Everything You Need to Know About Eye Bag Removal Surgery and Eye Lifts

In the United States, around 100,000 blepharoplasty procedures are performed every year. Also known as an “eye lift” or eye bag removal, blepharoplasty is one of the safest, simplest, and most effective ways to freshen up your look. When it comes to plastic surgery, blepharoplasty is also an excellent way to get the best bang… Read More

Your Ultimate Guide to Vitrectomy Surgery

The eye is filled with a fluid called vitreous gel. In order to perform certain surgeries and procedures on the eye, a vitrectomy must be done to remove this vitreous gel. Vitrectomy surgeries are done by ophthalmologists trained to perform retina surgery. These eye doctors are specialized and have extensive training in retina treatment. If… Read More

How to Choose the Right Cataract Surgeon

Choosing a doctor for cataract surgery is one of the most important decisions you’ll make. Getting cataract surgery can actually help you live longer. So, your choice will determine the quality of your vision for many years to come.  There are a number of considerations, some of which can affect your need for glasses after… Read More

Common Vision Disorders and How to Treat Them

The World Health Organization estimates that 253 million people have vision disorders. Where do you fit into that statistic? Do you even know if you fit into that statistic? There are many different kinds of vision disorders. Some are easily detectable, but others are not. Are you rusty on your understanding of these disorders or… Read More

What Are My Options for Vision Correction?

What Are My Options For Vision Correction? What Are My Options For Vision Correction? If you’re eyesight is getting worse, chances are you’re looking for a solution. Whether it’s glasses or surgery, here are some options for vision correction. Keyword(s): vision correction Are you afflicted by worsening vision? Unfortunately, less than perfect eyesight is a… Read More

Common Types of Glaucoma(And Signs to Look Out For)

Common Types of Glaucoma (And Signs You Should Look Out For) Common Types of Glaucoma and Knowing if You’re at Risk Do you know the common symptoms of glaucoma? What about the different types of glaucoma? Here’s your guide to understanding it so you can care for your eyes. Keyword(s): types of glaucoma It is… Read More

LASIK Eye Surgery Costs and Other Important Information

Are you considering getting LASIK eye surgery? If so, you’re not alone. In fact, over 800,000 LASIK procedures are performed every year. LASIK is actually the most popular elective surgery throughout the world — you probably know someone who has had it. Plus, it has a 95% rate of success, which makes it even more tempting to say a final… Read More

What are My Diabetic Retinopathy Options?

Did you know 422 million people worldwide were living with diabetes in 2014 alone? That amounts to 8% of the entire Earth’s population. But there are ways you can protect yourself from this potentially deadly disease. Let’s take a look at diabetic retinopathy and your options for diabetic retinopathy treatment. What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a condition in… Read More

7 Types of Cataracts (and How to Treat Them)

24.4 million Americans over the age of 40 are affected by different types of cataracts. Additionally, approximately half of all people over 75 have cataracts. Cataracts are a clouding of the eye’s natural lens. The lens sits just behind your pupil, which is the black ‘dot’ in the middle of the eye. As a cataract… Read More

Eye Care Advice for Better Vision

The American Foundation for the Blind says that by 2030, the number of Americans who have significant age-related vision loss will likely double. Multiple studies have shown that out of those who are legally blind (with vision of 20/200 or less), the majority are elderly. They weren’t born with poor vision. Instead, they’ve suffered from… Read More