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Working out after cataract surgery.

By admin / March 29, 2013

A common question after Cataract eye surgery is what can I do and not do. One thing you don’t want to do after  is go straight to the gym. It is important not to strain the eyes after surgery because they are in a recovery process. Lifting weights or doing some form of strenuous activity may […]


Lasers help bring cataract surgery in focus

By admin / March 25, 2013

Exclusive to the Acorn group of newspapers There are a number of advantages to using the laser in cataract surgery. Mainly, the surgeon can plan the exact size of the eye capsule opening that is needed for the replacement lens. With lasers, the doctor can also determine the exact pattern in which the old lens […]


Acorn laser cataract surgery information

By admin / March 25, 2013

The opening in the capsule can be controlled by the laser down to a tenth of a millimeter. The laser consistently generates an opening of the desired diameter and a shape that is difficult to reproduce manually. An experienced laser surgeon will make a fully accurate opening. Sometimes the shape may be eccentric or oval. […]


Pain free and easy cataract surgery with “Pi in eye”

By admin / March 24, 2013

Cataract Surgery is one of the safest procedures performed today and is be pain free!  Read all about this cataract surgery with “Pi in eye” “With Dr. Rajesh Khanna there was no pain during my Cataract surgery” said Susie of Beverly Hills. Dr. Khanna of the Khanna Vision Institute is highly trained in Cataract surgeon and […]


Predisposing factors for Dry Eye

By admin / March 11, 2013

What makes a person’s eye dry? Are we destined to suffer from dry eyes or does modern technological society with rampant pollution induce it? Did our grandmothers suffer from it? Lets ponder on these frequently asked questions.  Aging: As we revolve around the yellow sun we seem to loose all our strength and powers. […]


Tears Definition of dry eyes

By admin / March 10, 2013

It is a mismatch between tear production and drainage. Either the drainage is excessive or the production is deficient. Usually the blame lies on inadequate production. Tears are composed of three components – Lipid or oils, Aqueous or water and Mucin. Oil normally floats on water. Mucin layer helps keep the oily layer mixed with […]


Glaucoma express shunt

By admin / March 8, 2013

Some news on the glaucoma front. As you may be aware glaucoma is the term given to high intraocular pres damaging the optic nerve and affecting the visual field. MIGS or micro incision glaucoma surgery is the 21st century answer to increased pressure in the eye. Before the advent of this express micro shunt we had […]


Causes of Dry Eye

By admin / March 7, 2013

Causes of dry eyes: Let us consider an example of a wash basin, where we want an optimum level of water to be always present so we can float a paper boat. The tap produces water at a predetermined rate and a drain stopper regulates the exit of water from the basin. Under these conditions […]


Managing problems with Radial Keratotomy

By admin / March 5, 2013

Managing problems with Radial Keratotomy   What is RK?   Vertical deep incisions are made into the cornea in a spoke like fashion. Each incision causes the cornea to bulge around the incision and at the same time flattening the center of the cornea. Therefore the power of the cornea decreases and myopia or nearsightedness […]

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