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    What is Presbyopia?

    In our 40s and 50s, we begin to experience the naturally frustrating effects of blurry near vision and turn to readers for help. This near vision loss is called presbyopia. With time, the eye’s natural lens becomes too stiff to focus up close. As a result, words and other nearby objects are blurry. Presbyopia eventually happens to everyone.

    Your Near Vision Correction Options

    Cornerstone Eye Associates is proud to be the only practice in Rochester to offer exciting FDA-approved technology that can free you from the burden of reading glasses.

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    KAMRA®
    The KAMRA® Inlay sits in the first few layers of the eye known as the cornea. Smaller and thinner than a contact lens, the inlay is a mini-ring with an opening in the center. By using this pinhole effect, the inlay focuses light coming into your eye. This restores near vision while maintaining your distance vision.

    KAMRA® Inlay

    The KAMRA® Inlay

    The Procedure
    The entire KAMRA® inlay procedure will typically take less than 20 minutes and is performed in one eye. Dr. Hanuch will use numbing eye drops to ensure the procedure is painless and comfortable. Some patients feel slight pressure during the time where the laser is used to create a pocket for the inlay but only lasts a few moments. The inlay is then placed within the opening and centered over the pupil.

    Recovery
    Adhering to the doctor’s postoperative instructions will accelerate your healing progress. Once the numbing drops wear off, the eye may feel irritated or scratchy and patients may also experience excessive tearing or light sensitivity. This is normal, and we will provide medications to help manage these symptoms. Most patients resume normal activities and return to work within 24-48 hours.
    By the end of the first week following the procedure, many people begin to notice improvement in their near vision. However, it is important to remember that the amount and pace of near vision improvement varies by individual. For some, the improvement is quick and dramatic, while other patients will experience gradual improvement. In order to develop your near vision results be sure to:

    • Avoid wearing reading glasses
    • Take medications and drops as instructed
    • Keep all follow-up appointments

    Who is a candidate for KAMRA®?
    KAMRA is a great option for those patients desiring more independence from reading glasses. Individuals with good distance vision and who only require reading glasses between the powers of +1.25 and +2.50 are ideal candidates. For patients who also wear correction for distance vision, LASIK or PRK can be performed first, followed by implanting the KAMRA® Inlay as soon as the same day.

     

     

     

    Dr. Hanuch, guest on Good Day Rochester!

    Dr. Omar Hanuch was recently invited to Good Day Rochester to talk about exciting reading vision correction treatments. Cornerstone Eye Associates is the first and only to offer KAMRA Inlay in Monroe County that is FDA-approved to help patients get rid of their readers.

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    Patient Testimonials

    Dr Hanuch went over the procedure and what to expect. Having such a soft spoken physician explaining what he was doing was throughout the procedure helped keep me calm. LASIK it is a life-changing experience. I would recommend it to everyone!
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    Linda K.

    5 Stars

    Facebook Rating Published 06/13/19

    The staff is amazing and if you are looking to do LASIK, it is a life changing experience. I was very hesitant, nearly 10 years, to do this procedure. I regret not doing it 10 years ago, the results are amazing! I would 110% recommend this staff to anyone thinking about doing LASIK!
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    Kyle R.

    5 Stars

    Facebook Rating Published 05/23/19

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    Thomas Polech
    Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 at 10:11pm

    I highly recommend Cornerstone Eye Associates and Dr. Omar Hanuch for LASIK eye surgery. The entire process was very well thought out and explained, including the consultation, the surgery, and the follow-up appointments. I was confident that anyone I spoke to was able to answer...

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    Grace Ventura
    Saturday, January 18th, 2020 at 3:11pm

    I had a goal to go 2020 in 2020 and completed it on 1/14/20 with Dr. Hanuch at Cornerstone! I am very happy that I chose to get Lasik through Cornerstone and would recommend their office to anyone considering it.

    I actually...

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    Sandi Ritchie
    Thursday, January 16th, 2020 at 6:57pm

    All the Doctors and the entire Lasik Team made my PRK Surgery a seamless process. From the consultation, surgery and post op visits everyone was very professional and available for any questions or concerns I had. Thank you again!

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    Chelsey Rose LoMonaco
    Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 at 4:52pm

    From the moment I walked in the door, to the moment I walked out, every single staff member was extremely friendly and knowledgeable! And the best part is, I can see 👀 now with no contacts or glasses! Thank you SO MUCH Cornerstone!

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    Wayne A Shafer
    Monday, November 11th, 2019 at 6:22pm

    Friendly and pleasant people to deal with:

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    Courtney Faith Arthurs
    Wednesday, August 14th, 2019 at 9:07pm

    The team at cornerstone was really amazing.. I think what I liked most is their own excitement of the life change your about to go through-helps put your mind at ease for surgery! Also after calling numerous other places with no response I was frustrated...

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