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What are Cataracts?

What are cataracts? The simplest explanation is the lens of the eye is no longer clear. The lens is the clear part of the eye that helps to focus light into the eye that then signals the brain to “see” images. The lens must be clear to visualize a sharp image. With age, the lens […]

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Cataract Surgery at a Glance in Myrtle Beach

Cataract surgery removes the clouded natural lens and replaces it with an artificial plastic lens to correct farsightedness, nearsightedness, and astigmatism. There are several vision-correcting lens options for cataract surgery. Which intraocular lens (IOL) is right for you depends on your lifestyle as well as your vision needs. What is Cataract Surgery with Vision-Correcting IOLs? […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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How does Cataract Surgery Work?

Three Things Patients Should Know About Cataracts Griffin Eye Center shares facts about the eye condition and the surgery used to treat it Approximately 25 million Americans have cataracts, which causes cloudy, blurry or dim vision and often develops with advancing age.[1] This June, the Griffin Eye Center joins the American Academy of Ophthalmology in […]

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Griffin Eye Center Leads the Way in Cataract Surgery with New Customized Lens

Griffin Eye Center- Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is on the forefront with the first and only lens that can be customized after cataract surgery. Ophthalmic Surgeon, Neil B. Griffin, M.D., is excited to offer more lens options for cataract surgery with the Light Adjustable Lens™. He stated, “With this lens we are able to fine […]

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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, to looking through a foggy windshield. Also, your reading may become more difficult and driving become […]

Intra-Ocular Lens for Cataract Surgery

How Do I know Which Intra-Ocular Lens to Choose for Cataract Surgery? If you are over the age of 65, Medicare will cover most of the cost of basic cataract surgery along with a standard “monofocal” Intra-Ocular Lenses. Patients electing monofocal IOLs typically have both eyes corrected for distant vision, while they often must rely […]