Author: Shannon Wong

Why Corneal Crosslinking Can Improve Keratoconus Outcomes

Keratoconus is a progressive condition that weakens the cornea, causing it to thin and bulge out. Good vision relies on the dome-shaped cornea to refract light onto the retina, but keratoconus distorts the corneal shape, which leads to blurry eyesight, glare and light sensitivity. Our ophthalmologists offer corneal collagen cross-linking to slow the progression of […]

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How LASIK Improves Your Everyday Life 

People who require corrective eyewear to see clearly have often worn glasses or contact lenses since childhood or puberty. LASIK eye surgery offers these patients the opportunity to start every day with sharp vision from the second they open their eyes. Good eyesight is necessary for every facet of one’s day to day, and LASIK […]

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How Premium Cataract Surgery Reduces Your Need for Corrective Eyewear

Cataracts are a leading cause of blindness worldwide. Fortunately, treatment for this eye disease continues to advance, and cataract surgery is considered one of the safest and most effective procedures in modern medicine, with a 98 percent success rate. Our eye surgeons at Austin Eye offer premium cataract surgery that restores clear vision and corrects vision problems, […]

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What’s Your Risk Level for Glaucoma?

There is no guarantee against developing glaucoma. To some extent, everyone is at risk for the disease. However, those with certain risk factors are more likely to suffer from glaucoma. The top eye specialists at Austin Eye discuss these factors and who is most vulnerable to the disease.

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Are You Ready for LASIK? Questions to Ask Yourself

You’d love to ditch your glasses and contact lenses and benefit from LASIK. Maybe you are ready for LASIK right away, maybe you need to wait until specific issues are resolved, or perhaps you are not a LASIK candidate at all. The top eye specialists at Austin Eye discuss how to know whether you’re ready […]

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How Your Eye Health Changes with the Seasons

You may notice more issues with your eyes as the seasons change. Someone with dry eyes will experience worsening symptoms in the winter, while another with eye allergies struggles in the spring. The sun, humidity and other factors all play a role in your ocular health year-round. Our eye care specialists at Austin Eye can […]

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