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Can I Play Sports After LASIK Surgery?

One of the most common questions we get from patients interested in LASIK is, “Can I still play sports after my surgery?” It’s a great question, and since it’s important to many patients, we wrote this short article explaining what you can expect when it comes to sports and LASIK surgery. I wish I had done this years ago… You...

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LASIK in One Eye Only: Should I Have LASIK On One or Both Eyes?

We have a lot of patients come to us who are completely gung-ho about LASIK— they’re excited about having the procedure done in both eyes and are looking forward to seeing more clearly. However, for some patients it isn’t quite that simple. In fact, patients often ask us if it is safe to get LASIK in both eyes at the...

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LASIK Over 40: What are Your Options?

So you’ve reached your 40s. They say life begins at 40, right? While that may be true in many respects, by the time your eyes reach 40, they’ve certainly completed plenty of “hard living.” With so much LASIK marketing and advertising on television, radio, and online, many people over the age of 40 (and even into their 50s) are starting...

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DOYLE STULTING, MD, PhD DELIVERING PRESTIGIOUS LECTURE AT REFRACTIVE CONFERENCE IN NEW ORLEANS

Woolfson Eye Institute announced that R. Doyle Stulting, M.D., Ph.D will deliver the Binkhorst Lecture at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery on May 7, 2016 in New Orleans. Dr. Stulting, the Medical Director of Woolfson Eye Institute’s Ambulatory Surgery Center, is a specialist in corneal disease and transplant, laser vision surgery, cataract surgery and keratoconus. Dr. Stulting...

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Woolfson and Stulting First in Georgia to Offer Topography-Guided Custom LASIK

By Tom Spetalnick, OD Woolfson Eye Institute is proud to introduce Contoura Vision, Alcon’s topography-guided custom ablation technology. Contoura, in the FDA clinical trials, delivered visual acuity exceeding 20/20 to the majority of patients, uncorrected visual acuity that is equal to or better than preoperative corrected acuity, as well as a reduction in visual symptoms like difficulty driving at night....

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Doyle Stulting, MD, PhD, Selected to Present Prestigious Binkhorst Lecture at ASCRS-ASOA Annual Meeting

FAIRFAX, VA – February 12, 2016 – Physician-scientist, Doyle Stulting, MD, PhD, will be awarded the Binkhorst Medal, and he will present the esteemed Binkhorst Lecture during the Opening General Session of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) and American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators (ASOA) Annual Symposium and Congress in New Orleans May 7, 2016. Dr. Stulting’s...

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Double Vision, Floaters, and Other Common Eye Phenomena

Have you ever been staring at something, only to see a dark spot seemingly come out of nowhere and float right by you? Or how about “seeing double”? It happens to most people at some point or another in their lives. As humans we’re likely more dependent on our vision than on any other sense. Sometimes our eyes do weird...

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Why are My Eyes Red, Burning and Itchy?

Updated July 2021 Red, burning, irritated eyes..we’ve all had them. You scratch and rub them constantly, but in reality, it just makes the problem worse. What causes these issues? Why is it a nagging problem for millions of people? At Woolfson Eye Institute, we see patients each and every day who are suffering from red, burning, itchy eyes. So, we...

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Feeling Pressure In Your Eyes? Common Causes and Treatments

Sometimes our patients will say, “I feel like there’s pressure in my eyes or pressure behind my eyes.” Have you ever felt like this? Many patients have, and we can help. Ocular hypertension– What you need to know Do you know that approximately 4.5% to 9.4% of Americans (age 40 or older) experience ocular hypertension? Ocular hypertension refers to the...

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Why Is My Vision Blurry?

Do you oftentimes find that your vision is blurry? Do you have trouble seeing fine details? Do objects often appear out of focus and hazy? Do you wonder why you’re suffering from blurry vision? These are all symptoms or signs of blurred vision, and there are many reasons why someone might suffer from this condition. No matter if it occurs...

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