Cataracts: 6 Questions To Ask Your Eye Doctor

If your world is getting a little cloudy, it may not be the weather. You could be developing cataracts, which means the lens in one of your eyes – or both eyes – has becomes partly or completely cloudy. The lens plays a vital role in helping us see clearly. When you look at something,…

Summer Eye Safety Keeps the Focus on Fun

Summer time offers so many opportunities for outdoor fun and adventure that sometimes summer eye safety gets overlooked. You want to be able to see and do everything the warmth and sunshine of the season offers – so whether swimming, sailing, surfing, water skiing, hiking or scuba diving, it’s important that you take precautions to…

First Study to Compare Visual Satisfaction of LASIK to Contact Lenses over 3 Years; LASIK Patients Far More Satisfied

A clinical study published in the August issues of the medical journal Ophthalmology compared patient reported data from contact lens users and LASIK patients over a three-year period with study participants completing a survey about their vision and visual satisfaction each year.  Historically, because LASIK is a surgical procedure, “there is a natural tendency to compare the outcomes…

The Basics: What is a Cataract?

June is Cataract Awareness Month.  To get started, let’s answer the question: What is a cataract? The simplest explanation is the lens of the eye is no longer clear. The lens is the clear part of the eye that helps to focus light into the eye that then signals the brain to “see” images. The…

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