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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→

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) Procedure

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→