The Top 5 Questions About Intacs

If you have certain eye conditions like astigmatism, keratoconus, or nearsightedness you may be a good candidate for something called intacs. Intacs are crescent-shaped inserts that are implanted into your cornea to improve your vision. Within 12 months of the surgery, over 95 percent of patients have 20/40 vision or better. Here are five other… Read More

What You Can Expect During LASIK Surgery

We have written at length about the reasons why you should consider LASIK surgery. The benefits are well-documented and the risks are incredibly low. But you may still have some lingering questions about the surgery itself. How long is it? Will you feel anything during the procedure? Will you have to stay in recovery for… Read More

4 Options for Treating Presbyopia

Presbyopia is a condition that occurs when your eyes lose the ability to see things up close over time and it a normal side effect of aging. Once they are past age 40, many people begin to notice that they have to hold reading materials farther away in order to be able to see them… Read More

The 5 Most Common Fears About LASIK Surgery

Many people are interested in having LASIK surgery but are hesitant due to some sort of fear. This is completely normal as there is no way to know what LASIK will be like until you have gone through this experience yourself. At Atlantic Eye Center, we believe that the best way to combat these fears… Read More

4 Reasons You Should Have Yearly Eye Exams

We often see patients who come to us because they failed a vision screening at work or school. But there are many other people who rely on these types of free screenings and have never gone to the eye doctor for a yearly comprehensive eye exam. They have no family history of eye disease and… Read More