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Worldwide Vision Impairment

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Laser Correction

Our office offers Laser Consults to discuss whether laser vision is the right procedure for you…Customizing a laser procedure is a very delicate task that must be handeled with a vast amount of testing to ensure optimal results. With so … Continue reading

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Retinitis Pigmentosa: What Happens

 The light-sensitive tissue of the retina slowly deteriorates over many years in people with RP. As this tissue dies, it stops sending signals to the brain, and some vision is lost.  Eye exams show abnormal dark spots (pigments) sprinkled around … Continue reading

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PRK, Epi-LASIK, and LASEK

Surgeons operate directly on the surface of the cornea in these laser eye surgeries, rather than working under a flap. These procedures correct the same vision problems as LASIK, but may be a better option for people with thin corneas … Continue reading

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Color Blindness Test

Which number do you see in the far left? If it’s “3,” you probably have normal color vision. If it’s a “5,” you may be colorblind. This view is simulated in the center panel and represents a mild color vision … Continue reading

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Wavefront-Guided LASIK

This newer form of LASIK is more precise than standard LASIK. It’s also more expensive. Before surgery, the doctor creates a detailed map of your eyes using an “aberrometer.” This records even the tiniest imperfections in the cornea. In theory, … Continue reading

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