Your resource for learning about eye care procedures and conditions, from the experts at Milan Eye Center.

MIGS: What, Why and Who?
Glaucoma

MIGS: What, Why and Who?

As a Cataract, Cornea and Refractive Surgeon, it would seem odd that the topic I’ve chose to discuss in this newsletter is glaucoma surgery. This is, perhaps, the point – glaucoma surgery is no longer strictly the burden of a glaucoma specialist. Glaucoma surgery has become mainstream over the past …

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MIGS: What, Why and Who?
Normal Tension Glaucoma
Glaucoma

Normal Tension Glaucoma

The diagnosis of glaucoma can be straight forward when intraocular pressure is elevated, however, the diagnosis is more elusive in patients with statistically normal pressures. Glaucoma is defined by a characteristic optic disc cupping with thinning of the retinal nerve fiber layer and, as it becomes more advanced, a typical …

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Normal Tension Glaucoma
Why is My Eyelid Twitching?
Oculoplastics/Aesthetics

Why is My Eyelid Twitching?

Eyelid twitching, medically known as eyelid myokymia, is due to small, fast contractions of the muscle around the eye that controls closure of the eyelids; This muscle is called the orbicularis oculi. Typical presentation of myokymia is unilateral (one-sided) and impacts the lower eyelid more commonly than the upper eyelid. …

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Why is My Eyelid Twitching?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of multifocal intraocular lenses for patients having cataract surgery?
Cataracts

What are the advantages and disadvantages of multifocal intraocular lenses for patients having cataract surgery?

A cataract is caused by the clouding of the natural human lens.  When the cloudy lens is removed with surgery, a new artificial lens is placed in the eye to focus images properly. When considering cataract surgery, it is important to discuss the risks and benefits of the surgery with …

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of multifocal intraocular lenses for patients having cataract surgery?
Cataract Surgery in Marietta

Cataract Surgery in Marietta

Milan Eye Center with its location in Marietta offers the latest technological advancements in cataract surgery to patients in the metro Atlanta area.  Located in the heart of East Cobb, this state-of-the-art facility has now been open since July 2015.  In addition to being a fully equipped clinic with the …

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Cataract Surgery in Marietta
Fireworks and Eye Safety
General Eye Conditions

Fireworks and Eye Safety

Independence Day is right around the corner, and with this holiday comes parades, backyard barbeques, and of course, fireworks shows. And while playing with fireworks in your own backyard may sound like fun, thousands of people are injured by fireworks per year, many of whom are children. Most fireworks injuries …

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Fireworks and Eye Safety