Category Archives: Treatments

The LASIK Eye Surgeon

Your reasons for seeking LASIK are as unique as your eyes. Perhaps you want to eliminate the time you spend putting in and taking out your contact lenses. Maybe you want to enjoy work, sports and other activities without the burden of eyeglasses. Or maybe you want to pursue a career that requires excellent vision.…
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LASIK Near Me

New York City is home to world-class restaurants, shopping and live entertainment. It is also where some of the finest doctors and surgeons in the world build their practices. People tr­­­avel to NYC from all over the globe seeking the exceptional medical and surgical care that is available here. Dr. Sandra Belmont of Belmont Eye…
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Why Your 20s or 30s Are a Great Time to Have LASIK

Although LASIK is FDA-approved for adults as young as 18, there are particular advantages to undergoing LASIK in your 20s or 30s. Not only is your eyeglass prescription more likely to have stabilized by your early 20s, but LASIK can also enrich your personal and professional life during these pivotal years. Read on as leading…
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Watch Out for Red Flags When Selecting Your LASIK Surgeon

When it comes to a safe, successful LASIK experience, nothing matters more than your choice of a surgeon. The right surgeon should be qualified, experienced and instill a sense of confidence and trust that they will help you achieve your vision correction goals. Although there is no formal rule, you should consider meeting with a…
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Can I Have LASIK If I Have Keratoconus?

As a leading New York City laser eye surgeon, Dr. Sandra Belmont meets with a wide variety of patients that desire the clear, sharp vision that laser eye surgery can provide. Before recommending a patient for laser eye surgery, she performs a detailed evaluation of the patient’s refractive error and discusses the patient’s ocular and…
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Can Cataract Progression Be Slowed or Stopped?

Cataracts are a clouding of the eye’s naturally clear lens that occurs when some of the proteins of the lens clump together and form a cloudy area. Cataracts normally start out small, and in the early stages may not have any noticeable effects on vision. As a larger portion of the lens becomes cloudy, visual…
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How to Know If You’re Ready for LASIK Surgery

Many of Dr. Sandra Belmont’s LASIK patients tell her that having laser vision correction surgery was a life-changing experience. But as a prospective patient, it can be difficult to know if and when you are ready to take the plunge. Here, Dr. Belmont shares some signs that it may be a good time for you…
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How Long Do the Results of No-Cut LASIK Last?

A few months ago, Dr. Sandra Belmont blogged about the recovery after No-Cut LASIK and what it entails. Here the New York LASIK surgeon continues the conversation with a discussion of how long the results of No-Cut LASIK typically last. (more…)
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What Is the Recovery Like after No-Cut LASIK?

One of the common considerations amongst candidates for LASIK is the recovery process. Patients want to know how long recovery typically lasts and what to expect while they are recuperating. They are also curious how the recovery from traditional LASIK is different from that of No-Cut  LASIK. Although all of Dr. Sandra Belmont’s patients recover…
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How to Prepare for Your LASIK Surgery

At Belmont Eye Center, you can rest assured your vision is in good hands. LASIK surgeon Dr. Sandra Belmont has years of experience performing successful laser vision correction surgery. The trusted eye surgeon makes it a point to educate her patients on what to expect, as well as how they should prepare for the procedure.…
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