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Anesthesia for Cataract Surgery

When Atlanta residents are diagnosed with cataracts diagnosed at the Woodhams Eye Clinic, many of them are a little nervous about the prospect of undergoing surgery to correct their cataracts. While this is understandable, it’s important for you to know that cataract...

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Does LASIK Correct Nearsightedness and Farsightedness?

Yes. LASIK surgery can correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. Dr. J. Trevor Woodhams is an experienced eye surgeon who has been changing client’s lives with  vision correction surgery for more than three decades. LASIK for Nearsightedness...

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Glaucoma

Glaucoma is not a single eye condition but a group of issues caused by optic nerve damage. Usually this damage is caused by high pressure inside your eye and can result in loss of vision. Maintaining regularly scheduled examinations with your eye care professional will help...

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Risks of Cataract Surgery

No surgery is completely risk free. When you visit Woodhams Eye Clinic for your cataract evaluation and surgery, our experienced eye doctors will answer all of your questions and address your concerns about complications that could arise from your procedure. Although...

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Astigmatism

Astigmatism is a common refractive error in the eye. This condition will cause your vision to blur and make it more difficult to see fine details up close or at a distance. Cause of Astigmatism An irregularly shaped cornea causes astigmatism. Your cornea should be round,...

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Presbyopia

When you are young, your eye’s natural lens is soft and flexible, allowing it to change its shape in order to adjust your focus. As you grow older, however, this flexibility will diminish and your lens will begin to harden, making it more difficult to focus on near...

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If I Have Astigmatism, Am I a Good Candidate for ICLs?

Astigmatism is a type of refractive disorder that occurs when light focuses at multiple points on your retina, resulting in blurry, distorted vision. Astigmatism is caused by an abnormally-shaped cornea, and is a fairly common disorder. Many people have a very low degree of...

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Choosing a LASIK Surgeon

LASIK eye surgery is one of the most widely performed procedures in the United States. Because of its popularity, there are many “discount” laser centers around that use outdated technology, and/or eye surgeons who are not qualified to perform LASIK at the highest level...

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