What Are Vision Correcting Intraocular Lenses or IOLs?

You’ve been diagnosed with a cataract. Maybe you’ve known for a while. The telltale vision symptoms – cloudiness, blurring and glare – have been steadily getting worse. The glasses or contact lenses you’ve been wearing most of your life for your nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism or combination of vision problems just aren’t helping. So, you and…

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What Is A Refractive Surgeon?

A refractive surgeon is an ophthalmologist who specializes in performing vision correction, or refractive, procedures to either decrease or eliminate the need for glasses or contacts. Refractive surgeons are board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and have completed additional training in vision correction procedures, technologies and techniques. Some have advanced certifications and degrees,…

What Types Of Vision Problems Does Refractive Surgery Correct?

Refractive surgeons perform refractive surgery procedures – such as LASIK, PRK, lens implants and cataract surgery – to improve the focusing ability of their patients’ eyes. They can reshape the cornea or implant a lens inside the eye to correct a variety of common vision problems, such as myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism, presbyopia or cataracts. For…

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