Mobile LASIK and Cataract Surgery Blog

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

February 15, 2017

If you’re over the age of 40 years old, and your vision is getting blurry or cloudy, you may have cataracts. Cataracts are the most common age-related vision condition. Fortunately, cataract surgery can help address the symptoms related to this condition. Take our new quiz to find out what you know about cataract surgery, and how Dr. Christopher J. Walton can help you get the vision results you want to achieve.

If you’re in Alabama and would like to learn more about your eye surgery options, give our office a call at 251-341-3385 to schedule your initial consultation.

January 19, 2017

LASIK is a beneficial eye surgery that can help restore your vision. But what, exactly, do you know about LASIK? Take our new quiz now to put your knowledge to the test.

To fully determine if LASIK is right for you, Dr. Christopher Walton and our experienced staff will meet with you in person to discuss your eye care goals and needs. Together, we will work to formulate a treatment plan to help you get the vision results you want to achieve.

To schedule your initial consultation, give our office a call at 251-341-3385We proudly serve patients in Mobile and the surrounding Alabama communities.

December 19, 2016

Cataracts can form over the lens of your eye simply because of age and genetics. The good news is that cataracts can be easily removed by laser surgery at Walton Vision. To find out more about cataract surgery and how it works, please view this infographic:

Cataract Surgery | Mobile, Alabama

To schedule a consultation with Dr. Chris Walton of Walton Vision, please call us at 251-341-3385. We are proud to serve clients in Mobile, Alabama and the surrounding areas.

November 29, 2016

Mobile diabetic eye diseaseNovember is National Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. Although November is quickly coming to a close, it's important for patients to remember year-round how diabetes can impact their vision.

Diabetic eye disease refers to a group of eye problems that people with diabetes may face as a complication of the disease. Diabetic eye diseases may include:

  • Diabetic retinopathy (most common)

  • Cataracts

  • Glaucoma

Because diabetes can lead to various eye conditions, there are several different symptoms you should watch for. Some of the most common symptoms of diabetic eye disease may include:

  • Floaters

  • Blurry or cloudy vision

  • Drastic change in vision in one or both eyes

  • Blindness

The only way to detect diabetic eye disease is through a comprehensive dilated eye exam...

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...