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Cataract Surgery: Making the Decision

Although cataract surgery may sound like a complex procedure, what it involves is really quite simple. Basically, the cataract surgeon will simply remove the clouded natural lens and replace it with a lens implant. In the past, cataract surgery was only performed once the cataract was well developed. However, newer techniques have made surgery possible […]


Routine Eye Exams – Why And How Often

Your eyes are your window to the world, and it doesn’t hurt to give them that little extra care by way of regular eye exams. While the word ‘exam’ can be off putting, remember it is just a check-up to ensure that your eyesight is fine and to suggest corrective measures if anything unusual is […]


Caring and Treatment Options for your Dry Eyes

Though we don’t always like to shed tears, we still need them to carry out a lot of functions. For starters, tears lubricate and moisturize our eyes, which is important in maintaining vision and also avoiding discomfort. Our tears even contain anti-bodies and proteins to fight away infections. To put it simply, tears are good […]


Refractive Lens Implant Surgery – When LASIK is Not An Option

For those who are not fond of wearing glasses or using contact lenses to compensate for their impaired vision, there are several surgical procedures available to correct your vision permanently. A very common procedure is LASIK (Laser-Assisted in situ Keratomileusis), which involves reshaping the cornea. However, not everybody will be able to choose this option. […]


Eye Floaters: What You Can Do About Them

Eye floaters are small spot-like objects that appear in a person’s field of vision. They become very noticeable when the patient views something bright such as the sky or any other bright source. Though they are quite distracting, they do not pose as any sort of serious threat and do not affect the individual’s eyesight. […]


A Look Into Macular Degeneration

Despite being leading cause of blindness and vision loss in patients over the age of 65, many are still unfamiliar with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). By taking a closer look at this condition, you can  become better prepared to seek treatment should signs of this disease begin to show. What Exactly is Macular Degeneration? AMD […]


The Benefits of LASIK Eye Surgery

Laser Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis, commonly known as LASIK surgery, is one of the fastest-growing eye procedures. LASIK Corrects Vision Problems If you’re tired of wearing contacts or glasses to correct your vision, LASIK surgery worth considering. LASIK physically alters the cornea of your eye, achieving the same effect that glasses and contacts do, except […]


Eye Safety in the Winter Months

With the cold winter weather finally here, you’re much more likely to be thinking about staying warm than paying attention to your eye health. While eye protection is common in the summer, many fail to realize that UV exposure is just as dangerous in the winter months. In fact, a study published in Archives of […]


Understanding Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a degenerative condition that, over time, weakens and damages a patient’s ability to see by directly affecting the optic nerve. Often the result of years of pressure building up in the eyes, glaucoma is typically an inherited issue and doesn’t show up until later in life. What causes glaucoma? The pressure that builds […]


Diabetes and Your Eye Health

November is American Diabetes Month, a time for spreading public awareness of this all-too-common condition. Diabetic eye disease, also known as diabetic retinopathy, is a serious issue which may result in loss of vision. While not every patient with diabetes will experience poor vision, the disease should always be a concern for patients. Taking control […]