Keratoconus is a progressive eye disease that weakens the cornea. Until recently, a keratoconus diagnosis meant having to purchase new prescriptions eyewear every year in order to stay one step ahead of blurred vision. Today, a new procedure for keratoconus, corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL), has improved ophthalmology’s ability to treat keratoconus.
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“Should I get multifocal Intraocular lenses for my cataracts?” Many patients ask us this question before cataract surgery. While the decision to get cataract surgery in Houston can be easy, the patient often also has to make custom choices about their vision correction.
Is cataract surgery safe? Since very few people research vision correction until they need it, cataract surgery can, at first, seem a little scary and unfamiliar. When patients learn that they need cataract surgery, so many questions come up. Patients ask, “Is cataract surgery safe?” “How serious is cataract surgery?” and, “How much does cataract surgery cost?”
Contacts vs. LASIK, these two options have long vied for the honor of being labelled the “best” vision correction treatment out there. The majority of concerns that patients raise are related to cost and safety. Contact lens wearers often ask, “is LASIK safer than contact lenses?” and “is LASIK more expensive than contact lenses?”
While LASIK has more than an overall 95% satisfaction rate, additional corrective vision options such as contacts or glasses are sometimes necessary. Learn about the reasons some LASIK patients may have additional corrective vision needs post-LASIK, here.