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What is the Best Eye Surgery for Astigmatism?

One of the most important aspects of a successful eye surgery is to make sure the patient is ideally matched with the procedure that is best for their specific vision problem. Astigmatism is one of the most common vision problems that must be considered in any vision correction procedure. What is astigmatism and how is it diagnosed? Astigmatism is a...

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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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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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LASIK Results: Outcomes, Side Effects, and Complications

Have you ever thought about the success rates of LASIK? After all, if you are undergoing any kind of surgical procedure (especially on your eyes), it’s good to know the facts. In this article, we are going to discuss LASIK outcomes, which can be divided into three major categories: Side effects Complications Refractive outcomes What are the side effects of...

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What Credentials Should I Look for When Selecting a LASIK Surgeon?

A bad eye procedure outcome can negatively affect your life in a serious way. If you’re thinking about getting LASIK to correct your eyes, there are several factors to look for when selecting a LASIK surgeon. What you should know about your LASIK surgeon 1. Certification. Medical doctors are legally permitted to offer surgical procedures outside their own specialties. Make...

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Surgery to Replace Reading Glasses: Does it Exist?

Around the age of 40, people begin to experience blurred vision when reading or looking at a computer screen. No longer can you adjust focus and see things close up. This only gets worse as you get older, until you are 60 and have no ability to focus. But is it possible to fix near vision and replace reading glasses...

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Dr. R. Doyle Stulting Honored by International Society of Refractive Surgery (ISRS) with Prestigious 2014 José I. Barraquer Lecture and Award

San Francisco – R. Doyle Stulting, MD, PhD, Director of the Stulting Research Center, Woolfson Eye Institute, professor of ophthalmology emeritus at Emory University and adjunct professor of ophthalmology at the Moran Eye Institute, was honored by the International Society of Refractive Surgery (ISRS), a partner of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), with the 2014 José I. Barraquer Lecture...

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Blade vs. Bladeless LASIK Surgery: What are the Differences?

If you’re comparing LASIK options, it would seem that LASIK without the use of a blade would be a much better, safer, and more comfortable surgery. After all, any time a blade isn’t used on your eye it’s a good thing, right? We understand why many people believe that. After all, many companies have done a remarkable job of marketing...

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14 Important Points to Consider before Selecting your LASIK Surgeon

How would you like to get answers to the most important questions regarding LASIK, including the exact criteria needed in order to evaluate any eye surgeon you are considering? Well, consider yourself lucky. While every LASIK surgery and outcome is unique to the patient, an overwhelming majority of our patients at Woolfson Eye Institute achieve 20/20 vision or better. Having...

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