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The Erdey Searcy Eye Group is proud to celebrate 30 years of providing Ophthalmology and Eye Care Services to our patients in Columbus, Ohio !
What is Dropless Cataract Surgery? 3.6 million cataract surgeries are performed in the United States each year. It is one of the most successful, celebrated and life-changing procedures performed on the human body. To reduce the chance of infection from natural bacterial skin flora, betadine preparation to the operative area in a sterile environment is […]
Most patients prefer to reduce their dependence on corrective lenses and bifocals after cataract surgery. That means they want to see clearly, without glasses not just at distance but also at arms length – their speedometer in their car or their computer monitor, and at near: the ladies want to look in the mirror to […]
Read Dr Erdey’s recently published article: Large-Diameter DALK technique minimizes postoperative astigmatism For more information about DALK, Read more:
Ohio State University College of Optometry Opens Eighth Accredited Residency Program at The Erdey Searcy Eye Group
BuckEye News Spring 2012 Opt IV students have rotated through the Erdey Searcy Eye Group on the far East side of Columbus for 14 years; but now the College is pleased to announce a new accredited residency program in Ocular Disease at that practice location beginning July 1, 2012. The practice was founded in 1992 […]
2011: Central Ohio Lions Eye Bank event with the Columbus Clippers Dr. Erdey’s bilateral corneal transplant recipient, Richard Reed, threw out the first pitch for a STRIKE! » Read More!
The Implantable Contact Lens (ICL™) is a lens made of a highly biocompatible Collamer® material that is permanently implanted into the eye, providing an alternative to glasses, contact lenses and Laser Vision Correction (PRK/LASIK) surgery. It is similar in design to implants inserted routinely during cataract surgery. The implant focuses light rays onto the retina resulting […]
Custom wavefront ablation is a modification of conventional Laser Vision Correction. All of the eye’s unique visual errors are first measured and then downloaded into the laser for subsequent treatment with LASIK or PRK. Laser vision correction has traditionally provided the same type of correction as spectacles or contact lenses by permanently treating myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. Recent studies have […]
Accommodation refers to the ability of the crystalline lens (located behind the pupil) of the eye to change shape in order to bring into focus objects located at different distances from our face. For instance, we might need to focus on the moon (infinity), our computer (intermediate, or about 60 cm) or a book (near, or […]
Keratoconus This disorder – a progressive thinning of the cornea – is the most common corneal dystrophy in the United States, affecting one in every 2,000 or 136,000 people across all races. It typically begins during teen years and progresses at varying rates until stabilizing by age 40. Keratoconus manifests when the central and inferior areas […]