How Often Should You Get Your Eyes Tested?

Eyes are one of the most important sensory organs in the body, and it is important to keep them healthy and safe. A number of diseases that affect the eyes can be easily cured, but only if they are detected early on. This makes regular eye examinations extremely important for people of all ages. Even […]

Tips For Protecting Your Eyesight

Your eyesight plays a critical role in helping you enjoy life to the fullest. In fact, taking care of your eyesight is important even when there are no perceptible or evident problems. This helps ensure that you can continue to lead an independent life and pursue a fulfilling career. Whether it is keeping common allergies […]

Getting Ready For An Eye Exam

Getting your eyes checked regularly is important to your health because it helps you maintain sight and is extremely helpful in detecting any eye conditions.  Your ophthalmologist may carry out a number of tests as part of your eye exam to ensure that your eyes are in perfect health. These may range from simple tests, […]

Do I Need Lens Implants?

Intraocular Lens Implants, called IOLs, are small, flexible implants inserted into the eye to replace a damaged or dysfunctional natural lens. The IOL serves as a lens, filtering and focusing light that enters the eye. Of the many different types of IOLs available, each focuses light in a different manner. Certain types of IOLs, like […]

How Pollen Affects Your Eyes

When spring comes, people often think of trees budding, grass growing and flowers blossoming. For those who suffer from pollen allergies, spring means red, swollen, and itchy eyes and avoiding the outdoors at any cost. Although pollen affects the eyes negatively, there are solutions that can make being outdoors enjoyable again. What Does Pollen Do […]

How To Prepare For Your Cataract Surgery

Your vision has become blurred, and your eye doctor broke the news: you need cataract surgery. One of the most common eye operations performed, cataract surgery can significantly improve vision with very little downtime. The following are some steps patients should take to be fully prepared for cataract surgery procedure and a smooth recovery. Cataract […]

Factors to Consider When Thinking About LASIK

For patients looking to improve their vision while reducing or eliminating their dependence on glasses or contact lenses, LASIK offers an effective option. If you’re thinking about undergoing to the LASIK procedure, take a look at some factors you must first consider. About LASIK LASIK is a relatively painless and efficient outpatient procedure that can […]

Advancements in Cataract Surgery

Cataracts are a normal part of aging. Research has yet to prove exactly what causes cataracts, although genetics and lifestyle choices like smoking may be related. Cataracts cause progressive vision loss, and are painless. A cataract is a cloudy film that forms in the clear lens, which allows light to pass through the eye. When […]

Top 5 Things You Don’t Know About Pink Eye

Conjunctivitis, a common eye infection that causes inflammation and redness in the whites of the eyes is caused by either a bacterial or viral infection and is often accompanied by pain. Although pink eye is common, there are a few things you may not know about the infection. To follow is a deeper look into […]

LASEK to Reduce Night Blindness

For those who have difficulty seeing clearly in the dark, there’s a laser vision correction procedure that can shrink the size of your pupil in order to maximize contrast sensitivity. Wavefront, a customized version of LASEK, offers those who have difficulty seeing at night an advantage over wearing contact lenses, prescription eye glasses or traditional […]

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