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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

The Dangers of Refusing Cataract Surgery

The eye is a sensitive part of the body. Unlike other exposed organs, it can easily be irritated when touched or scratched. This is why people who are told they need cataract surgery tend to quickly refuse, because they know the process would involve manipulating the eyes. Refusing to undergo cataract surgery, however, poses many risks.

Friday, December 16, 2016

How Your LASIK Procedure Affects Cataract Surgery

Recent studies show that over 5 million Americans have undergone LASIK surgery to help them improve their vision. LASIK is a refractive surgery procedure that is carried out to address various vision problems like farsightedness, nearsightedness, and astigmatism. It is, in general, a very safe procedure.

However, some people will need to go through a cataract surgery after their LASIK. If you are one of them, then here are some things that you need to know.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

What to Expect During and After Laser Eye Surgery

The unknown usually contributes to one’s uncertainty and stress over particular things, which is what happens to most people when considering laser eye surgery. Although it is actually a pretty straightforward procedure, not having enough knowledge about the process and outcomes of laser eye surgery can contribute to a patient’s anxiety. This is even though laser eye surgery has become much more accessible and affordable through the years from Orange County to New York. Described in this article are what one would expect during and after laser eye surgery.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Why Astigmatism Should Be Treated Right Away

Research reveals that around 246 million people around the globe have low vision. Uncorrected refractive errors such as astigmatism, remain the leading cause of visual impairment, though such conditions can be easily detected and treated.

Get Rid of the Symptoms or Live with it

Astigmatism is more than just having an irregularly-shaped eye. It is a condition that causes problems with your vision, making normal activities harder to do. Common symptoms of astigmatism are blurry vision, eye strain, fatigue, and headaches. In fact, at a very young age, children with severe astigmatism have trouble focusing when they read because of the pain.