Is Cataract Surgery Permanent?

When you have cataracts, the only way to treat them is by having cataract surgery. The good news is that cataract surgery will remove your cataracts and restore your ability to see clearly, along with any vision loss you may have experienced because of them.  Cataract surgery is also permanent because you’ll have your cataracts… Read More

Does My Child Need to See a Pediatric Ophthalmologist?

As your child grows and develops, keeping an eye on every aspect of their health is essential. Many medical conditions, including eye conditions, are present in childhood. Annual eye doctor appointments are necessary for children, even if their eyes seem perfectly healthy. But when should you take your child to see a pediatric ophthalmologist?  There… Read More

Get the Visual Satisfaction You Want with LASIK

If you have a refractive error, you need glasses or contact lenses to see. Some people wear contact lenses over glasses because they are often more convenient.  But contact lenses can come with their own set of frustrations as well. But permanent vision correction procedures like LASIK exist if you want to explore other options…. Read More

What Makes LASIK Worth It, Anyway?

If you have a refractive error and need glasses or contact lenses to see, chances are you’ve heard of LASIK. LASIK is the most popular and well-known vision correction procedure you can undergo.  It’s also one of the safest and most effective. Most patients who have LASIK end up with 20/20 vision or better, eliminating… Read More

Why is Glaucoma Called the Secret Thief of Sight?

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in adults who are 60 and older. You may have heard it called the “Secret Thief” or “Silent Thief” of sight. This is because many people develop glaucoma and don’t even know it until it’s too late.  Glaucoma causes permanent damage to the optic nerve, which… Read More

Will I Still Need Glasses After Cataract Surgery?

Is your vision blurry, or does it seem like you’re looking at the world through a dirty window? These could be signs of cataracts. If you have cataracts that have begun to affect your quality of life, the only way to restore your vision and see clearly is by having cataract surgery. Cataract surgery restores… Read More

Here are 8 Things to Know About the EVO Visian ICL Right Now

When most people think about a vision correction procedure, the first thing that comes to mind is LASIK. But LASIK isn’t the only vision correction surgery.  One popular vision correction option is the EVO Visian ICL. Like LASIK, the EVO Visian ICL can give you 20/20 vision and eliminate the need for glasses and contact… Read More

How Do You Treat Macular Degeneration?

There are a few age-related eye conditions that are more common than others. One of those conditions is macular degeneration, specifically age-related macular degeneration, or AMD.  Age-related macular degeneration is an eye condition that affects older adults, making it essential to be aware of it. If you’re an adult over 40, you should have regular… Read More

If I Have Glaucoma, Do I Need Surgery?

Glaucoma is one of the most common age-related eye conditions. It’s also a leading cause of blindness in adults over 60.  Often called The Silent Thief of Sight, glaucoma doesn’t present any symptoms in the early stages of the condition. Once it does cause visual symptoms, the damage to the eye is irreversible.  That means… Read More

Can Cataracts Come Back After Having Cataract Surgery?

Do you have cataracts? Are you ready to have cataract surgery but wondering if it’s a permanent procedure?  Cataracts are extremely common. Chances are, you’ll develop them at some point in your life.  Your chances of developing them increase as you get older. Once you turn 40, your risk starts rising.  Fortunately, cataracts are treatable… Read More

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