Laser treatment for eye floaters comes to St. George

Article courtesy of The Spectrum. Author: Nichole Osinski,, nosinski@thespectrum.com 4:15p.m. MDT April 30, 2016 The annoying but relatively harmless eye floaters many people experience can now be a thing of the past thanks to a new laser procedure being performed in Southern Utah. The Dixie Ophthalmic Specialists at Zion Eye Institute has taken the initiative…

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NEW TECH: Implanting telescopes into eyes

Article courtesy of The Spectrum. Author: Jud Burkett, jburkett@thespectrum.com 8:14 a.m. MDT September 8, 2015 General Ophthalmologist Jason A. Ahee, M.D. demonstrates the size and placement of a telescope implant for patients with macular degeneration Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015. ( Chris Caldwell / The Spectrum & Daily News) Imagine a blind spot right in the…

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New therapy helps fight corneal disease

Keratoconus is a progressive disease affecting millions of people throughout the world and hundreds of thousands in the United States. Patients suffer from a debilitating distortion of the cornea that can severely impair vision. Symptoms include blurred and distorted vision, night blindness, unstable glasses or contact lens prescriptions, and increased sensitivity to bright lights and…

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Dr. Edwards Offers Advanced Cataract and Corneal Eye Surgeries in St. George and Cedar City

Patients with corneal eye diseases now have new treatment options available to them in St. George.  Jayson Edwards, MD is a cornea specialist at the Zion Eye Institute.  Dr. Edwards is the only fellowship-trained cornea surgeon in all of southern Utah, and he is bringing new cornea treatments to our community that were previously only…

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Zion Eye Institute Receives National Recognition

St. George, UT — The Zion Eye Institute was recently named as one of the top 50 eye surgery centers to know in the country. Becker’s ASC Review released the “50 Ophthalmology-Driven ASCs to Know” list for 2013. The list is comprised of ophthalmology-driven ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) that include advanced procedures and perform a…

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New Eye Care Office Opening In Cedar City!

Dixie Ophthalmic Specialists at Zion Eye Institute is excited to announce the grand opening of our new office in Cedar City.  The Zion Eye Institute is the largest, most comprehensive eye surgery center in southern Utah.  As a team, our group of highly experienced eye specialists can handle even the most complex eye surgeries utilizing…

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New Laser Treatment For Glaucoma Now Available In St. George… Can Help Eliminate The Need For Eye Drops

The Dixie Ophthalmic Specialists at Zion Eye Institute is introducing a new, advanced laser treatment for glaucoma.  “This new treatment is minimally invasive and takes only a few minutes,” said Jason Ahee, MD, Executive Director of the Zion Eye Institute, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at University of Utah.  “With this advanced technology, we…

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