LASIK and Astigmatism, Are You A Candidate?

by The Rochester Eye & Laser Team on Dec 14, 2016 5:41:35 PM

Have you heard the rumor that you are not a good LASIK candidate because you have Astigmatism?

Astigmatism is a common refractive error that occurs when the cornea is irregularly shaped – more like an oval rather than the ideal, a circle. As a result, the eye cannot properly focus light on the retina (the back of the eye). Instead, astigmatism forces light to focus on areas in front of and/or behind the retina, causing blurry or distorted vision at all distances – a sure source of frustration for those who want to see more clearly!

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Holiday Shopping Extravaganza

by The Rochester Eye & Laser Team on Dec 7, 2016 5:07:37 PM

At long last, the Rochester Eye & Laser Center’s brand new Optical Shop is here!

We’ve been hard at work with our contractors designing and creating the new space to bring you a clearly better office experience with a new, modern look. 

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Wearing Glasses Can Suck, Here's Why

by The Rochester Eye & Laser Team on Dec 1, 2016 4:28:04 PM

Do you wear glasses?  Welcome to the club. We’ll see eye to eye on these annoying situations.

How does so much stuff get on your glasses ALL THE TIME?!? Somehow they manage to get dirty for no apparent reason at all! I’m doubtful that you spend your day constantly pawing at your face. What about smudges? I’m positive you did not mistake your glasses for a napkin while eating ribs at Dinosaur.

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