Patients seek laser eye surgery when they are ready for a life of clear vision. Many factors go into determining candidacy for the procedure, including a patient’s readiness to embrace the changes that accompany it. If you are considering laser eye surgery, the doctors at Laser Eye Center of Miami can guide you every step of the way. Dr. Lazcano specializes in LASIK surgery, having successfully performed the procedure countless times on many happy, satisfied patients. Below, he shares some important information on how you can figure out if laser eye surgery is right for you.
Glaucoma is not just one eye disease, but a group of eye disorders that lead to optic nerve damage. The condition often comes with very few — if any — warning signs until it has progressed to an advanced stage. In fact, glaucoma can damage your vision so gradually that it is often called the silent thief of sight. Several factors may influence the development and progression of glaucoma, especially intraocular pressure. The doctors at Laser Eye Center of Miami want patients to be aware of this vision-threatening condition while recognizing the risk factors associated with the condition. Below, they share information on serious health conditions that may be linked to glaucoma.
When it comes to vision correction procedures, patients have no shortage of options available. It is understandable that there may be some confusion about the differences between these treatments, and determining the best procedure for your unique needs can be even more challenging. For many patients, the choice often includes two effective treatments: laser eye surgery and clear lens extraction. Laser eye surgery is a popular option, having corrected the vision of many satisfied patients. However, it is not the only solution for refractive errors. Clear lens extraction offers a host of benefits and may be more appropriate in certain cases. The doctors at Laser Eye Center of Miami are here to help you make the right decision for your eye health. Continue below as they detail the two procedures.
LASIK is a transformative procedure that can improve your vision, but many patients at Laser Eye Center of Miami who are athletes have been able to enjoy many advantages after having the surgery. One of the most fundamental requirements for great athletic performance is the ability to see clearly, regardless of the sport.
Cataracts can significantly affect your vision and your ability to participate in normal activities. Cataract surgery is recommended to help restore clear vision, and today, there is more than one surgical option available. Below, we go into detail about your cataract treatment options.
If you have ever driven at night and found yourself seeing double and squinting at fuzzy rings of light cast off from headlights, you may be experiencing conditions that cause double vision or halos. Halos and double vision are common, especially as we age. These things can be normal or indicate the presence of a more serious issue. The doctors at Laser Eye Center of Miami can help you determine the cause of your double vision and halos and help protect the health of your eyes.
If you are searching for LASIK options in Miami, you may be bombarded with a number of “types” of LASIK, such as “bladeless” and “traditional” LASIK. Laser Eye Center of Miami offers the most advanced laser for vision correction, and is the only center to do so in Miami-Dade County. Dr. Gabriel Lazcano explains below how this modern vision correction technology improves LASIK. Continue reading
Cataracts are very common, and so is the surgery used to address them. Cataract surgery involves replacing the clouded lens of the eye with an artificial one. This artificial lens is referred to as an intraocular lens (IOL) and can not only restore cataract-related vision loss but also help with other vision issues, such as astigmatism. Dr. Gabriel Lazcano and Dr. Abraham Awad of Laser Eye Center of Miami discuss the different types of IOLs below. Continue reading
During your last eye exam, you may remember your doctor utilizing a tool to measure your intraocular pressure and check for common eye issues that may raise the pressure in your eye. Gabriel G. Lazcano, MD, and Abraham Awad, OD, of Miami explain intraocular pressure and its role in maintaining the health of your eye. Continue reading
LASIK can transform the way you see, but many of our satisfied patients at Laser Eye Center of Miami seem most excited about the smaller changes they didn’t even consider prior to surgery. After spending so many years relying on eyeglasses or contact lenses to see, being able to enjoy more of the little things in life is a bonus. Continue reading