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3 Things to Know About Cataracts

Three Things Patients Should Know About Cataracts Approximately 25 million Americans have cataracts, which causes cloudy, blurry or dim 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 three things everyone should know about the condition and its treatment. […]

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Cataract Questions and Answers Myrtle Beach

If your world is getting a little cloudy, it may not be the weather. You could be developing cataract, which means the lens in one of your eyes – or both eyes – has becomes partly or completely cloudy. The lens plays a vital role in helping us see clearly. When you look at something, […]

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What is a Cataract Myrtle Beach

What is a cataract? Understanding cataracts and how the eye works. The lens inside the eye works much like a camera lens, focusing light onto the retina for clear vision. It also adjusts the eye’s focus, letting us see things clearly both up close and far away. The lens is mostly made of water and protein. The protein […]

Cataract Surgery with Advanced Lenses

Many Cataract Patients today are choosing to upgrade to one of the Advanced Technology Lenses that can provide a full range of vision, from near to distant. These Advanced Lenses can potentially eliminate one’s dependence on glasses for most activities such as driving, reading, and computer work. Some Common Lens Options: Monofocal: Gives you one range of vision. You […]

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Advanced Cataract Surgery Myrtle Beach

Advanced Cataract Surgery in Myrtle Beach Here are items to consider when choosing an ophthalmologist for cataract surgery. Check Credentials: The eye doctor you choose should be board certified ophthalmologist and fellowship trained. This means your doctor has extensive training and skills necessary to perform cataract eye surgery. Also make sure the doctor you choose […]

Dr. Griffin First Cataract Surgeon in the Region to Implant Tecnis Synergy™

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Griffin Eye Center, Leading ophthalmologist, Neil B. Griffin, M.D., is the first cataract surgeon in the Region to implant the FDA approved Tecnis Synergy and Tecnis Synergy Toric II Intra Ocular Lens (IOLs) for patients with cataracts. Griffin Eye Center is excited to be the first in the Myrtle Beach area […]

Early Detection of Cataract and Blindness

Early Detection of Cataract is Key to Preserve 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 cataract and restore vision. During Cataract Awareness […]

Griffin First to Implant Eyhance

Ophthalmic Surgeon, Neil B. Griffin, M.D. is the first ophthalmologist in the Myrtle Beach area to implant the Eyhance® Intraocular lens for cataract surgery. Recently the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the Tecnis Eyhance® and Eyhance Toric II intraocular lenses for implantation in cataract patients in the United States. The new refractive surface design […]

Griffin Eye Center First in Area to offer Vivity®

Ophthalmic Surgeon Neil B. Griffin, M.D., is the first in the Myrtle Beach, SC area to offer the new FDA approved Alcon’s AcrySof® IQ Vivity® extended range of vision Intraocular lens (IOL) for cataract surgery. The new Vivity Lens novel X-Wave technology is different from the technologies used by all other IOLs in the market. […]

Are you Having Blurry Vision?

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, to looking through a foggy windshield. Also, your reading may become more difficult and driving become dangerous especially at night. Many are bothered by halos, glare […]