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What Is LASIK Recovery Like?

Posted on August 31, 2020 by - LASIK

LASIK recovery in Phoenix, Scottsdale and Glendale, Arizona

Continual refinements to LASIK surgical techniques have made the procedure more convenient than ever before. Part of this enhanced convenience is the brevity of the surgery and speed at which your vision accelerates from blurred perception to high-definition image. The main phase of the procedure, the reshaping of the cornea, takes less than a minute.… Read more »

Comparing LASIK and PRK (Epi-LASIK)

Posted on July 23, 2020 by - LASIK

LASIK & PRK (epi-LASIK) vision correction in Phoenix, Scottsdale & Glendale AZ

As a leader in vision care and eye surgery, Schwartz Laser Eye Center offers advanced laser vision correction to patients in Phoenix and throughout Arizona. Two of the most popular techniques are LASIK and PRK (epi-LASIK). Choosing the most appropriate procedure depends in part on the nature of an eye’s refractive error, the physiology of… Read more »

Dry Eye: Causes and Treatments

Posted on July 14, 2020 by - Dry Eye

Dry Eye Treatment in Phoenix

Whether it is insufficient tears or lack of quality in the tears’ mix, too little lubrication results in dry eye. Trusted Phoenix ophthalmologist Dr. Jay Schwartz explains what causes dry eye, and how to treat it. Dry Eye Tears consist of water, fats, and mucus. When these elements are out of balance, tears cannot nourish… Read more »

Vision Correction Options for Patients With Thin Corneas

Posted on April 24, 2020 by - LASIK

LASIK thin corneas

LASIK surgery for vision correction is not a good option for people with thin corneas. Fortunately, there are other advanced surgical procedures that can improve vision for these patients. Here, trusted Phoenix ophthalmologist Dr. Jay Schwartz discusses the various vision correction options available for those with thin corneas. Thin Corneas and LASIK While LASIK is… Read more »

What Will I Feel During LASIK?

Posted on March 25, 2020 by - LASIK

LASIK comfort Scottsdale & Glendale

When you trust your LASIK surgery to prominent Phoenix-area ophthalmologist Dr. Jay Schwartz, you can be confident that your experience will be simple, satisfying and pain-free. The keys to your comfort are the skill of your laser surgeon, the remarkable new advances in LASIK techniques, and the state-of-the-art lasers used by Dr. Schwartz and his… Read more »

Glaucoma: The Importance of Early Detection

Posted on February 24, 2020 by - Glaucoma

Glaucoma detection Scottsdale & Glendale

The best thing you can do to maintain the health of your eyes is to catch any developing problem in its earliest stages. A regular exam by experienced Phoenix-area ophthalmologist Dr. Jay Schwartz will always include a check of intraocular eye pressure. Elevated eye pressure is a key warning sign for glaucoma and macular degeneration.… Read more »

When Is the Right Time for Cataract Surgery?

Posted on January 25, 2020 by - Cataracts

Scheduling cataract surgery Scottsdale & Glendale

If your ophthalmologist has told you that one or both of your eyes have cataracts, the first of many questions you have will be: When should I schedule cataract surgery? Until recently, patients were often advised to wait until a cataract was “ripe,” or mature enough to be easily removed from the surface of the… Read more »

What Makes Someone a Great Candidate for LASIK?

Posted on December 26, 2019 by - LASIK

Benefits of LASIK in Scottsdale, Phoenix, & Glendale

Although technological advances in LASIK have put this remarkable vision correction solution within reach for most adults, there are still a few legitimate holdouts. Clark Kent, for example. Or prospective patients with high prescriptions, thin corneas or unusually wide pupils. But every year there are fewer reasons the vast majority of lens wearers cannot benefit… Read more »

What to Know About the New Toric ICL Lens

Posted on November 26, 2019 by - Toric ICL

Visian Toric ICL lens Scottsdale, Glendale, & Phoenix

The U.S. Food and Drug administration recently gave the green light to a remarkable new implantable lens that provides ophthalmologists with an improved method for treating extreme cases of myopic astigmatism. As an experienced ophthalmologist with the Phoenix-area Schwartz Laser Eye Center, Dr. Jay Schwartz has already performed many toric ICL procedures, and will apply… Read more »

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