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Eye Strain

Problems Staring at your Computers, Digital Devices and Eye Strain

Staring at your computer screen, smartphone or other digital devices for long periods won’t cause permanent eye damage, but your eyes may feel dry and tired. You may develop blurry vision, fatigue or eye strain. Some people also experience...read more

LASIK Procedure

Undecided About LASIK or Not Sure What the Procedure Entails?

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...read more

Dry Eye

Environmental Conditions in Winter can Aggravate Dry Eye

Eyes can be aggravated by such environmental conditions as warm air blasting from the vents in cars, offices and homes, bitterly cold winds whipping at our faces and even wet, moldy spaces. Whether it’s dry eye, allergies or other...read more

AMD

Most Americans Unaware of One of the Leading Causes of Blindness Among Seniors

Age-Related Macular Degeneration is one of the leading causes of blindness among seniors, affecting approximately 2.1 million people nationwide . By 2050, it is expected that the number will more than double to 5.4 million . People may be...read more

Cataract Symptoms

Cataract Symptoms and Early Signs

Think you may have cataracts? Is everything starting to look hazy and dull? Understanding cataract symptoms and early signs can help you get proper diagnosis and treatment. Here are some of the most common cataract symptoms: Blurred Vision– Can...read more

Griffin Eye Center

Griffin Eye Center North and South Carolina Continuing Education Program

Griffin Eye Center hosted over 30 optometrists from North and South Carolina at the Griffin Eye Center, Myrtles Beach, South Carolina location on Friday, January 17, 2019. Attendees heard about the newest advances in eye surgery and treatments for...read more

Macular Degeneration and Cataract Surgery: Are They Compatible?

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a frustrating condition that diminishes your ability to see detail clearly. When you combine AMD’s loss of central vision with the blurriness from cataracts, you have a recipe for significant vision loss. Can you...read more

Cataract

Posterior Capsulotomy After Cataract Surgery

What Is a Posterior Capsulotomy? According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology a posterior capsulotomy is laser surgery you might need sometime after cataract surgery. It helps you see clearly if your vision becomes cloudy again. When you have...read more

glaucoma

Early Detection Critical to Treating Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a major cause of vision loss worldwide. It affects more than 3 million people in the United States—nearly half of whom are unaware they have the disease. During Glaucoma Awareness Month in January 2019, Griffin Eye Center...read more

Eye Injury

How to Prevent Eye Injury From Flying Champagne Corks

For most people ringing in the New Year means celebrating with friends and family, champagne toasts and cheer, but if you get hit in the eye with a champagne cork, it may mean a trip to the emergency room....read more

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