Category Archives: Cataracts

Introducing Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery

Before you can decide whether  to have laser assisted cataract surgery, or “blade  free” cataract surgery, you must first understand a little about cataracts and cataract surgery in general. UNDERSTANDING CATARACTS In the normal  eye, light passes through a clear lens before it reaches the retina.  The lens focuses light on the retina.   In an eye with… Read More »

Femtosecond Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery

 Recently Dr. Khemsara was interviewed about the Femtosecond laser eye surgery for cataract removal. This new laser option decreases healing time and offers a more precise incision. To learn more about the advantages of this new procedure now offered in Winston-Salem, NC watch the video and contact us for more information and set up your… Read More »

Cataract Surgery with State of the Art Equipment

The OPD III has arrived So you might be asking yourself, just what is the OPD III? Well it is a state-of-the-art piece of equipment to better serve our patients electing to have cataract surgery. Actually it is 5–count them–FIVE, devices combined in one unit. The OPD III is a Keratometer, Pupilometer, Corneal Topographer, Auto… Read More »

What to Do About Those Cloudy Cataracts?

Last month we discussed, “What is a cataract?” Now we need to learn, “What do I (yes, me) do, about cataracts?” Cataract surgery has evolved by “leaps and bounds” as folks like to say. We have gone from a week’s stay in the hospital with sand bags beside our head to in and out of… Read More »

Resolutions for Eye Care

As New Year has arrived, many of us make resolutions to improve our health. We start diets, join a gym or try a new “quit smoking” plan. What resolutions can we make to improve our eye health? Wear sunglasses — UV exposure can make you more likely to get cataracts or develop macular degeneration. Sunglasses… Read More »

What is a Cataract? What Do I Do About It?

We go to our eye care professional, and we hear “you have cataracts,” but they are not “ripe” enough to have surgery. You could also hear “now is the time to think about having cataract surgery.” What does this mean? First off, “ripe” is an older term that denoted the cataract had formed substantially, and… Read More »