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WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CATARACT SURGERY AND LASIK?

At Focal Point Vision, our ophthalmologists, or eye surgeons, are fellowship-trained and perform both cataract and LASIK surgery. Often during the discussion of cataract surgery, a patient asks, “are you going to be doing LASIK on my eyes? What is the difference between cataract surgery and LASIK?” Essentially, cataract surgery involves removal of the lens…
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Angle Closure Glaucoma by Dr. Zack Burkhart

Angle closure glaucoma is a serious condition that can, if untreated, lead to permanent vision loss and even blindness. Patients who are at risk for this type of glaucoma have “narrow angles,” meaning the front fluid-filled compartment of the eye is particularly small. Such patients are often far-sighted, or “hyperopic” and at least 1/3 have…
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DMEK Surgery Comes to South Texas!

We are proud to be the first practice in South and Central Texas to offer DMEK to patients with corneal edema from Fuch’s Dystrophy and other corneal diseases. Previously, patients interested in DMEK surgery would have to travel across the country to find a surgeon experienced in the newest technique in endothelial transplants, but now…
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Cataracts – What you should know (Part 1)

What is a cataract?   A cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye that affects vision. Most cataracts are related to aging. Cataracts are very common in older people. By age 80, more than half of all Americans have either a cataract or have had cataract surgery. A cataract can occur in either…
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Dr. Lehmann gives talk at Millennial Eye Meeting in Austin

Dr. Lehmann gave a talk about the Calhoun Light Adjustable Lens this morning at the Millennial Eye Meeting in Austin. This meeting is a yearly gathering of ophthalmologists and optometrists where new technologies are introduced. This ground-breaking new technology is still in the FDA process, and Focal Point Vision is one of 15 clinical sites…
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