Why LASIK is the best thing you can do for yourself

by The Rochester Eye & Laser Team on Sep 7, 2021 1:00:00 AM

New call-to-actionLASIK eye surgery may sound intimidating, not to mention costly, but the investment is the best thing you can do for yourself.  In less than an hour, this procedure can change your life.  Here are just a few of the benefits of LASIK:

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Caring for Contacts

by The Rochester Eye & Laser Team on Aug 24, 2021 12:00:00 PM

One of our specialties at Rochester Eye and Laser Center is prescribing and fitting patients for contact lenses, which can provide improved vision for those who are nearsighted, farsighted, or have astigmatism.

More than 30 million Americans wear contact lenses, and according to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), almost one million of them a year visit their eye doctors for eye infections caused by improper contact lens care. The condition is called keratitis, which occurs when the cornea becomes infected with fungi, bacteria, or other microbes, leading to pain, inflammation, scarring, and vision disturbances – possibly including blindness.

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Will Your Phone's Dark Mode Save Your Eyes?

by The Rochester Eye & Laser Team on Aug 17, 2021 8:30:00 AM

Eyecare has come a long way. From cataract surgery to Lasik, we can do more than ever before to return sight to those who once would have lost it. These days, it seems like there’s always a new breakthrough around the corner. But with each breakthrough, there seems to always be another hurdle to overcome. The hurdle of screen-time and what it does to our eyes is prevalent.

With so much time ...

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