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What types of Treatments are available for Glaucoma at The Eye Center?

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What types of Treatments are available for Glaucoma at The Eye Center?

Glaucoma is a potentially serious eye condition that can lead to vision loss if left untreated. It is caused by increased pressure in the eye, which damages the optic nerve and can result in permanent vision loss. However, there are a variety of treatments available for glaucoma that can help manage the condition and prevent further damage to the eye.

At The Eye Center, we specialize in providing cutting-edge treatments for glaucoma to help our patients maintain their vision and quality of life. Our team of experienced ophthalmologists and staff provide the highest level of care to our patients, using the latest technology and techniques to ensure the best possible outcomes.

There are several treatment options available for glaucoma, depending on the specific needs of each individual patient. Some of the most common treatments for glaucoma include:

1. Eye drops: Eye drops are often the first line of treatment for glaucoma, as they can help to reduce pressure in the eye and prevent further damage to the optic nerve. There are several different types of eye drops available, each with its own unique mechanism of action. Our ophthalmologists will work with you to determine the best eye drops for your specific type of glaucoma.

2. Oral medications: In some cases, oral medications may be prescribed to help control eye pressure and manage glaucoma. These medications can be used in conjunction with eye drops or on their own, depending on the severity of the condition. Our ophthalmologists will carefully monitor your progress and adjust your medication as needed to ensure the best results.

3. Laser therapy: Laser therapy is another common treatment option for glaucoma, as it can help to improve the drainage of fluid from the eye and reduce pressure. There are several different types of laser therapy available, including selective laser goniotomy and laser peripheral iridotomy. Our ophthalmologists have extensive experience in performing laser therapy for glaucoma and can help determine the best approach for your specific needs.

4. Surgical options: In some cases, surgical intervention may be necessary to treat glaucoma and prevent further damage to the eye. At The Eye Center, we offer a range of surgical options for glaucoma, including trabeculectomy, minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS), and glaucoma drainage implants. Our ophthalmologists have the expertise and skills to perform these advanced surgical procedures safely and effectively.

5. Microinvasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS): Microinvasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) is a newer, minimally invasive surgical option for glaucoma that can help to reduce eye pressure and manage the condition. MIGS procedures are typically less invasive than traditional glaucoma surgeries and have a faster recovery time. Our ophthalmologists are at the forefront of this cutting-edge technology and can help determine if MIGS is the right treatment option for you.

6. Ocular implants: Ocular implants are small devices that can be implanted in the eye to help manage glaucoma. These implants can help to improve the drainage of fluid from the eye and reduce pressure, leading to better control of the condition. Our ophthalmologists are skilled in the placement of ocular implants and can help determine if this is the right treatment option for you.

At The Eye Center, we understand the importance of early detection and treatment of glaucoma to preserve vision and prevent further damage to the eye. Our team of experienced ophthalmologists and staff provide personalized care and treatment options to meet the unique needs of each patient. We pride ourselves on offering the latest technology and techniques in the field of ophthalmology to ensure the best possible outcomes for our patients.

If you or a loved one is experiencing symptoms of glaucoma or are at risk for developing the condition, we encourage you to schedule an appointment at The Eye Center for a comprehensive eye exam. Our ophthalmologists will assess your eye health, determine the presence of glaucoma, and recommend the most appropriate treatment options to help manage the condition and preserve your vision.

To learn more about the treatment options available for glaucoma at The Eye Center, visit our website at https://theeyecentersc.com or contact us to schedule an appointment. Your vision is our top priority, and we are here to help you maintain healthy eyes and clear vision for years to come.

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For Improved Refractive Outcomes for Cataract Patients, The Eye Center Trusts LENSTAR

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For Improved Refractive Outcomes for Cataract Patients, The Eye Center Trusts LENSTAR

The Eye Center, a leading eye care provider in South Carolina, is proud to announce the use of LENSTAR, a cutting-edge technology that aids in achieving improved refractive outcomes for cataract patients.

