For most patients, recovering from cataract surgery is quick and uneventful. However, it does require a bit of planning, and knowing what to expect can set you up for a smooth and stress-free experience. Read on as the team from Laser Eye Center of Miami discusses cataract surgery recovery. Read More “What to Expect While Recovering from Cataract Surgery”
The first step of the laser vision correction journey is a consultation with a LASIK surgeon. This appointment is a prime opportunity to learn more about the surgeon and their qualifications, discuss your LASIK candidacy and get important details about the surgery itself. To help make your consultation more productive, the team at Laser Eye Center of Miami reveals a few critical questions to ask your LASIK surgeon. Read More “Questions to Ask Your LASIK Surgeon during Consultation”
Computer vision syndrome is a group of problems affecting the eyes that result from extended use of computers, smartphones and other digital devices. Also called digital eye strain, computer vision syndrome is becoming more prevalent as people spend so much time looking at digital screens, which make the eyes work much harder than they do with other types of reading or writing tasks.
The entire team at Laser Eye Center of Miami cares about the eye health and vision of our patients. In this post, we share a few ways to protect yourself from developing computer vision syndrome problems. Read More “Protect Yourself from Computer Vision Syndrome with These Steps”
A pterygium is a triangle-shaped growth of tissue that forms on the white part of the eyeball, called the sclera. Usually benign, pterygia can grow, eventually extending over the cornea and, depending on their size, interfere with vision.
As you will learn, pterygium growths are common in sunny climates such as Miami. The team at Laser Eye Center of Miami offers complete care for pterygium. If you have noticed a growth on your eye that matches the description of a pterygium, please don’t hesitate to book an appointment at our office to have it checked out. Read More “Understanding “Surfer’s Eye””
The American Academy of Ophthalmology and other major ophthalmology organizations have designated June as Cataract Awareness Month. As trusted Miami cataracts surgeons, our team at Laser Eye Center of Miami wants to do our part by spreading awareness about cataracts and their effects on vision. We believe that when cataracts are detected early, we have a better chance of successfully treating them and restoring clear vision.
Below, we reveal some of the early signs of cataracts. Read More “What Are the Early Signs of Cataracts?”
Although LASIK is tremendously beneficial for many patients, unfortunately it is not the best option for everyone. That being said, keep in mind that if you have been told you are not a good candidate for LASIK, it does not necessarily mean that you have to wear glasses or contacts for the rest of your life. Here, the team at Laser Eye Center of Miami discusses some of the alternative means of vision correction that you can consider. Read More “Not a Good Candidate for LASIK? Here Are Your Options…”
Aging affects nearly every part of the body, including the eyes. It is common and perfectly normal to see a decline in vision with age; it doesn’t necessarily indicate that the eyes have developed a disease.
In this post, the team at Laser Eye Center of Miami reveals how the aging process can affect vision — particularly, close or near vision. Read More “Why the Aging Process Affects Your Ability to See Up-Close”
The effects of diabetes on many areas of health, including ocular health, are well-documented. Below, the team at Laser Eye Center of Miami discusses four specific ways diabetes can affect vision. We encourage people with diabetes to be very attuned to their eyes and even slight changes in vision, which could indicate a potential problem. Read More “4 Ways Diabetes Affects Vision”
Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases characterized by damage to the optic nerve. The eye continuously produces fluid that must drain to keep the pressure in the eye stable. If the fluid doesn’t drain properly, the intraocular pressure can rise to a dangerous level and risk damaging the optic nerve.
Although glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness, many people don’t understand the nuances of the disease or its severity. To provide some clarity, the team at Laser Eye Center of Miami discusses the two primary types of glaucoma here. Read More “Understanding the Different Types of Glaucoma”
The entire team at Laser Eye Center of Miami would like to wish you and your family a very happy New Year. If you are struggling with the visual effects of a refractive error, we encourage you to consider making an important New Year’s resolution: improving your vision with LASIK surgery. By correcting nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism, LASIK can truly change your life.
In this post, our laser eye surgery specialists in Miami share five reasons for you to consider vision correction with LASIK in 2018. Read More “5 Reasons to Have LASIK in 2018”