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Glaucoma Symptoms

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on May 21, 2017

Glaucoma is a complicated eye disease in which damage to the optic nerve may result in vision loss. There are several forms of glaucoma; the two most common forms are primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) and angle-closure glaucoma (ACG). Open-angle glaucoma is often called “the sneak thief of sight” because it has no symptoms until significant…Read More→

Preparing for LASIK

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on May 15, 2017

Even though LASIK is a relatively safe procedure, it is normal to experience uneasiness or nervousness prior to surgery. If you are scheduled for LASIK eye surgery in Atlanta, properly preparing for LASIK will help you feel more at ease and increase your chances of a positive outcome. Here are some tips to help you prepare for…Read More→

LASIK Reviews

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on May 7, 2017

If you’re tired of wearing eyeglasses or contact lenses, you may wonder whether LASIK surgery is right for you. After all, LASIK surgery has a successful history and most patients are satisfied with their results. Potential patients rely heavily on LASIK reviews from family, friends and colleagues. When researching LASIK surgery, it is important to…Read More→

LASIK Healing – Part Two

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on May 1, 2017

Avoid Any Facial Applications: Avoid applying any facial applications, especially around your eyes. Creams, lotions and makeup should be avoided to prevent infection. Eye liner, eye shadow and mascara are especially dangerous because small particles from the makeup can enter or irritate your eye. Protect Your Eyes from the Sun: You’ll find that your eyes are incredibly…Read More→

LASIK Healing – Part One

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on April 24, 2017

One of the many benefits of LASIK eye surgery in Atlanta is a fast healing and recovery time. Below are several tips that can speed up LASIK healing and help you to avoid any complications after surgery: Give Yourself Time to Heal: After your LASIK surgery, give you and your eyes time to rest before you go about…Read More→

LASIK Average Cost

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on April 17, 2017

The cost of LASIK eye surgery varies drastically across the country. Several factors influence the LASIK cost, but the average price most people pay is about $2,000 per eye. The price you’ll pay for your LASIK depends on several factors, including: The type of laser technology you choose The type of surgical instrument used to…Read More→

Types of Laser Eye Surgery

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on April 9, 2017

Laser eye surgery, sometimes called vision correction surgery or refractive surgery, is any surgical procedure used to correct vision problems. In recent years, tremendous advancements have been made in this field. Many people have experienced better vision and a more enjoyable lifestyle after having laser eye surgery.  Most types of laser eye surgery work by…Read More→

Why is Some LASIK Cheap?

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on April 4, 2017

If you are considering LASIK, you’ve probably noticed advertisements for low-cost, discount LASIK. While discount LASIK eye surgery may sound enticing, there are numerous reasons to be wary of these so-called “deals.” Let’s review why some LASIK is cheap: Discount LASIK advertisements usually contain fine print regarding the actual cost of the LASIK procedure. Typically,…Read More→

LASIK Consultation Preparation

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on March 28, 2017

In order to determine if you are a candidate for LASIK, you must first have a thorough, dilated eye exam with a qualified ophthalmologist. This exam is often referred to as a LASIK consultation. Here are a few things to consider for your LASIK consultation preparation: Discontinue Contact Use: It is important for you to stay out of your…Read More→

LASIK for Astigmatism

Submitted by Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center on March 19, 2017

Astigmatism is a common condition in which the cornea of the eye has a shape similar to that of a football, rather than a normal corneal shape resembling a baseball. Because the cornea is oddly shaped, light bends unequally as it enters the eye, causing vision distortion or blurriness. Many who suffer from astigmatism do…Read More→