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How Laser makes it even better Over the last few years there has been an innovation in the use of lasers during cataract surgery. To understand how this changes surgery you must first understand non-laser cataract surgery. CURRENT SURGERY The first step is to make a few small incisions with a blade so that the…
Early cataract surgery may be just what you need. Perhaps you are over 50 years old and have thought about LASIK, laser vision correction, to reduce your need for contact lenses and glasses. Maybe you were told that you are not really a good candidate for laser vision correction. Mild cataracts may be starting, you…
The term “glaucoma” refers to a group of diseases, not a single disease. It is not easy to define the term precisely as it is not as simple as “high pressure” in the eye. The underlying problem is gradual death of nerve cells in the optic nerve or the at least the potential for this…
Correction for astigmatism – Limbal Relaxing Incisions (LRI) Astigmatism is an irregularity in the shape of the cornea. There are degrees of astigmatism that may cause blurred vision even after the cataract surgery has been performed. Low to moderate astigmatism may be corrected by Limbal Relaxing Incisions (LRI) or a Toric IOL. In LRI, incisions…
Are you tired of wearing contact lenses? Have you been thinking about LASIK and wondering if you are a suitable candidate for LASIK surgery? Perhaps you want to get rid of your contact lenses and/or glasses. You’re not sure you want to talk with an eye doctor just yet, but you have some questions about LASIK. Well, here’s a…
Thinking about LASIK? Perhaps seeing some video testimonials of others who have had LASIK will help you decide. Some of our patients had different visual problems and conditions before they had the procedure. One of them may be similar to your situation. Click on the photo above to watch Chris tell of his LASIK experience…
Considering cataract surgery might stir up a few questions for you. So listen to what Joe B. of Louisville had to say about his cataract surgery experience at Koby Karp Doctors Eye Institute in Louisville. Click here for Joe’s testimonial You, or someone you know may have other questions, so now would be a good time to…
Pink eye (conjunctivitis) is an inflammation or infection of conjunctiva – a transparent membrane that covers the white part of your eyeball. When small blood vessels in the conjunctiva become inflamed, they’re more visible. This is what causes the whites of your eyes to appear reddish or pink. This is a very common condition and…
When it comes to Cataracts, we understand that patients are anxious to get results quickly and painlessly so we’ll answer the “how long” questions here. How long does it take for cataracts to develop? The rate of development can vary among individuals and may also be different between the two eyes. Most age-related cataracts can…
Besides making you look super cool, can sunglasses really make a difference in both your vision and your eye health? The answer can depend on what kind of lenses are in the sunglasses you wear. If the lenses offer maximum protection from dangerous Ultra violet rays, then the answer is yes! But let’s examine the…
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