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Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery—Your Questions Answered

By Nancy A. Balin, M.D., F.A.C.S. I’ve had quite a few patients asking me about laser-assisted cataract surgery lately. They’ve heard about it from friends, seen something about it in articles or advertisements, and they want to know more about its benefits, risks, and whether it’s all worthwhile. I thought I would share some of… Read More

Understanding Cataracts

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Cataract surgery is performed on millions of people each year in the United States and is considered to be one of the most commonly performed eye surgeries worldwide.  So What Is A Cataract? A cataract is the result of a clouding that occurs to the natural crystalline lens in the eye. Although most cataracts are caused… Read More

Why Is Eye Dilation Important?

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Getting regular eye exams are necessary for your health. Making sure that you treat any vision problems improves your quality of life in many ways.  This can include eliminating headaches and improving your work or school performance, among other benefits. While most people know that eye exams are important, they may not understand why eye dilation… Read More

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