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Our board-certified ophthalmologists at Cokingtin Eye Center are dedicated to providing excellent eye care for your family and are focused on exceptional surgical results. Our blog covers a wide variety of topics to help patients better understand various eye conditions and procedures. We’re always happy to answer any questions you may have, so please contact our office for additional information.

What is LASIK?

October 10, 2018

If you are tired of wearing prescription glasses or contact lenses, Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomeileusis surgery (LASIK) may be a vision correction option to consider. Most people who undergo LASIK surgery have greatly improved vision and are able to stop using glasses or contact lenses. LASIK is a laser-assisted eye surgery to improve vision in those who are nearsighted, farsighted, or have astigmatism by reshaping the cornea. These conditions prevent…

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Cataract Lens Implants

October 10, 2018

Cataracts are a gradual and progressive clouding of the natural lens of the eye leading to blurred vision. Patients with cataracts note difficulty focusing, blurred vision for both reading and distance, and often experience glare symptoms. When daily activities are impaired because of these visual difficulties, cataract surgery is often advisable. However, cataract removal is one of the most common surgical procedures in the United States with nearly 3 million…

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Time For an Eye Exam?

October 8, 2018

Most people should have an eye exam every year, with a few requiring more frequent appointments due to individual considerations. However, too many of us skip these important appointments and see our eye doctor far less frequently than we should. Even over the course of a year, your vision may change quite a bit, especially after the age of 50. Whether you see your eye doctor annually or not, it…

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