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Dry Eyes

Categories:Dry EyeAuthor:Dr. Howard KornsteinDate:2017-07-25
If you have persistently felt that your eyes are sore, gritty, sandy or extremely tired, then you may be suffering from dry eyes.

Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Categories:Eye ExamsAuthor:Date:2017-06-23
Comprehensive ophthalmology services include routine eye checks, screening, evaluating any damage to the eyes, diagnosis of eye-related conditions.

Implantable Contact Lenses

Author:Dr. Howard KornsteinDate:2017-05-25
If you dislike wearing glasses and you are not a suitable candidate for laser eye surgery, then implantable contact lenses (ICL’s) may offer the permanent vision correction that you require.

Cataract Evaluation and Surgeries

Categories:CataractsAuthor:Dr. Howard KornsteinDate:2017-04-24
Dr. Kornstein will evaluate the health of your eyes as well as your eyesight when you go for your routine eye examination.

How Do I Know If My Child Has Vision Problems?

Categories:Eye ExamsAuthor:Howard S. KornsteinDate:2017-03-27
Children should ideally have their first eye examination around 6 months of age. While they won’t be able to tell you if they are having problems with their sight, Dr. Kornstein should be able to detect any difficulties. Learn more here!

Refractive Surgery

Categories:Refractive SurgeryAuthor:Howard S. KornsteinDate:2017-02-27
Refractive surgery is the term given to describe surgical procedures that seek to correct or significantly improve refractive errors in your eyesight. Learn more here!

Eye Allergies

Author:Date:2017-01-27
If you are suffering from eye allergies or are experiencing any of these symptoms, this article could help you!

Dealing with Nystagmus

Categories:Eye CareAuthor:Date:2016-12-12
Nystagmus, also known as dancing eye syndrome, is a complicated and potentially debilitating eye disorder. Learn how to recognize & treat Nystagmus.

Is Your Cat Giving You Glaucoma?

Categories:GlaucomaAuthor:Date:2016-11-16
Did you know that your cat could be giving you glaucoma? The best way to treat glaucoma is by diagnosing it early. Learn more from Maple Eye and Laser Center.

Eye Trauma

Author:Date:2016-10-26
Eye trauma should always be full assessed as any penetrating injury can put the patient at risk of losing their sight, either through the trauma itself or a subsequent infection.

Myopia

Author:Date:2016-09-26
Myopia, also known as short-sightedness, is an extremely common refractive eye disorder that causes distant object to appear blurry and out of focus, while close-up items can be seen clearly.

What to Expect During a Routine Eye Exam

Categories:Eye ExamsAuthor:Maple Eye and Laser CenterDate:2016-08-25
Here is what you can expect to happen during a routine eye exam at Maple Eye and Laser Center. Call us today at 914-948-5157 to set up an appointment!

Step by Step Lasik Surgery

Categories:LasikAuthor:Date:2016-07-25
See what steps are taken to give you the perfect vision you have always wanted. If you have any questions, give our office a call today at 914-915-8300.

Beware of Glare: LASIK Side Effects and How to Deal with Them

Categories:Glare, Side Effects, LasikAuthor:mapleeyeandlaserDate:2016-07-01
While very effective and quite safe, LASIK does have its share of side effects, one of which is glare. Let's take a moment to consider why glare occurs and what can be done about it.

Good Vision, Golden Age: Eye Care for Seniors

Categories:Cataracts, Presbyopia, Macular Degeneration, GlaucomaAuthor:mapleeyeandlaserDate:2016-05-31
As we get older, our vision quality can change a great deal. Dr. Howard Kornstein understands this, which is why he takes great care when addressing the eye care needs of the elderly population in White Plains.

Dry Eye After LASIK: Knowing What to Expect

Categories:Lasik, Dry EyeAuthor:mapleeyeandlaserDate:2016-04-30
During the creation of the corneal flap, nerves in the cornea are affected. This disrupts the usual activity of the eye, which can consequently mean reduced tear production.

Higher vs. Lower Order Aberrations: Can You See the Difference?

Categories:Refractive Surgery, LasikAuthor:mapleeyeandlaserDate:2016-03-30
Part of the reason we offer custom LASIK has to do with the treatment of lower order aberrations and higher order aberrations.

Knowing Your Treatment Options for Presbyopia

Categories:PresbyopiaAuthor:mapleeyeandlaserDate:2016-03-01
We offer advanced eye care services that improve vision and health, always with a focus on a patient's long-term wellness. Call 914-948-5157 for a consultation.

Can Someone with Eye Allergies Undergo LASIK?

Categories:Eye Care, LasikAuthor:mapleeyeandlaserDate:2016-01-29
Many patients who turn to us for LASIK surgery have eye allergies and are concerned that these allergies might preclude them from being suitable candidates for the procedure.

