Vision Correction


November 13, 2016

A contact lens exam, what’s different?

Often patients request a new prescription for contact lenses and are frustrated to find out that they need an eye exam to receive an updated prescription.   “But my vision […]
January 15, 2016

Your Eyes After 40

After you enter your 40’s, you may notice changes in your vision. Here’s a look at the types of conditions you may experience as you enter this stage of your […]
July 15, 2015

How Monovision Can Help Treat Cataracts

Monovision is a technique that helps patients focus both their eyes at different distances. One eye focuses at nearby objects while the other is tasked with focusing on objects that […]
March 30, 2015

Do I Need Lens Implants?

Intraocular Lens Implants, called IOLs, are small, flexible implants inserted into the eye to replace a damaged or dysfunctional natural lens. The IOL serves as a lens, filtering and focusing […]
January 2, 2015

LASEK to Reduce Night Blindness

For those who have difficulty seeing clearly in the dark, there’s a laser vision correction procedure that can shrink the size of your pupil in order to maximize contrast sensitivity. […]
September 29, 2014

What is LASEK?

Laser Epithelial Keratomileusis, or LASEK, is a fairly new vision correction procedure which combines elements of two better-known vision correction procedures: LASIK and Photorefractive Keratectomy Eye Surgery (or “PRK”), and […]
August 20, 2010

Laser Vision Correction after Forty.

Real patient case from my practice: A 45 year old nurse, Anna K.,  was referred to my practice by another New York ophthalmologist after having LASIK eye surgery at another […]
June 18, 2010

LASIK / LASEK and Soccer (and other sports)

Many people believe that Laser Vision Correction might not be safe for active people that enjoy sports. In this post, Dr. Giyaur, a NYC ophthalmologist in Brooklyn and Queens, discusses the new safe method of vision correction called LASEK. Soccer, baseball, football, tennis, and basketball players enjoy sharper, clearer vision without glasses or contacts, after LASEK done by Dr. Giyaur, without compromising on safety.
June 15, 2010

Refractive Errors and Vision Correction

Describing common refractive errors, such as myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), astigmatism, and presbyopia. Also discussing different methods of correcting them such as glasses, contacts, Laser Vision Correction (LASIK, Epi-LASIK, and LASEK), and intraocular lens implants.