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Tips for Healthy Vision While You Age

Posted on: September 12th, 2017

September is  National Healthy Aging Month, an annual health observance month designed to inspire adults to improve their physical, mental, and social well-being. Practicing healthy aging can help reduce your risk for many health concerns, including eye diseases and vision problems, which can increase with age. Here are our tips for maintaining healthy vision while
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Choosing a LASIK Surgeon in Western NY

Posted on: August 25th, 2017

Just like any other medical decision, choosing your LASIK surgeon is a big deal. For some, this can be a daunting task, but when you’re prepared with some simple questions to ask and have some research under your belt, you can feel confident and excited for your LASIK procedure. Here are some things to look
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Treating Patients with the Amniotic Graft Technique

Posted on: June 26th, 2017

Dr. Endl performed the very first sutureless graft in Western New York using the new amniotic graft treatment from AmnioGraft®. AmnioGraft® is an amniotic graft treatment used to protect, repair, and heal damaged eye surfaces. “This new sutureless technique can provide faster recovery that is more comfortable and produces a fast cosmetic result,” Dr. Endl
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Raindrop Inlay FAQ

Posted on: April 11th, 2017

We’ve been talking a lot about our new Raindrop® procedure lately, from our patient guide to our blog post about how the procedure works. We are so encouraged to see that many of you are interested in ditching the reading glasses forever, but we know you still have plenty of questions. That’s why we have
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Why You Should Attend an Open House at Fichte Endl and Elmer Eyecare

Posted on: February 27th, 2017

At Fichte Endl & Elmer Eyecare, we want our patients to have plenty of information so they can make the best choices possible about correcting their vision through surgical procedures. We offer an open house for a variety of our procedures, including LASIK, Raindrop® Near Vision Inlay, and cataract surgery. During these events, we provide
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What to Expect After Cataract Lens Replacement Surgery

Posted on: February 8th, 2017

“What can I expect after cataract surgery?” This is a common question we get asked by patients who are thinking about getting the surgery at Fichte Endl & Elmer Eyecare. We want our patients to be informed, so we’ll look at happens during the surgery, what happens after, and how to care for yourself post-operation.
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Patient Guide to the Raindrop Inlay Procedure

Posted on: December 2nd, 2016

We have had a lot of patients interested in the Raindrop near vision inlay procedure. So, we decided to put together this patient guide to the Raindrop Inlay procedure to help answer most commonly asked questions. This guide covers everything from candidate qualifications, common outcome statistics, and more. Are you interested in the Raindrop Inlay
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LASIK Eye Surgery is Life Changing

Posted on: October 26th, 2016

Tim Wilson used to struggle with intense migraines and weight problems. This year, Tim decided to change his life forever, starting with a LASIK procedure from Fichte Endl & Elmer. Tim had migraines nearly every day, averaging about 25 migraines a month. “I have always had bad eyesight,” Tim says. “I can’t see without my
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Improve Your Near Vision With the Raindrop Inlay Procedure

Posted on: September 21st, 2016

Fichte Endl Elmer Eyecare is the first to offer the brand new, FDA-approved Raindrop Corneal Inlay procedure in the Northeast. This highly anticipated implantable Raindrop device improves near vision for patients, specifically those with the common age-related vision problem, Presbyopia. The Inlay improves near vision and can potentially reduce the dependency on reading glasses. If
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How Long Does LASIK Actually Take?

Posted on: August 18th, 2016

When it comes to considering LASIK, we know you may have many questions. Being that it is a medical procedure, it’s good to know all of the details, especially when it comes to your sensitive eyes. So, how long does LASIK take? Let’s break down the three steps of the Advanced LASIK procedure. 1. The
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