Eye exams are a critical piece of ocular and overall health maintenance for people of all ages, including children. The … Continue reading Why Is an Annual Eye Exam So Important?
One of the toughest parts of being diagnosed with a disease like glaucoma is feeling like you have no control … Continue reading Can Certain Activities Make Glaucoma Worse?
More and more cataract surgeons are embracing breakthrough technology and offering patients a choice in their treatment. Although conventional cataract … Continue reading Frequently Asked Questions about Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery
For many people, contact lenses and glasses are lifesavers as they provide the ability to see clearly and accomplish many … Continue reading Swimming Without Glasses & Contacts
Blepharoplasty, also known as eyelid surgery, is a common cosmetic surgical procedure performed to remove sagging, drooping skin on the … Continue reading Is Blepharoplasty Covered by Health Insurance?
If you are like the majority of people these days, you spend at least two hours a day staring at … Continue reading What Is Digital Eye Strain? How Can I Avoid It?
Macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss among Americans. The eye condition is characterized by the deterioration of … Continue reading Risk Factors for Macular Degeneration
People with diabetes are susceptible to various health issues, including those that affect vision. Diabetics have a heightened risk of … Continue reading Study: Six out of 10 Diabetics Skip a Sight-Saving Exam
Clinical trials have shown that corneal crosslinking (CXL) can be very effective in halting the progression of keratoconus. In some … Continue reading Choosing Between Epithelium-off CXL and Epithelium-on CXL
While LASIK is the most popular laser vision correction procedure for correcting common refractive errors (e.g., nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism), it … Continue reading What Is the Difference Between LASIK and PRK?
Cataract surgery is one of the most common (and successful) surgical procedures performed today. In recent years, lasers have been … Continue reading What Is the Difference Between Standard Cataract Surgery and Laser Cataract Surgery?
Many may ask,”What is better for my sight problems, photo refractive keratectomy (PRK) or laser-assisted-in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK)?” Although PRK was … Continue reading Photo Refractive Keratectomy (PRK) vs LASIK