Cataracts

Welcome to our Family

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January 22, 2021

Family attitude, family values. Some families do it a lot better than others do. They welcome new members in a way that makes them glad to be included. Then they continue to make the outsiders feel even more like insiders as time passes. Very nice. We believe our family of doctors and staff does exactly ... read more


Cataract Surgery At It's Best!

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January 20, 2021

....It’s one of the safest medical procedures, with 98-99% success rate.  It’s a 10-15 minute procedure that gives you back your bright, clear, colorful vision. Call it your ‘joie’ de vivre’. Cataract surgery brings the vision and lifestyle back whether it’s golf, crafts, hunting,  sports or sewing.  Now, with the laser assisted cataract surgery you ... read more


Will I still have to wear glasses after cataract surgery?

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June 26, 2020

  Vision correction after Cataract Surgery is typically achieved through the implantation of a permanent artificial intraocular lens. The implanted lens replaces the clouded lens which is known as a cataract. In most cases, those patients who have the traditional or monofocal type lens implanted will likely need glasses for reading or close up work. ... read more


Clear Lens Extraction

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June 9, 2017

Some patients may not be good candidates for Laser Vision Correction to reduce their need for glasses and contact lenses. It could be that the cornea isn’t the correct shape or thickness or the attempted correction is too great to do with laser on the cornea. Some people have early cataracts in the 50’s and ... read more


How will I know when it is time for my cataracts to be removed?

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May 9, 2017

It is time to consider surgery for cataracts when your daily visual needs require it. Your decision should be based on [caption id="attachment_2622" align="alignright" width="243"] Dr. David W. Karp, MD[/caption] whether or not you can see to do your job, drive safely and engage in such activities as reading and watching TV in comfort. Can ... read more


The latest cataract surgery uses the CATALYS® Laser System

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March 23, 2017

Every eye has a unique size and shape. The CATALYS® Laser System's advanced 3D imaging technology builds a3D map of each eye and tailors the treatment to that map. This enables Koby Karp Doctors Eye Institute surgeons to create a customized treatment plan that matches the uniqueness of each eye. This treatment plan is then ... read more


Most Advanced Cataract Surgery

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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


Are you 55+ and regret not having LASIK?

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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 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


Should I have cataract surgery?

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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


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