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Are you Having Blurred Vision or Sensitivity to Light?

A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s natural lens that interferes with the light passing through to the retina. Individuals with cataracts usually describe their vision as being similar, to looking through a foggy windshield. Also, your reading may become more difficult and driving become dangerous especially at night. Many are bothered by halos, glare […]

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Eye Injuries from Champagne Celebrations

Eye Injuries from Champagne Celebrations A Champagne cork can fly up to 50 mph as it leaves the bottle – fast enough to shatter glass. If the cork hits an eye, it can cause bleeding and abrasions. The American Academy of Ophthalmology offers tips on how to safely open champagne to keep Holiday and New […]

Save Money on LASIK with Pre-Tax Funds!

LASIK is eligible for reimbursement with flexible spending accounts (FSA), health savings accounts (HSA), health reimbursement accounts (HRA) and limited care flexible spending accounts (LCFSA). Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts are great ways to save money on LASIK since they use pre-tax funds. While the terms of your FSA are set by your employer, […]

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Why Summer is a Great Time to Have LASIK!

This summer experience the freedom to swim, splash, and dive with your eyes wide open! LASIK will allow you to not worry about losing your contacts as you wipe water from your eyes. You also will not be nervous when someone accidentally splashes water in your eyes. When you wear contacts, you carry cleaning solution […]

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How does Cataract Surgery Work?

Three Things Patients Should Know About Cataracts Griffin Eye Center shares facts about the eye condition and the surgery used to treat it Approximately 25 million Americans have cataracts, which causes cloudy, blurry or dim vision and often develops with advancing age.[1] This June, the Griffin Eye Center joins the American Academy of Ophthalmology in […]

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Griffin Eye Center Leads the Way in Cataract Surgery with New Customized Lens

Griffin Eye Center- Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is on the forefront with the first and only lens that can be customized after cataract surgery. Ophthalmic Surgeon, Neil B. Griffin, M.D., is excited to offer more lens options for cataract surgery with the Light Adjustable Lens™. He stated, “With this lens we are able to fine […]

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What is the cost of LASIK in 2020?

The average cost of LASIK surgery performed in the United States is $2,199 per eye, according to Market Scope. One of the first considerations consumers have about LASIK or laser vision correction surgery is the cost. The actual price you pay depends on many factors, including the experience and reputation of your surgeon and the […]

The U.S. Military Trusts LASIK, So Can You

For most people, having LASIK is about seeing well without needing to rely on glasses and contacts. What you may not know is that the U.S. military trusts LASIK and other laser vision correction procedures in order for service members to have the vision required for operational success and safety. While a civilian may really […]

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Make Sure Protective Eyewear is on Your Christmas Shopping List

Griffin Eye Center and the American Academy of Ophthalmology urge the public to celebrate with an eye on safety. In the beloved holiday movie, A Christmas Story, Ralphie attempts to convince his parents and Santa that a Red Ryder BB gun is the perfect Christmas gift. They all reject his pleas with the same warning: […]