Advanced Eyecare and Laser Center P.C.  
     
     
Services

SERVICES I PROVIDE TO MY PATIENTS

ROUTINE EYECARE:

*Complete eye examinations
*Eyeglass prescriptions
*Contact lens fittings
*Eye Screenings
*Geriatric eyecare
*Children's eyecare

SPECIAL SERVICES:

*Second (or third) opinion examinations
*Workman's Compensation exams
*Hospital Consultations
*Nursing Home Consultations
*Emergencies (Office and Hospital)
*Eye Education: Videotapes and 3-D computer animations
*House calls (When appropriate)
*Independent Medical Evaluations (IMEs)

MEDICAL EYECARE:

*Glaucoma
*Dry Eyes/Restasis (We are a DRY EYE Center)
*Tearing problems
*Infections
*Allergies
*Uveitis and iritis
*Floaters
*Lazy eye (amblyopia)
*Crossed eyes (strabismus)
*Thyroid eye disease
*Macular degeneration--AntiVEGF injections and Nutritional supplementation
*Diabetic eyecare---and many others!

ADDITIONAL DIAGNOSTIC TESTING:

*A-scan: ultrasonically measures implant strength for cataract surgery
*Computerized visual fields: state-of-the-art peripheral vision testing for glaucoma patients
*Fluorescein angiography: to analyze abnormalities of the retina for assistance in diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis
*Photography: to document and diagnose eye disease
*Optic nerve tomography: to help diagnose and monitor glaucoma
*Stereo-disc scanning: to help diagnose and monitor glaucoma
*Digital slit lamp/retinal photography


LASER SURGERY:

*Open angle glaucoma: SLT Laser: usually painless, and "Gentle": to assist the lowering of eye pressure. No long-term side effects, and may replace need for drops

*Narrow angle glaucoma: Laser Iridotomy: to prevent or break a glaucoma attack

*After cataract membranes: YAG laser capsulotomy: to painlessly remove post-cataract scar tissue

*Macular degeneration: Injection therapy: to treat leaky subretinal membranes that can scar the retina and reduce vision

*Diabetic Retinopathy: Macular edema: Macular Grid and Focal Laser to treat leaky retinal blood vessels that interfere with vision as well as injection therapy

* Diabetic Retinopathy: Proliferative: Panretinal laser to treat or prevent severe visual loss from abnormal new retinal blood vessels

*Retinal holes and tears: Prophylactic laser treatment to seal retinal tears and prevent retinal detachment

*Vitreolysis: Some patients with visually disabling vitreous pathology can be cured or reduced.


SURGERY:

*Cataract Surgery: State-of-the-art Small Incision Cataract Surgery with soft, foldable implants; no suture, no patch, no needle technique; multifocal "reading vision" and astigmatic implants available. Technis high-contrast implant available.
*Secondary Lens Implants: for patients who did not receive an implant at the time of their original cataract surgery
*Repositioning or replacement of poorly performing implants
*Glaucoma Surgery-Trabeculectomy: Surgical treatment of glaucoma
*Glaucoma Surgery--Minishunt: The newest advance in glaucoma surgery
*Tear Duct Surgery: to correct tearing problems

*Tear Plugs-- for Dry Eyes
*Pterygium Surgery: excision of pterygium growths
*Chalazion Surgery: to excise these eyelid lumps
*Eyelid Tumor Surgery: to remove growths and tumors affecting the eyelids
*Cosmetic and Functional Eyelid Surgery: to correct functional and cosmetic eyelid problems Laser or Radiofrequency Blepharoplasty for bloodless eyelid surgery with minimal postop bruising and swelling.
*CO2 Laser Facial Resurfacing: To reduce wrinkles and improve the complexion
*Foreign Bodies removed from the eye
*Repair of eye injuries, trauma
*Refractive Surgery: LASIK, LASEK, Custom Wavefront, "all-laser Lasik", RK, AK, implants Now an affiliate of KREMER LASER To reduce the need for glasses and contact lenses
*Intravitreal injections: for resistant macular edema/diabetic edema
*NEW! AntiVEGF--latest treatment for "Wet" Macular Degeneration

SKIN CARE SERVICES:

*Cosmetic BOTOX(TM)---for wrinkles of motion
*Fillers---to fill in skin creases, folds, and depressed scars