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Primary vs. Secondary Glaucoma: Understanding the Difference

Glaucoma is a disease of the eye that causes damage to the optic nerve. It usually happens due to excess pressure in the eye. If untreated, it can lead to permanent loss of vision. There are two main types of glaucoma – primary and secondary. Primary Glaucoma: This form of glaucoma is also known as […]

Dry Eyes? You May Need LipiFlow Thermal Pulsation Treatment

Dry Eyes are a common problem and could occur due to various reasons. Contact lens wearers are prone to this problem, as are those who suffer from Blepharitis (lower eyelid inflammation). LipiFlow thermal pulsation offers an effective treatment that targets the Meibomian glands. This ensures that the tears produced have oil content that prevents them […]

Diabetic Retinopathy: Causes and Symptoms

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Diabetic Retinopathy is an eye disease that affects people with diabetes. This is a condition wherein the blood vessels in the retina are damaged, causing a disturbance in vision; if left untreated, the condition worsens, leading to a permanent loss of sight. Diabetic Retinopathy affects people with high blood sugar levels, regardless of whether they […]

iDesign Offers Increased Precision When Performing Lasik

You already know that LASIK procedure is revolutionary and helps correct a variety of eye-related problems. Since the inception of this technique, researchers have been working to make it effective, quick, and safe. iDesign – Enhancing LASIK’s Precision For LASIK, the medical professional relies on information available in your eyeglass prescription. However, the problem with […]

Cataract IOL Dallas

Cataracts are a clouding of your natural lens. Cataract surgery corrects this by removing the natural lens and replacing it with an intraocular lens. Cataract IOL (intraocular lenses) are specifically made to fit your eyes after cataract surgery to improve vision impairments that happen with age. For cataract IOLs, an ophthalmologist will measure your eye […]

Limbal Relaxing Incision Dallas

A large number of people suffer from astigmatism, a common vision condition that results in blurred vision. If your distance has always been blurry without glasses and you are looking for a cost smart way to correct your astigmatism, the Limbal Relaxing Incision may be right for you. While most people have a spherical cornea, […]

Eye Exam Dallas

Many people don’t spend time thinking about their eye-health until there is something wrong. We all know we should get regular check-ups at the doctor and that we need to see the dentist regularly, but when it comes to our eyes, unless you need a prescription filled, we don’t give it enough thought. The reality […]

ORA SmartVision Dallas

ORA SmartVision with VerifEye+ is a sophisticated new way to achieve nearly LASIK-like results after a patient has had Cataract surgery. During a Cataract surgery, a lens implant is placed in the eye which has a prescription. The way Cataract surgery has been performed in the past is that prior to the procedure an ultrasound device would […]

SMILE Astigmatism

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    To answer this question, we first need to understand what SMILE eye surgery is and how it is performed. SMILE is an abbreviation for Small Incision Lenticule Extraction. This procedure is a laser eye surgery designed to correct vision deficiencies. A specially programmed laser creates a disk-shaped piece of cornea inside your eye. […]

How long does SMILE surgery take?

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SMILE has been around for quite a long time, however, it has just hit the US in recent years.  It has been practiced in other countries for many years, however, the US government just approved it for nearsighted correction in 2016.  Patients and surgeons are choosing this procedure over other procedures as it has a […]

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