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4 Ways To Overcome Anxiety About LASIK

If you’ve ever wanted to see without glasses or contacts, you’ve probably thought about getting LASIK eye surgery. For some, the idea of having a laser near their eye can make them nervous. LASIK is a safe and painless procedure. Still, you may be a bit nervous before getting LASIK. Here are a few ways [...]

4 Ways To Overcome Anxiety About LASIK2018-12-31T18:40:10+00:00

Can Presbyopia Be Corrected During Cataract Surgery?

As we age, our eyesight tends to get worse. A common problem in patients above the age of forty is presbyopia — the inability to focus on close-up objects. Another common age-related vision problem is cataracts. When combined with presbyopia, cataracts can make it nearly impossible to see up-close — even with reading glasses. Vision [...]

Can Presbyopia Be Corrected During Cataract Surgery?2018-12-31T17:34:15+00:00

Can Cataract Surgery Fix Astigmatism?

If you have cataracts, you may have heard that intraocular lens implants (IOLs) can restore your vision and improve nearsightedness and farsightedness. But what if you have astigmatism? IOLs can fix that, too! Keep reading to learn how astigmatism can be addressed during cataract surgery. What is Astigmatism? Astigmatism is a common eye condition that [...]

Can Cataract Surgery Fix Astigmatism?2018-11-27T16:37:36+00:00

5 Calming Ways to Prepare for Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery is the most commonly performed surgical procedure in the United States. It’s considered highly safe and effective — but that doesn’t mean you can’t be a little nervous. It’s perfectly normal! In order to ensure a quick procedure and fast recovery, however, it’s best to go into cataract surgery feeling calm and relaxed. [...]

5 Calming Ways to Prepare for Cataract Surgery2018-11-27T16:37:02+00:00

Which IOL Should I Get for Cataract Surgery?

When you get cataract surgery, your clouded crystalline lens will be replaced with an artificial intraocular lens, or IOL. IOLs come in different varieties — some are considered standard while others are considered “premium.” How do you choose which kind of IOL to get? Let’s first look at what the options are. Multifocal A multifocal [...]

Which IOL Should I Get for Cataract Surgery?2018-10-09T20:18:29+00:00

LASIK Alternatives: What is Refractive Lens Exchange?

If you want to see without contacts or glasses, you may think your only option is laser eye surgery, such as LASIK. While LASIK is an extremely safe and common procedure to correct vision problems, not everyone is a candidate. There are, however, alternatives to LASIK that are just as effective at correcting nearsightedness, farsightedness, [...]

LASIK Alternatives: What is Refractive Lens Exchange?2018-10-09T20:11:16+00:00

Differences Between Traditional And Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery

If you have cataracts that are interfering with your quality of life, you may be considering cataract surgery options. What many people don’t realize is that there are two kinds of cataract surgery: traditional and laser-assisted. While both surgeries accomplish the goal of cataract removal and restoring vision, there are a few key differences to [...]

Differences Between Traditional And Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery2018-09-27T17:11:10+00:00