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June 2018

March 2018

Dr. Tyler’s Answers Common Questions About Cataracts

2018-11-26T15:29:25+00:00

By: Dr. Allison R. Tyler Dr. Tyler's Answers Common Questions About Cataracts Does surgery for cataracts hurt? Most patients have little to no pain during and after surgery for cataracts. During the procedure your eye is numb and you receive medication through an IV to help you remain relaxed and comfortable. After the [...]

Dr. Tyler’s Answers Common Questions About Cataracts 2018-11-26T15:29:25+00:00

December 2017

Exciting New Treatment for Glaucoma Patients

2018-04-09T11:21:15+00:00

By: Dr. Michael R. Willman Exciting New Treatment for Glaucoma Patients Vyzulta™, a new eye drop to treat glaucoma, is one of the outcomes of a Nobel Prize from the late 90s. A Brief History of Glaucoma Treatments Glaucoma has been known since antiquity. When Hippocrates described the condition of blindness in [...]

Exciting New Treatment for Glaucoma Patients 2018-04-09T11:21:15+00:00

August 2017

Lasik Just Got SMARTER With iDesign

2018-09-10T11:55:47+00:00

Lasik Just Got SMARTER With iDesign The iDesign Refractive Studio, developed by NASA scientists for use in space telescopes, is the latest, most advanced Lasik option available anywhere. Dr. Richard Carlin can provide the most exactingly detailed Lasik measurements for a truly personalized treatment. Your eyes’ unique imperfections are mapped more accurately producing the [...]

Lasik Just Got SMARTER With iDesign 2018-09-10T11:55:47+00:00

February 2017

Suffer from Dry Eyes?

2018-06-20T14:12:47+00:00

Introducing CarlinVision's NEW Dry Eye Service! Dry, gritty, burning eyes are relatively common conditions. Affecting over 5 million Americans over the age of 50, the condition is more common in women, especially those on hormone replacement therapy. A common cause of contact lens discomfort, dry eyes may cause episodes of reflex tearing, blurred vision [...]

Suffer from Dry Eyes? 2018-06-20T14:12:47+00:00

August 2016

Patient Testimonial: Lisa Dawkins

2018-06-20T14:15:55+00:00

My Complete Cataract Surgery Experience By Lisa Dawkins I’d like to tell you about the amazing experience I recently had concerning my eye care, how and when I came to choose CarlinVision for cataract surgery and why I’m glad I did. Several years ago I started having trouble seeing clearly, so I went to my regular [...]

Patient Testimonial: Lisa Dawkins 2018-06-20T14:15:55+00:00

3 Common Eyelid Rejuvenation Questions

2018-04-16T14:13:49+00:00

By: Megan Mullinax, Oculoplastics Coordinator 3 Common Eyelid Rejuvenation Questions Even though the procedure has been practiced since the early 1900s and remains one of the most requested aesthetic facial procedures, Blepharoplasty or eyelid rejuvenation and similar procedures generate a number of questions from CarlinVision patients. Megan Mullinax, our Oculoplastics Coordinator, has answered three [...]

3 Common Eyelid Rejuvenation Questions 2018-04-16T14:13:49+00:00

July 2016

5 Major Reasons to Wear Sunglasses

2018-06-20T14:20:55+00:00

Skin Cancer Up to 10 percent of all skin cancers are found on the eyelids. UV protection is preventative. Cataracts The World Health Organization reports that approximately 900,000 people worldwide are blind because of cataracts—cloudiness in the lens of the eye—triggered by UV exposure. Macular Degeneration UV light may play a role in damaging [...]

5 Major Reasons to Wear Sunglasses 2018-06-20T14:20:55+00:00

What is a Blocked Tear Duct?

2018-06-20T14:21:14+00:00

Most tears come from lacrimal glands, located above each eye. They flow across the eye’s surface and drain through tiny holes (puncta) in the inner corners of the upper and lower eyelids, down small canals in the lids (canaliculi) to the nasolacrimal sac and down the nasolacrimal duct emptying into the nose. Nearly 20 [...]

What is a Blocked Tear Duct? 2018-06-20T14:21:14+00:00

Laser Cataract Surgery

2016-07-01T10:56:53+00:00

During cataract surgery, the eye’s cloudy lens is replaced by a clear synthetic lens. Through two microscopic incisions, the anterior capsule of the lens is opened 360 degrees, the cloudy contents softened and removed and a new lens placed within the capsular bag. Pre-existing astigmatism may be addressed by partial thickness arcuate incisions into the [...]

Laser Cataract Surgery 2016-07-01T10:56:53+00:00