Nvision Blog

LASIK and Corneal Thickness

Posted on October 9, 2017

By: Stanley Teplick, M.D.

If you no longer want to wear glasses or contact lenses to treat your nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism, LASIK surgery is a great alternative. Rather than simply compensating for the corneal aberrations that cause these lower-order refractive errors, LASIK actually corrects the corneal aberrations, thereby providing patients with clear vision.

Surgeons remove 27 contact lenses from woman’s eye

Posted on August 25, 2017

Close-up Of Young Man Holding Contact Lens On Finger

Multiple patients have asked me if I heard about the recent case of a British woman who discovered she has 27 contact lenses accumulated in her eye when she went in for routine cataract surgery. She had been a contact lens wearer for decades and had inserted but never removed the lenses from her eyes. Many of my patients want to know–How could this happen? Why didn’t she notice? Have I ever heard of this happening?