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6 Common Questions About LASIK Eye Surgery

A patient receives LASIK eye surgery from The Cataract Surgeons

About 30% of the world’s population suffers from vision impairment. Millions of adults wear glasses and contact lenses all their lives without exploring effective treatment options. For over 20 years, LASIK eye surgery has been changing the way people see the world. Taking advantage of this treatment makes it possible to increase your quality of… Read More


Cataract Surgery: Traditional and Laser-Assisted

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About 24.4 million people above 40 years in the U.S. have cataracts. The American Academy of Ophthalmology further estimates that this number will increase by over 80% to hit 45.6 million by 2050. Cataracts result from the build-up of proteins in the eye lens, making it cloudy. Consequently, they cloud the eye and blocks light,… Read More


Effective Laser Cataract Surgery Using the LenSx System

The Cataract Surgeons performing laser eye surgery in Shreveport, LA

After reading our blog post on the LenSx system, you’ll have learned: What the LenSx system is and how it can help your cataracts What occurs during LenSx cataract surgery and how long the recovery process is What makes someone an ideal candidate for the surgery Traditional cataract surgery has long been deemed safe by… Read More


What are the Benefits of Laser Cataract Surgery?

The Cataract Surgeons performing laser eye surgery

If you’re experiencing cloudy or blurred vision, especially at night, you may have developed a cataract in at least one of your eyes. Other potential symptoms include: Dimmed, muted colors Eyeglass or lens prescriptions require frequent changes A yellow tint to everything you see Increased sensitivity to light Seeing halos around lights Should you leave… Read More


Cataract Surgery: What to Expect Before, During and After

Person with a healthy eye and an unhealthy eye

After reading our blog post about how to prepare for laser cataract surgery, you’ll learn: The best way to prepare for your upcoming surgery What you can expect to experience during your surgery How to take care of yourself afterward to help aid a successful recovery period Cataract surgery is common, safe, and effective. Still,… Read More


Common Cataract Symptoms and When to Visit a Cataract Doctor for an Evaluation

After reading our blog post on the symptoms of a cataract, you’ll learn:     What a cataract is and what causes them to form     What the symptoms of a cataract are and when you should see a doctor about them     Where you can receive high-quality, state-of-the-art eye care from Louisiana’s… Read More


Understanding the Difference Between Traditional and Laser Cataract Surgery

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After reading our guide on the difference between traditional and laser cataract surgery, you’ll know: What a cataract is, its causes, and potential treatments What happens during traditional cataract surgery What happens during laser cataract surgery As laser technology improves, the risk and performance of new surgical methods have far outpaced their traditional counterparts. Still,… Read More


Cataract Surgery Recovery

Cataract Surgery Recovery

Cataract surgery is a safe, effective procedure that millions of patients receive every year. The recovery process, while short, can be aided by following your doctor’s instructions and some general rules-of-thumb. The Cataract Surgeons help patients throughout Shreveport, Bossier City, Coushatta, and the surrounding Ark-La-Tex to improve their vision through routine exams as well as… Read More


Norman Taylor’s Story

Norman Taylor is, without a doubt, one of Dr. Shelby’s all-time favorite patients. With his positive attitude, humble nature and stellar personality, it’s easy to understand why.   It’s important to note, while LASIK and SMILE are the most well known Laser Vision Correction procedures in the US, PRK is still very relevant and needed…. Read More


Are you a SMILE Candidate?

Do you have blurry vision or are you nearsighted? Do glasses or contact lenses inconvenience your daily life? Do you often experience dry eye symptoms? Are your eyes intolerant of contact lenses? Do you play contact sports or work on a flight crew, as rescue personnel, or in the military? If you answered yes to… Read More