Are Premium IOLs Worth It?

Artificial intraocular lenses (IOL) are vital to a successful cataract surgery. These synthetic lenses are designed to replace your cloudy lens during cataract surgery and restore clear vision. There are two main types of IOLs: basic (monofocal) and premium. A premium IOL offers more benefits than the basic lens implants. Keep reading to learn more… Read More

What is the Difference Between Wet and Dry Macular Degeneration?

Macular degeneration is a common cause of vision loss as people age. There are two main types of macular degeneration: dry and wet. Both can lead to blindness if left untreated, but they have important differences in terms of symptoms, detection, treatment options, and rates of progression. Keep reading to learn the difference between wet… Read More

What is a Glaucoma Suspect?

Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness worldwide. The best way to protect your vision from this sight-stealing disease is to have regular comprehensive eye health exams with your eye doctor. During your eye exam, your doctor may diagnose you as a glaucoma suspect. Keep reading to learn more about what a glaucoma suspect is… Read More

What Are Scleral Contact Lenses?

Scleral contact lenses are one of the largest and most comfortable types of contact lenses available today. Unlike regular soft contact lenses that only cover the colored part of your eye (the iris), scleral lenses vault over your entire corneal surface and land on the white part of your eye (the sclera). This makes them… Read More

Can Diabetes Affect My Vision?

Diabetes can increase the risk of developing vision problems and certain eye diseases. Controlling blood sugar levels can help prevent or delay complications. Regular, dilated eye health exams are important for people with diabetes to monitor for signs of diabetic eye disease. Keep reading to learn more about how diabetes can affect your sight, the… Read More

How Do I Know If I Am a Good Candidate for LASIK?

Imagine being able to see the world around you clearly without glasses or contact lenses. After LASIK, you can reduce your dependency on visual aids and enter a world with greater visual freedom. Who is a Good Candidate For LASIK? The only definitive way to know if you are a good candidate for LASIK is… Read More

How Do I Know My Floaters Are Caused By A Retinal Detachment?

Floaters are very common. They often appear as squiggles or tiny specks and are usually easier to see when looking at a white computer screen, a clear sky, or a plain background. For the most part, floaters are harmless.  However, if you notice many of them all of a sudden, it may be a sign… Read More

Can Eye Doctors Restore Vision Lost From Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is often called “the silent thief of sight” because symptoms don’t appear straight away.  Instead, they develop slowly over many years.  By the time you realize there’s a change in your eyesight, the eye condition has already caused permanent damage.  You can have glaucoma for years and not even know it. This is one… Read More

6 Reasons Why Children’s Eye Health Exams Are Important

Having a routine eye exam is important to keep your children’s eyes healthy.  Healthy vision is important for your child’s overall development and learning ability. When your child gets regular eye examinations, vision problems can be detected and treated early before compromising long-term vision and eye health. Keep reading to learn six reasons why children’s… Read More

3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Buy Glasses Online

How many times have you been unpleasantly surprised by an online purchase?  If you’re like me, you have a pile of things around that either didn’t fit properly, had lower quality than you were expecting, or was just junk. Taking the risk with your vision is a little different. Buying your glasses online may seem… Read More

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