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Surgical correction of astigmatism at the time of Cataract Surgery.

Astigmatism explainedSurgical correction of astigmatism at the time of cataract surgery  Astigmatism is a problem that comes from either the cornea or lens of your eye not being a perfect sphere. If you have astigmatism it makes your vision less clear at all distances unless it is corrected. Should I worry about astigmatism? The majority...
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Should I worry about Astigmatism?

astigmatism Should I worry about Astigmatism? The word “astigmatism” is used so much in the ophthalmic world now that most people have used the term when discussing their eye health with their doctor. The word “astigmatism” comes from the Greek a- meaning “without”, and -stigma, meaning “a point”. In technical ocular...
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How Much Should I Pay Out of Pocket for Premium Cataract Surgery?

paying for premium cataract surgery How Much Should I Pay Out of Pocket for Premium Cataract Surgery This is the third installment of a three-part series. In the first installment “Why do I have to pay extra for cataract surgery?” I addressed the reasons why there are now optional parts of cataract surgery for which...
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Why Do I Have to Pay Out of Pocket for Cataract Surgery?

premium cataract surgery Why Do I have to Pay Out of Pocket for Cataract Surgery? You’ve been diagnosed with a cataract and you’ve been told you should have cataract surgery. The surgeon is also telling you that you should consider paying extra out of pocket it for it. Where did this come from?...
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