Why Does Everyone Develop Cataracts?

Cataracts are natural changes that happen to the eyes, often due to aging. This eye condition can make your vision blurry and cause difficulty reading. Cataracts don’t cause pain and, in most cases, don’t affect vision right away. Eventually, they may progress to the point that you need cataract surgery. Keep reading to learn more […]

April 11, 2024

What Happens During Corneal Transplant Surgery?

Corneal transplant surgery is a vision-saving procedure. It’s considered one of the most successful transplant procedures, and eye surgeons perform over 400,000 corneal transplants each year. If you have a health condition or injury and have been told you need a corneal transplant, you may have questions about what to expect. Read on to learn […]

March 28, 2024

How to Pick the Right Eye Surgeon for Cataract Surgery

Being told that you need to have cataract surgery can be an overwhelming experience. While removing your cataracts can guide your way to better vision, any surgical treatment can trigger feelings of anxiety.  Finding the right eye surgeon can ease your mind and assure you that your eyes are in the best possible hands. Keep […]

March 14, 2024

How Do Cataracts Impact Vision and Daily Life?

Cataracts are one of the most common causes of vision changes for older adults. They occur when the proteins inside the eye’s lens begin to break down and clump up, creating cloudy spots.  Instead of the lens being perfectly clear, the cataracts limit the amount of light that the lens can focus on the retina. […]

February 28, 2024

What Makes LASIK Worth It?

LASIK surgery is one of the most popular elective procedures in the United States and has a tremendous record of safety and success. Over ninety percent of people who have had LASIK are happy with their results. Deciding whether LASIK is right for you is a significant decision. The procedure is an investment, but many […]

February 14, 2024

The Top 7 Questions to Ask Before Cataract Surgery

Cataracts affect millions of people aged forty and older, making cataract surgery one of the most common operations performed in the United States. If your eye doctor has recommended cataract surgery, you likely have questions about what to expect before, during, and after the procedure.  Keep reading to learn the top seven questions to ask […]

January 30, 2024

What to Expect During Your LASIK Consultation

Are you considering LASIK surgery? Before determining if you are a candidate for this vision correction procedure, you will need to attend an initial LASIK consultation.  This important appointment serves multiple purposes and can help set your expectations for LASIK surgery. Keep reading to learn more about what you can anticipate during your LASIK consultation! […]

January 19, 2024

8 Tips to Combat Digital Eye Strain

Digital devices are an inescapable part of modern life. Most people spend time every day using a phone, tablet, computer, or gaming device.  While these devices are useful and entertaining, too many hours of screen time can lead to digital eye strain. Eye strain can cause headaches, dry eyes, or other symptoms.  You can minimize […]

December 28, 2023

What Is a Contact Lens Fitting?

Contact lenses are a popular option for vision correction. Contacts correct the most common vision issues and can address more complicated concerns like astigmatism. Before you start wearing contact lenses, you need to get a proper contact lens fitting from an eye doctor. Contacts are medical devices, and wearing the wrong contacts or not properly […]

December 18, 2023