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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolMedical School:
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Post-Medical School TrainingInternship:
Baylor Transitional, Houston, TX
Ophthalmologist, Tulane, New Orleans, LA
Treatments offered at Dell Laser Consultants
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The answer is frequently yes. Some patients are interested in surgery to eliminate glasses for distance, intermediate and near vision. Their inability to read up close is called presbyopia. In many cases, the best way to treat this is to “prematurely” remove the lens in their eyes that will eventually become a cataract, and replace it with an intraocular lens. There are intraocular lens that have the ability to see at distance, intermediate and near without the need for glasses...
Cataract surgery involves removal of the cloudy lens, and replacement with an artificial lens, which is called an intraocular lens. The cataract is typically removed using ultrasound. I have had the opportunity to perform cataract surgery using a femtosecond laser, which may ultimately prove superior. It is too early to say at this point. Cataract surgery generally takes only a few minutes, and the success rate is extremely high. For decades, the intraocular lenses we implanted after...
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IF your distance vision has began to become blurry, a second procedure may be possible. This is routinely done if the patients cornea is healthy and... READ MORE
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They are both excellent options. I would recommend that you get examined by a machine called the pentacam to fully asses if you are a candidate for... READ MORE
Your vision will be slightly foggy for the remainder of the day after you have LASIK surgery. By the time you wake up the next morning, you should... READ MORE
Most LASIK side effects are rare and not serious. Like any surgery, there are inherent risks, but LASIK is generally regarded as one or the safest... READ MORE
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