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June 5, 2024

Dry, itchy, or watery eyes are no fun, no matter what's causing them. Symptoms of dry eyes or allergies can interrupt a pleasant day outdoors or make it harder to see so you can concentrate on work. Allergies and dry eye syndrome are two different conditions. You can have both simultaneously, with each one increasing each other's…...

May 15, 2024

Did you know that glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide? This eye condition is called the silent thief of sight because it can develop and progress without symptoms.The first hint that something is wrong is vision loss, which is irreversible even if you receive treatment for glaucoma. The best way to prevent vision…...

April 10, 2024

Millions of people need cataract surgery every year. Age-related cataracts are incredibly prevalent. There's also no medical treatment that can prevent or cure them.If cataracts are causing vision issues that interfere with daily life, the only treatment option is having cataract surgery. You may be alarmed or concerned if you hear…...

March 29, 2024

Whether you're seeing an eye doctor for the first time or going in for your annual eye exam, it's essential to be prepared before your next appointment. This appointment is an opportunity for you to talk to your eye doctor about your health, how healthy your eyes are, your vision, and how you can best care for your eyes.Keep…...

February 13, 2024

Glaucoma affects around 3 million Americans, and it's one of the most common causes of vision loss. The root cause of most cases of glaucoma is excessive pressure in the eye, which damages the optic nerve.Early detection and treatment can reduce intraocular pressure and slow or halt vision loss. Keep reading to learn more about…...

January 18, 2024

Do you have cataracts? You may not realize it if you're unaware of the signs of this common eye condition.Cataracts are cloudy spots that develop on your eye's natural lens, affecting your ability to see clearly. Most cataracts are age-related and develop over time.If you have early cataracts, you may not realize it at first, as…...

December 8, 2023

Do you use visual aids like glasses and contact lenses to see? Visual aids correct refractive errors like nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism.Astigmatism is a refractive error that makes your vision blurry at all distances. With IOLs and cataracts, it can feel challenging to understand what kind of IOL is best to treat…...

November 14, 2023

Are your eyes dry, itchy, or causing you discomfort? You're not alone.Every day, people worldwide visit their eye doctor, hoping to find relief for their dry eyes. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, approximately 20 million people suffer from dry eye syndrome.Dry eye syndrome is a chronic eye condition that can cause…...

October 9, 2023

Is your vision blurry? Have you started finding it more challenging to do the things you love or even the most basic activities?It can be challenging to know if you need cataract surgery. However, having cataracts doesn't necessarily mean you need cataract surgery immediately. Many people with cataracts can get by just fine without…...

August 14, 2023

What goes on at an eye exam? If it's been a long time since your last one, you might be trying to remember what an eye exam entails so you have a good idea of what to expect.An eye exam's purpose goes beyond ensuring you're still wearing the right pair of glasses or contacts. Eye exams are also an opportunity to assess how…...

July 27, 2023

Do you love tennis? Are you tired of your vision due to cataracts bringing you down?If you're a tennis enthusiast, you've probably thought about how you can elevate your game to its fullest potential. You've considered everything from investing in the latest racket to seeking out the best courts in town.But when was the last…...

June 27, 2019

While a painful, red sunburn immediately tells you that you’ve had too much sun exposure, sun damage to your eyes is usually silent until long after the harm is done. Fortunately, your strongest defense is easy: a well-made pair of sunglasses....