Blog Archive

Coronavirus and the Eye Mar 23rd, 2020

Coronavirus and the Eye As the global coronavirus outbreak is spreading, we are learning more and more about the virus and how it manifests in different patients.  The following is a summary of what little we know about the eye involvement in a patient with Coronavirus   What is this...

My Eyes Tear Up When I Read or Go Outside, But My Doctor Tells Me I Have Dry Eyes! May 3rd, 2018

As a cornea specialist, I see a large number of patients who suffer from dry eyes.   The symptoms of dry eyes can be quite variable amongst different individuals.  Some common features include eye burning, sandy/gritty feeling in the eyes, itching, light sensitivity, tiredness of the eyes when reading or working...

Do I Need Glasses after Cataract Surgery? Feb 6th, 2018

One of the most frequent questions my patients ask me is whether they still need to wear glasses or contact lenses after cataract surgery.  There is a lot of material on the web about this, and due to the unregulated flow of information on the internet, many patients come in...

Why I Love Seeing my Patients After Laser Cataract Surgery Jan 16th, 2018

As a surgeon who has been performing cataract surgery, corneal transplants, and LASIK for 17 years, I have witnessed the amazing advancements in surgical techniques, equipment, and technology.  And yet, the improvement in technology by itself means very little.  The real question for me has always been: Will my patients...