Am I a Good Candidate for Refractive Lens Exchange?
Do you have farsightedness or presbyopia? Relying on prescription glasses or contact lenses to see clearly can be a hassle. Thanks to modern technology, you no longer have to live with poor vision or the inconvenience of prescription eyewear. If you have high refractive errors and are not a good LASIK candidate, refractive lens exchange… Read More
8 Signs You May Need to Consider Having Your Cataracts Removed
Have you been diagnosed with cataracts? Although you may think that having cataracts means having them removed right away, it’s not always the case. Most people with cataracts can see well for many years before needing cataract surgery. Cataracts often develop gradually and slowly over time as you age. One of the best ways to… Read More
Is There a Connection Between Flomax and Having Cataract Surgery?
Do you need to have cataract surgery and take Flomax? There’s a link between complications during cataract surgery and patients taking Flomax. Keep reading to learn more about this connection and what it could mean if you need to have cataract surgery!
What are the Advantages of Having Laser Cataract Surgery?
Do you have cataracts? The only effective way to treat them is to remove them during cataract surgery. Cataracts make the natural lens of the eye grow cloudy. As cataracts develop, it will become more challenging to see and complete routine, everyday activities. The only way to get rid of cataracts is by having surgery… Read More
Is There a Correlation Between Diabetic Retinopathy and Cataracts?
Do you have diabetes? Have you recently found out that you have cataracts as well? You may not realize that by having diabetes, your risk of developing cataracts also increases. Patients with diabetes who have diabetic retinopathy are five times more likely to find out they have sight-threatening cataracts. If you have type one or… Read More
How to Fix a Floppy Iris After Cataract Surgery
Do you need to have cataract surgery? If you’re an older man with prostate problems, you may not realize that this increases your risk of cataract complications due to floppy iris. Even though these conditions are not directly correlated, medications used to treat an enlarged prostate can result in complications like floppy iris syndrome and… Read More
When is the Best Time to Have Cataract Surgery?
Is your vision cloudy? Does it feel like you have difficulty seeing well at night due to halos or glare around street lights and headlights? These are some of the symptoms of cataracts. Cataracts occur when the natural lens of the eye becomes cloudy, making it more challenging to see. Most people will eventually get… Read More
Can You Treat Glaucoma and Cataracts at the Same Time?
Do you have glaucoma but also need to have your cataracts removed? You may be wondering if you are able to treat cataracts and glaucoma at the same time. The good news is that thanks to minimally-invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS), this is possible. MIGS procedures can be combined with cataract surgery for patients with cataracts… Read More
Can I Still Have Cataract Surgery If I’ve Had LASIK?
Do you have cataracts, but are concerned that you won’t be able to have cataract surgery because you’ve had LASIK in the past? The good news is that for most people if you’ve had LASIK before, you can still have cataract surgery. Keep reading to find out what makes this possible.
Are There Signs If You Have a Cataract?
A cataract occurs when the natural lens of the eye becomes cloudy. For most people, this happens as a result of aging. When you are young, the lens is transparent, enabling it to focus images on the retina. However, later in life, the lens begins hardening and becomes yellow, interfering with light entering it. This… Read More