We were so pleased to receive such a warm thank you letter from one of our patients who is working as a front-line health care worker. Nothing makes us happier than knowing that we have made a difference in someone’s life. This is why we work really hard to provide the best possible experience for our patients and are always looking for ways to improve.
We believe behind every review, there is the experience that matters. Here is an unedited, genuine experience of one of our clients in her own words.
How having LASIK helped me get through the Covid pandemic
My name is Emilia Ramirez. In January of 2020, I decided to have LASIK surgery with Dr. Jeffrey Dello Russo, of Dello Russo Laser Vision, in New York. I am someone who is considered an essential health care worker, in an ICU setting 3 days a week. Looking back on the past 2 months, I believe my decision to have LASIK may have saved my life. Before I had my LASIK, I literally lived with my eye drops, pouring them into my eyes, sometimes hourly, in order to get through my day while wearing contact lenses. I am someone who probably touches my eyes a hundred times a day without even realizing it. I also have experienced frequent eye infections since high school, resulting in frequent visits and treatments with my eye doctor.
After doing extensive research, I chose Drs. Jeffrey and Joseph Dello Russo, who have become synonymous with LASIK surgery. As my date for the LASIK procedure drew nearer, I became more and more uncertain, and were it not for a telephone call to Tatyana, my LASIK counselor, I surely would have canceled my appointment. Tatyana talked me through my anxieties, patiently answering my myriad questions, and Dr. Jeffrey continued this dialogue, during my work-up, ensuring that I was a great candidate, on the actual day of my LASIK procedure.
I chose Drs. Joseph and Jeffrey Dello Russo, after doing my research. Looking back, I am so grateful to Dr. Dello Russo for providing me with better than 20/20 vision, and for allowing me the freedom to wear my mask without annoying fogging.
Dr. Dello Russo, I thanked you the day after the procedure, and thanked you several times during my follow-ups, however, as one of the essential healthcare workers during this pandemic, I truly thank you for helping to keep me safe.
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