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Cataract Questions and Answers Myrtle Beach

If your world is getting a little cloudy, it may not be the weather. You could be developing cataract, which means the lens in one of your eyes – or both eyes – has becomes partly or completely cloudy. The lens plays a vital role in helping us see clearly. When you look at something, […]

LASIK Safety and Performance Continue to Impress

At the May 2016 annual meeting of the American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery – the medical organization of surgeons specializing in vision correction and cataract surgeries – updates of several high-profile research studies of LASIK safety and performance, including the FDA PROWL study, were presented showing impressively and consistently high marks for safety, outcomes, as well as […]

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 […]

LASIK Procedure Checklist

Your LASIK Consultation Checklist: I have independently researched the LASIK procedure and other laser vision correction procedures. I have taken the time to think through whether vision correction surgery is a good option for my vision and lifestyle. What to Look for in a LASIK Surgeon: I have selected a qualified surgeon who is: A […]

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 […]

How to Prepare for LASIK

How do I prepare for LASIK? After the eye exam and LASIK consult, and you are ready to move forward and schedule a date, there may be a few things you need to do in the days leading up to your surgery. Your surgeon will go over the specifics for you, and be sure you […]

Interested in LASIK? How to Choose a Surgeon

Getting LASIK or other laser vision correction procedure like SMILE or PRK is a big decision.  You need to think it through carefully to make sure you are doing the right thing for your health and vision. To help, here we offer some tips and information on the first important steps to take on the […]

Workplace Eye Wellness

Looks Like the Home Office is Here to Stay. Here’s How to Protect Your Eyes As home and office space merged during the pandemic, many people said they spent more time in front of screens and suffered because of it. They complained of eye strain, headaches, and dry eye, and worried that they might be […]

What Vision Problems does LASIK Treat?

What vision problems does LASIK treat? LASIK corrects a variety of common vision problems, including myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), astigmatism (irregular cornea), and presbyopia (“aging eyes”). Vision prescriptions are measured in “diopters” – a measurement of the focusing power of the eye. Advanced laser vision correction procedures can a treat and range of prescriptions including: […]

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What is a Cataract Myrtle Beach

What is a cataract? Understanding cataracts and how the eye works. The lens inside the eye works much like a camera lens, focusing light onto the retina for clear vision. It also adjusts the eye’s focus, letting us see things clearly both up close and far away. The lens is mostly made of water and protein. The protein […]