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About Our Vision Blog

Our blog helps you discover a multitude of ways to maintain the health of your eyes with the help of Dr. Young H. Choi. At our Birmingham, AL office, we notice many patient questions and procedures tend to overlap. This blog's purpose is to cover many important and trending topics in eye health, including LASIK, cataract surgery, and other procedures you may be interested in learning more about. We also address frequently asked questions that patients may have, such as "who can and cannot get LASIK?" and "how safe is cataract surgery?".

Will I Still Need Glasses After SMILE Surgery?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 11/16/2023

Discover the benefits and recovery of SMILE eye surgery with Dr. Young H. Choi for potentially glasses-free vision in Birmingham, AL.


Can Napping After LASIK Speed Up Recovery Time

Dr. Young H. Choi | 10/19/2023

Discover how napping can improve LASIK recovery and make the process more comfortable. Read tips from a LASIK expert and prioritize your vision today.


What Are the Potential Side Effects of Refractive Cataract Surgery?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 09/28/2023

Learn about the potential side effects of refractive cataract surgery with Dr. Young H. Choi in Birmingham, AL. Prepare for a smooth recovery.


What Are the Symptoms of Astigmatism?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 08/26/2023

Explore astigmatism symptoms and treatments with Dr. Young H. Choi near Birmingham, AL. Learn about the innovative SMILE procedure today!


Three Activities to Avoid After LASIK Eye Surgery

Dr. Young H. Choi | 07/29/2023

Maximize LASIK benefits with Dr. Young H. Choi by learning the key activities to avoid for successful eye surgery recovery.


How Soon After Refractive Cataract Surgery Can I Drive at Night?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 06/20/2023

Recovery from cataract surgery may involve waiting until you can drive at night. Learn what happens after refractive cataract surgery at our clinic.


What Does Nearsighted Vision Feel Like?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 05/22/2023

Refractive errors like nearsightedness impact your ability to see objects from a distance. Read about nearsighted vision and how SMILE surgery works.


What Will My Vision be Like After LASIK?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 04/22/2023

Vision correction procedures like LASIK are a great way to improve your eyesight. Read about LASIK surgery and how this laser eye procedure works.


Tired of Seeing Halos Around Lights? Consider Refractive Cataract Surgery

Dr. Young H. Choi | 03/21/2023

Halos around lights may be the result of cataracts. Learn how refractive cataract surgery reduces cataract symptoms and common refractive errors.


What Makes SMILE A Good Alternative to LASIK?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 02/24/2023

Are you interested in vision correction but have thin corneas or dry eyes? Learn about our innovative SMILE procedure, a trusted LASIK alternative.


Can I Get Refractive Cataract Surgery on Both Eyes at the Same Time?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 01/22/2023

Refractive cataract surgery replaces a cloudy lens with an artificial intraocular lens. Read about refractive surgery and how the process works here.


Is Rubbing My Eyes After LASIK Harmful?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 12/16/2022

LASIK eye surgery can improve your vision if you follow all post-treatment instructions. Learn about LASIK recovery and how the process works here.


Why do I Have Trouble Seeing Things That Are Far Away?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 11/21/2022

Laser eye surgery is a great way to treat common refractive errors like nearsightedness. Read the details of SMILE and LASIK procedures at our clinic.


What Refractive Errors Can be Improved With Refractive Cataract Surgery?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 10/15/2022

Refractive cataract surgery can reduce common refractive errors like myopia and hyperopia. Learn about this innovative procedure at our eye clinic.


Who Can and Cannot Get LASIK Eye Surgery?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 09/22/2022

Refractive errors make it challenging to see objects from nearby or far away. Learn about refractive surgery and who is an ideal candidate for LASIK.


Will Nearsighted Vision Ever Improve on its Own?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 08/21/2022

Myopia makes it hard to see objects from far away. Read about nearsighted vision and how refractive surgery may reduce your dependency on glasses.


Will I Be Able to See Better at Night After Refractive Cataract Surgery?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 07/17/2022

Refractive cataract surgery uses a premium intraocular lens to restore cloudy vision. See how our innovative IOLs may also address poor night vision.


Here's What to Expect After Your LASIK Surgery

Dr. Young H. Choi | 06/07/2022

Refractive surgery has helped many patients achieve clear vision for life. Learn about LASIK surgery and what to expect during the recovery process.


Will I Still Need Glasses After Refractive Cataract Surgery?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 05/14/2022

Some patients do not need glasses after refractive cataract surgery. Get an eye exam in Birmingham and see how intraocular lenses enhance your vision.


Can Astigmatism Get Worse After Refractive Cataract Surgery?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 04/16/2022

Refractive cataract surgery can eliminate cloudy vision and address refractive errors, like astigmatism. Learn about our advanced IOL options here.


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