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  • Frequent Questions
    and other possible side effects associated to varying degrees with all types of implants Will my cataracts come back after cataract surgery No Following cataract surgery the clouded natural lens has been replaced with an artificial lens and so the eye cannot develop another cataract However months or years after surgery some patients experience what is commonly called a secondary cataract even though it s not really a cataract at all when the capsule of tissue that holds the artificial lens in place becomes cloudy It takes only a few moments to correct this condition with a laser What types of IOL s are available for cataract surgery See reference to the website http www geteyesmart org eyesmart diseases iol implants cfm What is glaucoma laser surgery Laser Trabeculoplasty is a painless outpatient procedure performed in order to enhance the natural drainage of fluid from the eye so that the pressure in the eye is reduced to enhance circulation to the optic nerve A laser trabeculoplasty can improve this outflow for years but it is not a cure for glaucoma Augusta Eye MD recently added the Ellex Solo SLT laser to our arsenal of treatment options for Glaucoma Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty SLT selectively targets the melanin cells of the trabecular meshwork to enhance outflow and reduce intraocular pressure The Ellex Solo SLT Laser is the newest SLT technology available and offers patients a highly effective non invasive treatment option for Open Angle Glaucoma SLT is a pain free low risk noninvasive outpatient procedure that can help reduce the need for eye drops and help prevent vision loss from glaucoma For more information visit glaucoma foundation org or glaucoma org What is DSEK DSEK is a relatively new type of corneal transplant surgery In the past a full thickness graft of

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  • Videos
    to reveal your video Please note your video may take up to 30 seconds to load AMD How Eyes See Dry AMD Amsler Grid Wet AMD Fluorescent Angiography Laser for Wet AMD Anti VEGF Photodynamic Therapy PDT Cataracts Cataract Formation Cataract Surgery YAG Laser IOL IOL s Monofocal Monofocal Correction Multifocal Presbyopia Accomodative Toric Detached Retina Floaters and Flashes Scleral Buckle Pneumatic Retinopathy Vitretomy Diabetic Retinopathy How Eyes See NPDR

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  • Links
    cornea donation Other links of interest Eye Surgery Education American Academy of Ophthalmology American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Contact Lens Council Emory Vision Correction Center The Foundation Fighting Blindness The Glaucoma Foundation Glaucoma Research Foundation Alcon OOSS AMO

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  • Contact
    Macular Degeneration Diabetic Retinopathy Cataracts Dry Eye Normal Vision Myopia Hyperopia Astigmatism Presbyopia Patient Info Patient Forms Frequent Questions Videos Links TEXT SIZE Location Hours Make Your Appointment Print Page Print Our Location and Hours Augusta Eye MD 905 Stevens Creek Road Augusta GA 30907 Call office 706 922 6000 eyewear 706 922 7732 View Larger Map Make Your Appointment For an appointment call 706 922 6000 We are OPEN

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  • Did you know? Cataract Surgery Can Reduce Hip Fractures.
    the medical records of about 400 000 Medicare beneficiaries who had cataract surgery were analyzed for hip fractures that occurred within 1 year of cataract surgery This data was then compared to hip fracture incidence in a matched group of patients who had cataracts but did not have cataract surgery Cataract surgery was associated with a 16 decrease in patients adjusted odds of suffering a hip fracture within 1 year

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  • Did you know? Cataract Surgery Can Reduce Hip Fractures.
    Vision Myopia Hyperopia Astigmatism Presbyopia Patient Info Patient Forms Frequent Questions Videos Links TEXT SIZE All About Cataracts Laser assisted cataract surgery Advanced Cataract Surgery Premium Replacement Lens Implants Print Page Print Cataract surgery can reduce hip fractures A new study has confirmed that that the risk of hip fractures was significantly reduced in patients who had had cataract surgery compared to patients who did not undergo the procedure according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology San Francisco which collaborated on the study with the Jules Stein Eye Institute Los Angeles According to AAO the medical records of about 400 000 Medicare beneficiaries who had cataract surgery were analyzed for hip fractures that occurred within 1 year of cataract surgery This data was then compared to hip fracture incidence in a matched group of patients who had cataracts but did not have cataract surgery Cataract surgery was associated with a 16 decrease in patients adjusted odds of suffering a hip fracture within 1 year of the procedure Overall the greatest decrease in hip fracture risk was seen in patients aged 80 to 84 who had cataract surgery and for those with severe cataracts the risk was reduced by 23 Although

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