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In Surgery Aberrometry

aberrometry     In Surgery or Intraoperative Aberrometry Yes, that is a mouthful, but the concept isn’t quite as hard as the name.An Intraoperative Aberrometer is an instrument we can use in the operating room to help us determine the correct power of the implant we put in your eye during...
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What is Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery or MIGS?

MIGS  What is Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery or MIGS? For over 40 years the standard surgical treatment for glaucoma was a procedure called a trabeculectomy.  In a trabeculectomy the ophthalmic surgeon would make a hole in the wall of eye to allow fluid from the inside of the eye to flow out...
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Why do people wear those big sunglasses after Cataract Surgery?

cat glasses sized Why do people wear those big sunglasses after Cataract Surgery? The main reason is for protection.  Both physical protection to assure nothing hits the eye immediately after surgery and protection from sun light and other bright lights.We want to protect the eye from getting hit physically because there is a small...
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When should you have Cataracts removed?

cataract surgery When should you have cataracts removed? A cataract is the lens of the eye getting cloudy.  The natural lens in our eyes is very clear when we are first born and slowly gets more yellow and opacified as we get older.Cataracts are part of the natural aging process.  Everyone gets them to...
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Surgical correction of astigmatism at the time of Cataract Surgery.

Astigmatism explainedSurgical correction of astigmatism at the time of cataract surgery  Astigmatism is a problem that comes from either the cornea or lens of your eye not being a perfect sphere. If you have astigmatism it makes your vision less clear at all distances unless it is corrected. Should I worry about astigmatism? The majority...
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