Cataracts are a common condition that affects many individuals, especially as they age. It occurs when the natural lens of the eye becomes cloudy, leading to blurred vision and other visual disturbances. Cataract surgery is a common and highly effective procedure to remove the cloudy lens and replace it with an artificial one.

To ensure the best possible outcomes for cataract patients, The Eye Center has invested in LENSTAR, a sophisticated biometer that provides highly precise measurements of the eye. These measurements are essential for calculating the power of the intraocular lens (IOL) that will be implanted during cataract surgery, which is crucial for achieving optimal visual results.

LENSTAR is a state-of-the-art device that utilizes advanced technology, including optical low-coherence reflectometry (OLCR) and optical biometry, to capture detailed measurements of the eye. These measurements include the length of the eye, corneal curvature, anterior chamber depth, and lens thickness, among others. By obtaining such precise data, LENSTAR helps cataract surgeons at The Eye Center to customize treatment plans for each patient and select the most appropriate IOL power.

Dr. Matthew Clary, a renowned ophthalmologist at The Eye Center, explains the significance of using LENSTAR for cataract surgery: “Achieving accurate measurements of the eye is critical for determining the correct power of the intraocular lens, which ultimately determines the patient’s visual outcome. LENSTAR provides us with highly detailed information that allows us to tailor our approach to each individual patient, resulting in better refractive outcomes and overall patient satisfaction.”

The Eye Center is known for its commitment to utilizing the latest advancements in technology to deliver the highest standard of care to its patients. By incorporating LENSTAR into their cataract surgery practice, they are further demonstrating their dedication to providing the most advanced and effective treatment options available.

In addition to utilizing LENSTAR for cataract surgery, The Eye Center offers a comprehensive range of eye care services, including treatment for eye conditions such as glaucoma and macular degeneration, LASIK and other refractive surgeries, and more. Their team of experienced ophthalmologists, optometrists, and support staff provides personalized care and exceptional outcomes for every patient.

For more information about The Eye Center and their services, visit their website at https://theeyecentersc.com or contact them directly at 803-658-1870. If you are considering cataract surgery or any other eye care treatment, schedule a consultation with The Eye Center to experience the difference that their expertise, technology, and personalized care can make.

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The Eye Center is the leading refractive practice in South Carolina, providing full-service eye care and specializing in Refractive Surgery – Lasik, AST, PRK, PRELEX, as well as Corneal Transplant and Cataract Surgery.

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Not a candidate for LASIK? Don’t worry! Visian ICL provides an excellent alternative!

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Not a candidate for LASIK? Don’t worry! Visian ICL provides an excellent alternative!

If you have been told that you are not a candidate for LASIK, don’t worry! There is another excellent alternative available to you – the Visian ICL (Implantable Collamer Lens). This revolutionary procedure is changing the way people with high prescriptions or thin corneas can achieve clear vision without glasses or contacts.

At The Eye Center in South Carolina, we are proud to offer the Visian ICL as a safe and effective alternative to LASIK for patients who are not suitable candidates for traditional laser vision correction. The Visian ICL is a small, biocompatible lens that is implanted behind the iris and in front of the natural lens of the eye. It works with your eye’s natural optics to correct your vision, providing crisp, clear vision without the need for glasses or contacts.

One of the main benefits of the Visian ICL is that it is reversible and does not alter the shape of the cornea, making it an excellent option for patients with thin corneas or high prescriptions. The procedure is quick, painless, and offers rapid visual recovery, with most patients noticing an improvement in their vision almost immediately.

If you are considering the Visian ICL as an alternative to LASIK, it is essential to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced ophthalmologists at The Eye Center. During this consultation, we will perform a comprehensive eye exam to determine if you are a suitable candidate for the procedure. We will discuss your vision goals, medical history, and any concerns you may have to ensure that the Visian ICL is the right choice for you.

At The Eye Center, we are committed to providing our patients with the highest quality care and the latest advancements in vision correction technology. Our team of skilled surgeons has years of experience performing the Visian ICL procedure, and we have helped countless patients achieve clear, natural vision with this innovative treatment.

