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Discover more ways to maintain the health of your eyes by exploring multiple blog posts from Dr. Young H. Choi.

How Young is Too Young for LASIK Eye Surgery?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 07/15/2021

Laser vision correction can be performed on healthy adults over age 18. Discuss your candidacy for LASIK and other vision procedures at our clinic.

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Tired of Wearing Glasses? Consider SMILE Laser Eye Surgery

Dr. Young H. Choi | 06/07/2021

SMILE laser eye surgery can reduce your need for prescription frames. Discover how SMILE vision correction treats nearsightedness and astigmatism.

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Will Cataracts Return After Refractive Cataract Surgery?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 05/11/2021

After refractive cataract surgery, cataracts cannot grow back, but vision may become blurry again.

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What Are the Possible Side Effects of SMILE Eye Surgery?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 04/27/2021

Vision correction surgery does come with some risks and side effects. Learn about SMILE laser eye surgery and what to expect during the procedure.

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Reasons You May Want to Consider LASIK Eye Surgery

Dr. Young H. Choi | 04/23/2021

Do you have problems like blurred vision? Discover how laser vision correction procedures like LASIK can drastically improve your quality of life.

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How Long Will You Have Blurry Vision After SMILE?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 04/22/2021

Patients should expect side effects after SMILE laser eye surgery, including blurry vision. Discover ways to make your recovery more comfortable here.

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What Steps Can be Taken to Prevent Cataracts?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 04/10/2021

Cataracts can lead to blurry vision or cloudy vision when left untreated. Learn how to prevent cataracts from forming by following these simple steps.

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Can You Get LASIK With Dry Eyes?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 03/28/2021

LASIK can correct refractive errors and make you less dependant on glasses. Learn whether dry eyes can prevent you from getting LASIK in Birmingham.

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What to Expect During SMILE Recovery

Dr. Young H. Choi | 03/26/2021

It may take time to heal properly from a SMILE laser procedure in Birmingham. Learn more about SMILE eye surgery recovery time and guidelines here.

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I Am Struggling With Astigmatism. Can LASIK Get Rid of It?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 03/16/2021

Eye astigmatism can cause issues like blurry vision and chronic headaches. Discover how LASIK in Birmingham can give you clearer eyesight for life.

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Can Cataracts Form Over A Long Period of Time?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 03/03/2021

Cataracts can impact your vision and worsen over time. Learn about the progression of age-related cataracts and how to treat them through surgery.

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Is SMILE Better than LASIK for Nearsighted Vision?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 02/26/2021

Nearsightedness can affect your ability to read or see things clearly from a distance. You can compare the benefits of SMILE vs LASIK in Birmingham.

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The Pros and Cons of LASIK Eye Surgery

Dr. Young H. Choi | 02/16/2021

New LASIK technology allows this procedure to be safer and more effective than ever. Compare the many pros and cons of LASIK surgery at our clinic.

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What Makes Someone A Good Candidate for SMILE®?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 02/10/2021

Many people are ideal candidates for SMILE laser eye surgery. If you have myopia, schedule a consultation to learn about SMILE vision correction.

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Could Your Hazy Vision Be A Symptom of Cataracts?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 02/03/2021

Hazy or cloudy vision may be a symptom of cataracts if you are over 40. Learn what causes cataracts and treatment options when you visit our clinic.

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Is Blurred Vision After LASIK Normal?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 01/28/2021

LASIK eye surgery side effects include some blurry vision. See how laser vision correction works and how we make the recovery process more effective.

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How Does SMILE Differ From LASIK Eye Surgery?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 01/20/2021

Considering SMILE or LASIK in Birmingham? Learn more about your options for laser vision correction and which procedure can best meet your needs.

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Do LASIK Results Wear Off Over Time?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 01/13/2021

Many patients wonder whether LASIK correction is a permanent solution for vision loss. Enjoy the long-term results of LASIK eye surgery in Birmingham.

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Six Things to Avoid After Refractive Cataract Surgery

Dr. Young H. Choi | 01/06/2021

Cataract treatment can improve both your vision and quality of life. Learn the dos and don'ts after cataract surgery with a visit to our facility.

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Eight Tips to Keep Your Eyes Healthy

Dr. Young H. Choi | 12/23/2020

How can you keep your eyes healthy? Our Birmingham eye doctor explains the importance of protecting your eyes and attending regular eye examinations.

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