Modern cataract surgery is an outpatient procedure that takes a half-hour or less and lets you get back to your normal activity level within a few days. During cataract surgery, the cloudy lens of your eye is removed and replaced with a clear lens implant.
Benefits to LASIK include fast visual recovery, limited post-operative discomfort, and a lowered incidence of glare and halos than some other refractive surgical procedures. It is very versatile and can treat both nearsightedness and farsightedness with or without astigmatism. Over 98% of people who have LASIK achieve somewhere between 20/20 and 20/40 vision without glasses or contact lenses.
Retina services include treatments for diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, vitreous detachment, and retinal tears and detachment. Please remember, if you are diabetic, it is important to have a comprehensive dilated eye exam every year to look for changes in the blood vessels of the retina.
While there is no cure for glaucoma, there are effective treatments that can save your sight. If you have glaucoma, it is necessary to have regular follow-up visits to your eye doctor. It is important to have at least two or three visits every year.
Refractive errors are diagnosed with a comprehensive dilated eye exam and are treated with eyeglasses, contact lenses, and refractive surgery.
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