• Stop the Progression of Keratoconus with Peschke

  • Understanding if You Are a Good Candidate for Corneal Cross-Linking

  • Why LASIK Surgery is Still The Top Choice for Millions

  • Learn About the Groundbreaking New Treatment for Keratoconus

  • Learn to Recognize the Early Symptoms of Keratoconus

  • The Benefits of Corneal Cross-Linking for Treating Keratoconus

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Stop the Progression of Keratoconus with Peschke

Keratoconus is an eye condition that affects adolescents and young adults, progressively worsening and causing irreparable vision loss. Stopping its progression with Peschke® corneal cross-linking is the best way to protect your vision.

Nov 13th, 2018
Why LASIK Surgery is Still The Top Choice for Millions

More than half a million people undergo LASIK laser corrective eye surgery every year. The fact that it’s quite effective and nearly pain-free are only two of the reasons why it may be the best way to retire your glasses or contacts.

Sep 21st, 2018
Learn to Recognize the Early Symptoms of Keratoconus

Blurry vision and trouble focusing your eyes are signs of an eye disease you’ve probably never heard of — keratoconus, which causes the cornea to thin and bulge. Be alert for the early symptoms so you can get treatment right away.

Jul 9th, 2018
Who is a Good Candidate for LASIK?

If you’re ready to see better without relying on glasses or contact lenses, the innovative LASIK technology might be the answer. Our skilled LASIK surgeons have pulled together the following description of LASIK candidates to give you a head start.

Mar 28th, 2018
Cataracts Types

A cataract is a clouding of the eye's natural lens, which can make it harder for you to see.

Dec 3rd, 2017
Eye Surgery Types

From LASIK to PRK, there are several types of eye surgery available today to correct less than perfect vision.

Nov 27th, 2017
LASIK Complications

LASIK eye surgery is one of the safest procedures of its kind, with an excellent success rate.

Nov 20th, 2017
How is Laser Eye Surgery Performed?

LASIK laser eye surgery is a vision correction procedure that aims at permanently altering the focusing power of the eye by reshaping the cornea with a precise excimer laser.

Nov 13th, 2017
Is LASIK Right for You?

LASIK has successfully improved the vision of millions of people, but it isn’t for everyone.

Nov 6th, 2017
Wearing Contacts Before a LASIK Consultation

If you are a contact lens wearer who is interested in LASIK eye surgery for vision correction and to reduce your dependency on contacts, it’s important to be aware of the restrictions surrounding wearing contact lenses before your LASIK consultation.

Oct 16th, 2017
Is LASIK Covered by Insurance?

Unfortunately, most insurance companies don’t cover LASIK because laser eye surgery is nearly always considered an elective procedure and not medically necessary.

Oct 2nd, 2017
LASIK After 40

When a person’s near vision begins to diminish, sometime after age 40, many incorrectly assume that readers, bifocal/progressive glasses are the only options to see up close.

Sep 10th, 2017
Is Glaucoma Hereditary?

Glaucoma is a term used for a group of diseases that irreversibly damage the optic nerve, potentially causing vision loss and blindness.

Sep 5th, 2017
Vision Correction Methods

Correcting refractive vision problems such as myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia has advanced beyond simple eyeglasses and contacts.

Aug 29th, 2017
Glaucoma Surgery Recovery

Glaucoma is a term used for a group of eye conditions that cause damage to the optic nerve due to an increase in intraocular pressure. If left untreated, glaucoma can cause complete vision loss.

Aug 21st, 2017

If you wear glasses or contact lenses, you might consider surgery to correct your vision.

Aug 14th, 2017
Glaucoma and Diabetes

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the world. However, it’s the leading cause of preventable blindness.

Aug 6th, 2017
How Long Does LASIK Last?

In general, LASIK eye surgery is considered to be a permanent way to correct vision. Given that the procedure takes roughly 30 minutes total to complete, this is pretty impressive.

Jul 31st, 2017
LASIK vs Contacts

For some people, making the decision to have LASIK is not as straightforward as it is for others.

Jul 24th, 2017
Causes of Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions which result in vision loss. The back of your eye continuously makes a clear fluid called aqueous humor.

Jul 17th, 2017
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 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, 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
Zyoptix: The New and Improved Custom LASIK Procedure

While LASIK surgery has freed millions of people from relying on corrective lenses, many more had vision problems or eyes that were unsuitable for laser treatment. Zyoptix, a refinement of LASIK, extends the range of laser vision correction surgery.

Jun 21st, 2018

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 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
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