Tag: Boston Lasik

5 Tips For Healthy Summer Eyes

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With summer in full swing, it’s important to stay safe. Whether it be wearing a helmet when riding a bicycle, using bug spray when out in the woods or, most importantly, seeking protection from the sun! Since summer is about enjoying the outdoors – fishing, barbecuing, going to the beach – keep the following five […]

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Laser Eye Surgery Diagram

Dr. Steven A. Nielsen of the Nielsen Eye Center explains the benefits of LASIK and PRK laser vision correction and highlights some of the differences between the two procedures. Boston, MA – Laser vision correction has helped many people reduce, and even eliminate, the need for eyeglasses and contact lenses. Designed to improve visual refractive […]

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LASIK or PRK Laser Vision Correction?

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Laser vision correction procedures have revolutionized the field of ophthalmology, offering patients a way to improve nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia) and astigmatism while reducing their dependence on glasses and contact lenses.  There are two major types of laser vision correction available at the Nielsen Eye Center: LASIK and PRK. Both of these procedures have similar […]

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Is LASIK Surgery Right for Me?

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Though many people have been told in the past that they are not candidates for LASIK surgery, recent developments in technology now allow most patients to receive some form of LASIK. Prospective LASIK patients at the Nielsen Eye Center typically want to know the risks of the procedure and whether or not they are ideal […]

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How Does LASIK Surgery Work?

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At the Nielsen Eye Center, LASIK surgery is a popular procedure among our patients who need vision correction. In fact, about 10 percent of all our patients choose the procedure, and about 20 percent of our patients who wear glasses opt for LASIK surgery. LASIK surgery works by re-sculpting the cornea (the front part of […]

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Boston Eye Doctor Conducts Eye Care Clinical Research

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  Quincy, MA – Dr. Steven A. Nielsen, a board-certified Boston eye doctor, is committed to providing the best medical care while maintaining a leadership position in ophthalmology. In order to achieve this mission, Dr. Nielsen is continually involved in eye care clinical research that assist in the discovery and delivery of new medicines, therapies, […]

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Boston LASIK Practice Opens New Location

Boston City Skyline

Boston, MA – Dr. Steven Nielsen, a surgeon specializing in laser eye surgery in Boston, is preparing to celebrate the grand opening of the Nielsen Eye Center’s newest location. The Boston eye care practice opened a new location in the Stetson Building at 541 Main Street, Suite 110, Weymouth, MA 02190. Wednesday, October 17th marked […]

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Welcome to Our New Website

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Our experienced eye surgeons and the entire Nielsen Eye Center team would like to welcome you to our new website. This state-of-the-art virtual representation of our practice is designed to offer our visitors a comprehensive resource as they research eye care needs. We hope the detailed procedural descriptions and multimedia serve as an educational tool […]

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