Ophthalmology Blog

Welcome to the Gulf Family Clinic blog – your window to a brighter world of eye care. Stay informed about the diagnosis, treatment and management of common eye conditions and get expert insights on safeguarding your vision for life.
7 Surgical and Non-Surgical Treatment Options for Keratoconus

Image by David Mark from Pixabay Keratoconus is a non-inflammatory, degenerative disease characterized by corneal thinning and surface shape irregularities. Keratoconus causes the cornea to bulge into an irregular cone shape. This is problematic because when the cornea assumes an irregular cone shape, it cannot focus light correctly. The result is distorted vision, light streaks,...

11 Essential LASIK Aftercare Tips

Photo by CDC on Unsplash If you’re tired of wearing vision correction lenses, there’s another option available. LASIK eye surgery is a corrective eye procedure that treats numerous vision problems like myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism.  What is LASIK surgery?  LASIK stands for laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis. As the name implies, the procedure uses a highly...