Latest News

About Cataract

About Cataract and Understanding Your Vision

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,...read more

Eye Injuries

Ophthalmologists Urge Eye Protection for Recreational and Professional Sports

New research shows that about 30,000 people in the U.S. go to emergency departments each year with sports-related eye injuries, a substantially higher estimate than previously reported. This April during Sports Eye Safety Month, Griffin Eye Center and the...read more

LASIK Cost

LASIK Costs: Options to pay for Laser Vision Correction

The cost of LASIK (Laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) reflects an elective procedure that has been called life changing. Many people reduce their need for glasses and contacts for years. The money saved on associated costs reflects only part of...read more

Nano Laser

Dr. Neil Griffin First in USA to Use Cetus Nano-Laser System

Dr. Neil B. Griffin of the Griffin Eye Center, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina achieved two firsts. He was the first ophthalmic surgeon in the U.S.A. to use the Cetus Nano-Laser system, an FDA-approved laser technology developed and produced by...read more

LASIK Consult Myrtle Beach

Is LASIK right for you? You need a personal consultation

LASIK is a safe and popular alternative to glasses and contact lenses, with millions of satisfied patients. The best way for you to determine if you are a candidate for LASIK is with a complete medical examination of your...read more

job-related eye injury

Ophthalmologists Say 90 Percent of Work-Related Eye Injuries Can be Avoided

On-the-job safety goes well beyond avoiding slips, falls, and heavy lifting. Caring for your eyes should be a high priority and part of an overall workplace wellness routine. Each day, about 2,000 U.S. workers sustain a job-related eye injury...read more

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

Posts Navigation