How many different LASIK procedures are there?

The field of laser vision correction is getting quite sophisticated as technology evolves. It is understandable why it is getting confusing for patients to comprehend the various terms utilized by different surgeons. There are four main methods using an excimer laser to reshape a cornea in order to achieve better vision and become less dependent … Read More How many different LASIK procedures are there?

My LASIK Experience

I had been wearing glasses since I was 14 years of age.  I considered myself quite special because Dr. Barraquer, a world famous ophthalmologist prescribed my first corrective glasses.  Ironically, this same doctor was one of the pioneers in refractive and LASIK surgery.  However, the ultimate gratification for me occurred when I had my own … Read More My LASIK Experience

Use your Makeup wisely

Makeup is so much fun to use.  We are using make up at a much earlier age. We need to teach our children and ourselves to utilize these beauty tools without harming our eyes and vision. If you wear contacts and glasses, applying makeup brings another level of expertise to the person applying it. Go … Read More Use your Makeup wisely

Activities to Enjoy in Palm Beach after LASIK

Katzen Eye Care & Laser Center has helped thousands of people achieve clearer vision and sharper focus through laser vision correction with LASIK. Being able to see clearly without relying on glasses or contact lenses is life changing, and the Katzen Eye team encourages LASIK patients to enjoy new activities and experiences with their enhanced … Read More Activities to Enjoy in Palm Beach after LASIK

5 Surprising Benefits of Laser Vision Correction

A few weeks ago, the team at Katzen Eye Care & Laser Center blogged about LASIK laser vision correction for the treatment of refractive errors. We thought this month’s blog post would be a good opportunity to delve deeper into LASIK and its benefits — including benefits that might surprise our readers.

Are Refractive Errors Hereditary?

If you have been diagnosed with nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism, you probably have questions about why and how you developed your condition. Were your parents a contributing factor? Here, the team at Katzen Eye Care & Laser Center explains whether refractive errors can be hereditary.

Understanding Refractive Errors

Refractive errors affect the shape of the eye and the way it refracts (focuses) light on the retina. They are caused by abnormalities in the cornea or eye’s shape, or age-related changes to the lens. Here, the Katzen Eye Care & Laser Center explains what you need to know about the most common types of … Read More Understanding Refractive Errors