Considering LASIK

Information for the LASIK decision process.

What is LASIK?

In the time it takes you to clean your glasses – watch this informative LASIK video to find out what LASIK is all about. Then take the next step – find out if you are a candidate for LASIK. Book… Read More ›

Do you have someone in your family with Macular Degeneration?

Do you have someone in your family with Macular Degeneration?

Ever wonder how they see the world? Artist Adam Hahn has created a series of portraits depicting people with Macular Degeneration as seen through their own eyes. What an amazing project! They say a picture is worth a thousand words – these paintings leave you speechless.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUBmQPWqvzQ&feature=youtu.be

Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a medical condition which usually affects older adults and results in a loss of vision in the center of the visual field (the macula) because of damage to the retina.

Approximately 10% of patients age 66 – 74 will display findings of Macular Degeneration. This increase to 30% in patients age 75 – 85 years of age. The lifetime risk of developing late-stage Macular Degeneration is 50% for people that have a relative with Macular degeneration, versus 12% for people that do not have relatives with Macular Degeneration.

LASIK Xtra- What is it?

LASIK Xtra is a 2 minute procedure that is used following a traditional LASIK procedure that helps to restore the biomechanical integrity and strength of the cornea. This new technology created by Avedro Inc, has been used in thousands of… Read More ›