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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 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 more


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 more


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 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 more

LASIK Flex Spending

Can You Use Your Flex Spending for LASIK Surgery?

Many people don’t realize that LASIK surgery is not only eligible but is often inexpensive enough to cover entirely with their flexible spending funds. Believe it or not, the March FSA deadline is already approaching. If you’re on more

LASIK Recovery

What to Expect with LASIK Recovery

Will my eyes hurt after my LASIK eye surgery? Can I wear makeup the next day? When can I work out or play sports? These are some of the more frequent questions patients ask about LASIK recovery as more

Eye Injuries

Five Tips to Avoid Toy-Related Eye Injuries

With the holiday shopping season now in full swing, Griffin Eye Center joins the American Academy of Ophthalmology in reminding the public of certain safety guidelines when choosing the perfect gifts for little ones in their lives. A more

LASIK Eye Surgery

About LASIK Eye Surgery

About LASIK Eye Surgery Chances are, you’ve heard of LASIK. But do you know what it does or what the procedure entails? LASIK (Laser-Assisted-In-Situ Keratomileusis) is a form of laser vision correction, one of the most popular elective more

LASIK Success

LASIK Success and Enjoying Your Lifestyle

According to the American Refractive Surgery Council, the LASIK success rate or LASIK outcomes – is well understood with literally thousands of clinical studies looking at visual acuity and patient satisfaction. The latest research reports 99 percent of more

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