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The Eyes; Vision Issues

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  • Ocular Hypertension
    About 2 .47 million people in the US are afflicted with ocular hypertension. Of these, about 130,000 are legally blind. Ocular hypertension can lead to glaucoma and other problems.

  • An Overview on Lasik Surgery
    Lasik is a surgical procedure that permanently changes the shape of the cornea, using a laser. Lasik corrects different types of refractive errors, including nearsightedness and farsightedness.

  • Differences Between PRK and Lasik Surgical Procedures
    Because a laser is used for each, many people do not realize that there are differences between PRK and Lasik surgical procedures. Here, we discuss the surgery and post-operative care.

  • Lasik Side Effects
    Like any surgical procedure, there are Lasik side effects. Most of these are temporary, such as minor eye irrigation. More serious Lasik complications involve infection or tearing the corneal flap.

  • Dallas Lasik - What is involved in a lasik surgical procedure
    Lasik surgery has become a hot topic these days. If you live in Texas, Dallas Lasik may be of interest. In this article, we cover what the procedure is and the risk/benefits of lasik eye surgery.