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Make Sure Your Baby is Seeing the Most Important Things in His World

... hand-held instrument to assess how the baby's eye responds to particular targets. Many infants have a mild or moderate degree of nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism that often corrects itself as a baby continues to develop. Although correction may not be needed, careful follow-up is necessary. ...

UH optometrists make custom contact lenses for long-underserved patients

... of what are known as "higher-order aberrations" the quality of life long enjoyed by those with common vision problems, such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. The grant will help translate the results the team has realized in laboratory trials into products that will be available for ...

Dr. Khanna Supports a Taste of Town in Santa Clarita

... Surgery provides the latest technology in vision correction, tailored to each individual depending on their level of astigmatism, nearsightedness, farsightedness and presbyopia. Dr. Khanna has been selected as the best Lasik surgeon in both Ventura county and Westlake Village by readers of the Ventura County ...

Dr.Khanna Featured in Highly Respected Trade Journal

... Surgery provides the latest technology in vision correction, tailored to each individual depending on their level of astigmatism, nearsightedness, farsightedness and presbyopia. Dr. Khanna has been selected as the best Lasik surgeon in both Ventura county and Westlake Village by readers of the Ventura County ...

Khanna Institute Supports Oaks Christian School's Annual Fundraiser

... Surgery provides the latest technology in vision correction, tailored to each individual depending on their level of astigmatism, nearsightedness, farsightedness and presbyopia. Dr. Khanna has been selected as the best Lasik surgeon in both Ventura county and Westlake Village by readers of the Ventura County ...

Dr. Khanna Featured on Front Cover of Valley Life Magazine

... Surgery provides the latest technology in vision correction, tailored to each individual depending on their level of astigmatism, nearsightedness, farsightedness and presbyopia. Dr. Khanna has been selected as the best Lasik surgeon in both Ventura county and Westlake Village by readers of the Ventura County ...

New Cutting Edge Technology Restores Sight to Patient Gwendolyn Hayes

... Surgery provides the latest technology in vision correction, tailored to each individual depending on their level of astigmatism, nearsightedness, farsightedness and presbyopia. Dr. Khanna has been selected as the best Lasik surgeon in both Ventura county and Westlake Village by readers of the Ventura County ...

PRELEX is the Answer for Baby Boomers Vision Needs

... Surgery provides the latest technology in vision correction, tailored to each individual depending on their level of astigmatism, nearsightedness, farsightedness and presbyopia. The Khanna Institute of LASIK and Refractive Surgery has multiple offices conveniently located in Valencia, Westlake Village, Costa ...

Ventura County Star Newspaper Honors Khanna Institute

... Surgery provides the latest technology in vision correction, tailored to each individual depending on their level of astigmatism, nearsightedness, farsightedness and presbyopia. The Khanna Institute of LASIK and Refractive Surgery has multiple offices conveniently located in Valencia, Westlake Village, Costa ...

Dr. Khanna Featured on Front Cover of Life after 50

... Surgery provides the latest technology in vision correction, tailored to each individual depending on their level of astigmatism, nearsightedness, farsightedness and presbyopia. The Khanna Institute of LASIK and Refractive Surgery has multiple offices conveniently located in Valencia, Westlake Village, Costa ...

Eye Problems, Hearing Loss May Be Linked

... hearing loss. Of that group, 49 (21.7 percent) had eye disorders, including 23 (10.2 percent) with refractive errors such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism, and 29 (12.8 percent) with non-refractive errors. The researchers also found that the cause of sensorineural hearing loss was ...

LASIK Surgery for "Barack Hussein Obama"

... Khanna Institute of Lasik Surgery provides vision correction tailored to each individual depending on their level of astigmatism, nearsightedness, farsightedness and presbyopia. Dr. Khanna has performed over 10,000 vision correction surgeries. Contact: Rajesh Khanna, M.D. Khanna Institute of Lasik ...

The Khanna Institute of Lasik Surgery Offers Better Vision for the Chinese New Year

... Khanna Institute of Lasik Surgery provides vision correction tailored to each individual depending on their level of astigmatism, nearsightedness, farsightedness and presbyopia. A bilingual staff which speaks Mandarin is also available. Contact: Sasha Pisterman Khanna Institute of Lasik Surgery 23838 ...

