How Do The Marketing Promises Compare Reality?

Femtosecond Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery

How Do The Marketing Promises Compare Reality? In particular, we’re going to be discussing whether or not the literature supports the marketing. We’re going to discuss whether or not assumed promises are actually born out.

Dry Eye Worse after Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery

Femto laser-assisted cataract surgery has been touted by many as a “gentler” method of cataract surgery. In fact, there is little objective evidence to suggest that laser-assisted cataract surgery is any gentler than ultrasound-only cataract surgery… 

Enhanced Range of Vision with the Staar nanoFLEX® Intraocular Lens

The range of vision possible with cataract surgery using the Staar nanoFLEX® IOL is impressive, but not complete. It is often still necessary to wear readers to clearly see objects closer than arm’s length.

Bruder Eye Hydrating Compress Instructions

Bruder Eye Hydrating Compress Instructions

Blepharitis is a condition of your eyelids in which the natural oil glands get stopped up. Without enough oil your tear film dries out resulting in tired eyes, irritation, redness, blurred vision, and even tearing. Yes, dry eyes can be a cause of teary eyes. One of...

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Dry Eye Worse after Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery

Dry Eye Worse after Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery

It’s quite common for those who have had cataract surgery to notice tearing, foreign body sensation, mild soreness, “scratchy eye”, or a “tired eye” for a period of time after surgery. Although not entirely understood there are a few likely suspects including…

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7 Lies You’ve Been Told About Laser Cataract Surgery

7 Lies You’ve Been Told About Laser Cataract Surgery

Most everyone with cataracts is old enough to have gained some basic wisdom regarding advertising: “Don’t believe everything you’re told.” With regard to “laser cataract surgery” that wisdom could serve you quite well indeed.

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Questions I am Frequently Asked About the Staar nanoFLEX® IOL

FAQ #1: “Why haven’t I heard of this lens before?” Staar is a relatively small company compared to Alcon, AMO, and B&L (the big three IOL makers in the USA). As such, Staar simply doesn’t have the marketing budget to compete. Hate to break it to you, but doctors are just as likely to be swayed by marketing as anyone else.

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