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Dry Eye Treatments

Dry eyes are no fun: They itch, sting and tear up. Many LASIK patients, approximately 50%, experience dry eye symptoms following their LASIK surgery. The reason so many people experience dry eye after LASIK is that the creation of the corneal flap affects the nerves that regulate the production…

Published: May 13, 2018 Read Post
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Cataract Surgery

A cataract is simply a clouding of the natural lens inside the eye. The lens maintains a delicate balance between water and protein so that we can see clearly through it. When the proteins clump together, the resulting cataract blocks some of the light entering the eye, making vision blurry…

Published: May 6, 2018 Read Post
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Custom LASIK

Custom LASIK is a laser vision correction procedure which uses the latest technology to measure the unique visual characteristics of your eye to customize your treatment. Custom Wavefront Guided LASIK in Virginia Beach provides an additional level of precision over what traditional LASIK offers and provides you with the…

Published: April 29, 2018 Read Post
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LASIK Consultation and Exam

A LASIK consultation and exam at Tidewater Eye Centers includes several steps to determine if you are a suitable candidate for LASIK surgery. This appointment will last approximately 2-3 hours during which time you will have your vision, eyes and overall health thoroughly evaluated. You might wonder why the…

Published: April 22, 2018 Read Post
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What is a Cataract?

A cataract is the clouding of the eye’s natural lens. As this normally clear lens gets cloudy, it decreases your ability to see well. A cataract can make objects appear blurry. It can also make colors seem less bright. Your eye’s natural lens is located directly behind the pupil and…

Published: April 15, 2018 Read Post