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Answers to Questions Our Glaucoma Patients Ask the Most

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on July 31, 2022

Glaucoma Treatment Atlanta

Glaucoma is an eye condition where an accumulation of pressure in the eye gradually damages the optic nerve. Left untreated, glaucoma can cause irreversible vision loss and, in extreme cases, even blindness. If you are diagnosed with glaucoma, it is imperative that you receive treatment. Here our doctors at Atlanta Vision Laser and Cataract Center…Read More→

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Keratoconus

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on July 2, 2022

Keratoconus Treatment Hapeville GA

Keratoconus is a debilitating eye condition whereby the cornea slowly gets thinner and bulges into a cone-like shape. While experts still have not pinpointed the exact cause of keratoconus, they have developed great ways to treat the condition and limit its vision-robbing consequences. Here, Atlanta Vision Laser and Cataract Center’s two outstanding ophthalmologists, Dr. Leonard…Read More→

Risk Factors for Macular Degeneration (and How to Treat It)

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on June 3, 2022

Macular Degeneration Treatment Atlanta, GA

Macular degeneration is one of the leading causes of vision loss in older people. By the age of 75, roughly one-third of Americans are affected. Those with certain risk factors are especially vulnerable. Although there is no cure for macular degeneration, treatments are available. The surgeons at Atlanta Vision Cataract & Laser Center will discuss…Read More→

Why It is Helpful to Know Your Family’s Eye Health History

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on May 5, 2022

Eye Care Center Atlanta, GA

Many diseases run in families, and that’s as true of eye conditions as those affecting other parts of the body. A family history of eye disease makes you more vulnerable. The good news is that when you are aware of potential genetic eye problems, you can start early screening to address issues as soon as…Read More→

Presenting Vuity Eye Drops for Treatment of Presbyopia

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on April 6, 2022

Vuity Eye Drops Atlanta, GA

Have you started holding books and magazines at a distance in order to read them? Do you need brighter light in which to read? Are you squinting more often? If you are middle-aged, presbyopia is likely the culprit. While glasses and contact lenses can correct this condition, the FDA recently approved Vuity eye drops for…Read More→

How Long Does LASIK Last?

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on March 8, 2022

LASIK Atlanta, GA

Is LASIK permanent? Our eye doctors hear this question often at Atlanta Vision Laser and Cataract Center. The short answer is yes because the cornea is permanently reshaped. However, your eye (like the rest of your body) continues to change as you get older, altering your vision.  Presbyopia In your early 40s, you will start…Read More→

What You Can Expect from Cataract Surgery

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on February 6, 2022

Cataract Surgery Atlanta, GA

Cataracts are the clouding of your eye’s natural lens. Your eye lens works with your cornea to focus light correctly onto the back of your eye for good vision. Most adults will develop a cataract by the age of 80. Luckily, this eye disease is highly curable, with a 98 percent success rate among cataract surgery patients. Our…Read More→

Experiencing Vision Loss? These are the Most Likely Culprits

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on January 7, 2022

Eye Surgeon Atlanta, GA

Vision loss can be more than troublesome. You rely on good eyesight in every area of your life, and losing your vision can be a scary experience. There are ways to salvage your sight, and the most crucial step is scheduling a comprehensive eye exam at Atlanta Vision Laser and Cataract Center as soon as…Read More→

LASIK Recovery: What the First 24 Hours Will Be Like

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on December 8, 2021

LASIK in Hapeville, Atlanta

LASIK is a famously easy surgery to undergo, with a similarly quick recovery. While all patients heal at their own pace, if you are like most patients, you should be able to resume most normal activities within a day or two. Since it is those first 24 hours after LASIK that pose the most problems,…Read More→

November Is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month: Here’s What to Know

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on November 8, 2021

Diabetic Eye Care

Because November marks Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month, the eye doctors at Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center would like to take the opportunity to discuss the various conditions that people with diabetes are at risk for. If you have diabetes, we encourage you to undergo regular, comprehensive eye examinations to screen for these potentially…Read More→