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  • Eyewear gallery, optical shop, and eye surgery center located in Augusta, GA
    ambulatory surgical care There is no higher national standard and we are here to provide that care for you Our state of the art operating rooms pre op and post op suites are staffed by specially trained experienced ophthalmic nurses who assist Dr Marks in giving you the best possible results Augusta Eye MD recently acquired a new state of the art Nidek GYC 1000 532 nm 1 7 Watt

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  • Eyewear gallery, optical shop, and eye surgery center located in Augusta, GA
    and lenses that will best suit your lifestyle including customizing your prescription lenses with options that fit your specific needs We also carry a full line of competitively priced and the most technologically advanced contact lenses and contact lens solutions including Acuvue and your favorite brands from Bausch Lomb Ciba Vision Cooper Vision Our staff will give you all the instruction you need to wear your contacts comfortably and to

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  • Removal of cataracts and cataract surgery in Augusta Georgia
    the retina This makes vision blurry and colors indistinct When your lifestyle is threatened by a cataract it is time to consult the doctors at Augusta Eye M D about your options WHY a cataract develops What causes the lens to cloud In most cases the culprit is the normal aging process If you are age 65 or older you probably have a cataract but it may not have progressed to the point that it affects your vision Certain lifestyle choices and relatively common health conditions like diabetes may hasten cataract development Nutrition may play at least a limited role Some research suggests that antioxidant vitamins like vitamin A beta carotene vitamins C and E and selenium may slow cataract development All of these are available in common multivitamin formulas Beyond that the use of nutritional supplements carries its own risks you should consult your physician before adding them to your diet Are cataracts inevitable If you live long enough you will almost certainly develop cataracts because they are part of the normal aging process However studies suggest accumulated exposure to ultraviolet light causes the natural lens to cloud and that certain lifestyle choices and relatively common health conditions like

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  • Advanced Cataract Surgery
    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 use of eye makeup and will answer your questions as to other activities you should avoid while the eye is healing Can cataracts be removed from both eyes on

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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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  • Premimum lifestyle replacement lens implants in Augusta, Georgia
    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

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  • Laser-assisted cataract surgery
    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.
    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 accredited surgery center is fully equipped for a number of other procedures such as Glaucoma Tube Surgery YAG laser capsulotomy laser trabeculectomy corneal transplantation oculoplastic surgery to correct drooping eyelids and

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