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

Will I Still Need Glasses After Refractive Lens Exchange?

Most vision correction procedures are designed to eliminate the need for contacts and glasses. Procedures like LASIK and PRK alter the shape of your cornea to correct refractive errors like nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. But many adults over 40 who require glasses have another eye condition that traditional laser eye procedures can’t correct: presbyopia. If… Read More

Here are Some of the Best Questions to Ask Your Eye Doctor

Are you going to the eye doctor? You should! Routine eye exams are essential for keeping your eyes healthy, especially if you’re over 40 or need to wear glasses or contacts due to a refractive error. Remembering to go to the eye doctor can take time and effort. The first step is getting an appointment… Read More

5 Qualities of the Best Cataract Surgeons in Boston

Have you noticed that your vision is no longer as clear as it once was? Do you suffer from symptoms like blurry vision, seeing glare, or experiencing light sensitivity? These are some of the signs of cataracts. The only way to effectively treat cataracts is to have cataract surgery to remove them. If your cataracts… Read More

What If I Don’t Qualify for LASIK?

Are you tired of relying on glasses and contact lenses? There’s a good chance you’ve already considered getting LASIK. LASIK is the most popular vision correction procedure you can undergo. Why? It might have something to do with the procedure having a 96% patient satisfaction rate. Most patients also end up with 20/20 vision or… Read More

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