PREPARING FOR LENS IMPLANT SURGERY

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Have you scheduled an appointment for lens implant surgery, and are wondering about the steps that need to be followed to prepare for surgery? Your eye surgeon will give you detailed information about the things you should do before and after surgery, and it is important that you follow these instructions with exactness. Read more: Preparing for lens implant surgery

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NOT A CANDIDATE FOR PRK OR LASIK? CONSIDER THESE OTHER OPTIONS

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Have you spoken with an ophthalmologist who told you that you aren’t a good candidate for PRK or LASIK eye surgery? It might be disappointing to learn that you won’t be able to benefit from PRK or LASIK, especially if you are looking for a way to improve your eyesight. But, just because you aren’t a good candidate for LASIK, doesn’t mean that you will always have to deal with poor eyesight. Read more: Not a candidate for PRK or LASIK? Consider these other options

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BREAKING DOWN COMMON MYTHS ABOUT PRK AND LASIK

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Common myths about PRK and LASIK surgery sometimes cause people to assume they aren’t ideal candidates for surgery. If you are considering having eye surgery to restore your vision, talk to your eye doctor to ensure you understand the correct information about PRK and LASIK surgery to determine if surgery is right for you. Read more: Breaking down common myths about PRK and LASIK

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ARE YOU AN IDEAL CANDIDATE FOR PRK OR LASIK EYE SURGERY?

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PRK or LASIK eye surgery can be an effective way to improve your vision, and there are many reasons you might choose to have this surgery. However, before deciding whether PRK or LASIK surgery is ideal for you, it’s important that you speak with your eye doctor to determine if you are a good candidate for this treatment. Read more: Are you an ideal candidate for PRK or LASIK eye surgery?

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NEW IMPLANTABLE DEVICES MAY CORRECT PRESBYOPIA

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As you near middle age, you may begin to experience difficulty with reading books, ingredient labels, mobile devices, and other items that feature small print. This type of vision impairment is known as presbyopia, and is commonly diagnosed in Americans between the ages of 40 and 50. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, one in every five Americans wears reading glasses, but now, a new implantable device could correct presbyopia and soon make reading glasses obsolete. Read more: New implantable devices may correct presbyopia

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LASIK: WHAT TO EXPECT FROM SURGERY

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If you’ve worn glasses or contact lenses for most of your life, you probably can’t wait to get rid of them. Imagine never having to push your glasses up onto your nose again and never having the weight of them sitting on the bridge of your nose or squeezing your temples. Think of how nice it would be to wear any type of sunglasses you like without worrying about your prescriptions.

LASIK surgery has given this freedom to many people, so why not you? The idea of surgery on your eyes might have you feeling a bit timid, or maybe you’re just not sure about having a procedure done that you know so little about. Here’s what to expect from every aspect of your LASIK surgery. Read more: LASIK: What to expect from surgery

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LASIK — WHAT IS IT AND IS IT FOR ME?

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If you are tired of wearing prescription glasses or contact lenses, Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomeileusis surgery (LASIK) may be a vision correction option to consider. Most people who undergo LASIK surgery have greatly improved vision and are able to stop using glasses or contact lenses. Read more: LASIK — What is it and is it for me?

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PUPIL SIZE AND CATARACT SURGERY

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Since cataracts are located just behind your pupil, the size of your pupils is an important factor in the success of cataract surgery. Our experienced Kansas City cataract surgeons will use eyedrops to dilate your pupils before the procedure. Once dilated, we will be able to see the clouded natural lens and other structures within your eye in greater detail, allowing us to safely remove your cataracts. Read more

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RESULTS AFTER CATARACT SURGERY

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Patients in Kansas City considering cataract surgery frequently ask their eye doctors about the recovery process and the quality of results they can expect after the procedure. While cataract surgery is common and boasts an overwhelming success rate, these questions are still reasonable. The eye doctors at Silverstein Eye Center understand the importance of clear vision. There are a few things to keep in mind when thinking about the recovery process after cataract surgery. Read more

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LASERS AND LASIK

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Many Kansas City residents who are candidates for LASIK tell their ophthalmologist that they are worried about having a laser near their eyes. This is understandable: we are rightly protective of our eyes. But exciting new LASIK technology in Kansas City is making the procedure even simpler, and the hands of a skilled ophthalmologist with years of LASIK experience can give you peace of mind. Read more

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