Herschel LASIK Archives - Herschel LASIK and Cataract Institute


What Is Presbyopia?

A common side effect that comes with age is losing your near-perfect vision. Suddenly, you realize that you need to squint to see some things. This can result in eye strain. This steady decline in close up vision is known as presbyopia. If presbyopia isn’t corrected, it can impact your everyday life. It may make […]

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Can I Get LASIK With Astigmatism?

Astigmatism is the most common refractive error that affects both children and adults. The condition can be mild, with no symptoms or progressive with major effects on your vision. The good news is that astigmatism is one of the refractive errors that LASIK can treat. Keep reading to learn more about LASIK and how astigmatism […]

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5 Signs You May Have Cataracts

Concerned that you may have cataracts? They are an almost inevitable part of aging. Cataracts affect the lens. This is the part of the eye that focuses light on the retina to see images. When you have a cataract, it clouds the lens. This makes it difficult to focus enough light through the retina. Keep […]

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What Happens To The Eye When You Have Keratoconus?

Keratoconus is an eye disorder that results in the cornea thinning and bulging. Normally, the cornea is round. But with keratoconus, the cornea becomes cone-shaped. It also results in the central part of the eye extending outwards. This condition is hard to detect in its early stages until it affects your vision. Keep reading to […]

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5 Tips To Prepare Before Having LASIK

LASIK is a type of eye surgery used to correct refractive errors in the eye. A refractive error includes nearsightedness, astigmatism, and farsightedness. Once you’ve decided you want to have the procedure done, practical questions may crop up. It’s also normal to start feeling nervous about getting LASIK. How can you know if everything will […]

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Why You Should Consider PRK If You Don’t Qualify For LASIK

LASIK is a popular refractive surgery used to correct refractive errors. These include farsightedness, nearsightedness, and astigmatism. But before LASIK, there was another procedure. This was a procedure known as PRK (Photo Refractive Keratectomy). PRK was FDA approved in 1996 as a safe and effective procedure to correct refractive errors. LASIK was approved three years […]

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What Does The Visian ICL Do?

Nearsightedness, or myopia, is a common refractive error that affects distance vision. Individuals with myopia can see things that are close clearly, but things far away are blurry. Refractive surgeries have been the most effective methods used to correct nearsightedness. Refractive surgeries for myopia change the shape of the cornea. The Visian ICL (Implantable Collamer® […]

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What’s The Average Age For Cataract Surgery?

Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in the world. This age-related eye disease causes clouding of the lens. When you have a cataract, it obscures vision and makes it harder to see. If you start showing symptoms of cataracts, there are things you can do. This can include wearing a stronger prescription, using more […]

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Am I A Good LASIK Candidate?

Refractive errors like nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism affect millions of people worldwide. Refractive errors occur when the shape of your eye does not let light focus on the retina directly. These errors can be corrected with prescription eyeglasses and contact lenses. Another treatment option for refractive errors is surgery. Refractive surgery reduces or even eliminates […]

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Those who know choose Herschel LASIK and Cataract Institute

Beautiful office. Amazing and caring staff. Getting my surgery done Saturday and the Doctor and the staff helped choose the right option for me and I didn't feel pushed to commit. One of the only few who commits the patient to a dry eye treatment as per my research. Post-surgery I hope to keep my 5 star rating because I have nothing bad to say!

Yogi Nayyar (Google), February 2020

I recently did my LASIK procedure about 1 week ago and was completely blown away from beginning to end with the SERVICE received from the entire staff at Herschel LASIK. The office is beautifully decorated and the staff was always professional, personable, knowledgeable and friendly. I particularly enjoyed the way that everything was explained clearly before, during and after my procedure and questions were always encouraged and answered. My experience was the best encounter to date with a physician. Excellent doctor + excellent support staff +excellent service = excellent experience and a happy customer. Thank you so much Dr. Herschel, Doris and Francesca.

Vernicia Sturrup (Google), September 2019

Great service, sometimes a bit of a wait, but I take a full lobby as a sign of a well recommended doctor. Staff is friendly & quick to answerphones & squeeze me in when I got an eye problem. Would definitely recommend them to anyone wanting to get LASIK. Doctor even personally called to check on me the night after my procedure.

Stephanie G. (Yelp), January 2020

I got my LASIK procedure done here. I was apprehensive, mostly because anything to do with my eyes kind of freaked me out.
I went under a free consultation. The nurses/assistants were very nice and they answered any questions I had. Then I met Dr. Herschel and he was very nice and understanding. He explained all that would happen, how everything works, how long recovery will be, everything.
So, I agreed and start the process. I love the fact you always meet with Dr. Herschel at every appointment.
I now have 20/20 vision.
I'd highly recommend going to him for all of your vision needs.

Kelsea K. (Yelp), November 2019

Great surgeon and great staff. Do your research, Dr. Herschel is more than just a LASIK surgeon. He is certified and specializes in all areas of eye surgery so have peace of mind that you are getting one of the best. They use current technology and machines. More so, if your eyes aren’t ready for surgery he has no problem delaying 1-2 weeks until they are 100% good-to-go. He will not risk your health for the sake of money.

Dave T. (Yelp)
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