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Your Cross-Linking Recovery: Here’s What to Expect

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on March 16, 2021

Corneal cross-linking is the only treatment available today that stops the progression of keratoconus. As keratoconus gets worse, your cornea bulges outward and your vision deteriorates. At Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center, we stop keratoconus in its tracks with corneal cross-linking. And if anything is better than protecting your vision, it’s knowing that we can do it in…Read More→

UltraHealth Lenses by SynergEyes Improves Vision for Those With Keratoconus

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on February 16, 2021

Keratoconus is different from most other eye conditions that cause vision loss. Eye diseases like cataracts and macular degeneration occur as you get older, and once they develop, they can keep getting progressively worse. By comparison, keratoconus first appears in adolescents and young adults, progresses for 10-20 years, and then stabilizes. While the condition deteriorates, your vision also suffers.  Although…Read More→

Understanding the Two Forms of Macular Degeneration

Submitted by Ceatus Media Group on January 28, 2021

Macular degeneration, also called age-related macular degeneration (AMD), is one of the most common eye conditions that develop as you get older. This progressive eye disease affects about 14% of people ages 55-64. Your risk skyrockets as you get older, as it’s diagnosed in more than 40% of those over the age of 75. Since macular degeneration…Read More→

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on December 23, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus. But what do you do if…Read More→

Give Yourself the Gift of LASIK This Holiday Season

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on December 13, 2020

Do you dream of having 20/20 vision without needing eyeglasses or contacts? Then use this holiday season to give yourself the gift of vision with a LASIK procedure. LASIK is safe, it gives you fast results, and you can look forward to a permanent improvement in your vision. Since our patients sometimes worry about laser eye surgery, we want…Read More→

What to Expect During Your Corneal Cross-Linking (CXL) Procedur

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on September 18, 2020

Keratoconus surprises most people because it begins between your teens and early 20s, an age that seems way too young for serious eye problems. Once this problem with your cornea begins, it continues to get progressively worse over the next decade or two. Early treatment with corneal cross-linking makes the difference between protecting your vision and potentially severe…Read More→

Actions You Can Take to Prevent Keratoconus From Worsening

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on August 3, 2020

If you’re having a problem with your vision, it’s important to see an eye doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating eye conditions. Atlanta Vision Cataract & Laser Center provides comprehensive eye exams that get to the root of your symptoms. Our physicians offer state-of-the-art treatment once you receive a diagnosis. Keratoconus typically develops in your late teens…Read More→

Everything You Need to Know About Cross-Linking Eye Surgery

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on February 1, 2020

Cross-linking eye surgery is a game-changer for patients with keratoconus. Not long ago, there weren’t any treatments that could stop this corneal disease from getting worse. Now our patients at Atlanta Vision Cataract & Laser Center have another option called corneal cross-linking.  With cross-linking eye surgery, you have hope for stopping disease progression and preserving your vision. Here’s…Read More→

Myths and Facts About LASIK Surgery

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on January 1, 2020

LASIK (laser in-situ keratomileusis) is one of today’s greatest success stories. The procedure has a well-established safety record, and it restores vision to normal for most patients. Yet myths persist and take on a life of their own, creating bad press that may make you think twice about having a LASIK procedure. Our patients at Atlanta Vision…Read More→

What Is Keratoconus and How Can You Prevent It from Worsening?

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on December 1, 2019

Keratoconus is an eye disease that manifests itself in your late teens or early 20s. Although it’s a progressive condition, it’s treatable. And the sooner treatment begins, the better your chances of overcoming it and living normally.  Dr. Leonard Achiron and Dr. David O’Day are skilled eye specialists who diagnose and treat keratoconus and a host of other eye conditions at Atlanta…Read More→