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Cataract Questions for Your Eye Doctor

If your world is getting a little cloudy, it may not be the weather. You could be developing cataracts, 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, […]

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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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, […]

Military Trusts LASIK and So Can You

For most people, having LASIK is about seeing well without needing to rely on glasses and contacts. What you may not know is that the U.S. military trusts LASIK and other laser vision correction procedures in order for service members to have the vision required for operational success and safety. While a civilian may really […]

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Is Blade-Free LASIK Right for You?

LASIK (Laser-Assisted-In-Situ Keratomileusis) is an FDA-approved outpatient procedure that uses the excimer laser to reshape the cornea to correct your vision. LASIK typically takes less than 10 minutes to perform on each eye and is one of the most frequently performed healthcare procedures in North America. There are many options available and Blade-Free LASIK might […]

Laser Vision Correction

What is Laser Vision Correction?

Laser vision correction is the name for the set of eye procedures that uses a laser to reshape your cornea in order to create clearer vision. There are three major laser vision correction treatments available in the U.S. today: PRK: Photorefractive keratectomy LASIK: Laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis SMILE: Small incision lenticule extraction. Photorefractive keratectomy In […]

Griffin First in USA to Use Nano-Laser

Dr. Neil B. Griffin of the Griffin Eye Center, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina achieved two firsts. He was the first ophthalmic surgeon in the U.S.A. to use the Cetus Nano-Laser system, an FDA-approved laser technology developed and produced by A.R.C. Laser, for cataract surgery and the world first to use the combination of Nano-Laser with […]

Cataract Symptoms

Cataract Symptoms and Early Signs

Think you may have cataracts? Is everything starting to look hazy and dull? Understanding cataract symptoms and early signs can help you get proper diagnosis and treatment. Here are some of the most common cataract symptoms: Blurred Vision– Can happen with objects close-up or at a distance. Seeing Halos around Lights– Halos are bright circles […]

LASIK Eye Surgery

About What LASIK Eye Surgery Entails

About LASIK Eye Surgery Chances are, you’ve heard of LASIK. But do you know what it does or what the procedure entails? LASIK (Laser-Assisted-In-Situ Keratomileusis) is a form of laser vision correction, one of the most popular elective surgeries in the U.S. Using a laser beam, an eye surgeon can reshape the cornea of your […]