Remember, there are always options available to improve your vision and enhance your quality of life. Don’t let being a non-candidate for LASIK hold you back from achieving clear vision. Explore the Visian ICL as a safe and effective alternative and take the first step towards a life without glasses or contacts. Contact The Eye Center today to learn more and schedule your consultation.

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The Eye Center offers OMNI® for Glaucoma Treatment

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The Eye Center offers OMNI® for Glaucoma Treatment

The Eye Center brings cutting-edge technology to their patients with the introduction of OMNI® for Glaucoma Treatment.

The Eye Center is proud to announce that they are now offering OMNI® for the treatment of glaucoma. This revolutionary treatment option provides patients with a minimally invasive alternative to traditional glaucoma management, allowing them to experience improved outcomes and faster recovery times.

Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness worldwide, affecting millions of people each year. With traditional treatment options often involving medications or surgeries that can be invasive and have potential complications, OMNI® is a game-changer in the field of glaucoma management.

The Eye Center is excited to be at the forefront of this new technology, providing their patients with the best possible care and outcomes. Patients who undergo OMNI® treatment can expect a quick and comfortable procedure, with the potential for improved vision and a reduced need for medications.

“Glaucoma is a serious condition that can have a significant impact on a person’s quality of life,” said Dr. Clary, a glaucoma specialist at The Eye Center. “With OMNI®, we are able to offer our patients a safe, effective, and minimally invasive treatment option that can help them better manage their glaucoma and potentially reduce their reliance on medications.”

OMNI® is a comprehensive glaucoma management system that combines three unique modalities to provide a personalized treatment approach for each patient. This includes the use of micro-invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS), selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT), and endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation (ECP). By utilizing these advanced technologies in combination, The Eye Center can tailor the treatment plan to each patient’s specific needs, resulting in better outcomes and reduced risks.

“We are committed to providing our patients with the most advanced and effective treatments available,” said Dr. Huff, another glaucoma specialist at The Eye Center. “OMNI® represents a major advancement in glaucoma management and we are thrilled to be able to offer this cutting-edge technology to our patients.”

In addition to providing state-of-the-art treatments, The Eye Center is known for its compassionate and patient-centered approach to care. The team of highly skilled ophthalmologists, optometrists, and support staff work closely with each patient to develop a personalized treatment plan that addresses their individual needs and concerns. From the initial consultation to post-operative care, The Eye Center provides the highest level of care and support for their patients.

For patients with glaucoma, the introduction of OMNI® at The Eye Center represents a new era in the treatment of this potentially sight-threatening condition. With this innovative technology, patients can now benefit from a minimally invasive treatment option that offers improved outcomes, faster recovery times, and a reduced need for medications.

If you or a loved one are living with glaucoma and are interested in learning more about OMNI® and how it can help you better manage your condition, contact The Eye Center today to schedule a consultation. Their team of experienced ophthalmologists and glaucoma specialists provide the highest quality care and support to help you maintain healthy vision and overall eye health.

To learn more about The Eye Center and their services, including the OMNI® treatment for glaucoma, visit their website at https://theeyecentersc.com.

About The Eye Center P.A.

The Eye Center P.A. is a leading eye care facility located in Columbia, S.C. With a team of experienced ophthalmologists and state-of-the-art technology, they provide personalized and comprehensive eye care services to patients. Offering a wide range of vision correction procedures, including Lasik, Advanced Surface Treatment (AST), cataract surgery, and more, The Eye Center P.A. is dedicated to helping patients achieve clear and healthy vision.

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The Eye Center discusses Laser Trabeculoplasty for Glaucoma Treatment

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The Eye Center discusses Laser Trabeculoplasty for Glaucoma Treatment

The Eye Center, a leading eye care facility in Columbia, is pleased to announce that they offer Laser Trabeculoplasty as a treatment option for patients with glaucoma. This advanced laser procedure has shown promising results in managing the intraocular pressure (IOP) associated with glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness worldwide.

Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that damages the optic nerve, which is responsible for transmitting visual information from the eye to the brain. If left untreated, it can lead to irreversible vision loss. According to the World Health Organization, glaucoma affects around 3% of the global population and is expected to increase due to an aging population.

