How Eye Specialists Diagnose and Treat Astigmatism

The lesser-known cousin of nearsightedness and farsightedness could be responsible for your vision problems. While it might not be as well-known as nearsightedness (myopia) and farsightedness (hyperopia), astigmatism is a similarly common vision problem. Whether you have already been diagnosed with astigmatism yourself or are worried you may be exhibiting symptoms, here’s what you should… Read More

What Is Glaucoma and How Is It Treated?

Glaucoma can be debilitating, but if it’s caught early, it’s possible to effectively halt and ultimately manage the condition. You’ve probably heard of glaucoma, but you might not actually know what it is, who is at risk, and/or how it’s treated. We’ve compiled some helpful information on the causes, symptoms, and treatment options in order… Read More

Am I a Candidate for Laser Eye Surgery?

Laser eye surgery offers many benefits, but it may not be the right decision for everyone. Read on to find out if you’re an ideal candidate for it. Since its introduction in the early 1990s, laser eye surgery has been a tried and true solution for anybody looking to see clearly without glasses or contacts…. Read More

An Introductory Guide to Corrective Eye Surgery

Curious about corrective eye surgery? Here are a few things you should know before you schedule an appointment.   While glasses and contact lenses have been a godsend to those with poor eyesight for hundreds of years, most would probably agree that, at least to some extent, they’re also a royal pain. Whether it’s your… Read More

What’s the Difference Between PRK and LASIK Laser Eye Surgeries?

LASIK isn’t the only type of laser eye surgery. PRK can be an equally effective solution to your vision problems. While many people think of LASIK as a synonym for laser eye surgery, it isn’t the only form of laser eye surgery available. Indeed, similar procedures such as PRK can provide most patients with similar… Read More

How Effective Is Laser Eye Surgery?

Laser eye surgery has become a widespread, routine procedure — but do the ends really justify the means? Regardless of how common a medical procedure may be, most patients still approach with a bit of trepidation — and for good reason. Any surgery should be taken seriously, no matter how small, superficial, or regularly performed it may… Read More

What are the Different Types of Cataracts?

What’s the difference between types of cataracts? The three types of cataracts: Subcapsular, Nuclear and Cortical So what exactly is a cataract? First of all, it is not a growth. This tends to be one of the largest misconceptions surrounding the condition of cataracts. Instead, cataracts are the clouding of the eye’s natural lens that… Read More

What To Expect After LASIK Surgery (Besides Great Vision)

How LASIK Surgery can help you save time and make life easier. The proper ways to care for newly corrected eyes during the LASIK recovery process. What can you expect after LASIK? First of all, a little bit more free time in the morning than you’re used to. Typically patients spend 15 to 20 minutes… Read More

How Safe Is LASIK Surgery?

What to Expect During Your Safe LASIK Experience When we chat with patients interested in LASIK, the question they ask us is usually the same: “How Safe IS LASIK Surgery?” As an ophthalmology practice, we want to ensure you have a safe LASIK experience and that doesn’t just mean on the day of your procedure. That… Read More

Can Cataracts Lead to Blindness?

Cataract Blindness Can Be Corrected Cataracts are NOT just for grandma and grandpa! Cataracts Causing Loss of Vision As the most common cause of vision loss in people over age 40, cataracts are something to keep in the back of your mind as you age. The prevalence and importance of treating cataracts are often underestimated…. Read More