Cases of Age-Related Farsightedness to Soar

... more than 1 billion people worldwide, study says TUESDAY, Dec. 9 (HealthDay News) -- More than 1 billion people worldwide had age-related farsightedness -- called presbyopia -- in 2005. And about 410 million of those people were unable to perform tasks that required near vision, according to ...

Half of U.S. Adults Lack 20/20 Vision

... that figure rose to nearly 51 percent among the 40-to-59-year-old group, and nearly 63 percent among those 60 and older. The study authors said farsightedness was more common than nearsightedness among the older group. The findings are published in the August issue of the Archives of Ophthalmology . ...

Trusted LASIK Surgeons Welcomes Top LASIK Expert Randy Epstein, M.D. of Chicago to it's Unique Lasik Directory Service

... During his professional career, over 40,000 people have sought Dr. Epstein's expertise for treatment of their nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), astigmatism (blurred vision), and presbyopia (reading difficulties). His practice at Chicago Cornea Consultants provides premier ...

FDA Panel Urges Stronger Warnings for LASIK Surgery

... the way, the surgeon can then reshape the corneal tissue with another laser. The procedure can be used for nearsightedness (as in Tiger Woods' case), farsightedness and, in some cases, astigmatism. But, the much-touted procedure is not for everyone. Those who should rule it out include individuals who have a ...

FDA Examines 'Quality of Life' for LASIK Patients

... the way, the surgeon can then reshape the corneal tissue with another laser. The procedure can be used for nearsightedness (as in Tiger Woods' case), farsightedness and, in some cases, astigmatism. But, the much-touted procedure is not for everyone. Those who should rule it out include individuals who have a ...

Glaucoma & Ocular Hypertension more likely in patients with refractive errors

... clinical journal of Ophthalmology concludes that farsightedness appears to be associated with a five-year risk of ... refractive error. The researchers who noted that farsightedness has been associated with primary angle-closure ... pressure. They also say it is possible farsightedness "may simply be a marker for biologic aging". ...

FDA Approves New surgery Treatment for Farsightedness

... Administration has approved a new treatment for farsightedness known as conductive keratoplasty. The technique ... may become the preferred method of correcting farsightedness in older patients. Conductive keratoplasty is ... been 58. LASIK is approved for higher degrees of farsightedness and astigmatism, which is blurry vision usually ...

Cure for Reading Glasses?

... writing in this month's Review of Ophthalmology, LASIK is the most popular elective surgical procedure in the U.S. LASIK treats nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism, conditions which interfere with distance vision and which unlike Presbyopia, do not occur in all of the population. Of those who ...

PRK and LASIK Surgeries ‘Safe and Effective

... to surgery, the average patient enjoyed near-normal vision a decade later. Ophthalmologists measure the degree of a patient’s nearsightedness or farsightedness in units called diopters (D). Diopter measurements closest to zero are considered to be closest to normal vision. The study showed the average ...

Cataract Surgery to Eliminate Reading Glasses?

... implanted in the eye during cataract surgery have led to a new—and controversial—surgical option for people with presbyopia, a common form// of farsightedness that typically develops in middle age. But a new report from Harvard Medical School urges people considering this operation to weigh its risks, as ...

Genetic Cause For Farsightedness Discovered

... Researchers from Johns Hopkins had discovered the gene expression responsible for extreme farsightedness in people. The researchers report that nanophthalmos, or "dwarf eye," a rare, potentially blinding disorder, is caused // by an alteration in a ...

Lasik surgery effective in correcting vision

... (Laser in Situ Keratomilensis), is the most widely performed laser vision correction today. It is effective in correcting short sightedness (Myopia), farsightedness (Hyperopia) and even astigmatism. The procedure is performed in an out-patient surgery center,// using a special piece of equipment called Exlimer ...

Eyedrops for amblyopia

... in which the brain favors one eye over the other. It is the most common cause of visual impairment in children, with symptoms including crossed eyes, farsightedness and nearsightedness.// Lazy eye affects as many as 3% of U.S. children and usually develops in infancy or early childhood. Eye drops are just as ...
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