Blog Articles

What Are Multifocal Implants?

Improve Your Vision And Address Impeding Cataracts With Multifocal Implants!  Our eyes have natural lenses within, which the lens bends light rays to help us see our best. A healthy lens is clear, but when someone has developed cataracts, the lens...

Nov 14th, 2019
Why Your Eyes May Be Dry

Dry Eye Syndrome Affects Many People Beyond Just The Occasional Day Or Two Of Irritated Eyes. Learn More About The Reasons Behind Dry Eyes.

Aug 26th, 2019
Shield Your Eyes From The Sun This Summer

Too Much Exposure To UV Light Impacts Our Eye Health, So It’s Important To Protect Your Eyes From The Sun’s Rays While Basking In Everything The Summer Has To Offer.

Jun 5th, 2019
Diabetes Care: Eye Health (Part Two)

Successful Diabetes Management Is Completely Tangible — Find Information About Diabetic Eye Conditions And How To Better Manage Your Eye Health When Living With Diabetes.

Mar 1st, 2019
Diabetes Care: Eye Health (Part One)

Managing And Controlling Type 2 Diabetes Is Vital For Optimal Eye Health! Eye health is a vital part of managing diabetes because unchecked blood sugar levels — the severe highs and dramatic lows — are damaging to the eyes.

Feb 15th, 2019
Is Zinc Always Good For Your Eyes?

Are There Any Risks To Taking Nutritional Supplements Like Zinc To Help Prevent The Effects On Aging On My Vision? We all know, usually from experience, that just because something is good for us in a small amount, it does not necessarily follow that...

Jul 16th, 2018
The Role Of Lutein In Maintaining Eye Health

Can Taking Nutritional Supplements Like Lutein Help Prevent Or Delay Cataracts And Macular Degeneration? Lutein is often referred to as “the eye vitamin.” It is actually a carotenoid, which along with zeaxanthin, form the yellow pigment of the retina.

Jul 11th, 2018
Glaucoma Treatment Options

Are There Treatment Options Other Than Surgery For Glaucoma? We may all be extremely different in lots and lots of ways, but there are some things that we pretty much all agree on. No one likes to go the dentist. And, no one likes to try and hold...

Jul 4th, 2018
Cataracts: Causes And Symptoms

What Causes Cataracts And What Are The Early Signs? One of the more memorable quotes from silver screen legend Bette Davis is “Old Age Isn’t for Sissies!” Unfortunately, the truth in that statement gets clearer with each passing year. Diet, exercise...

Jul 2nd, 2018
Examining Patient Satisfaction After LASIK

What Have We Learned About Patient Satisfaction After Decades Of LASIK Cases? If you wear glasses or contact lenses and have thought about getting rid of them or if you have an astigmatism that you would like to have corrected, chances are you’ve heard...

Jun 27th, 2018
Corneal Hypoxia: Dangers Of Oxygen Deprivation

Does It Really Matter If You Leave Contact Lenses In Longer Than The Prescribed Wearing Time? The earliest versions of contact lenses were made of very thin glass. Think about that for a moment: a small piece of glass was placed directly on the eye.

Jun 25th, 2018
Conjunctivitis

Are There Different Kinds Of Conjunctivitis? Conjunctivitis, or the more common “pink eye”, may be a relatively common condition but it is one that we all dread. This is especially true for parents. It is so common in pre-school and elementary school...

Jun 20th, 2018
What Is Presbyopia?

What Is Presbyopia And How Do I Know If I Have It? There are a lot of things that we can do to prepare for growing older. We can follow a healthy diet and exercise regularly. Paying attention to our finances to make sure that there will be...

Jun 19th, 2018
Too Much Screen Time Causing Dry Eyes?

Can Staring Too Long At My Computer Or Phone Screen Cause My Eyes To Dry Out? Judging by all the things that are blamed on current screen time practices, you might think that this fairly recent phenomena is the root of most of our problems. It would be...

Jun 13th, 2018
What Is Amblyopia?

Can My Child’s Lazy Eye Be Corrected? Amblyopia, commonly known as “lazy eye”, is partial or complete loss of vision in one eye due to conditions that prevent normal development. In amblyopia, the brain favors one eye and, basically, ignores the other...

Jun 12th, 2018
Blepharoplasty: Eyelid Surgery

What Can Be Done For A Drooping Eyelid? There are many conditions that can affect vision and these change as we age. Not all of these come from problems with the eye, itself. With aging, the skin begins to lose its elasticity.

Jun 9th, 2018
Astigmatism And Contacts

Is It True That I Can Wear Soft Contacts Even If I Have An Astigmatism? It increasingly seems like the world is changing faster than we can keep up. Cars are driving themselves, nano robots are delivering chemotherapy to specific sites in the body and...

May 1st, 2018
Cataract Replacement Surgery

Why Do They Only Do Surgery On One Eye At A Time When You Have Cataract Surgery? As we age, most people are resigned to the fact that there is a good chance that, sooner or later, they will have to deal with cataracts. That seems to be a fair assumption.

Feb 6th, 2018
Refractive Surgery For Astigmatism

Can astigmatism be corrected with refractive surgery? Astigmatism, a common type of refractive error, can be the result of disease or injury but is most often a natural occurrence that most individuals are born with to some degree or other.

Nov 7th, 2017
Fight Macular Degeneration With Nutritional Supplements

Can nutritional supplements reduce the risk of AMD? AMD, which stands for age-related macular degeneration, is the leading cause of vision loss in those over 50. According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control) nearly 2 million people...

Jun 22nd, 2017
Improve Your Vision Without Surgery

Can I Improve My Vision Without Surgery? If you’re like most people, you are fascinated by the idea of Ortho-K lenses since they actually correct your vision overnight. Imagine how freeing it would be not to need eyeglasses or contact lenses during...

Apr 17th, 2017
Diabetic Retinopathy

Am I At Risk For Diabetic Retinopathy? Diabetes is a serious medical problem, not just here in the United States, but worldwide. According to the American Diabetes Association, nearly one-and-a-half million Americans are newly diagnosed with diabetes...

Mar 16th, 2017
Cataract Surgery Study

A recent study found timely cataract surgery resulted in a 40% mortality risk reduction compared with no surgery. The results suggest that correcting visual impairment caused by cataracts has health benefits beyond merely improving eyesight.

Jun 29th, 2016
Back To School

Did you know that one out of four children have a vision disorder that interferes with their ability to learn? Many of these children struggle in school as discouraged students who are unable to meet the expectations of parents and teachers.

Jun 29th, 2016
Update On Macular Degeneration And The AREDS-2 Study

Macular Degeneration is a progressive ocular disease that causes people to lose central vision. Risk factors include smoking, sun exposure, poor nutrition and family history. For the last ten years, it has been scientifically proven that vitamin...

Jun 29th, 2016