Category Archives: Cataracts
It is certainly possible for patients that had LASIK or PRK to undergo cataract surgery, because the procedures treat different parts of the eye and correct different problems. Dr. Eric Donnenfeld has worked with people that elected to have LASIK in their younger years to correct a refractive error, and then developed cataracts later on in life as part of the natural aging process; he can successfully treat both. Continue reading
Traditional cataract surgery is one of the most routine, predictable and safe procedures performed today. However, over the past few years, the best cataract surgeons have started performing the procedure with the help of a femtosecond laser. A femtosecond laser automates several steps of the procedure, further enhancing the predictability, safety and accuracy.
See Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD featured on CBS’s report on a new lens for Cataract Surgery here: FDA Approves New Lens For Cataract Patients
There are many misconceptions about vision, ranging from old wives’ tales to outdated information that has since been disproven by the latest ophthalmology research. Widely recognized as an “eye doctor’s eye doctor,” board-certified ophthalmologist Dr. Eric Donnenfeld has been practicing for nearly three decades, during which time he has also trained countless refractive surgeons. In this blog post, Dr. Donnenfeld uses his experience studying and correcting vision problems to dispel some common vision myths. Continue reading
As a leading Long Island cataract surgeon, Dr. Eric Donnenfeld has fielded a wide variety of questions about cataract removal. In this month’s blog post, he has compiled the most commonly asked questions into one list. If you have a question about cataract surgery not included here, please don’t hesitate to contact Dr. Donnenfeld. Continue reading