Is Glaucoma A Hereditary Eye Condition?

Glaucoma is one of the more common eye conditions people can have, especially as they get older. The disease is usually caused by a build-up of pressure in the eye. The high intraocular pressure causes damage to the optic nerve, slowly narrowing your vision over time. It’s important to be aware of glaucoma. You should [...]

Is Glaucoma A Hereditary Eye Condition?2020-10-19T14:52:35+00:00

6 Helpful Tips For Healthy Aging Month

September is Healthy Aging Month. There are several ways that you can improve your own health, regardless of your age. Graceful aging is much easier when you have good health habits throughout your life. Your eye health can also be harmed by bad habits. This can put you at higher risk for conditions like glaucoma [...]

6 Helpful Tips For Healthy Aging Month2020-10-19T14:54:37+00:00

5 Tips For Avoiding Dry Eye This Summer

Summer is a great time to spend your days outdoors getting some sun. But for some people, the warm, sunny weather can cause dry eye syndrome. Dry eye is an uncomfortable condition caused by inadequate tear production. It can leave your eyes feeling inflamed, sore, and gritty. Some people are more predisposed to dry eye [...]

5 Tips For Avoiding Dry Eye This Summer2020-10-19T14:59:35+00:00

4 Reasons To Consider LASIK This Summer

The summer months are the perfect time to enjoy beautiful weather and the many outdoor activities that come with it. It’s also a great time to get LASIK! LASIK can give you your first summer ever without having to worry about contacts or glasses. If you’ve been considering LASIK for a while, summer is the [...]

4 Reasons To Consider LASIK This Summer2020-10-19T15:01:22+00:00

Will Diabetic Retinopathy Cause Blindness?

Due to aging, there are eye conditions people should be aware of. Everyone above the age of 50 should have regular annual eye exams. This allows for the early diagnosis and treatment of any potential conditions. One common condition in individuals with diabetes, especially older individuals, is diabetic retinopathy. Diabetic retinopathy is a serious condition [...]

Will Diabetic Retinopathy Cause Blindness?2020-07-27T13:09:21+00:00

Does Refractive Lens Exchange Work As Well As LASIK?

LASIK is a very popular vision correction surgery, but it isn’t the only one. In fact, there are several surgeries that can correct your vision. One other popular correction surgery is RLE or Refractive Lens Exchange. But does it work as well as LASIK? It depends almost entirely on the patient. Keep reading to learn [...]

Does Refractive Lens Exchange Work As Well As LASIK?2020-06-26T14:07:03+00:00

When Is A Cornea Transplant Necessary?

The outer eye is made up of a clear tissue called the cornea. Your cornea is what light refracts through before it’s translated by the eye and brain into images you can see. When your cornea becomes damaged, it can affect your ability to see. The good news is that if your cornea becomes damaged, [...]

When Is A Cornea Transplant Necessary?2020-06-18T13:25:09+00:00

Why Is Telemedicine Important?

With much of the country in lockdown, many of us are restricted to only leaving the home for essential services. Doctor’s appointments are one of the most essential services available. Having offices crowded with patients may do more harm than good when it comes to stopping the spread of COVID-19. Luckily, there’s an alternative for [...]

Why Is Telemedicine Important?2020-06-01T13:34:43+00:00

Do I Need My Cataracts Removed?

Cataracts are a common condition in people that are over the age of 40. They’re so common, in fact, that cataract surgery is the most frequently performed medical procedure in the United States. If you have cataracts, chances are you’ll need to have them removed at some point. But when should that happen? It’s different [...]

Do I Need My Cataracts Removed?2020-05-29T15:13:04+00:00
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