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Raindrop Inlay FAQ

Posted on: April 11th, 2017 No Comments

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 No Comments

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 No Comments

“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 No Comments

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 No Comments

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 No Comments

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 No Comments

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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Board Certified Ophthalmologists with the American Board of Ophthalmology

Posted on: June 21st, 2016

John Clarkson, M.D., executive director for the American Board of Ophthalmology has been serving the board for the last 10 years and has been a diplomat of the organization for over 40. During an interview with Clarkson, we learned how the board was formed and the importance of continuous certification for our doctors today. History of
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Know your family history for healthy eyes

Posted on: June 7th, 2016

Knowing your family history for your health is always recommended to help with early detection of illnesses. The same concept goes for your eye health. Do you know if anyone in your family has a history of glaucoma or retinitis pigmentosa? Use this infographic below to help you learn more about family inherited diseases and how
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Drag Racer’s Driving Improves After LASIK Eye Surgery

Posted on: May 18th, 2016

Kevin Maras is a semi-pro drag car racer, driving in the ET racing bracket for the last 25 years. “Drag racing takes precision and exactness for timing. Some races come down to a hundredth or even thousandth of a second when crossing the finishing line.” Kevin had LASIK eye surgery 11 years ago Kevin had
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