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Corneal Cross Linking Procedure

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on October 27, 2016

Corneal Cross Linking is a procedure performed to treat ocular conditions where the cornea becomes weakened or starts to degenerate. One of the most common issues that Corneal Cross Linking is used to treat is keratoconus, a degenerative disorder that causes structural changes to the shape of the cornea. In a healthy cornea, the epithelial…Read More→

Symptoms and Causes of Dry Eyes

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on October 27, 2016

Dry eyes occur when a person’s tears are unable to provide enough dampness to keep them properly moist. Tears can be insufficient for several reasons. For instance, dry eyes can develop if you can’t generate enough tears or sometimes if you make less-quality tears. Anyone who frequently deals with dry eyes will tell you they’re…Read More→

What You Need To Know Keratoconus

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on October 27, 2016

Keratoconus is a rare condition whereby the usually round, dome-shaped cornea becomes thin and starts to develop a cone-shaped bulge. A cornea shaped like a cone causes blurry vision and may also cause an increased sensitivity to harsh glare and light. It generally occurs in both eyes and typically in individuals aged 10-25 years, progressing…Read More→

Swollen & Sore Eyelid – What Could Be the Problem?

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on October 20, 2016

If you wake up one morning, and discover your eyelid is red, swollen, and it kind of feels like someone punched you in the eye, should you be concerned or go see your eye doctor? This is actually one of the most common presenting conditions the ophthalmologists at Atlanta Vision Cataract & Laser Center Center…Read More→

Does LASIK affect night vision?

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on October 20, 2016

Atlanta Vision Cataract & Laser Center Center offers the latest in LASIK vision correction, Zyoptix. This is a customized LASIK laser procedure that provides an in-depth advanced diagnostic screening process in order to make it possible for unique and customized treatment for each eye. This is what makes this Zyoptix customized LASIK laser procedure different….Read More→

My Vision is Blurry Close Up

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on October 20, 2016

Have you noticed that you have trouble reading the menus at dinner or newspaper in the morning? Many people have the question of why their vision is so blurry close up. This is due to farsightedness, an eye disorder that causes you to be able to see better far away than close up. Atlanta Vision…Read More→

Are People Over 40 Too Old for LASIK Vision Correction?

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on October 20, 2016

Definitely not! At Atlanta Vision Cataract & Laser Center Center we treat many patients with LASIK surgery who are 40 and well above. We’ve treated patients with otherwise healthy eyes and no signs of cataracts who were in their 60’s. With today’s advanced technology and our affordable prices, LASIK is within the reach of just…Read More→

Cost of LASIK vs. Contact Lenses

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on October 20, 2016

Are you a contact wearer? Have you checked out the cost of LASIK lately? With new pricing and specials available for LASIK at Atlanta Vision Cataract & Laser Center Center in Atlanta, GA you may be surprised when you compare the cost. Contact users over a 10 year period can plan to spend around $12,000!!…Read More→

Protective Sports Eyewear for Youth

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on October 20, 2016

The statistics are significant. Thousands of children incur damage to their eyes from accidents, and some injuries are very serious. More than 42,000 sports and recreation-related eye injuries are reported each year in the U.S. Of these, persons under age 25 comprise over 70% of the injuries, and about 40% are children under age 15….Read More→

How Long Will LASIK Vision Correction Last?

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on October 20, 2016

LASIK is a great procedure for obtaining clear vision for those people who qualify. Dr. Leonard Achiron at Atlanta Vision Cataract & Laser Center Center explains that the procedure should last a lifetime. Eyesight from LASIK becomes stable in individuals in about 6 months to a year. The clarity for long distance vision patients have…Read More→