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Cataract Surgery: What to Expect Before, During and Afterwards

Cataracts make it appear as if you’re viewing the world through a foggy window. Thankfully, surgery can restore your vision and reduce or eliminates your need for glasses. If you’re having cataract surgery, here’s a sneak peek at the process.

Apr 17th, 2019
What to Know About Keratoconus

Keratoconus is an eye disease which involves the normally round cornea bulging and forming into a cone shape. This happens progressively and is due to a thinning cornea.

Feb 20th, 2019
Why is the world becoming nearsighted?

Myopia is frequently referred to as “nearsightedness” and is a very common form of visual impairment. In only a few decades, myopia has grown from affecting 25% to now 40% of the American population.

Dec 12th, 2018
Retinitis Pigmentosa

Retinitis Pigmentosa is a genetic disorder that affects the cells within the retina. These photoreceptor cells produce essential proteins that are required in order to see.

Nov 12th, 2018
Return to Sports After Lasik Eye Surgery

LASIK is a great option for many athletes. The inconvenience of glasses or contacts can be eliminated through LASIK surgery. Without these annoyances, athletes can focus on the game.

Jun 26th, 2018
Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-Related Macular degeneration is the number one cause of vision loss facing 10 million Americans today. Which is more than cataracts and glaucoma combined.

Jun 15th, 2018
Cornea Transplant Procedure

Physicians use cornea transplants to treat vision loss due to scarring or disease. During the procedure, the surgeon replaces the damaged outer lens of the eye using tissue of a donor individual.

Oct 5th, 2017
Rethinking Age for LASIK Eye Surgery

LASIK is FDA approved for people 18 years and beyond. Many young adults are encouraged to wait until their mid-20s when their prescription is more stable.

May 11th, 2016
Is your vision getting a little cloudy?

You may have cataracts. A cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye that affects vision. Most cataracts are related to aging. Cataracts can cause blurry vision and increase the glare from lights.

Nov 4th, 2015
Not a Dry Eye in the house!

Dry eye syndrome is a common cause of eye irritation, mainly affecting older people. Artificial tears, gels and soothing ointments usually ease symptoms.

Oct 28th, 2015