• What is Corneal Cross-Linking?

  • Bulging Corneas Affect 1 in 2,000 Americans

  • Glaucoma Prevention

  • Keratoconus: Bulging Corneas Affect Teenagers & Young Adults

  • Presbyopia

  • Glaucoma Symptoms

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What is Corneal Cross-Linking?

Medical science is amazing! It’s crazy to think that a seemingly simple combination of vitamin B and ultraviolet A (UVA) light, when applied to the eyes, could actually help people escape the need for a corneal transplant.

Jun 26th, 2017
Glaucoma Prevention

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness, affecting around 2% of the population.

Jun 13th, 2017
Presbyopia

Presbyopia is a normal result of the aging process. The crystalline lens within your eyes is composed of proteins. These proteins are soft and flexible when you are younger.

May 29th, 2017
Glaucoma Symptoms

Glaucoma is a complicated eye disease in which damage to the optic nerve may result in vision loss.

May 21st, 2017
Preparing for LASIK

Even though LASIK is a relatively safe procedure, it is normal to experience uneasiness or nervousness prior to surgery.

May 16th, 2017
LASIK Reviews

If you're tired of wearing eyeglasses or contact lenses, you may wonder whether LASIK surgery is right for you.

May 7th, 2017
LASIK Healing - Part Two

Avoid Any Facial Applications: Avoid applying any facial applications, especially around your eyes.

May 1st, 2017
LASIK Healing - Part One

One of the many benefits of LASIK eye surgery in Atlanta is a fast healing and recovery time.

Apr 24th, 2017
Types of Laser Eye Surgery

Laser eye surgery, sometimes called vision correction surgery or refractive surgery, is any surgical procedure used to correct vision problems.

Apr 9th, 2017
Why is Some LASIK Cheap?

If you are considering LASIK, you've probably noticed advertisements for low-cost, discount LASIK.

Apr 5th, 2017
LASIK Consultation Preparation

In order to determine if you are a candidate for LASIK, you must first have a thorough, dilated eye exam with a qualified ophthalmologist.

Mar 28th, 2017
LASIK for Astigmatism

Astigmatism is a common condition in which the cornea of the eye has a shape similar to that of a football, rather than a normal corneal shape resembling a baseball.

Mar 19th, 2017
Cataract Surgery Options

Cataracts are a cloudiness that forms in the normally clear lens of the eye, leading to decreased vision.

Mar 14th, 2017
LASIK

LASIK, which stands for laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis, also commonly referred to as laser eye surgery or laser vision correction, is the most popular form of refractive surgery for the correction of myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism.

Mar 8th, 2017
LASIK Healing Time

As soon as your LASIK surgery is complete, your eyes will have already begun the healing process.

Feb 20th, 2017
Age for LASIK

LASIK is a great option for many people who suffer from poor eyesight. But one question many people have before considering this procedure is when is the best time to get LASIK?

Feb 15th, 2017
LASIK Pros and Cons

LASIK is a refractive surgery that uses a laser on one or both eyes to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism.

Feb 8th, 2017
Cataracts Under 40

A cataract is a clouding of the natural lens of the eye. As a lens becomes cloudy, vision is impaired.

Feb 2nd, 2017
LASIK Candidate

LASIK eye surgery can be very successful when performed on the right patient.

Jan 25th, 2017
What You Need To Know Keratoconus

Keratoconus is a rare condition whereby the usually round, dome-shaped cornea becomes thin and starts to develop a cone-shaped bulge. A cornea shaped like a cone causes blurry vision and may also cause an increased sensitivity to harsh glare and light. It

Oct 27th, 2016
Cost of LASIK vs. Contact Lenses

Are you a contact wearer? Have you checked out the cost of LASIK lately? With new pricing and specials available for LASIK at Atlanta Vision Cataract & Laser Center Center in Atlanta, GA you may be surprised when you compare the cost.

Oct 20th, 2016
Pterygium

A pterygium is an abnormal tissue growth that protrudes from the eye’s conjunctiva (membrane covering whites of the eyes) onto the cornea. Pterygia usually develop in the inner corner of the eye and can either be small or grow big enough in size to cause i

Oct 27th, 2016
Blepharoplasty

Blepharoplasty refers to a surgical procedure that repairs droopy eyelids involving the removal of excess skin, fat, and muscle.

Oct 27th, 2016
Corneal Cross Linking Procedure

Corneal Cross Linking is a procedure performed to treat ocular conditions where the cornea becomes weakened or starts to degenerate. One of the most common issues that Corneal Cross Linking is used to treat is keratoconus, a degenerative disorder that caus

Oct 27th, 2016
My Vision is Blurry Close Up

Have you noticed that you have trouble reading the menus at dinner or newspaper in the morning? Many people have the question of why their vision is so blurry close up. This is due to farsightednes

Oct 20th, 2016
Protective Sports Eyewear for Youth

More than 42,000 sports and recreation-related eye injuries are reported each year in the U.S. Of these, persons under age 25 comprise over 70% of the injuries, and about 40% are children under age 15.

Oct 20th, 2016
Getting Clear About Cataracts

Although its a familiar term, the true meaning of cataracts may seem a bit mysterious. A deeper look into this common vision problem can make choosing a treatment option crystal clear.

Oct 20th, 2016
Can I Avoid Getting Cataracts?

Dr. Achiron says “the reality is – you are most likely going to develop cataracts as you age. While they are not completely preventable, their occurrence, in some instances, can be delayed.”

Oct 20th, 2016
Women and Eye Health Risks

Eye disease is not gender equal. In fact, statistics indicate that almost two-thirds of all visually impaired people worldwide are women.

Oct 4th, 2016
Is LASIK safe?

Learn what Dr. Achiron has to say about the safety and efficacy of LASIK surgery.

Oct 4th, 2016
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