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Cataract surgery

Am I a Candidate for Cataract Surgery with Vision-Correcting Lenses?

If you are a good candidate for cataract surgery, it is likely you are a candidate for today’s advanced vision-correcting intraocular lens technology. Your optometrist and/or ophthalmologist should perform a comprehensive eye exam to check the overall health of your eyes, evaluate whether there are reasons why you should not have surgery and identify any […]

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Advances in Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery is only performed once in a person’s lifetime, so it is important to consider your lens options. Cataract surgery removes the clouded natural lens and replaces it with an artificial plastic lens. Today’s lens technology enables cataract patients to not only replace their clouded lens with a clear plastic lens, but also correct […]

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Are Cataracts Common?

Are Cataracts Common? Over fifty percent of people over the age of 60, and quite a few younger than that, experience cataracts. In fact, cataracts are so common, it is said that everyone will develop a cataract if they live long enough. A cataract is a progressive clouding of the eye’s natural lens that interferes […]

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Common Cataract Causes and Treatment

Though cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss worldwide, myths persist about common cataract causes and treatment. Cataracts affect nearly 22 million Americans age 40 and older. By age 80, more than half of all Americans will have cataracts, according to the National Eye Institute. Cataracts are a natural result of aging. As the […]

Healthy Aging Month

September is Healthy Aging Month.  Want to live an active lifestyle and without possible vision loss? Make sure you visit your eye doctor and get a comprehensive eye exam.  As you age you are at a higher risk of developing age-related eye diseases.  These eye diseases may have no early signs and symptoms.  Your eye […]

What is the Difference Between LASIK and Cataract Surgery?

The Difference Between LASIK and Cataract Surgery: LASIK reshapes the outer layer of the eye (cornea) to change the way the eye focuses light on the retina. In contrast, cataract surgery is a treatment applied to the lens of the eye. The natural lens becomes cloudy for cataract patients making their vision blurry or fuzzy. […]

What is Cataract Surgery with Vision Correcting Lenses?

Cataract surgery removes the clouded natural lens and replaces it with an artificial plastic lens. Today’s lens technology enables cataract patients to not only replace their clouded lens with a clear plastic lens, but also correct other vision issues such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. Working with your ophthalmologist, you can customize the procedure to […]

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Can Cataracts be Prevented?

Can cataracts be prevented is a common question. Cataracts cannot be naturally prevented from forming. Research has shown, however, that lifestyle and health behavior influence when and how early a cataract starts to form. The American Association of Ophthalmology (AAO) overviews several key areas of behavioral practice for aging adults to be aware of that can lower […]

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What you Need to Know About Cataracts

Things to know about cataracts. Approximately twenty-five million Americans have cataracts, which causes cloudy, blurry vision and often develops with advancing age. This June, Griffin Eye Center joins the American Academy of Ophthalmology in observing Cataract Awareness Month by sharing several things everyone should know about the condition of cataracts and its treatment. As everyone […]

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Cataract Surgeon Myrtle Beach

Ophthalmic cataract surgeon, Dr. Neil B. Griffin is the first in the Myrtle Beach area to go beyond laser and offer cataract patients state-of-the-art and groundbreaking technology of the Zepto® microsurgical technology.  Dr. Griffin is committed to providing world class technology and the most advanced vision diagnostics and surgical technologies. Griffin Eye Center offers the most advanced […]