Cataracts are often a natural part of aging. They occur when the lens in your eye becomes cloudy caused by the breakdown of proteins, over time, causing blurry vision along with other symptoms. While there is no medical treatment for this eye disorder, cataracts can...
Laser Eye Surgery to Correct Your Vision
A cataract is a clouding of your eye’s natural lens, which often occurs due to a breakdown of proteins, impacting the lens’s ability to focus light rays onto the retina. It can occur in one or both eyes, typically with age, creating vision difficulties. According to...
Exercise to Ensure Healthy Eyes
The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends 150 minutes a week of moderate-intensity or 75 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity exercises. Being physically active can benefit your heart, waistline, mood, and energy level. What you may not realize, however, is that exercise can also do your eyes a world of good. Regular exercise has been shown […]
Break the Habit; Stop Rubbing Your Eyes Today!
When something itches, we instinctively rub or scratch it, right? However, when it comes to our eyes, we may want to think twice about rubbing them. Yes, even when we are tired, or when our eyes feel strained after a long day spent in front of a computer working. Although the act of rubbing our […]
Cataracts: What Are They?
Cataracts are clouding areas in the eye’s lens, which lies behind the iris; and the pupil. Cataracts can develop in one or both eyes. They typically start out small, with minimal effect on your vision. Many patients with cataracts suffer from hazy, blurred vision, which increasingly gets worse over time. Cataracts are one of the most […]
Refractive Surgery: LASIK
Many people suffer from vision problems and wear prescribed eyeglasses and/or contact lenses as a way to correct their vision, temporarily. Another option some people may choose is refractive surgery. There are many types of refractive surgery and currently LASIK is the most popular procedure performed in the US. Laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis or LASIK, […]
Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery
Cataract is the clouding of the eye’s lens and can lead to blurry or cloudy vision. It usually occurs as people age but can also be affected by the environment a person is around. There is treatment to correct cataract in the form of surgery. Cataract surgery is an effective way to correct the vision […]