Laser In-Situ Keratomileusis offers many benefits over other forms of laser vision correction because it is performed under a protective layer of corneal tissue. As a result there is less surface area to heal, less risk of corneal haze and less post operative discomfort. The doctors at Associates in Eye Care have been performing Laser Vision Correction since its FDA approval in 1995, and have performed thousands of laser and surgical refractive procedures. Doctors at Associates in Eye Care are considered to be at the forefront in Lasik and Lasik alternatives.
Oculoplastics includes a wide variety of medical and surgical procedures that deal with the eyelids, tearing, cosmetics and the face. At Associates in Eye Care, Dr. Brian Brazzo, a fellow in the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, is dedicated to rewarding results and patient safety.
Cataracts are usually associated with aging. As one ages, the lens of the eye becomes discolored. Eventually the only way to restore vision is to remove the cataract. Doctors at Associates in Eye Care use the latest medically approved methods to remove cataracts. Doctors at Associates in Eye Care use the no stitch method of cataract surgery which utilizes laser and ultrasonic energy in a brief, painless and safe method. Most patients are able to return to their normal activities in a relatively short period of time.
Glaucoma is often called the silent thief of sight. This is because there is no immediate symptoms. There is no loss of vision or pain associated with Glaucoma. Glaucoma is more prevalent in African Americans, Hispanics and diabetics and those who have family members with the disease. The Doctors at Associates in Eye Care believe that early detection is the best defense against losing your vision to Glaucoma. At Associates in Eye Care we have the most advanced diagnostic equipment that detects the earliest signs of Glaucoma so that we can safeguard your vision.
At Associates in Eye Care we are able to satisfy the hard to fit contact lens patients. We can fit all types of contact lenses including RGP, Toric, Daily Wear, and Disposable. Our Doctors are patient and will spend as much time as necessary to ensure a proper and comfortable fit.
Macular Degeneration is a medical condition which usually affects older adults and results in the loss of central vision. The risk factors for macular degeneration are age, generally adults over 60 years of age and those with a family history of macular degeneration.
Diabetes is the leading cause of visual disability among working-age people. However, if you have diabetes and receive proper eye care regularly, and treatment when necessary, maintain normal blood glucose control, diabetic retinopathy will rarely cause total blindness. At Associates in Eye Care, Dr. Freilich diagnoses and treats diabetic retinopathy with the most advanced technology available. If you or a family member have diabetes, call our office to schedule a diabetic evaluation.
There are many disorders that can affect the cornea, the clear covering of the front of the eye, such as swelling, infections, inherited disorders and dystrophies. As a corneal specialist, E. Lillian Cheng, MD is able to provide consultation, treatment and care for many types of medical and surgical disorders of the cornea, such as laser treatments, ocular surface treatments and surgeries, and corneal transplants including Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK)