Tag: vision correction

What Do I Do If I Have Cataracts and Glaucoma?

Cataract patient

Cataracts and glaucoma are common eye conditions that develop as a natural result of aging. It isn’t unheard of to have glaucoma and cataracts at the same time. While managing the symptoms of two eye diseases may seem difficult, treatment for cataracts and glaucoma can help prolong your vision and prevent permanent blindness. Keep reading […]

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Clearing Up the 5 Most Common Cataracts Myths

cataract surgery patient looking skyward

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 the causes, prevention, and treatment. 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 […]

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Laser Eye Surgery Diagram

Dr. Steven A. Nielsen of the Nielsen Eye Center explains the benefits of LASIK and PRK laser vision correction and highlights some of the differences between the two procedures. Boston, MA – Laser vision correction has helped many people reduce, and even eliminate, the need for eyeglasses and contact lenses. Designed to improve visual refractive […]

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Ortho K Lenses for Non-Surgical Vision Correction

Woman taking an eye exam

Dr. Douglas Haigh and his colleagues at The Nielsen Eye Center now provide Ortho K lenses as a non-surgical vision correction treatment. Dr. Haigh says Ortho K can often help patients suffering from nearsightedness experience less dependence on corrective eyewear without the need for surgical procedures such as LASIK. Boston, MA — Dr. Douglas Haigh, […]

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