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Will You Need Eyedrops after Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty?

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on September 9, 2021

Selective laser trabeculoplasty and Eyedrops

An increase in ocular pressure causes most cases of glaucoma. Patients with open-angle glaucoma needing eye pressure control can benefit from selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT), a procedure lowering pressure in the eye. The top eye specialists at Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center explain why SLT may mean glaucoma patients no longer need eyedrops. Glaucoma…Read More→

Benefits of LASIK That May Surprise You

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on August 10, 2021

LASIK in Atlanta

You expected to see clearly after LASIK surgery, but you may find LASIK changes your life in additional ways you did not anticipate. The top eye specialists at Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center describe some of the post-LASIK benefits that surprise clients. Allergy Symptom Reduction LASIK itself does not reduce allergic reactions, but many…Read More→

3 Things to Know If You’ve Just Been Diagnosed With Keratoconus

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on July 11, 2021

Keratoconus Treatment in Atlanta

Keratoconus affects the corneal structure, resulting in vision loss. Those diagnosed with keratoconus have many questions about their prognosis and treatment options. The top eye specialists at Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center explain what you should know after a keratoconus diagnosis. 1. Early Stage Treatment Keratoconus often strikes young adults. A keratoconus diagnosis may…Read More→

Answering Common Patient Questions About Corneal Crosslinking

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on June 11, 2021

Corneal Crosslinking in Hapeville, Atlanta

Referred to as CXL, corneal crosslinking is a minimally invasive procedure providing treatment for those dealing with vision-destroying keratoconus. It can stop or slow down the progression of this eye disease. Here the top eye specialists at Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center provide answers to the most common patient questions about corneal crosslinking.  …Read More→

What to Know About SLT for Glaucoma

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on May 12, 2021

Glaucoma Treatment in Hapeville, Atlanta

High intraocular eye pressure (IOP) contributes to glaucoma. IOP may respond to eye drops, but if it does not, selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) is a safe alternative. Studies also show that in some cases, SLT may be the more efficient and cost-effective first-line treatment. The top eye specialists at Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center…Read More→

6 Tips for a Smooth LASIK Recovery

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on April 12, 2021

LASIK in Hapeville, Atlanta

After LASIK surgery, you can say goodbye to glasses or contact lenses. However, your eyes and body will need time to recover from the procedure. The top eye specialists at Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center provide tips for making your LASIK recovery as smooth as possible.   1. Take It Easy Take it easy…Read More→

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→