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What Is Keratoconus?

Your eye is a fragile instrument. While it is a very important part of your body, it is also susceptible to injury and disease. One condition, keratoconus, is quite interesting. Keratoconus causes your corneas to bulge and become more cone shaped. The cornea is the translucent dome-like part of your eye. When the cornea bulges, […]

January 31, 2019

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

4 Vision Problems That Can Cause Headaches

Do you frequently suffer from chronic headaches or migraines? According to the American Migraine Foundation, roughly 36 million Americans struggle with migraines. What many people don’t know is that chronic headaches are often caused by an undiagnosed vision problem. When people have limited vision, they often need to strain their eyes or hold items very […]

March 6, 2018

4 Facts You Didn’t Know About LASIK

LASIK is one of the most popular forms of surgical vision correction available. Chances are, you’ve definitely heard of it! The problem with the procedure being so popular is the false facts about it. Want to get a better understanding of LASIK? Keep reading and learn these 4 facts about LASIK! Don’t forget to schedule […]

November 27, 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