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Learn more about ophthalmology care in our blog!

Is Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery Right for You? Understanding the Procedure

If cataracts cloud your vision, you may wonder about laser surgery to remove them.

7 Vital Steps to Safeguard Your Vision Against Glaucoma Today

Understanding the threat posed by glaucoma is your first line of defense in maintaining your vision. In the United States alone, over three million people are living with this eye condition, according to the Glaucoma Research Foundation. However, only half of them actually know they have glaucoma. The good news is, you can protect your vision from glaucoma with early detection and treatment.

Why Do Certain Eye Conditions Require Extra Eye Protection in Winter?

Most people assume that sunglasses are just for hot days and winter weather does not affect the eyes. The truth is that ultraviolet rays are present throughout the year, even during the cold season. It is vital to take care of your eyes even in winter. Sunlight shines brightly when there is snow, and it tends to reflect more to the eyes.

Diabetic Retinopathy Treatment Options: Which One is Right for You?

Diabetic retinopathy is a serious eye condition that affects people with diabetes. It occurs when the blood vessels in the retina, the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye, become damaged due to high blood sugar levels. Over time, this damage can lead to vision loss or even blindness if left untreated.

Why is LASIK Considered a Safe and Effective Vision Correction Procedure?

LASIK is a popular vision correction procedure that has been utilized by millions of people worldwide. By leveraging advanced technology, it offers an effective solution for refractive errors such as myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism.

What are the Early Signs of Glaucoma I Shouldn't Ignore?

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that primarily affect the optic nerve, the cable that connects our eye to our brain. This damage is often caused by an abnormally high pressure in your eye.

Debunking Common Myths About LASIK

The LASIK procedure is relatively straightforward and quick. The first step involves creating a thin flap in the cornea using a laser. This flap is then gently lifted to expose the underlying corneal tissue.

Managing Diabetic Retinopathy: Treatment Options and Outcomes

DR, or diabetic retinopathy, is one of the leading causes of blindness in adults, affecting many people with diabetes. The only way to correctly diagnose it is through a comprehensive eye exam, and in fact many people have found they have diabetes in this manner. 

Is Cataract Surgery Right for Me?

Worldwide, cataracts are among the leading vision issues that cause blindness. They are the main cause of temporary blindness. The condition causes cloudy vision, leaving you with cataract surgery as the only treatment option. 

When to Seek Dry Eye Treatment From the Eye Doctor

Annoying vision changes could be telling you that you have dry eye syndrome. For this prevalent condition, it is essential to know when to seek medical assistance from your optometrist or ophthalmologist.

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