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Cataract surgery has advanced over the years. While cataract laser surgery today is fairly safe, with successful outcomes, there are still several potential risks one needs to know. Just like other surgeries, cataract surgery could have possible complications. Knowing about these ahead of time helps…

Astigmatism is a condition of the eye where the shape of the cornea is irregular. Instead of being round, it is more like the shape of a football. Since the cornea is not shaped correctly, it causes vision problems and can make it difficult to…

You have two different options when it comes to correcting your vision when you don’t want to wear glasses when you are not a candidate for LASIK or PRK corrective laser surgery. You could get permanent contact lenses installed or wear regular contact lenses. What…

Cataracts are a condition of the eye where the lens begins to cloud over and gradually worsen. The clouded lens affects vision and makes it hard to see because the eye is not being allowed to focus correctly. What causes cataracts specifically is not known….

As we age, two eye conditions that can develop are macular degeneration and cataracts. Macular degeneration occurs when the macula becomes damaged. The macula affects the central vision when looking forward. It can become difficult to see clearly, drive, and read. One of the more…

If you have to wear contacts or glasses, you know that it can be difficult to see without them. Yet, there are times when you wish you did not have to wear either one. The contacts might bother your eyes or you want to be…

If you are due for an eye exam, you might be thinking this is the year to get LASIK surgery. If you meet the LASIK surgery qualifications, you could say goodbye to expensive frames, transition lenses, UV protection, anti-glare protection, and all those other options…

If you play competitive sports like football, hockey, lacrosse, or basketball, you know that there are risks to your eyes if you wear glasses or contacts. If something goes wrong, like a contact falls out, it can affect your performance and create distractions that cause…

Laser refractive eye surgery refers to a wide range of corrective vision surgeries used to help address various vision problems. Some of the more common laser surgeries used today include: PRK (Photorefractive Keratectomy) LASIK Cataract Surgery ReLEx® SMILE (Small Incision Lenticule Extraction) Visian ICL Visian…

Not everyone is the ideal candidate for LASIK eye surgery to correct vision problems. Sometimes, people have dry eyes or irregular corneas or are taking certain prescriptions where LASIK would be less than ideal. In other cases, people need a higher quality of vision than…

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