Medical and Surgical Eyecare
- LASIK Eye Surgery
LASIK is a surgical procedure intended to reduce a person's dependency on glasses or contact lenses. LASIK stands for Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis and is a procedure that permanently changes the shape of the cornea, the clear covering of the front of the eye, using an excimer laser. Dr. Zadeh has been referring to and co-managing patients with Woolfson Eye Institute for many years with great success. Here in office we will evaluate the health of your eyes and then refer you to the best-suited doctor for your individual needs in order to complete the LASIK procedure. Once the surgery is complete, you will return to Family Eyecare of Roswell for all post-operative care.
- Glaucoma Surgery
Unfortunately, glaucoma is a silent disease that usually does not cause any symptoms and the best way to rule out glaucoma is to have yearly comprehensive eye examinations by your optometrist. The first step to treating glaucoma is through the use of eye drops that will help maintain your eye pressure at manageable level. If this approach does not create satisfactory results, glaucoma surgery can be discussed. It is an out patient procedure that involves either laser treatment or making a cut in the eye to reduce the pressure. Your doctor would determine the type of surgery needed depending on the severity of your glaucoma. Although surgery can help lower eye pressure when medication is not sufficient, it cannot reverse vision loss.
- Corneal Transplant
A corneal transplant is a surgical procedure to replace the dome shaped surface of your eye with a corneal tissue from a donor. This procedure is warranted if vision cannot be adequately corrected with eyeglasses or contact lenses or if painful swelling cannot be relieved by medications. There are several conditions that may cause the need for corneal transplants such as (non-exhaustive list):
- Kerataconus (outward bulging of the cornea)
- Hereditary corneal failure such as Fuchs dystrophy
- Scarring after infections such as Herpes
- Scarring after injury
- Rejection after a first corneal transplant
Corneal transplants are done as an outpatient procedure and our office works hand in hand with Woolfson Eye Institute to assure that you get the best treatment possible. Once the procedure is complete you will return to Family Eyecare of Roswell for all post-operative care.