21

A recent survey by the International Society of refractive Surgery confirms that the surgeons who perform the surgery are confident enough in the procedure to have it performed on their eyes and the eyes of their family members. About fifty percent of the population could benefit from the LASIK procedure. Among refractive surgeons, about 35… Read More »

Supplements for Men

Submitted by Dr. Dean Dornic on Wed 06/25/2008 - 09:19

Navigating the maze of nutritional supplements can be tricky. Many manufacturers of supplements make claims that are not supported by good peer-reviewed studies. Beware the claims of weight loss, testosterone boosters, muscle builders and hair growing supplement manufacturers. One nutritional supplement that has withstood the scrutiny of good sound medical investigation is fish oil. The… Read More »