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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→

How to Temporarily Relieve Dry Eye

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

Dry Eye Treatment in Hapeville, Atlanta

If you regularly experience itchy or stinging eyes (sometimes accompanied by light sensitivity or blurry vision), you may have a condition known as chronic dry eye. This condition occurs when your eyes do not receive adequate lubrication. To help prevent any unnecessary discomfort, the ophthalmology team at Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center offer some…Read More→

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→