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Cutting Corneas Can Save Eyes

Currently there's a shortage of donor corneas for those that need a transplant.  But a new procedure to help restore vision for two different corneal diseases may also address this supply problem. Two specific diseases, keratoconus and Fuch's dystrophy, affect different layers of the the cornea.  After the part of the cornea needed to treat [...]

By |February 3rd, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Scariest Word in Eye Care

Astigmatism – a long, hard to pronounce word that strikes fear to the faces of patients every day.  Follow up questions include, “Am I going to go blind?” Rest assured, astigmatism is not a disease or pathology, it is simply a condition that causes blurry vision quite similar to nearsightedness or farsightedness.  In fact, astigmatism [...]

By |December 20th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments