SITE MAP - Find Every Topic about YAG Laser Treatment of Vitreous Eye Floaters
Please take your time to read through the various sub-topics. We have found that most of the questions floater sufferers have are already answered here. We address the science, costs, insurance participation, who is a candidate, expectations, risks, travel logistics, etc. If you still have questions, you can contact Dr. Johnson directly by going to the 'Home Page'.
General Overview of Eye Floaters
VITREOUS EYE FLOATERS - What are they? Where are they? What types? and more...
THE YAG LASER - How the YAG laser works, the safety consideration in its design, and more...
TREATMENT OPTIONS - There are only 3 options really. The other stuff you find on the internet just doesn't work.
WHY AREN'T MORE DOCTORS TREATING EYE FLOATERS? - Seriously. It is a common problem. We have several reasons...
IS THERE A DOCTOR CLOSER TO YOU EXPERIENCED & QUALIFIED TO TREAT YOUR FLOATERS? - Probably not. More...
CHOOSE YOUR DOCTOR AND LASER CAREFULLY - Just because a doctor bought a laser does not mean they have experience and this is a real problem in the marketplace...
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS - General treatment questions answered here
YOUNGER (<35 YRS) FLOATER SUFFERERS - It is much less likely that you will be a candidate for treatment with the YAG laser. Here's why.
More Practical Details, Fees, Logistics
THE EVALUATION / CONSULTATION APPOINTMENT - What to expect, treatment on same day? Can I drive / fly after? Lots more here...
PREVIOUS LASIK? CATARACT SURGERY? PRK? RK? INTRAOCULAR CONTACT LENSES? - Previous surgeries, complicated issues...
INSURANCE POLICIES - and guidance for possible reimbursement
Age Considerations For Younger Patients
A MUST READ FOR YOUNGER PATIENTS - For those younger than 35 years or so.
EDUCATIONAL VIDEOS - to help you understand the eye, the optics , and treatment of eye floaters
TREATMENT VIDEOS - actual treatments as see from the doctor's viewpoint. See how it all goes down.
COVID PRECAUTIONS - We think this office is a very low-risk environment, but precautions are in place.
About Dr. James H. Johnson
JAMES H. JOHNSON, M.D. MEDICAL DIRECTOR - Brief Biography of the Medical Director and a pioneer in this sub-specialty
Blog / Video Blog
BLOG AND VIDEO BLOG: Miscellaneous topics that don't fit into above categories, or are a response to someone's particular inquiry, or whatever we feel like discussing
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