Dr. Jeffrey Dello Russo and Dello Russo Laser Vision, a leading LASIK practice on the East Coast, are making headlines for restoring vision to a man suffering from Lou Gehrig’s disease. The condition was progressing to the point where the patient found it extremely difficult to handle his contact lenses.

There is no simple cure for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease. It is a progressive neurodegenerative disease, which affects the nerve cells in the brain. It is often characterized by muscle spasms and rapid weakness, due to muscle atrophy. As it progresses Common symptoms may include an inability to speak, swallow, breathe or button a shirt.

This is not the first time Drs. Joseph and Jeffrey Dello Russo have helped those in need. Dello Russo Laser Vision is proud to help people struggling with physical challenges, due to impaired vision In the past, Drs. Joseph and Jeffrey Dello Russo helped two patients, suffering from disabling quadriplegia, restore their vision. Repairing eyesight, something so many of us take for granted, is never lost on Dr. Dello Russo.

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