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Veterans Day – the effects of PTSD on vision

With Veteran’s Day coming up, it’s a good time to take a closer look at how Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, otherwise know as PTSD, in war veterans can affect their vision. Many people assume PTSD only has mental effects, but studies in recent years show that many veterans with PTSD or traumatic brain injury (TBI) also…

Glaucoma: the silent thief of vision

With glaucoma being one of the leading causes of blindness in the USA and worldwide, it’s important to know all your treatment options to slow down the progression of this sight threatening disease. What are my options for open angle glaucoma treatment? If you’ve tried medication to treat your open angle glaucoma or perhaps even…

Finding the right corrective eye surgery options – ICL Lens

When it comes to visual support, there is no one-size-fits-all option. LASIK and PRK are common corrective eye surgery options but they are not always suitable for everyone. At Oday Alsheikh MD Braverman-Terry-OEI, your trusted eye surgeons in San Antonio, Dr Stuart Terry and his team offer an innovative LASIK alternative.   What is an…

What are the best lens options for cataract surgery?

When it comes to the technology that supports your sensory abilities, the goal of any research and advancement is to offer results that are as close as possible to a natural experience. In the past, cataract surgery has been very good at restoring aspects of vision for people. However, many patients still rely on glasses…

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Keratoconus treatment – What is Corneal Crosslinking?

When it comes to your eye health, you want to put your vision in the hands of highly-trained professionals that you can trust. Technical skills are an important factor when it comes to deciding who to work with, but you also need to consider working with doctors who champion communication and individually-focused care. This ensures…

What is cataract surgery and how can it improve your vision?

The human body is amazing. When it comes to your eyes, there are so many components that combine to produce a truly awesome sense of sight. One of these components is the lens in your eye. This is usually clear, and it allows us to focus on objects. Various conditions can affect your lenses, one…

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The Best Guide to LASIK surgery in San Antonio – How It Works, Cost & Risks

LASIK surgery is a vision-correction technique. It involves getting your cornea into the optimum shape for crystal-clear focus. It is an FDA-approved procedure that offers excellent results for the right candidate. During this procedure, Dr Oday Alsheikh, your LASIK surgeon, will expose an inner layer of the cornea. A very precise, computer-controlled laser is then…

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Specialty Lens Implants for Baby Boomers

Baby boomers are now reaching the age when they are at a significantly greater risk of developing eyesight problems, if they are not experiencing vision loss already. If you are in this generation, you may find yourself experiencing eye health issues such as cataracts or keratoconus. Fortunately, thanks to the impressive advancement in eye surgeries…

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Glaucoma: The Silent Vision Thief – See How You Can Protect Yourself

After cataracts, glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness. One of the most daunting aspects of glaucoma is the fact that most people do not realize that they have this problem until the pressure that has increased in the eye has already caused irreparable damage. While there are no definite ways to prevent glaucoma,…

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Keratoconus and the Evolution of Corneal Surgery: Why the United States Lags Behind the Rest of the World

The United States has been recognized for decades as being a leader when it comes to the world of ophthalmology, and often is the home to revolutionary advances in regards to eye surgery. However, there is one area where the U.S. is lagging behind the rest of the world, and that is corneal surgery and…

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