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Will My Cataracts Grow Back?

A common misconception about cataracts is that they will grow back after cataract surgery. This is not the case. To understand why this isn’t possible, it is first important to know what exactly a cataract is. What Is A Cataract? A cataract affects the lens of your eye. The fluid that nourishes your eye is […]

October 9, 2018

Cataract Surgery Do’s And Don’ts

Cataract surgery is a very fast and straightforward operation. It’s been performed millions of times and is one of the safest medical procedures. However, it is still a surgery and comes with risks to consider. When you select an eye surgeon, you are putting a large amount of trust into someone else to take care […]

November 12, 2018

How Often Should I Have My Eyes Checked After LASIK?

You’re living a life free of the inconvenience of glasses and contacts and loving it. But does that mean you get to pass on having regular eye exams after LASIK in Decatur? After all, if you’ve got 20/20 vision, it seems pointless sticking to a regular eye exam schedule, right? The answer is no. Unless […]

June 5, 2018

Is There A Wrong Age For Cataract Surgery?

Cataracts often affect people over the age of 40, but it is by no means limited to that demographic. Sometimes, children are born with cataracts. While the exact age of when to perform cataract surgery is still debated, it’s safe on newborns. In fact, it is important to do so or vision can become affected. […]

August 30, 2019

How to Choose the Right LASIK Surgeon

If you are considering LASIK surgery, one of the most important decisions you will make is your choice of surgeons. Finding someone with the right amount of experience is important not only for your own comfort but to make your surgery a success. But how do you know what to look for in a LASIK […]

January 2, 2018

6 Health Problems Yearly Eye Exams Can Catch

Most people know that yearly eye exams are important for the overall health of their eyes. But did you know that an eye exam is also a good indicator of your overall health? Comprehensive eye exams are important for many reasons. You may find out that you need a stronger prescription and your doctor will […]

February 20, 2018

4 Ways To Reduce Anxiety Before LASIK

Surgery is stressful. Sometimes just the thought of going through a surgery is enough to make someone consider not getting it altogether, even a surgery as safe and beneficial as LASIK. However, it is understandable why someone may have several misgivings about the operation. There are plenty of stigmas surrounding just about any medical procedure […]

July 6, 2018

LASIK Recovery: 5 Things You Should Know

If you’ve decided to have LASIK surgery, you might be feeling very excited and a little bit nervous. This is completely normal! You can rest assured that LASIK is a very safe procedure that has improved the vision of millions of people. Most of our patients are curious about what they should expect after LASIK. […]

April 6, 2018

2 Ways Your Life Will Change After Cataract Surgery

Cataracts cause vision to become distorted, clouded, and even tinted yellow. This can make doing the things that you love to do difficult and far less enjoyable. Thankfully, cataract surgery has come a long way since its inception. Leaps and bounds have been made in developing new methods and technology, and with doctors as skilled […]

July 25, 2018