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LASIK Laser Vision Correction in North New Jersey
LASIK Eye Surgery in North New Jersey, New Jersey NJ

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Cornea & Laser Eye Institute
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Peter Hersh, M.D.
Peter Hersh, M.D.

Peter Hersh, M.D. is Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of Cornea and Refractive Surgery at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Hersh is the Founder of the Cornea & Laser Eye Institute in Teaneck, New Jersey where he provides many types of Laser Eye Surgery including LASIK, Custom LASIK, PRK, LASEK and other specialized Lasik Eye Surgery procedures. Dr. Hersh received his Medical Degree at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and completed his Residency in Ophthalmology at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary of Harvard Medical School. In addition he completed a Fellowship in Corneal Surgery at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.

Dr. Hersh is one of the most experienced LASIK surgeons in the United States having performed more than 10,000 Laser eye Surgery procedures including LASIK, Custom LASIK, LASEK and other types of Lasik Eye Surgery. He was the lead author of the FDA Clinical Study that led to the approval of the Excimer Laser for the correction of nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. Dr. Hersh was one of two LASIK surgeons asked to present data to the FDA Ophthalmic Device Panel to support the approval of Conductive Keratoplasty (CK) for the correction of hyperopia and near vision.

Dr. Hersh has exclusively dedicated his practice to LASIK, Custom LASIK, LASEK and other Laser Eye Surgery procedures for the correction of common vision problems. As a result of his extensive clinical and research work in the area of LASIK and Refractive Surgery, Dr. Hersh has published four textbooks and more than 100 research articles and book chapters. His most recent texts include Excimer Laser Surgery for Corneal Disorders and Refractive Surgery.

Dr. Hersh has trained over a thousand laser eye surgeons in excimer laser eye surgery and refractive surgery techniques including LASIK. His commitment to teaching other LASIK surgeons has taken him far from New Jersey and throughout the United States and to countries such as France, the Netherlands, China, Taiwan, India, Vietnam, Brazil, Chile, Venezuela, Portugal, Switzerland, Italy, Canada, and Korea to teach LASIK Eye Surgery techniques. Moreover, he is actively involved in a number of international projects to bring Corneal and Lasik Surgery education and eye care to developing countries.

Dr. Hersh has been selected for Best Doctors in America, and is the only LASIK and Corneal surgeon to be listed in New York Magazine, New Jersey Monthly, and New Jersey Life as one of the Top Doctors in the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area. He and his work have also been featured by the Today Show, PBS, America Tonight, Fox Cable News, People Magazine, the New York Times, the Bergen Record, the Newark Star Ledger, and other national media.

Learning More About LASIK: The reality of LASIK is that it is the most popular Laser Eye Surgery performed today. However, LASIK Eye Surgery is one of a number of eye surgery procedures for the correction of nearsightedness-or myopia, farsightedness-or hyperopia, and astigmatism, that your LASIK surgeon may suggest as a way to correct your vision if you suffer from nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism. LASIK Surgeons such as Dr. Hersh, and the practice staff will evaluate you thoroughly to help you make the best decision for your individual needs. Although LASIK Surgery is the Laser Eye Surgery procedure of choice for most patients, Dr. Hersh, and the practice staff may also suggest Custom Wavefront Lasik or other types of laser eye surgery including PRK, Epi-LASIK, LASEK or monvision LASIK for presbyopia to help those who might need help with close vision and reading.

Successful LASIK Surgery requires an experienced LASIK surgeon who demonstrates consistent TLC for LASIK  patients in order to provide a thorough Consultation for LASIK plus Laser Vision Correction expectations that are realistic- Dr. Hersh, and the practice staff offer expertise and experience in LASIK plus North New Jerseyconvenience to help you achieve your vision correction goals. Choosing trusted LASIK Surgeons who are LASIK doctors as well as LASIK specialists is key to getting the best LASIK Surgeon.

In the event that you are not a candidate for LASIK or any type of laser eye surgery as a result of being extremely nearsighted, your surgeon may suggest the Visian ICL Implantable Contact Lens to correct your vision.

If you are not a candidate for LASIK because you have the begining of a cataract or perhaps because you are over 45 and are presbyopic beyond a point where monnovision LASIK might be appropriate, your surgeon may suggest Lens Replacement Surgery using the AcrySof®ReSTOR® Lens in North New Jersey, the ReZoom™ Multifocal Lens in North New Jersey, the Tecnis® Multifocal Lens or Crystalens® in North New Jersey.

Taking the next step to freedom from the hassle of eyeglasses & contact lenses with LASIK....
If you have been considering having LASIK in North New Jersey or having any type of Laser Vision Correction to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism, you should take the next step of scheduling a consultation with Dr. Hersh, and the practice staff to fully explore your candidacy and options. North New Jersey patients will be pleased to find the cost of North New Jersey LASIK is affordable at the office of Dr. Hersh, where they will be happy to offer you a number of easy payment plans that can fit into your budget. Phone us for a consultation at 201-883-0505.

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