Age-Related Macular Degeneration is one of the leading causes of blindness among seniors, affecting approximately 2.1 million people nationwide . By 2050, it is expected that the number will more than double to 5.4 million .
Laser Eye Surgery of Erie will be at this year’s Gannon University 14th Annual Wellness Fair! Mark your calendars for February 6th and discover why WELLNESS ROCKS! We look forward to SEEING you there! Register to win $500 OFF your LASIK procedure.
January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. Get the facts about glaucoma and schedule a comprehensive dilated eye exam with us today to protect your sight. Check out the below article from Meredith Rogers a Registered Nurse and Health Writer. Check out her website at www.GeriatricNursing.org.
Dr. Ruben Kuruvilla performs cross linking for the treatment of keratoconus. Cross linking is an in office procedure that reduces the need for a corneal transplant for patients keratoconus. Previously, patients diagnosed with this condition had to see treatment outside of Erie, PA.
Dr. Ruben Kuruvilla presented a COPE (Council on Optometric Practitioner Education) approved course on Corneal Cross-Linking for Progressive Keratoconus and Corneal Ectasia Following Refractive Surgery for more than 30 optometrists. For the first time, the first and only FDA-approved cross-linking therapy is available in Erie, PA.
Dr. Ruben Kuruvilla is now offering the first and only cross-linking treatment approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for progressive keratoconus and corneal ectasia following refractive surgery, two progressive and sight-threatening eye conditions that affect more than 160,000 Americans.
Ruben Kuruvilla, M.D. attended the ASCRS ASOA Symposium & Congress held at the Los Angeles Convention Center. It is the largest U.S. meeting that integrates a scientific program dedicated to the needs of the anterior segment specialist with the leading practice management program for the comprehensive ophthalmology and subspecialties.
“New research suggests that if you undergo cataract surgery, you’ll not only see better, you’ll live longer”, cataract surgery study. For more information about cataracts and the surgery that will improve your vision, visit out cataract center.
Nationally recognized Dr. Anthony Komaroff, Harvard Medical School, in association with Harvard Health Publications, explains the benefits of laser assisted cataract surgery, www.askdoctork.com. At Laser Eye Surgery of Erie, Dr. Robert F. Haverly and Dr. Ruben Kuruvilla use the LenSx laser for advanced cataract procedures.