Surgery Center Blog

At Precision Surgery Center of Napa Valley, patient education is of utmost importance to us. From glaucoma surgery and cataract procedures to blepharoplasty and more, our blog features in-depth discussions on some of our most frequently asked questions and provides detailed information on common vision concerns. Explore our blog to learn more about our advanced approach to ocular care.

Will I Still Need Contacts or Glasses After Refractive Surgery?

Our Team | 01/09/2023

Refractive surgery is a quick, safe, and effective way to improve one’s vision and reduce reliance on glasses and contacts.


What Happens During a Laser Peripheral Iridotomy?

Our Team | 12/16/2022

Laser peripheral iridotomy (LPI) helps glaucoma patients by increasing fluid drainage within the eye and reducing harmful intraocular pressure.


How Do I Know if I am a Candidate for MIGS?

Our Team | 11/14/2022

An eye exam can detect and diagnose glaucoma, and determine your overall eye health, letting us know if you’re a good candidate for MIGS.


What Happens During Blepharoplasty?

Our Team | 10/11/2022

Blepharoplasty removes the excess skin and fat from the eyelids to correct the sagging, tired look that may result as we age.


How Long is the Recovery From Refractive Surgery?

Our Team | 09/11/2022

Refractive surgery improves your vision so you can see things clearly up close and far away. Learn what to expect after LASIK with our trusted team.


How Can I Tell If I Need a Corneal Transplant?

Our Team | 08/06/2022

Who needs a corneal transplant, how is the procedure performed, and what can you expect after surgery? Find the answers here.


How Can Glaucoma Patients Benefit From Trabeculectomy?

Our Team | 07/08/2022

Glaucoma patients may suffer from high intraocular pressure, even with medication. Learn about advanced treatments like trabeculectomy at our clinic.


What Can Cause Ptosis in Adults?

Our Team | 06/11/2022

Ptosis can cause the upper eyelids to droop down. Our ophthalmologists describe how eyelid surgery works and how it makes you look and feel younger.


Should I be Driving After Cataract Surgery?

Our Team | 05/07/2022

You will not be able to drive following cataract surgery, so it’s necessary to plan for someone to take you home.


What Vision Problems Will a Refractive Surgery Correct?

Our Team | 04/08/2022

Refractive surgery can correct common refractive errors, like nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism.


What are the Benefits Of Premium Intraocular Lenses (IOLs)?

Our Team | 03/18/2022

Premium intraocular lenses have multiple benefits for you and your vision. Keep reading to learn more.


What Treatments are Available for Narrow-Angle Glaucoma?

Our Team | 02/06/2022

Narrow-angle glaucoma can cause rapid, permanent vision loss, but a laser peripheral iridotomy (LPI) can protect your sight and eye health.


Don't Let Saggy Eyelids Interrupt Your Vision. Consider an Eyelid Lift

Our Team | 01/08/2022

An eyelid lift offers two major benefits and can restore your vision while giving you a more energized and youthful appearance.


What are the Signs of A Damaged Cornea?

Our Team | 12/04/2021

If you’ve damaged your cornea, you may experience eye pain, discomfort, and numerous visual problems, including blurriness and glare.


Can Smoking Cause Cataracts to Develop in the Eyes?

Our Team | 11/16/2021

Smoking does increase your risk of cataracts. See how simple options, like cataract surgery, can remove the cloudy lens so you can see clearly again.


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