Category Archives: Laser Vision Correction


The LASIK Procedure

  Because of the low risk of complications and high level of precision it provides, bladeless LASIK treatment has become the standard of care among leading LASIK surgeons and ophthalmic teaching institutions worldwide. Compared to methods that use a microkeratome blade, this minimally invasive and incredibly precise procedure decreases the occurrence of partial flaps, holes […]


Laser Eye Surgery? Don’t be too Quick to Rule it Out!

LASIK and other laser vision-correcting procedures are not new. Ophthalmologists like Dr. Giyaur have been around the block with this eye-opening technique. Dr. G has even had laser vision correction done on her own eyes, so when patients express their concern about having laser light directed toward vital ocular tissues, she gets it. This can […]


Factors to Consider When Thinking About LASIK

For patients looking to improve their vision while reducing or eliminating their dependence on glasses or contact lenses, LASIK offers an effective option. If you’re thinking about undergoing to the LASIK procedure, take a look at some factors you must first consider. About LASIK LASIK is a relatively painless and efficient outpatient procedure that can […]


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 it is primarily performed to treat astigmatism, nearsightedness, and farsightedness. Let’s take a closer look at the LASEK procedure, and why it may be right […]


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 eye center.  She stated that the surgery went great but that she was still unhappy.  Apparently, she was nearsighted before her LASIK surgery and couldn’t […]


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.


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