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Types of Cataracts

A cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye that impairs vision. There are four types of cataracts: Nuclear Sclerotic, Cortical, Posterior Subcapsular and Congenital. The types of cataracts are classified based on where and how they develop in the eye. Nuclear Sclerotic Cataract: A nuclear sclerotic…

Published: April 1, 2018 Read Post
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LASIK for Presbyopia

Presbyopia is a normal and expected consequence of the aging process. Presbyopia occurs when the natural lens inside the eye gradually loses its flexibility. The crystalline lens within your eyes is composed of proteins. When you are young, these proteins are soft and flexible. As you begin to approach your…

Published: March 25, 2018 Read Post
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Laser In-Situ Keratomileusis

Laser in Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) is a popular refractive surgery technique used to correct vision in people who have myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) and astigmatism (a condition in which the front surface of the cornea of the eye is not spherical). During LASIK surgery in Virgnia Beach, your surgeon…

Published: March 18, 2018 Read Post
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Cortical Cataract

A cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye. As you age, proteins in your lens begin to break down and the lens becomes cloudy. You may not even realize you have a cataract because it usually grows very slowly and may not impede vision early on. While…

Published: March 11, 2018 Read Post
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When is the Best Time to have LASIK?

For many glasses or contact lens wearers, there comes a time when they say enough is enough and decide to have LASIK. So, when is the best time to have LASIK? When your eyes and prescription are stable: Teenagers and many young adults often experience changes in their contact…

Published: March 4, 2018 Read Post