The Eye Center has always been at the forefront of providing cutting-edge treatments and advanced technology for their patients. With the addition of Laser Trabeculoplasty, they continue to uphold their commitment to delivering exceptional eye care services.

Laser Trabeculoplasty is a minimally invasive procedure that uses laser energy to improve drainage in the eye and reduce IOP. It targets the trabecular meshwork, which is responsible for draining fluid from the eye. By increasing its efficiency, Laser Trabeculoplasty helps lower IOP and prevents further damage to the optic nerve.

Dr. Matthew Clary, one of The Eye Center’s experienced ophthalmologists, explains how Laser Trabeculoplasty works: “During this procedure, we use a specialized laser called an argon laser or selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT). The laser creates tiny holes in the trabecular meshwork, allowing fluid to drain more easily and reducing IOP.”

Laser Trabeculoplasty offers several advantages over traditional glaucoma treatments such as medication or surgery. It is a quick outpatient procedure that takes only 10-15 minutes per eye, and most patients experience minimal discomfort. Unlike medication, which needs to be taken daily, Laser Trabeculoplasty is a one-time treatment that can provide long-term control of IOP. It also has a lower risk of complications compared to traditional glaucoma surgery.

The Eye Center’s team of highly skilled ophthalmologists has undergone specialized training in performing Laser Trabeculoplasty. They use state-of-the-art equipment and follow strict safety protocols to ensure the best possible outcome for their patients.

“We are excited to offer this innovative treatment option for our glaucoma patients,” says Dr. R. Brian Huff, another ophthalmologist at The Eye Center. “Laser Trabeculoplasty has shown excellent results in lowering IOP and reducing the need for medication. It is a safe and effective option for those who may not be suitable candidates for traditional glaucoma surgery.”

In addition to providing exceptional eye care services, The Eye Center is committed to educating the community about various eye conditions and their treatments. They have a comprehensive website (https://www.theeyecentersc.com) that provides valuable information on different eye conditions, procedures, and tips for maintaining good eye health.

For individuals with glaucoma or those at risk of developing it, early detection and treatment are crucial in preventing vision loss. The Eye Center encourages everyone to schedule regular eye exams with an ophthalmologist to monitor their eye health.

To learn more about Laser Trabeculoplasty or to schedule an appointment with one of The Eye Center’s experienced ophthalmologists, please visit https://www.theeyecentersc.com or call 803-256-0641.

About The Eye Center:

The Eye Center is a leading eye care facility in Columbia, offering comprehensive services including routine eye exams, cataract surgery, LASIK, glaucoma treatment, and more. Their team of experienced ophthalmologists provides personalized and compassionate care to their patients. With state-of-the-art technology and a commitment to excellence, The Eye Center is the top choice for eye care in the community. For more information, visit https://www.theeyecentersc.com.

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Diabetic Retinopathy Treatment at The Eye Center P.A.

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Diabetic Retinopathy Treatment at The Eye Center P.A.

Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disorder that affects millions of individuals worldwide. While it primarily affects blood sugar levels, diabetes can also lead to several complications, including diabetic retinopathy. Diabetic retinopathy is a diabetic eye disease that affects the retina, the light-sensitive tissue lining the back of the eye. To combat this condition, The Eye Center P.A. offers advanced and comprehensive diabetic retinopathy treatments. In this article, we will explore the various treatment options available at The Eye Center P.A. and highlight the crucial role they play in managing this sight-threatening condition.

Before delving into the specific treatments, it’s essential to understand diabetic retinopathy. Diabetic retinopathy occurs because of damage to the blood vessels in the retina caused by high blood sugar levels. This damage leads to vision loss and, if left untreated, serious complications such as blindness. It is imperative for individuals with diabetes to undergo regular eye examinations to detect and manage such issues in a timely manner.

