Future Eye Exams Could Predict Alzheimer's Risk

by The Rochester Eye & Laser Team on Jan 30, 2019 1:08:01 PM

In the not-so-distant future, a routine eye exam may have the ability to detect your risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease. This may seem like a bold claim, but it has research to back it up, plus the support of Bill Gates and other investors, looking to develop an affordable and reliable test for the disease.

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Basic causes of red, irritated eyes

by The Rochester Eye & Laser Team on Jan 23, 2019 3:17:39 PM

At one point or another, most of us have experienced red, bloodshot or itchy eyes. If the whites of your eyes, otherwise known as the sclera, are noticeably reddened, there could be several potential causes.  Some of the most common causes include inflammation, broken blood vessels, infection, allergy or trauma.

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7 Things You Didn't Know About LASIK Surgery

by The Rochester Eye & Laser Team on Jan 18, 2019 4:39:23 PM

Have you been thinking about having LASIK performed on your eyes?   Make sure to get informed by doing your own research and asking Dr. Lindahl, Rochester's leading LASIK surgeon, if the procedure is right for you. In the meantime, here are seven things you may not have known about laser eye surgery.
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Our Values, Giving Back

by The Rochester Eye & Laser Team on Jan 11, 2019 11:27:58 AM

“As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands — one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.” — Audrey Hepburn

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Why smoking is bad for your eyes; an infographic.

by The Rochester Eye & Laser Team on Jan 3, 2019 1:24:11 PM

Everyone knows about the negative health impacts of smoking, but do you know what it can do to your vision specifically?  Check out this infographic for details on just that!

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