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Virginia Eye Consultants Leads the Way With iStent Inject

Virginia Eye Consultants is once again amongst the first in the country to use new technological advancements.  Today, Dr. Constance Okeke performed surgery on patients using iStent Inject technology.  She was involved in the clinical trials of this new device. The iStent Inject is the smallest medical implant ever approved... Read More

Old Friend, New Vision

Linda Buckley is no stranger to the life of wearing contacts and glasses. She has been near sighted since she was only 8 years old. Later in life, her vision began to decrease even more with the development of cataracts in both of her eyes. This began to affect her... Read More

Dr. Elizabeth Yeu Leads the Way

On September 20th, Dr. Elizabeth Yeu implanted the first ACRYSof Toric Aspheric UV Absorbing IOL in the United States while using the groundbreaking NGENUITY 3D surgical technology for the very first time ever in Virginia.  The NGENUITY 3D Visualization System allows surgeons to operate looking at a high definition 3D... Read More

It’s Cataract Awareness Month

June may signify the beginning of the beautiful summer months, but it also stands as Cataract Awareness Month. Cataracts are one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide, and remain a main cause of decreased vision in the United States. Cataracts form as the crystalline lens of the eye, which... Read More

Why Cataract Surgery Is Better Than Ever

People are seeking cataract surgery earlier and earlier – and for good reason. Although it is already an extremely beneficial treatment with impressive accuracy, cataract surgery continues to undergo technological advancements that further improve its potential. From laser cataract surgery to the various intraocular lenses (IOLs) available, our team at... Read More

Patients Choosing to Undergo Cataract Surgery Earlier

In the past, patients often didn’t choose to undergo cataract surgery until they neared their mid-80s. Within the past five years, however, Dr. Elizabeth Yeu – a cornea, cataract, and refractive surgeon at Virginia Eye Consultants – has noticed cataract sufferers opting for the surgery as early as their late... Read More

Benefits of Laser Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery is one of the most common eye surgeries performed at Virginia Eye Consultants. Patients come from all over to seek the expertise of our highly experienced eye doctors, who are skilled in both traditional and laser cataract surgery. Although the traditional procedure can provide exceptional results for those... Read More

How Long Is Recovery After Cataract Surgery?

With an extremely high success rate, cataract surgery is one of the most commonly performed procedures at Virginia Eye Consultants. The surgery can effectively correct the cloudy, blurry vision that plagues so many people with cataracts. By replacing the natural lens affected by the cataract with an artificial lens (called... Read More

Are There Complications Associated with Cataract Surgery?

Cataract surgery is a life-changing procedure that can dramatically improve the clarity of a person’s eyesight. When left untreated, a cataract obstructing one’s vision can cause blurriness, cloudiness, halos of light, double vision, and potentially even blindness (in severe cases). When performed by a skilled and experienced eye surgeon, cataract... Read More

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