The Eye Center P.A. provides the highest quality care for diabetic retinopathy patients, prioritizing both the overall health and visual well-being of their patients. Their experienced team of ophthalmologists and retinal specialists utilize state-of-the-art equipment and cutting-edge techniques to diagnose and treat diabetic retinopathy effectively.

One of the primary treatments offered at The Eye Center P.A. is laser therapy, also known as photocoagulation. This procedure involves using a laser to seal off leaking blood vessels in the retina or eliminate abnormal blood vessels that may be causing vision problems. Laser therapy helps to prevent further blood vessel leakage and reduces the risk of vision loss caused by diabetic retinopathy. The Eye Center P.A.’s skilled ophthalmologists carefully navigate the laser to target specific areas in the retina, ensuring optimal outcomes for their patients.

In addition to laser therapy, The Eye Center P.A. also offers intravitreal injections. These injections deliver medication directly into the eye to halt the progression of diabetic retinopathy and minimize its impact on vision. Medications such as anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) drugs help reduce inflammation and prevent further abnormal blood vessel growth. The Eye Center P.A.’s retinal specialists have extensive experience in administering these injections safely and efficiently, ensuring patient comfort throughout the procedure.

Another advanced treatment option available at The Eye Center P.A. is vitrectomy surgery. Vitrectomy is a surgical procedure that involves removing the vitreous gel, which may be clouded or affected by bleeding, from the interior of the eye. This procedure is particularly beneficial for individuals with severe cases of diabetic retinopathy, where the vitreous gel is hindering vision or causing significant complications. The Eye Center P.A.’s skilled surgeons perform vitrectomy with meticulous precision, improving visual clarity and reducing the risk of further damage to the retina.

While these treatment options are highly effective, it is worth emphasizing the importance of prevention and early detection in managing diabetic retinopathy. By closely monitoring their patients’ ocular health and collaborating with other medical professionals involved in their diabetes care, The Eye Center P.A. strives to provide comprehensive treatment for diabetic retinopathy.

In conclusion, diabetic retinopathy is a serious condition that requires prompt and effective treatment to prevent vision loss and other complications. The Eye Center P.A. offers a range of advanced treatment options for diabetic retinopathy, including laser therapy, intravitreal injections, and vitrectomy surgery. Their team of experienced ophthalmologists and retinal specialists provides comprehensive care and ensuring optimal outcomes for their patients. However, early detection and prevention remain crucial in managing diabetic retinopathy.

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The Eye Center P.A. Offers an Outstanding Solution for Those Not Considered Ideal Candidates for Lasik: Advanced Surface Treatment (AST)

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The Eye Center P.A. Offers an Outstanding Solution for Those Not Considered Ideal Candidates for Lasik: Advanced Surface Treatment (AST)

The Eye Center P.A., a leading eye care facility in the region, is proud to offer an exceptional solution for individuals who may not be deemed suitable candidates for Lasik eye surgery. Advanced Surface Treatment (AST) is an innovative alternative that can provide fantastic results for a wide array of patients seeking improved vision and freedom from glasses or contact lenses.

While Lasik has proven to be a remarkably effective and popular vision correction procedure, not everyone qualifies as an ideal candidate. Factors such as thin corneas, high prescriptions, or certain corneal irregularities may limit the suitability of Lasik for some patients. However, all hope is not lost, as AST presents a viable option to achieve the desired visual outcomes and long-term satisfaction.

AST, also known as PRK (Photorefractive Keratectomy), is a safe, minimally invasive procedure that reshapes the cornea to correct refractive errors such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. By gently removing the thin outer layer of the cornea, the surgeons at The Eye Center P.A. can access the underlying corneal tissue to reshape it with a laser, allowing light rays to focus correctly on the retina and providing clear vision.

“The Eye Center P.A is committed to advancing vision care for all patients, and introducing AST is reflective of that mission,” says Dr. Clary, an experienced ophthalmologist specializing in cataract and refractive surgeries at The Eye Center P.A. “We understand the concerns of our patients who don’t qualify for Lasik and we appreciate their desire for better vision. With AST, we can provide an effective vision correction solution that caters to a wider audience.”

