Christopher J. Rudnisky MD MPH FRCSC


Nearsightedness: Should I Have Laser Surgery?

Guides through decision to have laser surgery to correct nearsightedness. Covers LASIK, PRK, epi-LASIK, and LASEK. Covers benefits and risks. Discusses who is a good candidate for surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.

Nearsightedness: Should I Have Laser Surgery?

Guides through decision to have laser surgery to correct nearsightedness. Covers LASIK, PRK, epi-LASIK, and LASEK. Covers benefits and risks. Discusses who is a good candidate for surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.

Surgery for Glaucoma and a Cataract

Cataracts may occur in people who also have glaucoma. This commonly occurs in older adults. If you have glaucoma and cataracts, you may consider having surgery for both conditions at the same time. Depending on which condition caused the vision loss, you may have improved vision after surgery. If the vision loss before…

Closed-Angle Glaucoma: Medicines to Avoid

If you have narrow drainage angles or you have long-term (chronic) closed-angle glaucoma, you may need to avoid medicines that widen (dilate) the pupil, the dark spot in the center of the eye. Having wide pupils when you have these other problems may cause acute closed-angle glaucoma. This is a dangerous condition that…