Refractive Errors and Their Treatment

"Clarity Defined: Understanding Refractive Errors and Their Treatment"

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Navigating the world of refractive errors can be complex, but at Peachtree Ophthalmology, we simplify the journey in the article Our eye clinic, located in Norcross near Peachtree Corners, provides insights into common refractive errors like myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism, offering clarity on available treatment options, including glasses, contact lenses, and refractive surgery. 

Key Points on Refractive Errors: 

  1. Myopia (Nearsightedness): In myopia, distant objects appear blurry, but near objects appear clear. Concave lenses or refractive surgery like LASIK can correct this condition, providing clear distance vision. 
  2. Hyperopia (Farsightedness): Hyperopia causes close objects to be blurry, but distant objects appear clear.  Convex lenses, contact lenses, and refractive surgery are effective solutions for hyperopia. 
  3. Astigmatism: Astigmatism results in distorted vision due to an irregular cornea or lens shape.
    Toric lenses, glasses, and laser surgeries such as LASIK can correct astigmatism.

Treatment Options for Refractive Errors: 

  1. Prescription Glasses: Customized eyeglasses address specific refractive errors, offering clear and comfortable vision. 
  2. Contact Lenses: From daily to extended-wear lenses, our eye clinic would refer you to an optometrist that guides patients in choosing the most suitable contacts for their lifestyle and visual needs. 
  3. Refractive Surgery: LASIK, PRK, and other surgical options reshape the cornea, providing lasting solutions for refractive errors. 

Comprehensive Eye Exams: 

  1. Diagnosis: Our eye clinic emphasizes the importance of comprehensive eye exams for accurate diagnosis and tailored treatment plans. 
  2. Regular Monitoring: Monitoring refractive errors over time ensures timely adjustments to prescriptions or interventions if needed. 


Peachtree Ophthalmology- Eye Doctor Near Me in Norcross GA

Experience relief from blurry vision at Peachtree Ophthalmology  Eye Clinic in Norcross near Peachtree Corners , GA.  Our team, specializes in diagnosing and treating refractive error resulting in blurry vision. Don’t let blurry vision affect your quality of life. Call us today to schedule an appointment and discover personalized solutions for your eye health needs.

How To Contact Us

Our eye clinic is ideally located close to the intersection of Holcomb Bridge Rd and Spalding Dr. Serving Norcross GA, Duluth, Sandy Springs, Roswell & Johns Creek.


4045 Wetherburn Way, Ste 1
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092

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Office Hours

Mon - Fri: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sat & Sun: Closed

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