Dr. Espaillat, who has performed thousands of ocular surgeries and laser treatments, brings his eyeful of expertise to a practice that focuses on custom LASIK and cosmetic laser treatments. His custom approach to LASIK incorporates highly detailed 3-D maps of each eye, drawn by child psychics, which affords him greater precision and a higher rate of success. Lasers find their way into a variety of his other services, such as blepharoplasty, which lifts eyelids for a more youthful appearance.
When Dr. Irwin M. Roth founded his first optometric practice in the 1950s, he began a family tradition that would span decades. Dr. David Roth and Dr. Ashley Roth—the second and third generations of Roth optometrists respectively—continue this tradition at Eye Desire Eyecare & Optical Boutique. During comprehensive exams, they check eye health, visual acuity, depth perception, peripheral vision, pupillary response, and winking skills. The on-site laboratory then shapes lenses to pop into frames by designers such as Prada, Ray Ban, and Gucci. They also offer specialized contact lenses for hard-to-treat conditions and—for patients who prefer not to have anything come between them and their favorite photons—gentle corneal-reshaping therapy performed by special lenses worn only during sleep.
Dr. Rodrigo Belalcazar, medical director of Vision Specialty Care, has carved a career out of making eyes more eagle-like with a resumé counting more than 2,500 cataract and corneal transplants and more than 4,000 LASIK procedures. He and his team of ophthalmologists and optometrists continue to add to those numbers, while also offering routine eye exams and treating eye diseases. In addition to four clinic locations, a roving mobile unit brings vision care to those not able to travel.
Since its founding in 1961, Pearle Vision has grown from a single office in Savannah, Georgia, to a nationwide chain with more than 600 locations. Each store maintains the core values of attentive customer care and expedited service on which the company was founded. Optometrists sharpen patients' vision by first assessing eye acuity and health via thorough exams. Then, staff members help you pick out face-flattering frames from high-end brands such as Dolce & Gabbana, Caviar, and Ray-Ban. Lenses are crafted from materials ranging from plastic to ultra-lightweight polycarbonate.
Lourdes Cano, D.M.D., worked in a prestigious Cuban polyclinic before immigrating to the United States to found Cano Health, a clinic that houses a team of doctors, dentists, optometrists, and chiropractors under one roof. The assorted physicians accept most major insurance plans for [services]http://www.canomed.com/about-cano-health/) ranging from diabetes treatment to biopsies to cosmetic dentistry. Cano Health treats patients six days a week and clients should call ahead to book appointments, as they do when making dinner reservations at fancy restaurants or their grandma?s tiny kitchen table.
Drs. Barry Concool and Marc Bosem helm the Correctvision Laser Institute and have performed more than 40,000 LASIK procedures combined. And though he is eager to help their patients cast off their glasses, contacts, and opera lorgnettes with LASIK, that's not all they do.
Teaming up with Dr. Michelle Gonzalez—the institute's Spanish-speaking clinical director and optometrist—they offer a wide range of corrective-vision procedures, such as cataract surgery and conductive keratoplasty, which uses radio frequency instead of lasers to improve farsightedness. They even smooth over wrinkles with Botox, dermal fillers, and spackling paste.