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Corneal Cross-Linking Treatment Remains Generally Stable 10-years Post Treatment

Corneal Cross-Linking Treatment Remains Generally Stable 10-years Post Treatment

Epi-off corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) treatment treats progressive keratoconus and ectasia that develops after refractive surgery. The procedure received FDA approval in 2016. Dr. Greenstein and his colleagues conducted a study to determine how well the procedure faired over the years. The study concluded that the treatment appears to remain stable for the majority of […]

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Dr. Greenstein lectures for the International Keratoconus Academy

Dr. Greenstein lectures for the International Keratoconus Academy

On. August 18, 2021, Dr. Greenstein lectured to over 500 doctors on Corneal Inlays: “Past, Present, Future”

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Corneal Tissue Addition for Keratoconus May Improve Visual Acuity

Corneal Tissue Addition for Keratoconus May Improve Visual Acuity

Steven A. Greenstein, MD https://www.healio.com/news/ophthalmology/20210111/corneal-tissue-addition-for-keratoconus-may-improve-visual-acuity-topography

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The Importance of Early Keratoconus Detection with Dr. Hersh

The Importance of Early Keratoconus Detection with Dr. Hersh

The importance of early diagnosis of Keratoconus Peter S. Hersh MDCLEI Center for Keratoconus Dr. Hersh recently commented on an article that looked at referrals for newly diagnosed Keratoconus patients. This study of around 400 patients found that patients are first being diagnosed fairly late in the disease progression. This is important because, given the […]

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Is Contact Lens Wear Safe During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Is Contact Lens Wear Safe During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Here at The Cornea and Laser Eye Institute and CLEI Center for Keratoconus we remain dedicated to our patients during this challenging time. Many people want to know; is contact wear safe during COVID-19?  Currently, there is much to learn about COVID-19. We know that transmission of COVID-19 can be made by touching an infected surface […]

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The Cornea and Laser Eye Institute Sponsorship!

Julia Hersh Pony Trials The Cornea And Laser Eye Institute

The Cornea and Laser Eye Institute is proud to sponsor the NJ Regional Horse Trials that were held on June 2, 2018! Julia Hersh, who is a very active participant is volunteering at this event.  We look forward to participating in more events in the future! Good luck everyone and more importantly, have fun! https://www.njregionponyclub.org/nj-regions-horse-trials—6-3-2018.html

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Topography-Guided LASIK

Topolyzer

The cornea is the clear, dome-like outer lens of the eye (like a crystal on a watch). In LASIK, an excimer laser removes tissue from the center of the cornea to flatten its curvature and correct nearsightedness and astigmatism. The laser essentially reshapes the cornea’s front surface. To do this, the corneal stroma (the tissue […]

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CLEI Hosts Princeton Students for Princeternship Program

Dr. Peter Hersh and the CLEI staff

Dr. Peter Hersh and the CLEI staff recently hosted five students from Princeton University as part of their “Princeternship” Program. Taken directly from Princeton’s website, the definition of a Princeternship is, “A career exploration program sponsored by Career Services and a unique opportunity for students to investigate a career field and make professional connections by […]

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Exercise and Your Eye Health

Couple stretching in park

There are many reasons that people exercise – increased energy, weight loss, and several additional benefits. But have you ever heard how regular exercise can keep your eyes on their A game? Here is how regular exercise is helping your vision! Living a sedentary lifestyle can put you at risk of developing conditions like cataracts, […]

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3 Tips That Can Help You Decrease Your Risk Of Spring Allergies

Woman with Spring Allergies

With the long months of Winter coming to an end – we are all ready for it to be spring. But the rising temperatures also come with an increase of pollen and with that comes the negative side effects of spring allergies. You have probably found yourself, a victim, to spring allergies and the annoying […]

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