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  • Advanced Cataract Surgery
    lens in its place The incision heals naturally and no stitches are necessary After the procedure you will be allowed to return home Vision improves immediately following surgery with complete recovery in a few days Topical eye drops are administered to anesthetize the eye and dilate the pupil and medications are given for relaxation The cataract is removed using the latest microincisional techniques and a crystal clear replacement lens is implanted This procedure is virtually pain free After the procedure drops will be administered to control inflammation and prevent infection The very small incision requires no stitches and heals quickly Before surgery you will be given an opportunity to select the type of lens you want to have implanted Relax there are no bad choices Each of the lenses you will be offered will give you clear vision The choice you make will be affected by among other things how you feel about remaining dependent on reading glasses or bifocals after cataract surgery One of your choices is a monofocal replacement lens You will have clear vision but a monofocal lens cannot compensate for age related loss of reading vision presbyopia so those who opt for this type of replacement lens usually need glasses to improve near vision or to fine tune distance vision Most monofocal lens recipients are quite happy with their choice HOWEVER if you are bothered by your need for reading glasses or bifocals you may want to consider another type of lens see Premium Replacement lens Implants When can I resume normal activity Most patients are able to drive and return to work after only two to three days The eye may still be sensitive to light and sunglasses are recommended for outdoor activity Our doctors will advise you as to when you can resume the

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  • Premimum lifestyle replacement lens implants in Augusta, Georgia
    to consider a multifocal lens There are 3 types of advanced technology Intra Ocular Lens Implants IOL s They are Monofocal Aspheric IOL s Premium Toric Monofocal IOL s and Premium Life Style IOL s Each type of IOL currently available has unique advantages We offer all types of replacement intraocular lens implants and will help you decide which type of high technology lens best meets your needs For a full discussion of IOL technology please go to the following American Academy of Ophthalmology website for a comprehensive unbiased discussion http www geteyesmart org eyesmart diseases iol implants cfm Do you have ASTIGMATISM There s a lens to correct that too We may recommend a TORIC lens to Reduce or eliminate corneal astigmatism and significantly improve distance vision Correct for both cataracts and astigmatism at the same time Provide the QUALITY distance vision you need Which replacement lens is right for ME This question can be answered only after careful consideration of the health of your eyes your individual lifestyle and the demands of your occupation and hobbies Before advising you we will want to know more about The kind of work you do How many hours a day you read as well as what types of reading you do How many hours a day you use a computer The types of outdoor activity you enjoy Your hobbies and whether you do close work like sewing or knitting How much driving you do at night Whether you like to travel How bothered you are by wearing glasses You choose For cataract patients the choice is between a monofocal lens plus glasses or a premium lifestyle lens based on advanced multifocal technology Patients without cataracts can choose bifocals or the chance to recapture a full range of quality vision with less

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  • Laser-assisted cataract surgery
    Procedures YAG Laser Capsulotomy Chalazion Trabeculectomy Express Shunt Laser Trabeculoplasty Corneal Transplants Oculoplastic Surgery Botox Aqueous Tube Shunt Vision Disorders Glaucoma Macular Degeneration Diabetic Retinopathy Cataracts Dry Eye Normal 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 Femtosecond Laser assisted cataract surgery More information coming soon

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  • Eye and Vision Procedures in Augusta GA at Augusta Eye M.D.
    Yag Laser Capsulotomy Corneal Transplants Trabeculectomy Botox Tube Shunt Print Page Print State of the Art Procedures Augusta Eye MD offers comprehensive diagnostic services and state of the art treatment If Dr Marks diagnoses a problem that requires surgery they generally perform the procedure at our on site eye surgery center While surgery to remove a cataract is the procedure most commonly performed there Augusta Eye MD s licensed and

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  • Cataract Procedures
    Shunt Print Page Print Cataract surgery The eye s lens is responsible for helping to focus light on the retina in the back of the eye A cataract forms when proteins within the lens begin to cluster together causing the lens to cloud If the lens is cloudy it cannot properly focus the image on the retina This makes vision blurry and colors indistinct Learn more about cataracts Dr Marks

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  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
    Shunt Print Page Print Yag Laser Capsulotomy Cataract surgery complications are quite rare The most common complication is called posterior capsule opacity PCO The natural lens containing the cataract is removed during surgery but the surgeon leaves in place the clear membrane the capsule that had covered the back of the natural lens This membrane supports the replacement lens implant In a small number of patients this membrane thickens becomes

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  • Chalazion
    SIZE Cataracts Chalazion Laser Trabeculoplasty Express Shunt Oculoplastic Surgery Yag Laser Capsulotomy Corneal Transplants Trabeculectomy Botox Tube Shunt Print Page Print Chalazion A chalazion is a harmless peasized mass that forms around an oil gland inside the upper or lower eyelid It may not require treatment if it remains small and not very noticeable Many chalazion go away on their own or after the application of a warm moist compresses

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  • Trabeculectomy
    Cataracts Dry Eye Normal Vision Myopia Hyperopia Astigmatism Presbyopia Patient Info Patient Forms Frequent Questions Videos Links TEXT SIZE Cataracts Chalazion Laser Trabeculoplasty Express Shunt Oculoplastic Surgery Yag Laser Capsulotomy Corneal Transplants Trabeculectomy Botox Tube Shunt Print Page Print Express Shunt Trabeculectomy If you have glaucoma and medication eye drops or Laser surgery have not been effective in lowering the pressure within your eye a surgical procedure called trabeculectomy may

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