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Am I a Candidate for Cataract Surgery?

Cataract surgery is a surgical procedure that involves replacing the cloudy natural lens of your eye with an intraocular lens, or artificial lens. About 9 in 10 people with cataracts who have had this procedure can see better afterward. The treatment is indeed effective, but it is not for everyone.

Different Types of Glaucoma

Glaucoma is not just one vision problem but a group of eye conditions that could cause gradual, irreversible vision loss. Each type of glaucoma is unique; find out about them, their symptoms, and their treatment below.

What’s the Difference Between Comprehensive Eye Exams & Vision Screening?

Comprehensive eye exams and vision screening are two different procedures, but both can give you an insight into your eye health. Find out more about their differences below.

Why Do You Need a Contact Lens Fitting?

Contact lenses are a popular choice for people who want to correct their vision without the inconvenience of glasses. This eyewear offers a range of benefits, including better side vision, the ability to participate in sports, and even improved self-esteem.

Who Is Not Suitable for LASIK?

LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) is a type of refractive surgery that can correct specific vision problems. Eight out of 10 individuals who have undergone this procedure end up not needing contact lenses or glasses toimprove their eyesight. But despite its good track record, the surgery is not for everybody.

Do You Have to Be a Certain Age to Get LASIK?

Vision problems affect people of all ages. If you want to restore your vision, one of your options is Laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK).

Can Diabetic Retinopathy Be Corrected?

Diabetes is a chronic and lifelong condition that affects over 40 million Americans. It leads to many health complications, such as diabetic retinopathy. This eye problem can cause you to see streaks that appear like cobwebs or floating spots, and even vision loss. It can affect daily life, making it harder to perform specific tasks like driving.

Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Learn About AMD

It is common for older adults to experience vision loss. Many think it is just a normal part of aging, but it does not have to be. There are many steps to reduce the risk of losing your vision. And it starts by knowing more about age-related macular degeneration (ADM).

What Causes Ptosis in Only One Eye?

Do you have sleepy-looking eyes even if you are fully active and awake? There is a chance you’re suffering from ptosis. With this condition, the upper eyelid droops over the eye, either a little or to the extent that it covers the pupil.

Glaucoma: Early Warning Signs & Symptoms

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness for individuals over 60 years old. However, it can happen at any age. Prevent the condition from worsening by knowing its early signs and symptoms and getting the proper treatment.

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