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Answers to All Your Questions about Astigmatism

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on November 24, 2022

Astigmatism questions answered

Not many Americans can define what astigmatism is, even though this refractive error affects nearly one in three Americans. To help our patients in Georgia understand more about astigmatism, the doctors at Atlanta Vision Laser and Cataract Center have decided to answer several of the most frequently asked questions about astigmatism in this blog.  What…Read More→

What Is the Difference Between Vision Insurance and Health Insurance?

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on October 26, 2022

Difference between vision and health insurance

Insurance policies are notoriously complicated. Every day, the team at Atlanta Vision Laser and Cataract Center helps our patients to navigate their policies to determine which benefits they are entitled to. One of the most common questions our staff hears is: What is the difference between vision insurance and medical insurance? In this blog, we…Read More→

5 Things That Stop Bothering You After Having LASIK

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on September 27, 2022

5 things that stop bothering you after Lasik surgery

While prescription lenses do a good job of addressing nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism, they are not without their minor annoyances. In fact, convenience tends to be the leading reason that so many patients decide to correct their vision with LASIK. Here, the team of eye doctors at Atlanta Vision Laser and Cataract Center discuss some…Read More→

Why Some Cataract Patients Are Seeking Surgery Younger

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on August 29, 2022

Cataract Surgery Atlanta

Cataract surgery has traditionally been a procedure geared toward patients in their 70s and 80s, though that number has changed a bit. Research by the Mayo Clinic finds that the average age for cataract surgery patients has been gradually (but steadily) dropping. At Atlanta Vision Laser and Cataract Center, we can confirm that we have…Read More→

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→