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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

When Is The Best Time For A LASIK Consultation?

Have you been thinking about getting LASIK? LASIK surgery is more advanced and low-risk than ever. According to the American Refractive Surgery Council, research shows that 99 percent of patients achieve better than 20/40 vision and over 90 percent achieve 20/20 vision or better. You may be wondering when the best time is to even [...]

When Is The Best Time For A LASIK Consultation?2020-04-30T16:11:23+00:00

What is the Visian ICL?

Many people that wear glasses or contacts have considered corrective surgery to improve their vision. LASIK is a very popular option for this. Most patients that want LASIK are good candidates, but not all. Some may not qualify due to reasons beyond their control. There are alternatives to LASIK for those that still want vision [...]

What is the Visian ICL?2020-04-23T17:43:42+00:00

Can You Be Too Young For Cataracts?

It’s a common misconception that cataracts only affect the elderly. While it’s true that most cataracts occur because of aging, it's not the only reason that cataracts can develop. Many people start developing cataracts as young as age 40. However, cataracts can occur at any age. Some people are even born with them. Keep reading [...]

Can You Be Too Young For Cataracts?2020-03-31T16:35:51+00:00

Will LASIK Be Painful?

One of the biggest reasons that people hesitate to get LASIK is the element of fear. Any surgery can cause some anxiety, and if you are unfamiliar with LASIK it’s normal to be anxious about the unknown. LASIK has a reputation as a surgery that doesn’t use general anesthesia, but just because you’re awake doesn’t [...]

Will LASIK Be Painful?2020-03-18T17:09:54+00:00

Are You Suffering From One Of These Signs Of Cataracts?

As we age, most people experience vision changes that impact our ability to see and experience the world with clear vision. This can include cataracts, which are an extremely common side effect of aging. While they are often mistaken for standard vision decline, cataracts commonly begin to develop in the eyes of individuals aged 40 [...]

Are You Suffering From One Of These Signs Of Cataracts?2020-02-28T14:06:29+00:00

Is Dry Eye Treatable?

Many people suffer from chronic dry eye, a condition that can cause ongoing eye discomfort and progress over time. Not only is dry eye syndrome uncomfortable, but it can also increase your risk for infection and corneal scarring. Your eyes need proper moisture to stay healthy and to heal when the tissue is damaged. But [...]

Is Dry Eye Treatable?2020-02-26T14:50:01+00:00