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Eye Conditions

Nearsightedness (myopia)

When the eyeball is too long, light rays focus in front of, rather than on, the retina. Under these circumstances, near objects are perceived clearly but distant objects are not. LASIK or Advanced Surface Laser treatment may be able to treat this condition.

Farsightedness (hyperopia)

When the eyeball is too short, light rays entering the eye focus behind the retina. Distant objects are seen clearly but near objects are not. Dr. Quinlan may prescribe LASIK or Advanced Surface Laser treatment to treat this problem.

Astigmatism

Vision becomes distorted when the surface of the cornea has an uneven curvature; sometimes, it is the eye’s lens that is irregularly shaped. This type of irregularity causes light to focus on more than one spot in the back of the eye, causing blurred vision and can be treated with LASIK or Advanced Surface Laser treatment.

Presbyopia (loss of reading vision)

Over time, the eye’s lens gradually loses its elasticity and its ability to change shape to see close objects. Bifocals or reading glasses are the traditional prescription for remedying this presbyopic loss of accommodation, but monovision correction with LASIK or Advanced Surface Laser treatment may be able to eliminate your need for glasses.