Recent posts

New Options in Cataract Surgery

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Advances in Lens Implant Technology: Making You Less Dependent on Glasses Over the past few years, new 'premium' lens implants have been introduced that are capable of correcting astigmatism and presbyopia, two common problems that were previously impossible to correct with standard cataract surgery. About 1 in 4 patients has visually significant astigmatism. Astigmatism is an abnormality...  read more

He's Here!

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

We'd like to officially welcome Dr. Brad Feldman to Philadelphia Eye Associates.  Dr. Feldman joins us after completing a fellowship in Corneal and Refractive Surgery at the prestigious Duke University Eye Center. He brings state of the art corneal surgery including corneal transplants, lamellar grafts, DSEK and a wealth of knowledge of external eye disease....  read more

LASIK in a difficult economy

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

Its been a while since I've written.  Mostly because in the world of refractive surgery, and most specifically LASIK things have been puttering along.  Medically that is.  We have been fortunate enough to be at a point with our surgical technology that not a lot new has come along, and what we have has been...  read more

Refractive Surgery update

Saturday, October 25th, 2008

Patients ask me which refractive surgery procedure they should have. Should they have standard or custom LASIK, should they have bladeless LASIK or choose the microkeratome? The newer technologies are a bit more money so its a good question to ask. When they first came out it wasnt immediately clear that the difference was significant....  read more


Friday, April 25th, 2008

Today the FDA will hold hearings on consumer satisfaction and outcomes of LASIK surgery. While there have been good large studies that document the safety and efficacy of LASIK, specifically quantifying patient satisfaction has not been addressed. Patients, both happy and unhappy, as well as surgeons and other eye care professionals will testify. I have...  read more

Happy New Year

Monday, January 7th, 2008

I'd like to wish everyone a happy and healthy 2008 and welcome you to our new website and blog. I will use this blog to provide timely updates on eye care with an emphasis on new technologies and in particular refractive surgery. 2007 was a great year for Philadelphia Eye Associates, our employees and our...  read more

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