One of the key advantages of AST is its ability to treat patients with thin corneas. Traditional Lasik surgery involves creating a flap on the cornea, which requires a certain thickness to ensure a safe procedure. With AST, the outer layer of the cornea is gently removed, allowing patients with thinner corneas to undergo vision correction surgery confidently.

Additionally, for individuals with high prescriptions or corneal irregularities, AST can offer excellent results. The procedure is tailored to each patient’s specific needs, addressing issues such as irregular astigmatism or corneal scars that may not be suitable for Lasik. The Eye Center P.A.’s team of experienced surgeons takes pride in their ability to customize AST treatments to maximize visual outcomes and patient satisfaction.

While Lasik patients typically experience quick recovery with minimal discomfort, AST may involve a slightly longer healing process. However, most patients achieve clear, stable vision within a few weeks following the procedure, and the benefits of improved eyesight and reduced reliance on glasses or contacts far outweigh the temporary inconvenience.

The Eye Center P.A. is renowned for its state-of-the-art facilities and exceptional patient care. Driven by a commitment to providing the highest standard of treatment, their team of skilled ophthalmologists and support staff ensures each patient is well-informed, comfortable, and confident throughout their vision correction journey.

Individuals interested in determining whether AST is a suitable option for their vision correction needs are encouraged to schedule a consultation with The Eye Center P.A. During this comprehensive evaluation, the experienced ophthalmologists will assess various factors, including corneal thickness, prescription, and overall eye health, to determine the most appropriate treatment plan.

For additional information about Advanced Surface Treatment (AST) and to book a consultation at The Eye Center P.A., please visit their website at theeyecentersc.com or contact our office directly at 803-256-0641 or email them at info@theeyecentersc.com.

About The Eye Center P.A.

The Eye Center P.A. is a leading eye care facility located in Columbia, S.C. With a team of experienced ophthalmologists and state-of-the-art technology, they provide personalized and comprehensive eye care services to patients. Offering a wide range of vision correction procedures, including Lasik, Advanced Surface Treatment (AST), cataract surgery, and more, The Eye Center P.A. is dedicated to helping patients achieve clear and healthy vision.

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What is Lipiflow?

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What is Lipiflow?

LipiFlow® is an advanced technology designed to treat the root cause of evaporative dry eye. It is a safe, non-invasive procedure that uses heat and massage to unclog blocked meibomian glands and restore normal oil production. This helps reduce symptoms of dry eye, such as redness, burning, itching, and blurry vision.

The meibomian glands are located in the eyelids and produce an oily substance called meibum. This meibum is essential for keeping the surface of the eyes lubricated and healthy. When these glands become blocked or inflamed due to conditions such as aging, environmental factors, or certain medications, they can no longer produce enough oil to keep the eyes lubricated. This can lead to evaporative dry eye—a condition where tears evaporate too quickly from the surface of the eyes due to insufficient oil production from the meibomian glands.

LipiFlow® is a patented technology designed specifically for treating evaporative dry eye caused by blocked or inflamed meibomian glands. During treatment, a special device is placed over your closed eyelids that delivers both heat and pressure directly to the affected area. This combination helps soften hardened oils in your blocked glands while simultaneously massaging them open so that they can start producing normal amounts of oil again. The entire process usually takes about 12 minutes per eye and most patients report feeling only mild warmth during treatment with no discomfort afterwards.

The results from LipiFlow® have been overwhelmingly positive with many patients reporting significant improvement in their symptoms after just one treatment session. In clinical studies, LipiFlow® was found to be effective at improving tear production in 88% of patients with evaporative dry eye after just one session. Additionally, studies have also shown that LipiFlow® can improve patient’s vision by up to two lines on standard visual acuity tests after just one session as well as reduce corneal staining scores by up to 50%.

Overall LipiFlow® has been proven safe and effective for treating evaporative dry eye caused by blocked or inflamed meibomian glands in both adults and children over 12 years old who are not pregnant or nursing mothers. While it may not be suitable for everyone with dry eye symptoms due to other underlying causes such as allergies or autoimmune conditions, it has been shown to be highly effective at restoring normal oil production which can help improve symptoms associated with evaporative dry eye significantly without any major side effects or risks associated with other treatments such as medication or surgery.

