What is PRK?

Posted in Patient Education, Resources, Technology

Even if you’ve never had it done, you’ve probably heard of LASIK eye surgery.  But did you know that there are other eye correction surgery options available?  Photoreactive Keratectomy or “PRK” was the first laser eye surgery to come on the scene.  While it’s not as commonly practiced as LASIK, it might still be an

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Bladeless vs Blade LASIK

Posted in Patient Education, Resources, Technology

Author: Dr. Josia Leipholtz Anyone interested in LASIK surgery to improve the quality of their vision has probably come across the terms “blade or bladeless LASIK” during their research. Blade LASIK may sound intimidating, while bladeless LASIK may sound a bit like… magic. But, what is the difference between the two procedures and what are

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iLASIK Success Stories

Posted in Safety, Technology

Quotes and experiences from patients who had iLASIK or other refractive surgeries with Dr. Timothy D McGarity. “I was tired of the hassle that came with contacts.  Also, my eyes were becoming very dry and would often hurt after a long day on the computer.  The team at Dr. McGarity’s office is very professional and

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The Cost of Cataract Surgery

Posted in Patient Education, Technology

There are many variables in the cost of cataract surgery: type of intraocular lens (IOL), type of preoperative testing (basic or basic plus refractive), geographic location (urban vs rural), and length of postoperative care. According to AllAboutVision.com’s 2012 report, the average, basic cataract surgery in the US would cost roughly $3,429 per eye if you paid

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ICL™ – Implantable Collamer Lens

Posted in Technology

“I was tired of wearing contacts and glasses.  They were getting very uncomfortable and I wanted a more permanent/reliable solution.  Dr. McGarity and his staff were very caring and helpful through the whole process.  They always answer all of my questions and really seem to care about how I am doing!  My vision is awesome! 

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New Technologies Will Improve Your Vision

Posted in Technology

At the vision correction practice of Dr. McGarity, we are always looking for ways to add value for our patients. We are excited to announce the addition of new technology to our practice. The NIDEK OPD (Optical Path Difference) Scan 3 ® is the culmination of a wavefront analyzer, pupil analyzer, corneal topographer

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