Mobile LASIK and Cataract Surgery Blog

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

October 26, 2016

LASIK vision correction can be phenomenal for those that haven't been able to see without glasses or contacts for years. In a simple laser procedure, you will be able to see again. View this presentation for more information:


 





To schedule a consultation with our laser eye surgeon, please contact us today at 251-341-3385. We proudly serve Mobile, Alabama and the surrounding Gulf Coast areas.


September 23, 2016

Eye Surgeries Dr. Walton Mobile, AlabamaIf you suffer from vision problems, you may have wondered what it would be like to see without the hassle of wearing glasses or contact lenses. Fortunately, there are various procedures that help correct vision-related conditions. Dr. Chris Walton has extensive experience with each of the most common eye surgeries and works with you to determine which procedure is best for your specific condition. The most common vision correction surgeries offered by Dr. Walton include:


LASIK is performed to treat myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), and astigmatism. LASIK provides a remarkable, permanent improvement to your vision, allowing you to see without glasses or contact lenses for the rest of your life (except for when presbyopia requires...

September 23, 2016

Mobile cataract surgeryCataract surgery has proven to be an effective way to restore clear vision in patients who have developed cataracts as part of the aging process. However, this procedure may also provide you with other benefits beyond the ability to see clearly again. A new study poses a potential relationship between patients who receive cataract surgery and those affected by dementia.


The study conducted included a surgery group and a control group. Within the surgery group, there were 20 patients, all of whom had dementia and received cataract surgery. The control group consisted of eight patients who had dementia but did not get the corrective vision procedure. Researchers monitored the patients for six months after cataract surgery. They concluded that the patients in the surgery group had significant improvements associated with their dementia, including:


  • Vision

  • Quality of life

  • Slower decline in mental faculties

  • Greater improvements in...
August 31, 2016

Mobile eye surgeonLASIK is very beneficial and helps restore your vision. However, it requires significant training and knowledge to deliver optimum results. It's important to choose the right eye surgeon for your procedure.


Although LASIK is an outpatient treatment, it requires a steady and experienced hand. To begin, numbing eye drops are administered so you don't feel pain or discomfort during your surgery. The entire process takes about 12-13 minutes to complete. During the procedure, a small flap will be made on the surface of your eye so the laser can access and reshape your cornea. This will allow your eye to properly reflect light to your retina, resulting in clearer vision. Once completed, the flap is then replaced and will heal naturally during the recovery process.


As you can see, LASIK is quite intricate and involves a lot of skill. That's why choosing the right doctor is so important. If an eye surgeon lacks the proper training, you and your vision...

August 26, 2016

Nearly half of all American adults lack clear 20/20 vision due to some form of a refractive eye condition. This is when the overall shape of your eye does not bend light correctly, resulting in blurry vision.




Fortunately, Dr. Christopher Walton can help restore your sight through various eye care options, including:


If you are in the Mobile area and would like to discuss your eye care options, give our office a call at 251-341-3385 to schedule your consultation.


August 12, 2016

Alabama LASIK surgeryLASIK eye surgery is a beneficial procedure that helps restore your vision. A new study conducted by the Cornea Research Foundation of America solidifies this concept by revealing new information about people who have used contact lenses prior to their LASIK surgery.


According to the Three-Year Longitudinal Survey Comparing Visual Satisfaction with LASIK and Contact Lenses, patients that previously used contact lenses were more satisfied with their LASIK results a year after their surgery when compared to non contact lens wearers. In fact, 88 percent of former contact users and 77 percent of former glasses wearers reported being strongly satisfied with their LASIK results three years later.


Overall, this study validates the safety and effectiveness of LASIK surgery resulting in patient satisfaction. Dr. Christopher Walton may recommend LASIK surgery if you have vision problems that require the use of contact lenses or glasses, such as...

August 10, 2016

Patients often ask various questions during their cataract surgery consultation. One of the most common ones Dr. Christopher Walton hears is, "What are the complications from cataract surgery?"




Dr. Walton has been serving patients in the Mobile, Alabama area for nearly a decade. Given his knowledge and expertise, you can rest assured your vision is in great hands. To determine if you are a good candidate for cataract surgery, Dr. Walton will meet with you in person to discuss your vision restoration goals.


If you are in the Mobile area and would like to discuss your eye surgery options, give our office a call at 251-341-3385 to schedule your consultation.


July 22, 2016

Many of our Mobile are patients opt for LASIK surgery when looking to restore their vision. Dr. Christopher Walton has seen 100% success in helping his patients achieve 20/20 vision or better. However, the first step to take is to determine if LASIK surgery is right for you. Take our quiz to find out!




Of course, Dr. Walton recommends meeting with him in person to fully determine if LASIK surgery is right for you. During your consultation, he will develop a personalized treatment plan and recommend procedures that correspond with your unique vision needs.


If you're in the Mobile, Alabama area and would like to schedule your LASIK consultation, give our office a call at 251-341-3385. We are dedicated to helping patients restore their vision in the Gulf Coast area.


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