How Can A Corneal Transplant Treat Corneal Scarring?
Can a corneal transplant treat corneal scarring? The short answer is yes. Before we explain how though, a word to the wise: take care of your cornea! A clear, healthy cornea is needed for good vision. Even a simple scratch can affect our ability to see clearly. Don’t ever wait to see an ophthalmologist if […]
How Punctal Plugs Treat Dry Eyes
Many of us live with the daily discomfort of dry eyes. You may experience irritated itchy eyes, blurred vision, and frequently having to use moisture drops. There are common symptoms of dry eyes. There are treatments for this irritating eye issue like prescription medications, but there is an alternative. Let’s discuss how punctal plugs treat […]
The Relationship Between LASIK And PRK
No doubt you have heard of both LASIK and PRK. Maybe you wondered about the difference and why some patients have one or the other. What is more important is how they are similar! Let’s investigate. LASIK and PRK Similarities LASIK and PRK have many similarities. Those similarities are, in fact, the most important factors […]
LASIK Eye Surgery: How It Works
LASIK eye surgery or (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) uses an excimer laser to correct the common refractive errors of nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism by changing the shape of the cornea. The goal of LASIK surgery is to safely reduce or eliminate the need for glasses and contact lenses. In the last several decades millions of […]