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What I like most about LASIK surgery

By editor
September 14, 2015

[caption id="attachment_2382" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Connie L. Meredith, MD"][/caption] The technical side and the personal side. There's no question that LASIK surgery is now better than ever. Due to the newest innovations that improve the accuracy of the laser, the precision in removing microscopic layers of the cornea has made advances even better to improve visual ... read more

Most Advanced Cataract Surgery

By editor
August 10, 2015

How Laser makes it even better Over the last few years there has been an innovation in the use of lasers during cataract surgery. To understand how this changes surgery you must first understand non-laser cataract surgery. CURRENT SURGERY The first step is to make a few small incisions with a blade so that the ... read more

Koby Karp mobile website for your smarty-pants phone

By editor
July 13, 2015

Amazing, isn't it? This smart phone actually took its own 'selfie" of itself taking a selfie! We're not going to tell you how it did it, but suffice it to say, it is one of the smarter smart phones available. [caption id="attachment_2194" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="smarty-pants phone"][/caption] All that was done to draw your attention to ... read more

Are you 55+ and regret not having LASIK?

By editor
March 24, 2015

Early cataract surgery may be just what you need. Perhaps you are over 50 years old and have thought about LASIK, laser vision correction, to reduce your need for contact lenses and glasses. Maybe you were told that you are not really a good candidate for laser vision correction. Mild cataracts may be starting, you ... read more

Can I afford LASIK surgery?

By editor
January 21, 2015

Perhaps you have been thinking about having LASIK surgery but you are still a little hesitant. First, listen as Kristina tells you about her LASIK experience at Koby Karp Doctors Eye Institute. She wore contact lenses for many years before making her decision. Kristina's comments may help steer you in the right direction. Now let ... read more

Effective glaucoma treatment available to you.

By editor
January 7, 2015

The term "glaucoma" refers to a group of diseases, not a single disease. It is not easy to define the term precisely as it is not as simple as "high pressure" in the eye. The underlying problem is gradual death of nerve cells in the optic nerve or the at least the potential for this ... read more

LASIK eye surgery Louisville

By editor
January 2, 2015

Koby Karp is the LASIK eye surgery leader in Louisville. In fact, we pioneered LASIK in the Kentuckiana area from its earliest beginnings. And today, we continue to deliver the LASIK eye surgery that people in Louisville and Southern Indiana love to talk about. Koby Karp not only provides outstanding LASIK eye surgery but we ... read more

Can astigmatism be corrected?

By editor
December 11, 2014

Correction for astigmatism - Limbal Relaxing Incisions (LRI) Astigmatism is an irregularity in the shape of the cornea. There are degrees of astigmatism that may cause blurred vision even after the cataract surgery has been performed. Low to moderate astigmatism may be corrected by Limbal Relaxing Incisions (LRI) or a Toric IOL. In LRI, incisions ... read more

Good candidate for LASIK?

By editor
November 19, 2014

Are you tired of wearing contact lenses? Have you been thinking about LASIK and wondering if you are a suitable candidate for LASIK surgery? Perhaps you want to get rid of your contact lenses and/or glasses. You're not sure you want to talk with an eye doctor just yet, but you have some questions about LASIK. Well, here's a ... read more

Thinking about LASIK?

By editor
October 20, 2014

Thinking about LASIK? Perhaps seeing some video testimonials of others who have had LASIK will help you decide. Some of our patients had different visual problems and conditions before they had the procedure. One of them may be similar to your situation. Click on the photo above to watch Chris tell of his LASIK experience ... read more