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Here are ten reasons why LASIK is a procedure you can trust:

The LASIK information is provided by the Refractive Surgery Council. It is extremely safe. Safer, in fact, than long-term contact lens wear where the risk of infection is actually pretty high. The computer-guided lasers used in LASIK are extremely precise and accurate. The femtosecond laser pulses at one quadrillionth of a second to create microscopic cavities […]

Most Googled Questions About LASIK Answered

Today we wanted to take some time to answer some of the most-Googled questions about LASIK. With so many options in laser vision correction today, having an in-person conversation with a highly qualified surgeon is the best way to get the information you need. However, we thought you would find it helpful if we put […]

Contact Lenses Uncomfortable?

The latest estimates place the number of contact lens wearers at about 30 million. But for some, they may find that their contact lenses become uncomfortable over time.  It may be that you used to be able to wear them morning to night. But then something changes and at some point, you start taking them […]

What It Takes to See the Golf Ball Clearly

High visual acuity is necessary to target the landing on the fairway, line up the shot, and hit the ball. Here are a few of the ways eyes and vision work to support a great golf game: Eye-hand coordination: The ability to absorb the relevant visual information (distance, direction, elevation, conditions, topography, etc.) and use […]

LASIK Myrtle Beach Can Change Your Life

5 Ways LASIK Surgery Can Change Your Life The prospect of better eyesight from LASIK can be quite alluring. There are a million reasons to consider a vision correction procedure, from lifestyle to career enhancement to simply having freedom from glasses and contacts. Success of the procedure, however, depends on what you personally are looking […]

New Lens for Cataract in Myrtle Beach Area

Griffin Eye Center, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is the first and only center in the Myrtle Beach area to implant, the first FDA-Approved AcrySof IQ PanOptix® Trifocal Lens by Alcon for cataract surgery.  PanOptix® is already one of the leading presbyopia-correcting Intra-Ocular lenses in more than 70 countries and has been implanted in more than […]

LASIK Procedure

Undecided About a LASIK Procedure?

Chances are, you’ve heard of LASIK. But do you know what it does or what the procedure entails? LASIK is a form of laser vision correction, one of the most popular elective surgeries in the U.S. Using a laser beam, an eye surgeon can reshape the cornea of your eye to make it more ideal […]

Griffin Eye Center Now Serving Myrtle Beach SC Area!

We are pleased to announce Griffin Eye Center, leading ophthalmologist, Neil B. Griffin, M.D, is serving the Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Area! Griffin Eye Center provides some of the most advanced vision diagnostics and surgical technologies. Dr. Neil Griffin has been recognized as a leading cataract surgeon based on his demonstration of surgical expertise and […]

How do Cataracts Affect Your Vision?

Most cataracts are age related.  According to the National Eye Institute, by age 80, more than half of all Americans either have a cataract or have had cataract surgery.  Age-related cataracts can affect your vision. So how do cataracts affect your vision?  Clumps of protein reduce the sharpness of the image reaching the retina.   When the protein […]

Can Cataract Surgery Correct Astigmatism?

If you’re planning on having cataract surgery, make sure you understand your options to remove your cataract and correct your astigmatism. A cataract is a clouding of the lens that affects your vision. As we age, proteins begin to clump together inside the eye’s natural lens, causing it to become cloudy and discolored. A cataract […]