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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

6 Do’s And Don’ts For Recovering After Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery can be a life-changing procedure for those who suffer from cataracts, giving them a chance to see clearly once more. The procedure is fairly simple and not highly intrusive, but it’s important that after surgery you allow your eyes recovery time. It’s also important to care for them properly during that recovery time. [...]

6 Do’s And Don’ts For Recovering After Cataract Surgery2018-07-26T13:47:00+00:00

Your First Week After Cataract Surgery

A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s lens, which results in vision loss that cannot be corrected with glasses, contact lenses, or LASIK (corneal refractive surgery). Most cataracts are age-related, resulting in many Americans hearing “You have cataracts” from their eye doctor around the age of 50, although it’s something to keep an eye [...]

Your First Week After Cataract Surgery2018-06-26T13:23:12+00:00

The Nielsen Eye Center is Proud to Sponsor Touch-A-Truck 2018!

We are proud to be Sponsors of the 2018 Touch-A-Truck event and to support the BASE program's work in Braintree, MA. Come join us for a day of family-friendly fun this Saturday, and keep an eye out for the Nielsen Eye Center!  

The Nielsen Eye Center is Proud to Sponsor Touch-A-Truck 2018!2018-06-20T17:03:24+00:00

Why Is A Stable Refraction Important For LASIK?

You’re likely considering LASIK with The Nielsen Eye Center to improve your vision, and perhaps imagining what it may be like to see clearly without the need for corrective prescription eyeglasses or contacts. LASIK can be a life-changing experience and has helped over 700,000 people achieve their goals of improved vision. How It Works LASIK [...]

Why Is A Stable Refraction Important For LASIK?2018-06-15T12:25:30+00:00