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Mann Eye Laser Institute Blog

Angela Ellison – Mann Eye Institute & Laser Center
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Ask The Surgeon: What do you love about being an ophthalmologist?
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When I was growing up, my father was a chef, and my family owned a catering business and restaurant. My four siblings and I were always waiting on customers. As such, I realized I am a “people person” very early on in life, and customer service comes naturally to me. I think that is one… Read more!

Ask The Surgeon: What role does technology plan in the diagnosis and treatment of vision conditions?
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Technology has revolutionized the field of ophthalmology, especially in my specialty of corneal and anterior segment surgery. Particularly the tools we use allow us to take our clinical skills to the next level by giving us access to unprecedented information about the eye. For example, optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a type of imaging technology… Read more!

O Say Can You See! Lasik Giveaway
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As we celebrate our freedom, think about THIS question: “Who’s YOUR hero?” This July, in celebration of Independence Day, we invite you to take part in our “O Say Can You See” Facebook Photo Contest to honor the heroes in our lives. Maybe your hero is a loved one in uniform protecting our country or… Read more!

Ask The Surgeon: What is Intacs eye surgery?
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At one time, a corneal transplant was the only solution when contact lenses or glasses were no longer effective in improving vision for people with advanced cases of keratoconus, corneal ectasia and pellucid marginal degeneration. Now Mann Eye Institute is among the vision centers offering two important breakthrough treatments – Intacs Corneal Implants and Corneal… Read more!

Free Cataract Screenings for National Cataract Awareness Month
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June is National Cataract Awareness Month, so you have a very important question to answer: When was the last time you had your vision screened for cataracts? If you’re over 50 and it’s been more than 1 year since your last screening, call us at Mann Eye Institute now to schedule your cataract screening appointment… Read more!

Ask The Surgeon: How does Corneal Crosslinking work?
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For people with corneal diseases like keratoconus, corneal ectasia, pellucid marginal degeneration, or traumatic injuries to the cornea, a landmark new treatment called Corneal Collagen Crosslinking or CXL has shown great success in improving poor vision. To understand Corneal Crosslinking, it’s important to know a little bit about the anatomy of the eye. The cornea… Read more!

Ask The Surgeon: What is a Fellowship-Trained Corneal Specialist?
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After medical school and a residency in ophthalmology at Louisiana State University School of Medicine, I decided to pursue advanced training in the area of the eye that interested me most – the anterior segment, which includes the cornea at the front of the eye, as well as the conjunctiva and sclera, all the way… Read more!

Ask The Surgeon: What are the benefits of the Catalys laser for cataract patients?
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Cataract surgery is one of the most frequently performed and successful procedures in the U.S. today. With the introduction of the Catalys femtosecond laser, we can even take it to the next level in terms of safety, precision and better outcomes. Having used lasers in refractive surgery for more than 20 years, it’s been very… Read more!

chris-rice
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I underwent blade-free LASIK with the Allegretto Wave laser on a Friday afternoon – which was a completely pain-free procedure – and woke up the next morning with 20/15 vision! Amazing! The entire staff at the Mann Eye Institute was great, and I really felt at ease about a potentially intimidating procedure. And after seeing… Read more!

Mann Eye Laser Institute Blog

Angela Ellison – Mann Eye Institute & Laser Center
Posted on by

Ask The Surgeon: What do you love about being an ophthalmologist?
Posted on by

When I was growing up, my father was a chef, and my family owned a catering business and restaurant. My four siblings and I were always waiting on customers. As such, I realized I am a “people person” very early on in life, and customer service comes naturally to me. I think that is one… Read more!

Ask The Surgeon: What role does technology plan in the diagnosis and treatment of vision conditions?
Posted on by

Technology has revolutionized the field of ophthalmology, especially in my specialty of corneal and anterior segment surgery. Particularly the tools we use allow us to take our clinical skills to the next level by giving us access to unprecedented information about the eye. For example, optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a type of imaging technology… Read more!

O Say Can You See! Lasik Giveaway
Posted on by

As we celebrate our freedom, think about THIS question: “Who’s YOUR hero?” This July, in celebration of Independence Day, we invite you to take part in our “O Say Can You See” Facebook Photo Contest to honor the heroes in our lives. Maybe your hero is a loved one in uniform protecting our country or… Read more!

Ask The Surgeon: What is Intacs eye surgery?
Posted on by

At one time, a corneal transplant was the only solution when contact lenses or glasses were no longer effective in improving vision for people with advanced cases of keratoconus, corneal ectasia and pellucid marginal degeneration. Now Mann Eye Institute is among the vision centers offering two important breakthrough treatments – Intacs Corneal Implants and Corneal… Read more!

Free Cataract Screenings for National Cataract Awareness Month
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June is National Cataract Awareness Month, so you have a very important question to answer: When was the last time you had your vision screened for cataracts? If you’re over 50 and it’s been more than 1 year since your last screening, call us at Mann Eye Institute now to schedule your cataract screening appointment… Read more!

Ask The Surgeon: How does Corneal Crosslinking work?
Posted on by

For people with corneal diseases like keratoconus, corneal ectasia, pellucid marginal degeneration, or traumatic injuries to the cornea, a landmark new treatment called Corneal Collagen Crosslinking or CXL has shown great success in improving poor vision. To understand Corneal Crosslinking, it’s important to know a little bit about the anatomy of the eye. The cornea… Read more!

Ask The Surgeon: What is a Fellowship-Trained Corneal Specialist?
Posted on by

After medical school and a residency in ophthalmology at Louisiana State University School of Medicine, I decided to pursue advanced training in the area of the eye that interested me most – the anterior segment, which includes the cornea at the front of the eye, as well as the conjunctiva and sclera, all the way… Read more!

Ask The Surgeon: What are the benefits of the Catalys laser for cataract patients?
Posted on by

Cataract surgery is one of the most frequently performed and successful procedures in the U.S. today. With the introduction of the Catalys femtosecond laser, we can even take it to the next level in terms of safety, precision and better outcomes. Having used lasers in refractive surgery for more than 20 years, it’s been very… Read more!

chris-rice
Posted on by

I underwent blade-free LASIK with the Allegretto Wave laser on a Friday afternoon – which was a completely pain-free procedure – and woke up the next morning with 20/15 vision! Amazing! The entire staff at the Mann Eye Institute was great, and I really felt at ease about a potentially intimidating procedure. And after seeing… Read more!