White Plains Ophthalmologist Brings Revolutionary Dry Eye Treatment to Westchester County

Categories:Dry Eye, LipiflowAuthor:mapleeyeandlaserDate:2016-01-22
LipiFlow® is the only FDA-cleared device available to unblock glands and restore gland function. In doing so, LipiFlow® can prevent progressive deterioration and loss of the important oil-producing meibomian glands.

LASIK and Flap Complications: Understanding the Risk

Categories:Flap Complications, LasikAuthor:mapleeyeandlaserDate:2015-12-29
Part of proper patient care is discussing risks and benefits of surgery. With that in mind, we'd like to go over the risk of flap complications and what those mean for patients.

Proper Eye Care after LASIK Can Reduce the Risk of Infection

Categories:Lasik, Eye CareAuthor:mapleeyeandlaserDate:2015-11-28
For patients looking for safe, effective, and long-term correction of vision impairment, there is no better option than LASIK surgery.

Clear Days Ahead: Treatments for Astigmatism

Categories:Lasik, Dry EyeAuthor:mapleeyeandlaserDate:2015-10-29
World-class blade-free LASIK is just one of several treatments for astigmatism available at Maple Eye and Laser Center, our White Plains, NY eye care center.

Restoring Clear Vision for Patients with Farsightedness

Categories:LasikAuthor:mapleeyeandlaserDate:2015-09-29
At Maple Eye and Laser Center, we offer a range of treatments for farsightedness to our White Plains patients, including LASIK surgery to reshape the cornea and improve the way that light is focused on the retina.

Common Treatments for Nearsightedness (Myopia)

Categories:LasikAuthor:mapleeyeandlaserDate:2015-08-29
Many people who come to our practice have nearsightedness (myopia), which is a common refractive error that can be treated with relative ease. Let's take a moment to consider how nearsightedness can be treated.

The Risks of LASIK Surgery Should Be Weighed with the Benefits

Categories:LasikAuthor:mapleeyeandlaserDate:2015-07-30
LASIK is a safe and effective treatment for myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism, yet patients should keep in mind that there is a chance of negative side effects and surgical complications.

Reducing Pain after LASIK Surgery

Categories:Eye Care, LasikAuthor:mapleeyeandlaserDate:2015-06-30
LASIK will likely result in some side effects for patients, and knowing how to deal with those side effects can make the recovery period more comfortable.

Cataract Awareness Month in June

Categories:Eye Care, Cataract SurgeryAuthor:mapleeyeandlaserDate:2015-06-15
June is Cataract Awareness month, and Dr. Howard S. Kornstein of Maple Eye and Laser Center wants to help patients understand how cataracts can be treated and prevented.

Drastically Improve Vision with LASIK Surgery

Categories:Eye Care, LasikAuthor:mapleeyeandlaserDate:2015-05-30
LASIK has become the standard in laser vision care because it is a safe procedure that has been proven to be highly effective. Call 914-948-5157 to schedule an appointment.

Understanding and Minimizing LASIK Side Effects

Categories:Lasik, Eye CareAuthor:mapleeyeandlaserDate:2015-05-15
While LASIK is highly effective and very safe, it does carry certain risks. Read on to learn more about LASIK side effects and what we do to minimize them at our White Plains ophthalmological practice. 

The Benefits of Premium Intraocular Lenses

Categories:Eye Care, IOLs, Cataract SurgeryAuthor:mapleeyeandlaserDate:2015-03-30
If you have been told that you suffer from cataracts and have significant or complex vision problems such as presbyopia or astigmatism, a premium IOL may be able to help you

Pre-operative LASIK Instructions

Categories:Lasik, Eye CareAuthor:mapleeyeandlaserDate:2015-03-04
Prior to LASIK, patients will receive a thorough set of pre-operative instructions that will help to ensure the safety and success of treatment.

Dr. Howard Kornstein Announces Eye Care Tips for 2015

Categories:Eye Care, Eye ExamsAuthor:mapleeyeandlaserDate:2015-02-10
Dr. Howard Kornstein of Maple Eye and Laser Center, is sharing some simple yet effective tips for improving vision and enhancing eye health for 2015.

Are You at Risk for Cataracts?

Categories:Cataract Surgery, Eye CareAuthor:mapleeyeandlaserDate:2015-01-29
The primary risk factor for cataracts is age. Once a person hits the age of 60, his or her risk of developing cataracts increases dramatically with each passing year.

Candidates for LASIK: Who Benefits from Undergoing Laser Eye Surgery

Categories:LasikAuthor:mapleeyeandlaserDate:2014-12-22
The ideal candidates for LASIK are people who have blurry or unclear vision as a result of refractive errors, which mean light is not properly focused as it passes through the eyes.

7 LASIK Recovery Tips: Post-Operative Information

Categories:Lasik, Side EffectsAuthor:mapleeyeandlaserDate:2014-12-03
Side effects after LASIK surgery are a common thing and simply a sign that your body is responding to surgery and properly recovering.

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