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May 2021

MIGS: A New Frontier in Glaucoma Surgery

2021-05-03T10:54:01-04:00

By Dr. Richard Carlin Glaucoma is a disease in which elevated or sometimes even normal eye pressure leads to damage in the optic nerve which connects the eye to the brain, resulting in a loss of vision or even blindness. Traditionally, treatment has centered on lowering the eye’s pressure with eyedrops, laser treatments or [...]

MIGS: A New Frontier in Glaucoma Surgery 2021-05-03T10:54:01-04:00

April 2021

Allergies Can Aggravate Dry Eye

2021-04-13T09:39:24-04:00

By Dr. Melanie Bennett-Sims We are welcoming spring with all its beauty; however environmental allergies are an unavoidable consequence. Allergies may present with burning, redness, blurry vision, lid swelling, and itching. Often, allergies can make contact lenses less tolerable due to decreased tear volume, decreased oil content of tears, and shifting of the lens. [...]

Allergies Can Aggravate Dry Eye 2021-04-13T09:39:24-04:00

Eye on CarlinVision Spring 2021

2021-04-06T08:27:00-04:00

Lasik at CarlinVision—Approaching 10,000 Procedures! Dr. Richard Carlin has been performing Lasik since its FDA approval in 1997. As he approaches 10,000 procedures, he is certainly well qualified to offer perspective on the benefits, accuracy, longevity, and safety of Lasik. Benefits are unquestionable. Freedom from glasses with their continuing hassle such as fogging up, [...]

Eye on CarlinVision Spring 2021 2021-04-06T08:27:00-04:00

February 2021

HELP! My Eye is Watering!

2021-02-18T13:57:45-05:00

By Dr. Richard Carlin Having an eye that constantly waters can really be annoying. Constant wiping is embarrassing to say the least and leads to smudged eye makeup, irritated skin and often to infection, which may lead to further and more serious problems. To understand why an eye may water, you must first understand [...]

HELP! My Eye is Watering! 2021-02-18T13:57:45-05:00

December 2020

Eye on CarlinVision Winter 2020-21

2021-04-06T08:12:26-04:00

How Lasik Corrects Your Vision Light rays entering the eye are focused by the cornea and lens to come to a point on the retina. There it is converted to electrical energy and sent to the brain via the optic nerve where it forms visual images. If one is nearsighted (myopic) the light is [...]

Eye on CarlinVision Winter 2020-21 2021-04-06T08:12:26-04:00

September 2020

Eye on CarlinVision Fall 2020

2020-09-23T10:28:00-04:00

CarlinVision: Your One-stop Shop for Refractive Procedures Now that masks are fogging up glasses, more and more people are opting for Lasik and other refractive options. Just as in the old saying, “if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail”, a practice that only performs one type of procedure may [...]

Eye on CarlinVision Fall 2020 2020-09-23T10:28:00-04:00

August 2020

Contact Lens Exam – Different From Routine?

2020-08-06T15:30:49-04:00

Is a Contact Lens Exam Different From a Routine Eye Exam? Routine eye exams are NOT the same as a contact lens exam. During a routine exam your eye is examined for overall health, vision correction and any serious conditions. If you wear or want to wear contacts, you need a contact lens exam [...]

Contact Lens Exam – Different From Routine? 2020-08-06T15:30:49-04:00

June 2020

Eye on CarlinVision Summer 2020

2020-06-25T11:03:03-04:00

We’re Back!! As you have no doubt noticed, CarlinVision is up and running and functioning on all cylinders! However, being in an era of  “New Normal”,  while all our services are being performed just as before, including Lasik, Cataract Surgery, Eyelid Rejuvenation (Blepharoplasty} surgery and more, we have added new protocols and practices to [...]

Eye on CarlinVision Summer 2020 2020-06-25T11:03:03-04:00

What we are doing for YOUR safety!

2020-06-05T15:01:16-04:00

What we are doing for YOUR safety! By Richard Carlin, MD Here at CarlinVision, the safety of our patients and staff is our number one priority. So we are opening our doors with new precautions in place. We are following all of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, CDC and state of Georgia guidelines to [...]

What we are doing for YOUR safety! 2020-06-05T15:01:16-04:00

March 2020

Eye on CarlinVision Spring 2020

2020-03-23T09:16:03-04:00

LASIK Myths and Facts Myth: LASIK is painful. Fact:  During the 15 minute procedure your eyes are numbed with eye drops (no shots) so there is no pain. The only sensation is some brief pressure. Myth:  You can go blind from LASIK. Fact: There have been more than 19 million procedures in the United [...]

Eye on CarlinVision Spring 2020 2020-03-23T09:16:03-04:00