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Practice Firework Safety this Fourth of July

Practice Firework Safety this Fourth of July

With the Fourth of July just around the corner, it can be easy to forget something as important as firework safety with all of the festivities. Around 15% of fireworks injuries are eye injuries, with the most severe injuries causing permanent vision loss and eye...

Can Cataracts Grow Back? And Other Common Questions About Surgery

Can Cataracts Grow Back? And Other Common Questions About Surgery

Happy Cataract Awareness Month! This June, the Columbus Laser & Cataract Center team wants to bring you all the information you need to know about cataracts and cataract surgery. Is cataract surgery scary? For many people, the idea of any surgery is intimidating....

Are You a Poor Candidate for LASIK? AST Might 
Be Right for You

Are You a Poor Candidate for LASIK? AST Might 
Be Right for You

LASIK is a household name and rightfully so—over 10 million Americans have chosen this surgery to improve their vision without contacts or glasses. But there’s another procedure out there that can also deliver excellent results. Advanced Surface Treatment, or AST, is...

Rubbing Your Dry Eyes: Helpful or Harmful?

Rubbing Your Dry Eyes: Helpful or Harmful?

When your eyes feel dry (especially with the spring allergy season), it can be tempting to remedy your discomfort by rubbing them with your hands. But is this habit helpful? Read on to see why people rub their eyes and why it can cause more harm than good.  Why do...

What is the Average Age for Cataract Surgery?

What is the Average Age for Cataract Surgery?

As people age, changes in health and appearance are natural. Cataracts are one of the most well-known vision changes in aging adults, occurring naturally and gradually as proteins in the eye's lens become cloudy. This process can cause blurry vision, light...

Fall in Love With Your Post-LASIK Vision

Fall in Love With Your Post-LASIK Vision

LASIK can be a quality-of-life changing procedure. Fortunately, LASIK is a quick surgery with a typically mild and uncomplicated recovery process. While the recovery period may be relatively short, it is essential to take care of your eyes after LASIK so you get...

New Year, New Vision! Preparing for Laser Eye Surgery

New Year, New Vision! Preparing for Laser Eye Surgery

It’s a new year, which means that now is the perfect time to invest in your health by improving your vision! LASIK and ASA (advanced surface ablation, also known as advanced surface treatment) are surgeries that correct refractive errors so you can see clearly. If...

Busting Myths About Cataract Surgery

Busting Myths About Cataract Surgery

In the past, cataract surgery required large incisions, general anesthesia, and a long recovery period. Since then, cataract surgery has advanced significantly to become one of the most commonly performed and successful surgeries in the world. But outdated ideas about...

Eye Surgery Before the Winter Holidays

Eye Surgery Before the Winter Holidays

Choosing when to get eye surgery is a big decision. But, if you are a good candidate for a procedure, undergoing eye surgery can bring you clearer vision and make a better quality of life possible. Here’s why we think now is the perfect time to schedule an appointment...

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