The days and weeks leading up to LASIK surgery are exciting and busy. Although you will receive detailed instructions from the Bochner Eye Institute team as you prepare for surgery, here are a few general guidelines to follow: Read the rest of this entry »
Let’s imagine that you made the decision to undergo laser vision correction and scheduled your operation with the team at Bochner Eye Institute. As you are making plans for the surgery, you are probably wondering about the recovery period and what you can expect. In this post, our team explains what you need to know about the recovery timeline and how to enjoy a safe and complication-free recovery. Read the rest of this entry »
If you are considering your refractive surgery options, you are probably familiar with the LASIK and PRK procedures. However, what you may not know is that there is another option called refractive lens exchange, or RLE, that can capably treat refractive errors (in addition to another common visual disorder). Read on to learn more about this procedure and understand when the team at Bochner Eye Institute recommends it in place of LASIK or PRK. Read the rest of this entry »
In April 2016, the United States Food and Drug Administration approved corneal cross-linking for the condition known as keratoconus. Corneal cross-linking has been available in Canada, Europe and other parts of the world for some time now. The Toronto eye doctors at Bochner Eye Institute have been on the leading edge of keratoconus treatment technology — including corneal cross-linking — for many years, and we are some of the most experienced in North America. Read on to learn why other countries such as the U.S. are starting to embrace corneal-crosslinking. Read the rest of this entry »
If you have recently been diagnosed with a refractive error and are considering laser vision correction, you probably have many questions about how your condition developed. Fortunately, Bochner Eye Institute has the answers. Our Toronto LASIK surgeons thought it would be helpful to blog about refractive errors and how most patients acquire them. (And as the title of this post implies, there is a correlation between genetic factors and the risk of developing a refractive error.) Read the rest of this entry »
Are you interested in speaking to a LASIK surgeon about your laser vision correction options? Do you have a consultation scheduled, but don’t know what to ask? Bochner Eye Institute has you covered. Here, we discuss the most important questions to ask during a LASIK consultation. These questions (and the surgeon’s answers) will help you decide whether LASIK is suitable for your unique vision treatment needs and goals. Read the rest of this entry »
Cataracts are extremely common in older adults. Experts say that one in three people will need to have cataracts removed at some point in their life. Traditionally, the steps of cataract removal surgery were performed with handheld surgical instruments. Today, many cataract surgeons, including the team at Bochner Eye Institute, are incorporating a femtosecond laser into the procedure to perform critical steps of the operation. Laser cataract surgery has been linked to fewer complications and faster recovery of vision.
Here, the Toronto cataract surgeons of Bochner Eye Institute discuss the advantages of laser cataract surgery and what that could mean for the millions of people that need cataract surgery. Read the rest of this entry »
Some temporary conditions make the results of a LASIK procedure less predictable than usual. Depending on the situation, LASIK candidates may be advised to postpone the surgery, completely avoid it or, in some cases, consider a different procedure. In this post, the vision experts at the Bochner Eye Institute discuss reasons to postpone or avoid LASIK. Read the rest of this entry »
I spent my inheritance on the two things I have always wanted to do, laser eye surgery and fixing my teeth. I did a lot of research and found two great docs; I chose Dr. Stein based on his great reputation and experience. Wow, what a great choice. He and his whole staff were so great. AND I CAN SEE ! The laser surgery was so easy (for me and for him) and I would tell everybody that he is the guy to use to get your eyes done. It was a lot quicker than having my teeth fixed. If you want laser eye surgery, then he’s your guy.
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Being a parent might make getting LASIK an even more important decision. While anyone can benefit from improved vision and decreased reliance on contacts or glasses, parents have some even more important reasons to consider the procedure. At Bochner Eye Institute, we’ve received great feedback from our LASIK patients that have babies and young children. In this post, our vision experts discuss ways that parents can benefit from LASIK. Read the rest of this entry »