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What To Expect With Cataract Surgery: A Brief Walk-Through

Cataracts affect more than 24.4 million Americans aged 40 or older. By age 80, 61% of Hispanic Americans, 53% of black Americans, and 70% of white Americans have cataracts. There’s a good chance you or someone you love will have cataract surgery in their life. Which means you’re going to want to know what to expect with… Read More


Top Reasons to Get an Eye Exam Every Year (Even if Your Vision is Perfect)

Feeling a little “off” lately? Maybe it’s your glasses. Having an outdated prescription can lead to a number of health complications. These can be anything from blurry vision, dizziness, to severe headaches. These and other less obvious symptoms like squinting while working at a computer can suggest you need glasses. Lessening the likelihood of these complications is simple…. 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


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


Laser Cataract Surgery: What’s in it for you?

So, you’ve found out you have cataracts. What’s next? What’s the difference between standard and laser cataract surgery? Do the benefits outweigh the costs? These are all questions that will run through your head. I’m here to give you information to help you make the best possible decision. The main difference in laser cataract surgery… Read More