Category: Astigmatism

The New Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL)

By Charles Blotnick MD Metrolina Eye Associates is very excited to announce the next generation of ICLs that was recently approved by the FDA. ICL stands for Implantable Collamer Lens but is commonly used to describe an Intra-ocular Contact Lens. Think of this as a specially designed contact lens that can be easily placed in […]

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Understanding Astigmatism

You have probably heard of astigmatism before, but can you explain what it is? Many people have heard that it means your eye is shaped like a football but is that really true? Does it get worse with age? Can you make it better? Let’s explore. Astigmatism is an irregularity in the surface curvature of […]

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