Blog - Atlanta Vision Cataract & Laser Center

Summertime Tips for Dealing With Chronic Dry Eye

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on July 16, 2019

Dry eye symptoms have the unfortunate tendency to worsen during the summertime, sometimes interfering with plans for outdoor activities. If you’re like many of our patients at Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center, you need extra help protecting your eyes. Here are our top tips for keeping your dry eyes healthy as you enjoy your…Read More→

The Importance of Protecting Your Eyes From the Sun

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on June 20, 2019

Do you know that your eyes can get sunburned? If you’re like most of the patients we treat at Atlanta Vision Cataract & Laser Center, you know all about the risk of skin cancer from sun exposure, but you may not realize your eyes are also susceptible to sun damage. And you’re not alone. Fewer than…Read More→

Why You Want an Ophthalmologist on Your Diabetic Care Team

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on May 7, 2019

If you have diabetes, you need an ophthalmologist on your team for one vital reason: to prevent vision loss and blindness. It’s that simple and that serious. High blood sugar levels significantly increase your risk for developing diabetic eye disease, which is a group of conditions that lead to loss of vision and blindness. Diabetic…Read More→

Cataracts: How Do I Know If I’m At Risk?

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on April 5, 2019

Cataracts affect more than 24 million Americans over the age of 40. On the positive side, they generally don’t start to develop until around the age of 40, which means you have plenty of time to lower your risk and prevent or delay the condition. At Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center, we help patients protect their…Read More→

Limit Keratoconus Progression with Avedro Cross Linking

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on March 14, 2019

Keratoconus usually strikes in the teen years, where it starts years of progressively worsening vision. There’s no cure for keratoconus, but here at Atlanta Vision Cataract & Laser Center, we can stop the ongoing corneal deterioration with the only treatment currently approved by the Food and Drug Administration: the Avedro system for corneal cross-linking. What…Read More→

What is Keratoconus and What Symptoms Should I Look Out For?

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on February 1, 2019

Keratoconus tends to take patients by surprise because it develops at an early age, often in the teenage years when no one expects a serious and progressive problem with their corneas. We’re specialists in keratoconus at Atlanta Vision Cataract & Laser Center, so we know to watch for this problem in our teen and young…Read More→

Top 10 ways you can benefit from corneal cross-linking with Peschke

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on January 19, 2019

Keratoconus is an eye condition that makes the cornea thin and bulge away from your eye like a cone. These changes mark the start of vision changes that progressively worsen through your 40s. Until recently, treatment options were very limited and offered little hope for stopping the condition. But that has changed because here at Atlanta…Read More→

LASIK Surgery Can Help With a Multitude of Conditions

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on December 18, 2018

Did you know that more than 90% of patients who undergo LASIK end up with 20/20 vision after their surgery? And 99% improve to 20/40 vision. That’s why it’s one of the top procedures that our team at Atlanta Vision Cataract & Laser Center performs. With more than two decades of experience and having performed more than 80,000 successful…Read More→

Stop the Progression of Keratoconus with Peschke

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on November 13, 2018

When it comes to your eye health, nothing is more important than getting an early diagnosis and treatment that stops the problem from worsening and causing vision loss. But that wasn’t always possible for keratoconus. For many years, we didn’t have a treatment that could stop the progression of keratoconus. But that has changed. At…Read More→

Understanding if You Are a Good Candidate for Corneal Cross-Linking

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on October 19, 2018

Keratoconus is an eye condition that typically occurs at a young age and progressively worsens, diminishing your vision along the way. Until recently, we didn’t have many treatment options for keratoconus, but now the US Food and Drug Administration has approved a procedure called corneal cross-linking. We’re proud to offer our patients at Atlanta Vision Cataract…Read More→