What is Dry Eye Syndrome? Dry eye syndrome, or DES, is a chronic and typically progressive condition. According to the National Eye Institute, “nearly five million Americans 50 years of age and older are estimated to suffer from dry eyes;” although that is not to say dry eye syndrome will not occur at any age. […]
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 […]