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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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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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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]