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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.     ... 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


Should I have cataract surgery?

By editor
August 11, 2014

Considering cataract surgery might stir up a few questions for you. So listen to what Joe B. of Louisville had to say about his cataract surgery experience at Koby Karp Doctors Eye Institute in Louisville. Click here for Joe's testimonial You, or someone you know may have other questions, so now would be a good time to ... read more


What is Pink Eye?

By editor
June 27, 2014

Pink eye (conjunctivitis) is an inflammation or infection of conjunctiva – a transparent membrane that covers the white part of your eyeball. When small blood vessels in the conjunctiva become inflamed, they're more visible. This is what causes the whites of your eyes to appear reddish or pink. This is a very common condition and ... read more


How long to develop cataracts? How long to remove cataracts?

By editor
April 30, 2014

When it comes to Cataracts, we understand that patients are anxious to get results quickly and painlessly so we'll answer the "how long" questions here. How long does it take for cataracts to develop? The rate of development can vary among individuals and may also be different between the two eyes. Most age-related cataracts can ... read more


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