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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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Glaucoma Surgery Update

New Advances in Glaucoma Surgery: How Eye Surgery is Evolving for the Better Glaucoma refers to a common, and often difficult to detect, type of conditions that result in increased pressure inside the eye. The pressure can cause damage to the optic nerve that is responsible for sending signals to the brain. If this condition…

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San Antonio Cataract Surgery

Why Today’s Cataract Surgery is Not Like Your Parents’ Surgery: The Good and the Bad San Antonio cataract surgery has been performed for generations, but the surgical methods have evolved dramatically in just the last 15 years. If you are in the baby boomer generation, the cataract procedures your parents’ would have undergone, and the…

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5 Potential Side Effects of LASIK or PRK Surgery

Lasik or PRK Potential Side Effects LASIK and PRK are surgical procedures that correct vision by gently reshaping the cornea of the eye. In most cases, patients see significant improvement in vision in as little as one to three days, and experience few to no side effects. Like with all surgeries, you should know about…

5 Differences Between LASIK and PRK You Need to Know About

5 Differences Between LASIK and PRK You Need to Know About

When researching refractive eye surgeries, you will likely hear about both LASIK and PRK procedures. Each of these surgeries can greatly enhance an individual’s vision and can correct common eyesight problems. Both of these surgeries address problems within the corneal flap, and are outpatient procedures that can be completed in less than 30 minutes. However,…

Ways to Preserve Your Eye Health

Ways to Preserve Your Eye Health

Having clear eyesight is a critical part of our everyday lives, and the best way to maintain eye health is to take care of your body as a whole. Below are some examples of everyday actions that can improve the health of your eyes. Exercise- According to the British Journal of Ophthalmology, exercising three times…

September is Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month

September is Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month

The month of September has been designated as “Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month” by the organization Prevent Blindness America. Through this annual event, they seek to educate the public regarding preventable sports-related eye injuries and ways to protect your eyes while involved in an athletic activity. Prevent Blindness America reports that there were more than…

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