To arrange a consultation in Mobile, AL, to find out if you are a good LASIK candidate, please call our helpful staff at 251-341-3385.
Mobile LASIK and Cataract Surgery Blog
Eye Doctor Serving Mobile, Alabama and the nearby Gulf Coast Area
Cataracts are most commonly caused by age. This type of cataract could begin developing as early as a person's 40s or 50s. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, about 25 million Americans age 40 and older are affected by cataracts. About half of Americans have a cataract by age 75.
So what can you do today to prevent your risk? While there isn't a proven way to avoid cataracts, there are lifestyle changes that the medical community agrees can lower your risk. We discuss those below.
Get Routine Eye Exams
Early detection can help you avoid serious vision problems. Even if your vision seems fine now, it is a good idea to get routine eye exams every 1-2 years. Experienced ophthalmologist Dr. Chris Walton will recommend an eye exam frequency based on your age, vision, eye health and risk factors.
Eat Healthy, Nutritious Foods
Foods rich in vitamins, minerals and...
LASIK provides a great way to see the world, so to speak. When you no longer have to depend on glasses or contact lenses for clear vision, you may feel more free. Corrective lenses are an inconvenience, not only for travel but for your daily life. Imagine waking up in the morning with clear vision as soon as you open your eyes.
Have you ever heard about the benefits of being a tourist in your own town? Sometimes, as residents of Mobile, we forget about the sights, scenes and experiences our great region offers. Below, we've outlined just a few of the endless opportunities that you may find more enjoyable after LASIK.
See Your Home State with Fresh Eyes
Mobile in particular is rich historically and culturally. Our state and region also offers a wealth of opportunities for adventurous outdoor recreationalists, as well as history buffs, museum fans and foodies. Believe it or...
After LASIK surgery, you should be feeling back to normal the next morning. Most people have no problem returning to work the next day. You will need to take some time off from certain activities like swimming and contact sports in order to protect your healing eyes. Your eyes may feel dry for several weeks. Once fully healed, your vision will be clear without glasses or contact lenses.
The only way to know if you are a good candidate is to visit Dr. Walton for a consultation and exam. As part of your consultation, we'll also discuss how you can plan for the recovery process and what you should expect. We make sure each of our patients feels properly informed about the entire process, the surgery and the results.
To find out if you are a good candidate for LASIK surgery in Mobile, Alabama, please call the practice of experienced ophthalmologist Dr. Chris Walton at 251-341-3385. Dr. Walton proudly provides LASIK care for people from across the Gulf Coast area.
You deserve clear vision the moment you wake up in the morning. With LASIK surgery, such vision is possible. Dr. Chris Walton is passionate about achieving great vision results for his patients. Dr. Walton's patients have the option of Allegretto Wave laser technology. One-hundred percent of Dr. Walton's patients who have chosen Allegretto have achieved 20/20 vision or better after LASIK.
Please watch our video below and schedule a consultation with Dr. Walton. You can reach our office by calling 251-341-3385. We look forward to meeting you!
Part of the LASIK process involves gathering information about the procedure so that you can make an informed decision. To make information-gathering a little more fun, we've prepared this LASIK Myth vs. Fact quiz! Please complete the quiz to test your knowledge about this procedure. Unfortunately, there is a lot of fiction out there when it comes to LASIK. It's important to understand what is and is not true, as you decide whether this surgery is right for you.
In Mobile, Alabama, Dr. Chris Walton is committed to providing clear, honest and straightforward information about your vision correction options. During a free LASIK consultation, Dr. Walton will determine if you are a candidate, and answer any and all of your questions.
To arrange your free visit in Mobile, please call our experienced staff at 251-341-3385...
Dr. Chris Walton has over a decade of experience performing cataract surgery. At this point in his career, he has performed somewhere between 4,000-5,000 procedures. Cataract surgery restores vision blurred by the formation of cataracts, which are highly common among adults in the U.S. The deteriorated lens is removed and replaced with an intraocular lens. The success rate is very high while the complication rate is quite low.
To find out if you are a good candidate for cataract surgery, please contact Dr. Walton's office in Mobile, Alabama at 251-341-3385. Dr. Walton will make sure you know your options for restoring your vision.
Laser eye surgery is a safe, effective way to improve vision. One of the greatest attributes of the procedure nowadays is its adaptability to suit mosts patients' needs. Dr. Walton has helped thousands of patients enjoy a better life through LASIK.
Here's a look at a few key factors of LASIK candidacy. The best way to find out if the procedure is right for you, though, is to schedule a free evaluation with Dr. Walton.
Call 251-341-3385 to schedule your initial appointment. Dr. Walton serves patients in Alabama and nearby areas of the Gulf Coast at his office in Mobile.
Your Vision Is Stable
More and more patients are becoming LASIK candidates with the advent of new and improved technology. Today, LASIK can address higher degrees of nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. Dr. Walton has adopted the advanced Allegretto Wave...