Re-Opening After COVID-19 Lockdown: A Message to Our Patients

To our valued patients: Our offices are open again! We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and CDC guidance on how to best protect the health and well-being of our patients and staff. We are taking the following precautions: Restricting entry into our buildings to those with high temperatures (temperature readings are taken at the […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19): A Message to Our Patients

To our Valued Patients: Throughout the progression of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have been closely monitoring the situation in an effort to make informed decisions on how best to ensure the health and safety of our patients, staff, and their families. For the past two weeks we have been implementing stricter guidelines to keep our […]

Cataract Surgery Facts and FAQs

Although we do have an FAQ section on our site, we thought we’d put together a list of the most common questions and misconceptions we get regarding cataracts and cataract surgery. If you have other questions, please let us know by emailing [email protected]! What is a cataract? A cataract is a degeneration of protein in your eye’s natural […]

LASIK Consultation: What Happens During a Consultation?

If you are considering life-changing vision correction surgery, you will be required to have a LASIK consultation. The consultation is essential to evaluating the health of your eyes and determining your candidacy for surgery. By the end of the appointment, we want you to know your surgical options, the pricing, and your surgery date! Therefore, for those […]

Vision Correction Options for Patients Over 45 Years Old

As we age, many people start to have difficulty focusing on objects that are close-up. This loss of focusing power is generally caused by a condition known as Presbyopia. It is a part of the natural aging process and affects everyone. That’s the not so good news.The good news is that the Filutowski Cataract & LASIK […]

Photorefractive Keratectomy: The difference between PRK and LASIK

Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK) is a type of laser vision correction surgery that predates LASIK and SMILE. The overall goal of PRK is the same as LASIK: to correct refractive errors and reduce dependency on glasses and contact lenses. PRK and LASIK both use a laser to reshape the cornea. Correct curvature allows the light entering […]

Refractive Lens Exchange: What is RLE?

Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE) is a type of vision correction surgery that is an alternative to LASIK, PRK, or SMILE. RLE corrects unfocused vision by replacing the crystalline lens in your eye with an artificial intraocular lens implant (IOL). Replacing the lens allows light to focus correctly on your retina. It is very similar to […]

Vision Correction: What you need to know about LASIK pre-op to post-op

In today’s world, we are surrounded by screens. Smartphones, televisions, video games, and occupations requiring extended hours in front of computer monitors put our eyes under constant strain. Naturally, this has led to a rise in people reporting vision impairments. According to the Vision Health Initiative, approximately 14 million Americans age 12 and older have self-reported […]

Vision Correction: The Benefits of Cataract Removal

Our vision is a precious gift. People use their eyes to interact with people, technology, and the world around them. Unfortunately, as people age, the possibility of dealing with a decrease in vision quality or an eye disorder will become greater. One of the eye disorders many people will face is cataracts. A diagnosis of […]

Implantable Collamer Lens: Everything to know about Visian ICL

As technology becomes more integrated into our daily lives, people find themselves staring at screens for long periods every day. Vision problems are now more common than ever. Contacts and eyeglasses help to improve vision but can be costly to upkeep and replace over time. This is one reason why people look into vision correction […]