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Tag: PRK

Can Cataract Surgery Fix Astigmatism?

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If you have cataracts, you may have heard that intraocular lens implants (IOLs) can restore your vision and improve nearsightedness and farsightedness. But what if you have astigmatism? IOLs can fix that, too! Keep reading to learn how astigmatism can be addressed during cataract surgery. What is Astigmatism? Astigmatism is a common eye condition that […]

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LASIK or PRK?

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Dr. Steven A. Nielsen of the Nielsen Eye Center explains the benefits of LASIK and PRK laser vision correction and highlights some of the differences between the two procedures. Boston, MA – Laser vision correction has helped many people reduce, and even eliminate, the need for eyeglasses and contact lenses. Designed to improve visual refractive […]

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LASIK or PRK Laser Vision Correction?

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Laser vision correction procedures have revolutionized the field of ophthalmology, offering patients a way to improve nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia) and astigmatism while reducing their dependence on glasses and contact lenses.  There are two major types of laser vision correction available at the Nielsen Eye Center: LASIK and PRK. Both of these procedures have similar […]

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