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.
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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
Have you ever noticed that your friends and family members have an increasingly difficult time reading text once they hit middle age? You’re not imagining things: presbyopia (also known as age-related farsightedness) is a condition in which the eye’s lens gradually loses its flexibility, hindering its ability to focus the light to the retina. As their lenses get stiffer, people can no longer see objects up close as well as they used to.
At Laser Eye Center of Miami, our team of savvy eye doctors treat patients with presbyopia every day. Here, our experts explain what patients can do about presbyopia and whether there are any options for preventing it. Continue reading
When you hear the word “surgery,” you probably first think of a complicated procedure that involves weeks of recovery. While that may be true of many types of surgery, that does not apply to cataract surgery. Cataract surgery is considered a surgery because it involves removing the eye’s lens, but the operation is gentle enough that the ensuing downtime is not substantial.
The LASIK surgery recovery process is usually described as “quick and easy.” After a day or so, you can expect to be back to most or all of your normal activities without limitations. With that said, LASIK is surgery, and after the procedure, you probably won’t have the energy or desire to prepare elaborate meals while you initially recuperate. Planning ahead can ensure you’re getting the nutrients your body needs to heal without spending a lot of time or effort in the kitchen. Here, the team at Laser Eye Center of Miami suggests some great foods to eat after having LASIK. Continue reading