How Corneal Cross-Linking Treats Keratoconus

If you’ve been diagnosed with the degenerative eye condition known as keratoconus, there’s hope. A revolutionary procedure called corneal cross-linking can halt the disease’s progression and preserve the vision you have. At Charleston Cornea & Refractive Surgery, Dr. David O’Day specialize in helping patients retain and regain their eyesight. If you have keratoconus or think…

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Are You a Candidate for LASIK?

About 50 percent of Americans are either nearsighted or farsighted — up to 40 percent are nearsighted and 5-10% are farsighted. If you’ve had to rely on either glasses or contacts to see clearly, you may long to shed them. It’s time to investigate LASIK surgery. LASIK surgery has constantly evolved since its inception a…

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3 Interesting Facts You Should Know About Your Cornea

Your cornea in the front of each eye is transparent, perhaps seeming to lack substance, but it’s a highly-organized tissue that is important to your overall eye health and function. It safeguards your eye from foreign materials such as dust or bacteria, while providing a smooth surface to absorb oxygen and nutrients from tears. Here…

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