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Celebrating 25 Years of LASIK Surgery

It’s been 25 years since LASIK surgery was first approved by the FDA, and since then, it has become the most commonly performed vision correction procedure. Dr. Ashraf and Atlanta Vision Institute are excited to celebrate this important milestone in vision correction. Here, our trusted team share some of the procedure’s benefits. Advanced Laser Technology […]

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DJ Maddox’s Journey with Atlanta Vision Institute

LASIK patients who now enjoy clear vision know the struggle of living with blurry vision all too well. A local radio disc jockey, known to Atlanta radio listeners as DJ Maddox from Power 96.1, is one of these patients. As a DJ, Maddox constantly relies on his vision for work, whether it’s to read his […]

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Treatment of Keratoconus

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finally approved cross-linking for the treatment of keratoconus.  Cross linking involves a riboflavin ophthalmic solution that is soaked on the cornea and the addition of UV light strengthens the molecular bonds.  In conditions such as keratoconus in which there is a progressive weaking of the stroma and results in […]

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Atlanta Vision Institute Meet and Greet

You are officially invited to our Meet and Greet Open House on Saturday, March 26. There will be an open bar, door prizes and the opportunity to chat up close and personal with Dr. Ashraf and his team! Here are the details: Saturday, March 26 from 6:30 – 8:30pm 1841 Peachtree Road Atlanta GA 30309 […]

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Using Monovision to Correct Presbyopia

If you’re over age 40, chances are you’re starting to have some difficulty reading fine print, particularly in dim light. You may experience eyestrain or fatigue after reading for long periods of time, and you might wish your arms were a little longer for holding the book you’re trying to read. If so, welcome to […]

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Diabetes and its Effect on Eyes

Many people don’t know that diabetes can influence eye health and vision. When someone has diabetes, the body either can’t make insulin or does not use insulin properly. This, in turn, causes blood glucose (blood sugar) levels to increase. When glucose increases its presence in the blood, adverse effects can occur. Millions of Americans suffer […]

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LASIK Eye Surgery is Less Costly in the Long Run

Some Americans wake up in the morning to the sight of the sun peeking through the blinds, a glimpse of a loved one or the face of a sweet pup. Millions of other Americans are greeted by blurry blobs of light and color until they can put in their contacts. While it might seem like […]

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Halloween Contact Lenses Cause Serious Eye Damage

Costume contact lenses, also referred to as decorative or cosmetic contacts, include any type of contact lenses that do not correct vision, but are meant to change the appearance of your eyes. These specialty contacts might put a finishing flourish on your costume, but you might want to reconsider using creepy contact lenses this Halloween. […]

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Cataracts: Symptoms, Treatment, & Surgery

Cataracts are a condition that clouds the lens of the eye, and one of the leading causes of blindness. The lens of the eye is what allows light to be focused on the retina to ensure good vision. With age, this lens becomes cloudy and, like having smudges on your glasses, the images you see become blurry. […]

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