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Optometrist vs. Ophthalmologist vs. Optician

You care about your eye health and your vision. How do you make sure you’re “seeing” the right doctor for these things? What’s the difference between an optometrist, ophthalmologist and optician? Let’s take a closer look: Ophthalmologists are doctors who specialize in eye surgery, and the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases. Their area of …

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Can I Get LASIK if I Have Macular Degeneration?

The month of February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month. If you have poor vision and have received an AMD diagnosis, you may be wondering if LASIK surgery is still an option for vision improvement. The truth is, it depends. Although LASIK is safe to perform even when certain types of AMD are present, it …

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What is the LASIK Process Like?

Experienced ophthalmologist Dr. Chris Walton has been performing LASIK surgery in the Gulf Coast area since 2007. He is driven by helping his patients achieve clear vision with glasses or contact lenses. To learn more about us or to schedule a consultation with Dr. Walton in Mobile, please call 251-341-3385.

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How Cataract Surgery Can Improve Your Quality of Life

Cataracts are much more than a minor inconvenience. They affect your daily tasks and your overall quality of life. If left untreated, cataracts can eventually rob you of your vision completely. Fortunately, cataract surgery is a safe, effective procedure. Ophthalmologist Dr. Chris Walton removes the clouded lens of the eye and replaces it with a …

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Halloween and Decorative Contact Lens Safety

Even cosmetic contact lenses must be made according to your prescription. These contact lenses, like any other, must fit your eyes correctly, otherwise they may cause serious injury. With Halloween upon us, please hear our advice: skip the decorative lenses this year, unless they were made by a reputable business using your prescription. Beware Decorative …

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What Life Could Be Like after LASIK

LASIK surgery makes it possible to wave goodbye to eyeglasses and contact lenses. The benefits are many, but you need to make sure it’s right for you. To arrange a candidacy consultation with experienced ophthalmologist Dr. Chris Walton in Mobile, AL, please call us at 251-341-3385.

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Common Complaints about Eyeglasses and Contact Lenses

When our patients come to us for a LASIK consultation with Dr. Walton, it’s usually because they are interested in life free from glasses and contact lenses. While these lenses are time-tested, convenient and easily accessible to a lot of people, they aren’t necessarily the best or only choice for everyone when you add the …

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5 Facts About Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry eye syndrome means your eyes do not produce enough tear film. It is this natural film that keeps your eyes lubricated and comfortable, and contributes to clear vision. In Mobile, Alabama, Dr. Chris Walton offers a wide range of ophthalmological services, including dry eye treatment. Dr. Walton focuses his practice on providing LASIK surgery. …

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Benefits of Corneal Transplant Surgery

The cornea is the transparent tissue that covers your eye. Sometimes, corneas are damaged by disease, injury, infection or other problems. In such cases, a corneal transplant may be necessary to restore clear vision and stop the problem. Dr. Christopher Walton is an experienced ophthalmologist in Mobile, Alabama. He will help you decide if this …

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