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cataract surgery myrtle beach

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? […]

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 […]

Age Related Signs of Cataracts

As we age, proteins begin to clump together inside the natural lens of the eye. This causes the lens of the eye to become cloudy and light rays to scatter inside the eye instead of focusing directly on the back of the eye (retina) and creates a blurred vision.  A cataract is a common vision […]

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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When to have Cataract Surgery

The most obvious way to determine if the eyes may be affected by cataracts is cloudy, blurry and/or more dim vision that progressively gets worse over time.  As the cataract worsen, they can make daily activities, such as driving, going to work, or enjoying lifestyle activities such as golf, reading less safe or convenient than […]

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Cataract Surgery in Myrtle Beach

I am a 70-year-old man that has worn glasses since the age of forty. I had my cataracts removed and Synergy lenses put in both eyes, one week apart at Griffin Eye Center. After the first eye surgery was finished, I had 20/20 vision in that eye. I was so ready to get the second […]

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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 […]