Monthly Archives: May 2017

LASIK is Better and Safer than Ever – Thanks to Topography-Guided Technology

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LASIK eye surgery is a far cry from what it used to be. In the 1950s, surgically repairing vision was a new concept. A Spanish ophthalmologist by the name of Jose Barraquer invented an instrument called the “microkeratome” – a blade thin enough to make the corneal flaps needed for LASIK. Traditional LASIK surgery with… Read More

Keratoconus Treatments: Corneal-Crosslinking Explained

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Keratoconus is a disease that affects 1 in 2,000 Americans. The specific cause is currently uncertain. What is known is that it specifically targets the cornea, making it thin and bulging. This can distort vision greatly, leading to nearsightedness, astigmatism, and sometimes, light sensitivity. There are several treatments for keratoconus including custom contact lenses, corneal… Read More

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