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How Long Will PRK Results Last?

PRK Surgery

Until something threatens your eyesight, you’ll probably keep taking it for granted. Getting your eyes checked is something that probably never crossed your mind before. But for a fact, there is no best quality of life without excellent eyesight.   At WK Eye Institute, we take pride in serving the greater Shreveport area by delivering top-tier… Read More


PRK Surgery Explained: Pros, Cons, And What To Expect

Do you have a problem with your vision that’s interfering with daily life? Then you may be considering eye surgery. Eye surgery offers long-term benefits and effective results for individuals who want to see better. Here at WK Eye Institute, we want to ensure your eyes are healthy and your vision is intact. Today we’re… Read More


When Was Laser Eye Surgery Invented and for What Purpose?

Though the origins of laser eyes surgery date back nearly fifty years, the constant improvements have resulted in less pain, shorter downtime, and increased visual benefits for patients. Understanding Laser Eye Surgery Laser eye surgery has helped millions of people be able to eliminate the need for cumbersome glasses or contacts. There are several types… Read More


Cataract Surgery Recovery: 8 Tips to Minimize Recovery Time

Doctor operating on patients eye for cataract surgery

If you are looking forward to successful cataract surgery in Shreveport, LA, you may wonder how long recovery takes. The great news is that cataract surgery is almost painless, and recovery is seamless with the proper medication. Experienced cataract surgeons Dr. Christopher L. Shelby and Dr. Wyche T. Coleman III recommend the following tips for… Read More


10 Things to Know About Cataract Surgery

A doctor from The Cataract Surgeons approaches a patients eye prepped for a cataract surgery

Cataract surgery is a short but transformative procedure that dramatically enhances the quality of life for patients. Demand for cataract surgery continues to grow across Louisiana and worldwide, with some researchers forecasting growth of up to 144 percent by the year 2036. If you are thinking about having cataract surgery in Shreveport, LA, it is… Read More


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