Category Archives: LASIK / LASEK and Sports

Lasek Vs Lasik, NY

Lasek Vs Lasik When

When something sounds the same, it can be hard not to think that is the same. Two common eye procedures that get mixed up here at our office are both Lasik and Lasek. So what are the differences between these procedures and how can you tell which one will give you the best results? Let’s […]


LASIK Brooklyn, NY

Is Lasik Right For You?

Having the perfect vision without having to wear glasses or contacts may sound like a dream that you’ll never get to take part in. However, with Lasik eye surgery, patients can get perfect or nearly perfect vision without having to use any form of corrective eyewear. Does it sound too good to be true? Read […]

  • Posted on: Jun 15 2018
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Laser Vision Correction Brooklyn, NY

Lasik vs. Lasek

Whether you pronounce it po-tay-toe or puh-tah-toe, you know that that starchy food is the same thing. However, when it comes to distinguishing between Lasik and Lasek, it comes down to more than spelling and pronunciation— there’s actually a distinct difference between Lasik and Lasek. If you have less than perfect vision and are considering […]

  • Posted on: May 15 2018
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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 […]


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.


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.


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