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Worldwide Vision Impairment

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Strong Rx: Implantable Lenses

Strong Rx: Implantable Lenses   If you can’t get laser surgery because of a strong prescription, artificial lenses — called phakic intraocular lenses (PIOLs) — may be an option. They’re FDA approved for treating nearsightedness. The lenses are made of … Continue reading

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Full Recovery Timeline

Your vision may take as long as six months to stop changing after surgery, particularly problems with glare, starbursts, halos, or light sensitivity. Here’s a general timeline: Days one to three: itching, burning, mild pain and discomfort, tearing First week: … Continue reading

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How LASIK Works

LASIK reshapes the cornea, the clear, rounded surface of the eye, so it does a better job of focusing the light that enters the eye. The eyeball is held in place by a suction ring and the cornea is lifted … Continue reading

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Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)

During childhood, when vision is reduced in one eye, the brain sometimes favors the other eye. This condition, called amblyopia, may stem from a misalignment of the eyes (strabismus or crossed eyes) or poorer vision in one eye. A patch … Continue reading

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