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What is Laser Vision Correction Surgery?

What is Laser Vision Correction Surgery?

These days, countless people have their eyes on laser vision correction surgery, with around 700,000 procedures performed each year. Since its approval by the FDA in 1999, millions have had the surgery, many with great success, according to the...read more

Cataract Surgery Myrtle Beach

Early Detection and Treatment of Cataracts is Critical to Preserving Sight

Cataract is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. If not treated, cataracts can lead to blindness. In addition, the longer cataracts are left untreated, the more difficult it can be to successfully remove the...read more

SMILE Laser Vision Correction

First In South Carolina to Offer ReLex SMILE Laser Vision Correction

Griffin Eye Center, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is the first Ophthalmic Center in South Carolina to offer ReLEx® SMILE minimally-invasive laser vision correction.  With over 750,000 procedures performed worldwide year to date, ReLEx SMILE is a proven procedure for...read more

Dry Eye

Lid Cleaning Treatment Can Reduce Inflammation in Dry Eye

According to Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, Dry Eye is a late manifestation in a continuum of disease starting with blepharitis, according to a hypothesis posed by James M. Rynerson, MD, and Henry D. Perry, MD, in a paper...read more

May is Health Vision Month

It’s Healthy Vision Month! Make Your Eye Health a Priority. Women are more likely to have eye-related diseases and conditions, including cataracts, glaucoma, and age-related macular degeneration. Nearly two-thirds of blindness and visual impairment occurs in women, and women...read more

Sports Eye Safety

According to American Academy of Ophthalmology April is Sports Eye Safety Month

Each year, an estimated 100,000 people are hurt by sports-related eye injuries. About 13,500 of these injuries result in permanent vision loss. In support of Sports Eye Safety Month this April, the American Academy of Ophthalmology reminds athletes everywhere...read more

Women's Eye Health

April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Prevent Blindness America has designated April as Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month to help educate women about the steps that they must take to help prevent vision loss by making their own eye health a priority. While the...read more

Dry Eye Syndrome

Factors Associated with Dry Eye Syndrome

Factors Associated with Dry Eye Syndrome Several factors can increase your risk of dry eyes. These include: Computer use- When working at a computer or using a smartphone or other portable digital device, we tend to blink our eyes...read more

Cataract Surgery

Choosing an Intra-Ocular Lens for Cataract Surgery

How Do I know Which Intra-Ocular Lens to Choose for Cataract Surgery? If you are over the age of 65, Medicare will cover most of the cost of basic cataract surgery along with a standard “monofocal” Intra-Ocular Lenses. Patients...read more

Wavefront-Optiized-LASIK Myrtle Beach

LASIK Myrtle Beach – What is Wavefront-Optimized LASIK?

What is Wavefront-Optimized LASIK? Because no two corneas are alike, we offer our patients Wavefront-Optimized LASIK. With Wavefront-Optimized LASIK, a combination of sophisticated measurements of each individual’s cornea are used to create a unique treatment plan designed to provide...read more

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