Category Archives: About Akler Eye

Artificial Intelligence and Fighting Blindness in Diabetics

Diabetes affects more than 415 million people worldwide, or 1 in every 11 adults. About 45% of diabetic patients are likely to have diabetic retinopathy. Early detection and treatment of diabetic retinopathy can help reduce preventable vision loss. Artificial intelligence … Continue reading

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Do I need computer glasses to protect my eyes?

As a society, we are spending more time looking at computer screen in the form of monitors, tablets and smartphones than ever before. While long hours spent looking at screens can cause eye strain, this is related to decreased blinking … Continue reading

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Patient Satisfaction Following LASIK – Update on the PROWL 1 & 2 Studies

Dear Patients, Friends and Family, I just returned from the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Annual Meeting. It is a wonderful opportunity to meet with colleagues and leaders in my profession. This month I will be sharing exciting … Continue reading

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Our Time At ASCRS Conference 2015

Dear Patients, Friends and Family, I just returned from the annual meeting of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS). One of my favorite parts of the meeting is the Innovator Session, where cutting edge research from around … Continue reading

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A New Year…Looking Into 2015

As any frequent reader of my blog knows, I love to start with a quote.  This year I’ve chosen to go simple with a quote from Charles Kettering – “Every time you tear a leaf off a calendar, you present … Continue reading

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