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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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How to care for your eye after Cataract Surgery

How to care for your eye after cataract surgery How to care for your eye after cataract surgery. Let me first start with a disclaimer.  Anything YOUR surgeon told you to do after surgery should supersede what is in this post.There are many variations of what each surgeon asks their patients to do after cataract surgery so please just use...
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Why do I need an injection in my eye?

injectionIntravitreal Injections Injections into the eye, specifically into the vitreous or gel filled cavity of the eye, are called intravitreal injections. Anti-vascular endothelial growth factors(anti-VEGF) are probably the most commonly injected agents.  They are used to treat wet age related macular degeneration(ARMD) (What exactly is Macular Degeneration?), diabetic retinopathy (Diabetic Retinopathy...
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Do I really need cataract surgery?

Do I really need cataract surgery?
Cataracts are part of the natural aging process.  Everyone gets them to one degree or another if you live long enough.  Cataracts, as they progress, create increasing difficulty with the normal activities of living.  The symptoms vary from one person to another.  Some people have more difficulty with their distance vision,...
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