Procedures Tagged With "eyes"

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Cataract Surgery

Literally the most common surgical procedure performed in the United States, cataract surgery has helped to eliminate the once inevitable connection between growing older and poor eyesight.

CK Surgery (Conduct Keratoplasty)

A non-laser method of correcting both farsightedness (hyperopia) and age-related farsightedness (presbyopia), conductive keratoplasty (CKTM) utilizes radio frequency energy to change the focusing power of the eye.

Corneal Transplant Surgery

Medication to control the damage to the cornea is usually the first line of treatment, but once it is clear that medication will not halt or alter the damage, a corneal transplant is considered.

Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)

Eyelid Surgery, or blepharoplasty, is used to remove the fat deposits and loose skin that may form on the lower eyelids with age.

Intacs

They provide an alternative to eyeglasses and contact lenses as well as surgical procedures that permanently alter the eye by cutting or removing tissue from the central cornea.

Laser Thermal Keratoplasty

LTK is a method of treating farsightness that uses a beam of holmium- YAG laser energy to reshape the cornea.

LASIK

Doctors are able to correct the most common vision problems, from far and near-sightedness to astigmatism, with the LASIK procedure.

Lower Eyelid Surgery

Lower eyelid blepharoplasty is used to remove the fat deposits and loose skin that may form on the lower eyelids with age.

Phakic Intraocular Lenses (IOL)

All phakic IOLs have proven particularly effective in treating severe nearsightedness and severe farsightedness -- conditions that are not well treated using other refractive surgeries such as LASIK.

PRK (Photorefractive Keratectomy)

While PRK may not match the speed or recovery than that of LASIK treatments, it does allow surgeons to operate on specific areas or problems that LASIK cannot treat.

Surgical Reversal of Presbyopia

Surgical Reversal of Presbyopia (SRP) is a non-laser surgical procedure that treats a normal result of the aging process, the reduced ability of the older eye to focus at close range.

Upper Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)

Upper lid blepharoplasty can improve two common problem areas: 1.) excess skin on the upper eyelid itself, often called "hooding of the upper lid, and 2.) puffiness in the inner corner and middle of the upper eyelid caused by herniation (pushing forward) of fat.

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