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November 20, 2023
In the fascinating world of ophthalmology, PRK laser eye surgery and traditional LASIK are two prevalent procedures that have helped millions of people worldwide regain their vision. When it comes to choosing between the two, understanding the nuances becomes crucial.
October 11, 2023
Cataract surgery a simple, safe, and commonly performed operation that can dramatically enhance a person's quality of life by restoring their vision. Essentially, cataract surgery involves removing the eye's natural, clouded lens and replacing it with an artificial one, known as an intraocular lens (IOL).
September 15, 2023
LASIK is a popular form of eye surgery that corrects vision problems such as myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. This procedure reshapes the cornea using an excimer laser, allowing your eye to focus light more accurately onto the retina.
June 12, 2023
According to one study from a reputable source, roughly 33.75% of the U.S. population between the ages of 70 and 74 have cataracts. That increased to almost 50% for those between 75 and 79 and to just over 65% for people over 80 years old.
May 11, 2023
Like other operative procedures, LASIK has specific criteria you must meet. LASIK is one of the most successful elective procedures, hitting an incredible 95% success rate.
March 21, 2023
Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that damages the optic nerve progressively, leading to vision loss. It is among the leading causes of permanent vision loss globally. It develops due to elevated pressure in the eye, also called intraocular pressure (IOP). This eventually damages the optic nerve, which transmits visual information from the eye to the brain.
February 28, 2023
Cataract surgery is a standard and safe procedure to remove cloudy lenses from the eye and replace them with artificial lenses. The surgery usually occurs on an outpatient basis and takes about 30 minutes to complete.