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Information About Ophthalmology Services

At Kirk Eye Center, our board-certified ocular specialists provide a wide range of eye care to meet your vision needs. In addition to general eye health services, our offerings include LASIK, implantable contact lenses, premium IOLs like Symfony, Multifocal, or Toric, and laser cataract surgery. Our team can also perform cosmetic enhancements, such as eyelid surgery and BOTOX. We are happy to refer you to one of our retinal specialists for more advanced conditions, like a detached retina or macular degeneration.

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LASIK is a highly requested procedure that gives patients clearer vision by using advanced laser technology to delicately reshape the cornea.

Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) is a safe laser vision correction procedure often done as an alternative for those who do not qualify for LASIK.

Refractive lens exchange can help patients with nearsightedness or farsightedness achieve better vision by replacing the eye lens with a custom IOL.

Traditional cataract surgery involves removing the cataract (cloudy lens) and replacing it with a new lens to provide patients with better eyesight.

Using innovative technology, laser cataract surgery precisely targets and removes cataracts to improve an individual's vision with minimal downtime.

The Light Adjustable Lens by RxSight® is an IOL that is customized to your vision goals using a series of UV light treatments after cataract surgery.

Multifocal lenses are a type of IOL implanted into the eye during cataract surgery, providing better vision at both close-up and far-away distances.

Kirk Eye Center offers BOTOX injections for patients who wish to smooth or prevent dynamic wrinkles, Crow's feet, and frown lines around the eyes.

Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) can remove excess skin around the eyes to improve your vision and create a youthful-looking facial appearance.

Glaucoma damages the optic nerve as the result of fluid buildup from internal eye pressure and can cause total blindness if not properly treated.

If eye drops have not worked to lower your intraocular pressure, you may be a candidate for one of our cutting-edge glaucoma laser treatments.

Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) encompasses a range of personalized procedures to lower intraocular pressure and reduce eye nerve damage.


Recovery Time
1 - 7 days

Endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation (ECP) utilizes laser energy to reduce fluid production in the eye, helping to lower a patient's intraocular pressure.

Trabeculectomy is a surgery that creates a small hole in the eye wall to allow for fluid drainage, which helps to lower intraocular pressure.

Kirk Eye Center recommends regular comprehensive eye exams for patients of all ages to detect vision impairments and many common eye diseases.

Dry eye syndrome is a common eye condition caused by a lack of moisture production in the eyes, which can result in recurring dryness and discomfort.

Myopia (nearsightedness) is a common visual impairment that can occur in children, making far-away items or focal points appear unclear or blurry.

Patients with hyperopia (farsightedness) have a decreased ability to focus their eyes, which can make it difficult to see items or words up close.

Diabetic retinopathy is one of the top causes of blindness in adults with diabetes, occurring when high blood sugar damages the retinal blood vessels.

Macular degeneration is an eye condition that affects the center of the retina, causing blurry or distorted vision, which progresses over time.

Keratoconus is a disease that causes thinning and irregularities to the cornea (top layer of the eye), resulting in progressive vision impairment.

Common eye infections are highly transferrable and cause symptoms, like irritation and swelling, but they can all be treated after a proper diagnosis.

Patients with eye allergies experience uncomfortable symptoms, like itching, irritation, redness, and swelling, but simple treatments are available.

Presbyopia is age-related nearsightedness that occurs in people over 40, which makes it difficult to see up close and requires corrective treatment.

Diplopia, known as double vision, occurs when a person sees images appearing duplicated, and often indicates a sign of another medical condition.

In astigmatism patients, the cornea or lens of the eye is shaped like a football or egg rather than a round ball, causing blurry or distorted vision.

Kirk Eye Center offers comprehensive treatments for amblyopia (lazy eye), a visual condition in which the eyes do not function together properly.

Recovery Time
1 year

With a partial-thickness corneal transplant (DSAEK and DMEK), the damaged or diseased corneal layer is removed and replaced with healthy tissue.

Kirk Eye Center is proud to offer eye exams, plus an extensive selection of contact lenses and eyeglasses to fit your vision needs and budget.

*Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person. Images may contain models.