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Eye Care Info

Our eye doctors, surgeons and specialists are passionate about your vision. This page is an opportunity for them to share their knowledge with you through educational articles and informative videos.

We offer a full spectrum of eye doctor services for children and adults at our nine locations: Kennestone (Marietta), Windy Hill, West Cobb, Canton, Towne Lake (Woodstock), East Cobb, Douglasville, Acworth, and Paulding (Hiram-Dallas area).

Dr. Dublin is an ophthalmologist at the Marietta Eye Clinic who specializes in cataracts and glaucoma.

MIGS: Advancements in Glaucoma Surgery by Allison Dublin, M.D.

3/18/2020

Microinvasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) is a less invasive alternative to more traditional forms of glaucoma surgery, such as trabeculectomy and external tube shunts. The goal of glaucoma surgery is to reduce intraocular pressure (IOP) and prevent further damage to the optic nerve. Damage done to the optic nerve is irreversible and could result in blindness,…

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Dr. Johnson is an ophthalmologist and cataract specialist at the Marietta Eye Clinic.

Deciding Between Traditional and Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery by Denise Johnson, M.D.

3/17/2020

Vision loss due to cataract is reversible. In the early stages of cataracts, your ophthalmologist will monitor the progression, updating your prescription for glasses or contacts along the way. When your lenses become so clouded that updates to your prescription no longer help, surgery is the only treatment option. During cataract surgery, the cloudy lens…

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Dr. Peterson is a comprehensive ophthalmologist, cataract specialist, and dry eye specialist with the Marietta Eye Clinic.

Deciding Between Traditional or Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery by Kristen Peterson, M.D.

3/13/2020

Cataracts, which naturally occur with age, cause vision changes and eventually even vision loss. In the early stages of cataracts, your ophthalmologist will likely want to monitor the progression, possibly updating your prescription for glasses or contacts along the way. When your lenses become so clouded that updates to your prescription no longer offer relief…

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Dr. Peterson is a comprehensive ophthalmologist, cataract specialist, and dry eye specialist with the Marietta Eye Clinic.

Caring for Your Eyes at Age 65 and Up by Kristen Peterson, M.D.

3/12/2020

Your vision is fundamental to your quality of life, and proper preventative care gives you every advantage possible in the effort to keep your eyes healthy and your vision clear. At each stage of your life, different types and frequency of eye examinations are necessary to maintaining good ocular health. How Often You Need Eye…

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Dr. Peterson is a comprehensive ophthalmologist, cataract specialist, and dry eye specialist with the Marietta Eye Clinic.

Caring for Your Eyes at Ages 55-64 by Kristen Peterson, M.D.

3/12/2020

At each stage of your life, you need different types and frequency of eye examinations and care. In many cases, vision that is lost cannot be recovered, so the best option is to catch and treat eye disease before it affects your vision. Your eyes will reward you with a lifetime of excellent sight if…

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Dr. Peterson is a comprehensive ophthalmologist, cataract specialist, and dry eye specialist with the Marietta Eye Clinic.

Caring for Your Eyes at Ages 40-54 by Kristen Peterson, M.D.

3/12/2020

At each stage of your life, you need different types and frequency of eye examinations and care. In many cases, vision that is lost cannot be recovered, so the best option is to catch and treat eye disease before it affects your vision. Your eyes will reward you with a lifetime of excellent sight if…

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Dr. Peterson is a comprehensive ophthalmologist, cataract specialist, and dry eye specialist with the Marietta Eye Clinic.

What Happens Before, During, and After Cataract Surgery by Kristen Peterson, M.D.

3/12/2020

When cataracts progress enough that they infringe upon your quality of life, that is when we recommend you start thinking about cataract surgery. Though the idea of having eye surgery can make some people nervous, cataract surgery is one of the safest and most commonly performed procedures in the United States. In addition to removing…

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Dr. Peterson is a comprehensive ophthalmologist, cataract specialist, and dry eye specialist with the Marietta Eye Clinic.

Choosing an Intraocular Lens by Kristen Peterson, M.D.

3/12/2020

Cataracts, which are clouded lenses due to natural aging, are irreversible, but modern surgical practices offer patients who undergo cataract surgery more benefits than ever. When clouded lenses impede on an individual’s day to day life, cataract surgery may be recommended to restore clear vision. During surgery, an eye surgeon will remove the cloudy natural…

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Dr. Cherof is an ophthalmologist and cataract surgeon at the Marietta Eye Clinic.

How to Decide if Laser-Assisted Surgery is Right for You by Amy Cherof, M.D.

3/12/2020

Vision loss due to a cataract is a progressive process. While your ophthalmologist may monitor your cataracts initially, when they become so clouded that your vision negatively affects your day-to-day activities, surgery is the only treatment option. During cataract surgery, the cloudy lens is removed and an artificial lens is implanted. There are two methods…

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Dr. Cherof is an ophthalmologist and cataract surgeon at the Marietta Eye Clinic.

Cataracts and the Effects of Aging on Your Eyes by Amy Cherof, M.D.

3/12/2020

Unfortunately, the development of cataract cannot be prevented or reversed. The good news is that you do not have to accept the deterioration of the quality of your vision. Each of us has a natural lens in our eye that bends, or refracts, light rays, allowing us to see clearly. When we are young, the…

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