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The Eye Center Discusses LenSx® Femtosecond Laser

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The Eye Center Discusses LenSx® Femtosecond Laser

The Eye Center is proud to announce the addition of the LenSx® femtosecond laser to its practice. This advanced technology will allow for more precise and efficient cataract surgery with better outcomes for patients.

“We are excited to offer this new technology to our patients,” said Dr. Matthew Clary, an ophthalmologist at The Eye Center. “The LenSx® femtosecond laser is a state-of-the-art surgical device that allows us to perform cataract surgery with greater accuracy and precision than ever before. This technology ensures that our patients receive the highest level of care possible.”

The LenSx® femtosecond laser uses a computer-controlled beam of light to create tiny bubbles in the eye tissue. This allows for a more precise incision than traditional methods, which can reduce recovery times and improve visual outcomes after surgery. The laser also eliminates manual steps in the procedure, reducing potential errors and increasing safety for patients.

The Eye Center is committed to providing its patients with the most advanced technology available in ophthalmology today. In addition to the LenSx® femtosecond laser, The Eye Center also offers other cutting-edge treatments such as LASIK vision correction surgery and refractive lens exchange (RLE).

“Our goal at The Eye Center is always to provide our patients with access to the most advanced treatments available so they can achieve their best possible vision health,” said Dr. Clary. “We believe that by incorporating this new technology into our practice we can continue to provide our patients with exceptional care and outstanding results.”

The Eye Center has been providing comprehensive eye care services for decades. Located in Columbia, South Carolina, it offers a full range of services including comprehensive eye exams, contact lens fittings, treatment for glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy as well as cosmetic procedures such as Botox® injections and eyelid lifts.

For more information about The Eye Center or its services please visit www.theeyecentersc.com or call 803-256-0641 today!

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Corneal Abrasion Repair at The Eye Center P.A.

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Corneal Abrasion Repair at The Eye Center P.A.

At The Eye Center P.A., our team of ophthalmologists and optometrists provide a wide range of services to help patients with corneal abrasions. Corneal abrasions are a common eye injury that can occur when the outer layer of the cornea is scratched or scraped by a foreign object, such as a fingernail, contact lens, or dust particle.

Corneal abrasions can be extremely painful and cause blurred vision, sensitivity to light, and excessive tearing. If left untreated, they can lead to infection and even vision loss. Fortunately, our team is here to help you get the treatment you need to repair your corneal abrasion and restore your vision.

At The Eye Center P.A., we provide comprehensive care for corneal abrasions that includes:

• Comprehensive eye exam: Our team will perform a comprehensive eye exam to assess the extent of your injury and determine the best course of treatment for you.

• Diagnostic testing: We may recommend diagnostic testing such as slit lamp examination (which uses bright light and magnification to examine the front of your eye) or corneal topography (which uses computer-generated maps to measure the curvature of your cornea).

• Treatment plan: Based on our findings from your exam and diagnostic tests, we will create an individualized treatment plan tailored specifically for you that may include antibiotics or steroid drops, pain medications, or even surgery if necessary.

• Follow-up care: We will monitor your progress during follow-up visits so we can ensure that your abrasion is healing properly and that no further complications arise from it.

Our team at The Eye Center P.A. provides compassionate care for all our patients suffering from corneal abrasions so they can get back on their feet quickly and safely with their vision restored in no time! We understand how important it is for you to get back to living life without worrying about discomfort or impaired vision due to an abrasion—that’s why we make sure our treatments are both effective and comfortable so you can rest assured knowing that you’re in good hands with us!

If you are experiencing symptoms such as pain, blurred vision, sensitivity to light, or excessive tearing due to a corneal abrasion—don’t hesitate! Contact us today at The Eye Center P.A., where our experienced ophthalmologists and optometrists will help diagnose your condition accurately before creating an individualized treatment plan tailored specifically for you so you can get back on track with clear vision in no time!

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