Tag Archives: cornea

The “Stigma” about Astigmatism

Posted ago by Dr. Robert Salchak

Many patients have “stigmatism”, but don’t really know what it means. Most people have heard of nearsightedness (myopia) and farsightedness (hyperopia), and generally know what they mean. But when it comes to astigmatism, they are either clueless or misinformed. The …

Corneal Refractive Therapy (CRT)

Posted ago by Dr. Robert Salchak

Technology today has offered many different options for correcting our vision. Some are permanent, like lasik for example, and others are temporary solutions to our vision problems. For a number of years, there has been a concept known as orthokeratology. …

Keratoconus and Irregular Astigmatism

Posted ago by Dr. Robert Salchak

The cornea is the clear front surface of the eye for which we fit a contact lens.  The curve, or shape of the cornea, also has some affect on the refractive error of an eye.  When we talk about refractive …

Surgery

Posted ago by Admin

We are specialists in co-managing various eye surgeries.  As primary care providers, we refer surgical cases to specialists, and perform some or all of the post op care in our office. Lasik Cataracts Refractive implants Glaucoma Cornea Oculoplastic – Blepharoplasty …