The Difference Between LASIK and ASA

by The Rochester Eye & Laser Team on Nov 21, 2022 11:50:59 AM

If you’re considering laser eye surgery, you may not realize that there is more than one option to improve your vision. Sometimes LASIK is used as a blanket term used to describe any procedure that corrects common vision problems including nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. And while LASIK is an excellent option for many, ASA (or Advanced Surface Ablation) can act as a great alternative to LASIK while still giving patients the same long-term results.

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What is Monovision LASIK?

by The Rochester Eye & Laser Team on Jul 12, 2022 12:18:16 PM

Are you considering LASIK surgery OVER age 45? Do you currently wear reading glasses, bifocals, or readers over your contact lenses for near work?

Many patients don't realize they will still need reading glasses after surgery. There is a way to reduce your dependence on near-vision glasses.

Monovision involves one eye laser-corrected for distance viewing, and the other eye is corrected for near viewing. Monovision is actually a misnomer since both eyes still work together when viewing distance and near.

What is presbyopia?

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Dos and don'ts of contact lens wear

by The Rochester Eye & Laser Team on Mar 31, 2022 1:55:00 PM

Do the following while inserting and wearing contact lenses

Always wash and rinse your hands thoroughly before handling your lenses or touching your eye. Use a mild non-cosmetic (oil and fragrance-free) soap, and dry your hands with a lint-free cloth or tissues.
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