Mobile LASIK and Cataract Surgery Blog

Eye Doctor Serving Mobile, Alabama and the nearby Gulf Coast Area

December 15, 2014

In order to be classified as a good candidate for LASIK, you must meet certain criteria. Individuals who suffer from chronic dry eye syndrome often believe their condition prohibits them from being a LASIK candidate. However, many individuals with dry eyes can have their eyes pre-treated prior to LASIK surgery. If eyes are pre-treated, it's absolutely possible to achieve an excellent LASIK outcome.

Dr. Chris Walton is highly experienced at performing LASIK on patients with dry eyes. If your dry eyes can be managed or corrected prior to LASIK and your corneas are healthy, you should be able to undergo LASIK.

If you have dry eyes, Dr. Walton may prescribe the following treatments prior to LASIK:

  • Artificial tears

  • Anti-inflammatory medication

  • Restasis eye drops

If you have dry eyes before you undergo LASIK, there is a chance you will also have dry eyes after your surgery. If this is the case, Dr. Walton will likely use one of the above treatments following your surgery to help your eyes...

December 04, 2014

Welcome to the blog of Dr. Chris Walton. Dr. Walton has been providing a comprehensive array of ophthalmology services to individuals in Mobile and throughout the Gulf Coast since 2007. He uses the most advanced technology and techniques available in order to deliver the highest quality vision care.

Dr. Walton’s practice primarily focuses on LASIK and cataract surgery. However, he has the training and experience to deliver exceptional care for just about any type of eye care need you may have. Other ophthalmology services we offer include:

  • Corneal transplant surgery

  • Visian ICL

  • Treatment for dry eye syndrome

  • Glaucoma treatment

  • Pterygium surgery

  • Diabetic retinopathy treatment

  • Macular degeneration treatment

  • Retinal detachment treatment

  • Keratoconus treatment

We will be posting to this blog regularly, providing valuable information about the latest trends and advances in the field of ophthalmology. We encourage you to peruse our blog...