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Category Archives: Eye Surgery

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Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery – Femto Laser

The human eye is the most intricate and delicate part of the body. Because of its intricacy, precision technology to treat eye conditions, such as cataracts, can provide patients the best outcome possible. Femtosecond (femto) laser technology is considered to be the “next big thing” in refractive and cataract surgery and is one example of […]


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Post Cataract Surgery Care

Recovery from cataract surgery is short, for most patients. Assuming you are in otherwise good health and experience no complications during surgery, your recovery should be smooth. Immediately following surgery, you will need to rest, allowing the anesthesia to wear off. You should also plan to have a family member or friend drive you home, […]


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Get The Facts About Oculoplastic Surgery

When many people think of eye surgery, they think of LASIK, cataract surgery and other vision correction surgeries. In addition to these types of eye surgeries, there are many conditions in which cosmetic restoration surgery is needed. Eyelid surgery, called oculoplastic surgery is corrective and reconstructive surgery of the eyelids, tear ducts and orbit of […]


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PRK: An Alternative to LASIK Eye Surgery

The most common form of laser eye surgery, LASIK eye surgery, is not the only eye surgery option to correct refractive errors causing vision problems. Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) is one LASIK alternative. Also known as LASEK, PRK is commonly used to correct mild to moderate refractive errors, such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and/or astigmatism. Selecting the […]



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Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery

Glaucoma and cataracts are two eye conditions associated with age. Individuals who develop glaucoma as they age may also develop cataracts. One misconception may be that glaucoma patients who also have cataracts may not benefit fromcataract surgery, but this is not the case. Replacement of the clouded lens of the eye due to cataracts can […]


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Cosmetic Eye Surgery Options

Cosmetic eye surgery, called oculoplastic surgery is corrective and reconstructive surgery of the eyelids, tear ducts and orbit of the eye rather than corrective surgery to the cornea or lens of the eye itself. Oculoplastic surgery can correct a number of cosmetic problems including dropping or sagging eyelids, bags under the eyes, growths on the […]


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LASIK Eye Surgery for Astigmatism

Astigmatism is an eye condition in which the shape of the eye is abnormally curved. The cornea and lens of the eye should be smooth and evenly curved in all directions. An equally curved eye will properly refract light, allowing clear vision. Astigmatism is an irregular shape of the cornea or lens. Astigmatism means light […]


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BOTOX Cosmetic Injections and Oculoplastic Eye Surgery

In addition to LASIK and cataract eye surgery, Key-Whitman specializes in oculoplastic eye surgery and BOTOX cosmetic injections. Oculoplastic eye surgery consists of constructive and reconstructive surgery of the eyelids, tear ducts and orbit, the bony socket surrounding the eye. What is the difference between an oculoplastic surgeon and a plastic surgeon? Well, oculoplastic surgeons […]


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