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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→

Why LASIK Surgery is Still The Top Choice for Millions

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on September 21, 2018

LASIK is the corrective procedure preferred by millions of people who are nearsighted, farsighted, or have an astigmatism. An estimated 600,000 people every year decide that it’s time to retire their glasses or contacts and correct their vision with LASIK surgery. Here at Atlanta Vision Cataract & Laser Center, we’ve had years of experience, participating…Read More→

About the Groundbreaking New Treatment for Keratoconus

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on August 30, 2018

Keratoconus is an eye condition in which your cornea — your eye’s transparent cover — begins to grow thinner and bulge out in a cone-like shape. Because your cornea’s job is to focus light into your eyes, having keratoconus in one or both eyes can distort the way you see and interfere with your vision….Read More→

Learn to Recognize the Early Symptoms of Keratoconus

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on July 9, 2018

You may never have heard of keratoconus. You probably don’t know how to say it or spell it. But if you care about your eyes, you should know some basic facts about what keratoconus is and how to recognize its early symptoms. Let’s start with what keratoconus is. Your eyes have a clear, dome-shaped, window-like…Read More→

Zyoptix: Learn About The New and Improved Custom LASIK Procedure

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on June 21, 2018

Laser eye surgery has revolutionized eye care, freeing millions from the need to wear glasses or contacts. Laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis, better known as LASIK, achieves the same level of vision correction provided by corrective lenses. As anyone who has worn glasses or contacts knows, this level of correction may not be suitable for every…Read More→

Zyoptix: The New and Improved Custom LASIK Procedure

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on June 21, 2018

Laser eye surgery has revolutionized eye care, freeing millions from the need to wear glasses or contacts. Laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis, better known as LASIK, achieves the same level of vision correction provided by corrective lenses. As anyone who has worn glasses or contacts knows, this level of correction may not be suitable for every…Read More→

Laser Surgery for Glaucoma: All Your Questions Answered

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on May 4, 2018

Laser Surgery for Glaucoma: All Your Questions Answered Glaucoma is not one disease but a group of diseases that damage the optic nerve. This nerve is the facilitator between your vision and your brain. If the optic nerve gets damaged enough, you can lose your vision. In fact, glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness….Read More→

The Benefits of Corneal Cross-Linking for Treating Keratoconus

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on April 17, 2018

Your cornea is a clear, dome-shaped window at the front of your eye that focuses the light entering your eye. When you have keratoconus, however, your cornea becomes thin and protrudes out in an irregular cone shape. As a result, your vision becomes blurry and distorted, making it difficult to perform daily activities like reading…Read More→

Who is a Good Candidate for LASIK?

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on March 28, 2018

Who is a Good Candidate for LASIK? LASIK is a revolutionary laser surgery to help you achieve better vision without the need for glasses or contact lenses. The continual advancements in technology have made it possible for those who weren’t good candidates for LASIK previously to now benefit from the laser treatment. What is LASIK?…Read More→

Cataracts Types

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on December 3, 2017

A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s natural lens, which can make it harder for you to see. Cataracts are the most common cause of vision loss in people over age 40 and is the principal cause of blindness in the world. Cataracts develop when protein builds up in the lens of your eye, making…Read More→