What Is Refractive Lens Exchange?
Refractive Lens Exchange, or RLE, is a vision correction procedure. Unlike in other vision correction procedures, like LASIK, the shape of the eye isn’t changed during RLE. Instead, your eye’s natural lenses get taken out and replaced with artificial lenses. The artificial lenses, called intraocular lenses or IOLs, are the same used in cataract surgery…. Read More
Which Vision Correction Procedure Is Right For Me?
Are you nearsighted, farsighted, or do you have astigmatism? If yes, then you must rely on glasses, contacts, or both for clear vision. But did you know there are alternatives to glasses and contacts? Vision correction surgery can permanently fix your vision. There’s more than one option available for vision correction procedures. LASIK remains the… Read More
3 FAQs To Ask Before Cataract Surgery
Do you have cataracts that make it hard to see or get around? You may have questions or concerns about the procedure that you want to have answered. Keep reading to learn more about 3 FAQs to ask about cataract surgery! 1) What Are Cataracts? Cataracts are clumps of proteins that form in your eye… Read More
What Can I Do For A Better Cataract Surgery Recovery?
If your cataracts are making it hard to complete tasks, it might be time to consider having cataract surgery. But there’s no need to stress because cataract surgery is an effective and low-risk procedure. In fact, it’s the most commonly performed medical procedure in the country. But you may have concerns about recovery after cataract… Read More
Will LASIK Make Me Safer?
If you’re thinking about getting LASIK, a big part of it may be so you can see without needing glasses or contacts. But getting LASIK is about more than just convenience. It can even make you safer! Not only is LASIK itself a very low-risk procedure, but the benefits of having your best vision can… Read More
What Is The Real Cause Of My Dry Eyes?
Dry eye syndrome, or chronic dry eye, is a common condition that can affect a variety of different people. Sometimes, dry eye is situational and temporary. Other times, it’s a chronic condition brought on by a predisposition. With a condition like dry eye syndrome, it’s important to figure out what’s causing it. If you have… Read More
5 Tips For Safer Eyes This Summer
It’s finally almost summer! That means it’s time to enjoy some fun in the sun. Warm, sunny days and plenty of outdoor activities are standard for this time of year. But don’t forget to stay safe! Healthy living is as important as ever in the summer. This is especially true when it comes to protecting… Read More
Can I Have LASIK With Cataracts?
You can never be too old for LASIK! Patients in their eighties have had successful LASIK procedures. But older patients are more likely to have eye-related conditions like cataracts. If cataracts are affecting your vision, can you get LASIK? Will LASIK fix your cataracts? Unfortunately, no. There’s only one way to treat cataracts, and that’s… Read More
What is the PanOptix Lens?
When you have cataract surgery, it involves removing your natural lens. This is the only way to get rid of the cataract that has clouded the lens. In years past, this left the patient without a lens in their eye and they had to wear extremely thick glasses to see. But now, the lens is… Read More
Can Too Much Screen Time Hurt Your Eyes?
Feel like you’re spending too much time in front of screens? Between working on a computer and looking at your phone in your free time, your eyes may feel a little sore. This could be because of something called Computer Vision Syndrome. While the word “syndrome” may sound worrisome, it’s actually a treatable condition. You… Read More