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4 Things to Look for in a Cataract Surgeon

If you have been living with cataracts for a long time, you may have finally reached the point where you’re ready for cataract surgery. In cataract surgery, your eye doctor replaces the cloudy lens a with an intraocular lens (IOL). Anytime you need to have surgery it can leave some people feeling overwhelmed and anxious. [...]

4 Things to Look for in a Cataract Surgeon 2018-05-08T20:15:04+00:00

The 4 Most Common Fears About LASIK

Many of our patients are interested in having LASIK surgery in Boston but hold back out of fear. Even though we all know someone who has had a successful vision correction procedure, the fear of the unknown prevents many people from taking the leap themselves. LASIK is a very safe and popular procedure in the [...]

The 4 Most Common Fears About LASIK 2018-05-08T20:18:39+00:00

Clearing Up the 5 Most Common Cataracts Myths

Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness around the world. Yet in spite of how common they are, many people still don’t know much about them. Some people mistakenly believe that cataracts only affect senior citizens. Some people believe that cataract surgery is dangerous. This blog post will attempt to clear up the five most [...]

Clearing Up the 5 Most Common Cataracts Myths 2018-05-08T20:27:57+00:00

How to Know if You Are Ready for LASIK Surgery

If you have worn glasses or contacts for most of your life, the idea of having LASIK surgery may be an exciting idea. After all, LASIK has been the right choice for millions of people across the world. And the safety and efficiency of the procedure have only improved over the past couple decades. If [...]

How to Know if You Are Ready for LASIK Surgery 2018-02-27T14:08:30+00:00

LASIK and Dry Eye Syndrome: What You Need to Know

If you have been reading up about LASIK surgery, you may have noticed commonly listed under “LASIK side effects” that eye dryness is almost always included. It’s true! After LASIK, most people will experience dry eyes, but it’s nothing to worry about. Here’s what you should know about why dry eye occurs after LASIK and [...]

LASIK and Dry Eye Syndrome: What You Need to Know 2018-01-22T15:24:48+00:00

Nielsen – Still on the Fence About LASIK? Read This!

LASIK surgery is popular, there’s no question about that. Millions of people undergo LASIK each year with phenomenal results. Even when you know and understand that fact, it can be hard to take the plunge and schedule a LASIK consultation. Why? There are many reasons. Procrastination is one. Just not being sure you want to [...]

Nielsen – Still on the Fence About LASIK? Read This! 2018-01-22T15:16:11+00:00

4 LASIK Myths You’ve Probably Heard Before

LASIK surgery is a life-changing procedure. It’s also incredibly popular, with millions of people going under the laser every year. With popularity comes misinformation, unfortunately. Here at Nielsen Eye Center, we are dedicated to spreading true LASIK information and debunking the myths. Here are 5 LASIK myths you may have heard, and why they aren’t [...]

4 LASIK Myths You’ve Probably Heard Before 2018-01-22T14:59:47+00:00

Different Types of Cataracts Explained

When you picture a person with cataracts, chances are you come to the same conclusion as most people: an elderly grandparent with gray hair and maybe a walker. While this stereotype is not necessarily unrealistic (most people older than 70 have some form of cataract development), cataracts are more widespread and complex than that. So, [...]

Different Types of Cataracts Explained 2017-12-12T14:55:49+00:00