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At Williamson Eye Institute, we are committed to preserving and protecting our patients’ eye health throughout their lives. We are committed to responding compassionately to our patients’ individual needs and advancing the highest standards of comprehensive eye care.
Cataracts are the most common cause of vision problems among adults and are caused by a ‘cloudiness’ blocking light from entering your eye. Surgery options are available and are extremely successful in restoring lost vision.
We know using contact lenses and glasses to correct your vision isn’t always ideal. They can be inconvenient, uncomfortable, and even expensive. If you’re feeling frustrated with your dependence on glasses or contacts, it may be time to look into other options to help you see clearly and take control of your vision.
One of those options is a corrective surgery called LASIK. In this blog, we’ll outline everything you need to know about LASIK, including what it is, how it can help you, and what makes a good candidate for the procedure.
Age-related eye conditions are frustrating, especially when they interfere with your daily life. If you’re straining to watch the game on TV or having trouble distinguishing faces, it may be time for a visit to the eye doctor. A variety of eye health issues can cause vision problems (like the inability to see faces or TV screens clearly), and catching them early can help prevent further damage.
Read on for five things to know about age-related macular degeneration (AMD), including the risk factors and symptoms to watch out for.
When it comes to eye procedures like LASIK, it’s normal for many to have an eye-related fear, or ommetaphobia. This fear is mostly caused by patients' lack of knowledge, but learning about this vision correction will allow you to leave any fears behind you.
A few common fears you may have about LASIK are:
- You don’t know what to expect.
- You’ll feel pain.
- Your procedure will go wrong.
- You’ll be kept away from activities you love.
Although having some fear about a medical procedure is understandable, you have nothing to worry about! Here are four of the most common fears about LASIK, as well as a few words from patients whose lives have changed for the better because of their vision correction.
When looking for an eye care specialist, most people just search for an eye doctor. But did you know that could mean two different things?
Optometrists and ophthalmologists are both eye care professionals who can help patients like you with a variety of needs. With different educational backgrounds, they may serve different patients. To choose the best option for you, you should first know what the differences are between the two eye care professionals.