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How to Choose a Cataract Surgeon

Choosing a cataract surgeon in New York CityIf you are one of the 3.6 million Americans who will undergo cataract surgery this year, chances are you’ve begun shopping around for a surgeon. Before making the big decision, you’ll need to do a little research to make sure you choose a highly qualified professional. In this blog post, Dr. Gregory Pamel, a LASIK surgeon in New York City, outlines what to keep an eye out for when deciding on a cataract surgeon.    Continue reading “How to Choose a Cataract Surgeon”

How to Prepare for Your LASIK Surgery

Preparing for LASIK Surgery

New York City LASIK surgeon Dr. Gregory Pamel is committed to providing his patients with the most up-to-date information they need to make the best decisions regarding their vision and eye health. If you are considering or getting ready to undergo LASIK surgery, Dr. Pamel would like to share tips on how to prepare for the procedure. Continue reading “How to Prepare for Your LASIK Surgery”

How Effective Is Corneal Crosslinking?

How Effective Is Corneal Crosslinking?Keratoconus is a corneal condition that affects the shape of the cornea. A healthy cornea is smooth and round whereas a cornea affected by keratoconus is cone-like. This irregular, conical shape affects the cornea’s ability to refract light properly, causing distorted vision.

New York City LASIK surgeon and corneal specialist Dr. Gregory Pamel is proud to offer corneal crosslinking, an innovative, non-invasive treatment option for keratoconus. In this blog post, the trusted surgeon discusses the effectiveness of corneal crosslinking. Continue reading “How Effective Is Corneal Crosslinking?”

What to Do About Dry Eyes

What to do about dry eyeIf you experience burning, itchiness or red eyes due to chronic dry eye, you are not alone. Statistics show that dry eye affects more than 100 million people each year. Although it is usually a benign condition, dry eye can be quite bothersome and make everyday life uncomfortable. Fortunately, there are several ways to combat symptoms. Here, New York City eye doctor and dry eye specialist Dr. Gregory Pamel shares ways you can treat dry eye. Continue reading “What to Do About Dry Eyes”

What Is the Difference between Traditional LASIK and All-laser LASIK?

Traditional LASIK vs. All-laser LASIKAll-laser LASIK, also known as bladeless LASIK, is a laser vision correction procedure that enhances the safety and precision of traditional LASIK. Dr. Gregory Pamel is proud to be the first doctor in New York to offer all-laser LASIK. In this blog post, the trusted doctor discusses the differences between traditional and all-laser LASIK. Continue reading “What Is the Difference between Traditional LASIK and All-laser LASIK?”

Study Shows Eye Surgeons Undergo LASIK, Recommend Procedure to Family Members

Study shows eye surgeons undergo LASIKIt’s no secret that thousands of individuals undergo LASIK vision correction each year in order to reduce their dependency on glasses and contact lenses. But what about the LASIK surgeons themselves? A study published in the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery found that a large percentage of LASIK surgeons choose LASIK for crisper, clearer vision. NYC LASIK surgeon Dr. Gregory Pamel discusses the study’s findings in this blog post. Continue reading “Study Shows Eye Surgeons Undergo LASIK, Recommend Procedure to Family Members”

Clinical Trials Shows Exceptional Results from Contoura™ Vision Topography Guided LASIK

Contoura Vision Topography Guided LASIKContoura Vision, also known as topography guided LASIK, is the latest laser vision correction treatment to gain approval from the FDA. This advanced treatment is like no other as its unique capabilities offer a greater degree of precision and personalization than other LASIK treatments. In this blog post, NYC LASIK surgeon Dr. Gregory Pamel discusses the advantages of topography guided LASIK over traditional laser vision correction techniques, as well as what clinical trials have found on Contoura. Continue reading “Clinical Trials Shows Exceptional Results from Contoura™ Vision Topography Guided LASIK”