Ophthalmology Blog


Technological Advancements in Cataract Surgery for Post-LASIK Patients


Cataract surgery has undergone remarkable advancements, especially in the context of patients who have previously undergone LASIK (Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis). These technological innovations are significantly improving surgical outcomes and precision. This article explores the key developments that are shaping the future of cataract surgery for post-LASIK patients.

Navigating Cataract Surgery

Navigating Cataract Surgery After Corneal Refractive Procedures: Challenges and Solutions


Welcome back to our blog. As many of you know, I am Dr. Arthur Benjamin, a board-certified ophthalmologist at the Benjamin Eye Institute. My areas of expertise include complex and premium cataract surgery, refractive surgery, and advanced dry eye treatments. Today, we will explore a particularly intricate area of eye care – performing cataract surgery on patients who have previously undergone corneal refractive procedures like LASIK, PRK, or RK.

Pineapple: Fights against eye floaters


According to a Taiwanese study that was published in American Science, pineapples can be an effective treatment for eye floaters. An experiment was conducted to see if regular consumption of pineapple could help people experience fewer floaters. The results were outstanding, but it's still too soon to declare a panacea.

Cataracts and Diabetes

Cataracts and Diabetes: What You Need to Know


Cataracts, a common eye condition often associated with aging, can pose additional challenges when diabetes is in the picture. In this article we will cover what cataracts are, how diabetes exacerbates them, and the available options for managing diabetic cataracts.

YAG Capsulotomy

Understanding and Treating Posterior Capsular Opacification after Cataract Extraction


Cataract surgery has revolutionized vision restoration, offering a new lease of life to those with clouded vision. However, some individuals might experience a decline in vision once again, even after successful cataract surgery. This phenomenon is often caused by a condition known as posterior capsular opacification (PCO). In this article, we will delve into what PCO is, its causes, and how our in-office YAG capsulotomy can swiftly restore your clear vision.

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Advantages of Using Alcon Ingenuity Heads-Up Display for Cataract Surgery


The landscape of ophthalmic surgery has been transformed by the Alcon Ingenuity Heads-Up Display, which is at the forefront of technological advancements. Offering a plethora of advantages for cataract surgery, it's no surprise that leading surgeons are endorsing its benefits.

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Cataracts: Why Laser Surgery Is Superior to Ultrasound


The treatment of cataracts has come a long way since the use of ultrasound technology, and it has now taken a revolutionary step forward with the advent of laser surgery. The femtosecond laser offers a more precise, quiet, and vibration-free approach, targeting an affected area as small as 5 microns without impacting the surrounding eye tissue.



Scientists at the University at Buffalo investigated the main gene associated with aging. If they can figure out how it works, then we’ll have innovative ways to treat many diseases, including cataracts. So we are patiently waiting for a powerful breakthrough in the couple next decades!

Introducing Same-Day Bilateral Cataract Surgery: The Future of Eye Care is Here!


We're thrilled to announce that our practice is now offering same-day bilateral cataract surgery for well-qualified patients! This groundbreaking development has become possible due to remarkable advancements in cataract treatment technologies and their seamless integration. As a result, patients can now enjoy safer, faster, and more precise cataract surgeries with predictable outcomes. Let's dive into the details of this exciting new offering and how it is transforming the eye care industry.



The cataracts disperse light, so it usually becomes very uncomfortable to drive a car if you have them, especially when it is dark outside. There is a chance to postpone the cataract surgery with the use of good quality glasses, but sooner or later the cataract surgery will be needed anyways.

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