Category: Common Questions

EVO ICL vs LASIK: Which is Right For You?

Evo ICL vs LASIK surgery

Choosing between EVO ICL vs LASIK? Both are great options for creating life-changing improvements to your vision. But which one is the best for you? Let’s discuss what EVO ICL and LASIK are, what the procedures look like, and the factors that will help you decide on which one you want.  What is EVO ICL?… Read More

Computer Vision Syndrome: Everything You Need To Know

preventing digital eye strain

Computer Vision Syndrome is on the rise due to the long hours people spend in the office looking at digital screens, as well as the time spent using digital screens at home.  Let’s discuss what Computer Vision Syndrome is, what causes it, and how to treat and prevent it. What is Computer Vision Syndrome? Computer… Read More

Keratoconus Eye Disease: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Keratoconus human eye

What is Keratoconus? Keratoconus, also known as a conical cornea, is an ocular disease that affects your cornea. Typically, your cornea is dome-shaped and is able to focus light through your eyes. When keratoconus occurs, your cornea becomes more cone-shaped, which prevents light from being focused correctly. This results in blurry and distorted vision that… Read More

Aging Eyes: How Does Age Impact Vision?

eye exam for aging eyes

Aging causes changes in every part of your body, including your eyes. But why? There are a variety of different effects that aging eyes can have on your vision for a myriad of different reasons. These can include presbyopia, dry eyes, cataracts, floaters, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, and peripheral vision loss. Fortunately, there are ways… Read More

Why Is My Eye Red After LASIK?

red spot on eye after lasik

LASIK is one of the most common eye surgeries with around 20 million surgeries performed since it was first introduced in 1989. It’s both a safe and efficient procedure that helps reduce the reliance on your glasses or contacts to see clearly. It can be a significant lifestyle change, but despite its routine and safe… Read More

Can I Get LASIK For Astigmatism?

lasik for astigmatism

Nowadays, more and more people are turning to LASIK eye procedures as a permanent solution for refractive errors. However, you may be wondering if LASIK is the right choice for treating conditions like astigmatism. This guide is here to teach you all about the effectiveness of LASIK eye procedures for astigmatism. What Is Astigmatism? Astigmatism… Read More

What Is the First Sign of Glaucoma?

glaucoma eye pain

According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, “Glaucoma is a disease that damages your eye’s optic nerve.” This eventually leads to blind spots with the risk of complete blindness. There are four major types of glaucoma which include open-angle glaucoma, angle-closure glaucoma, congenital glaucoma, and secondary glaucoma. While there is no cure for glaucoma, the… Read More

Posterior Capsule Opacification: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatment

Posterior Capsule Opacification

Some cataract patients who’ve had an intraocular lens (IOL) implanted during cataract surgery may experience a phenomenon known as posterior capsule opacification (PCO). PCO has similar cloudy vision symptoms as cataracts, making it worrisome for those who’ve recently had surgery. PCO is often referred to as secondary cataracts because the symptoms are similar. However, the… Read More

LASIK Candidacy

eye doctor LASIK

Are You a Candidate for LASIK? LASIK—which stands for laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis—is a common type of laser vision correction procedure. The first step in the LASIK surgery process is determining whether you’re a good candidate. This candidacy process helps the doctors at Clear Choice Custom LASIK provide the highest-quality, most personalized vision care to… Read More

Nearsightedness vs Farsightedness: How Can I Tell?

When your vision is working properly, you’re able to clearly see objects at varying distances. However, some conditions make it so our eyes have trouble focusing on either near or far objects—or in rare cases, both. These are known as refractive errors, and they interfere with the vision of more than 150 million Americans. Two… Read More

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