Retinal Tear vs. Detachment

Retinal tears and detachments are related eye conditions that can become very serious, even leading to blindness. Retinal tears are common, with nearly one in ten people developing one at some point during their lifetime. Retinal detachments, on the other hand, are less common, occurring in approximately one in 300 [...]

November 18th, 2022|Eye Conditions|

Pinguecula vs. Pterygium

When it comes to ocular vocabulary, many of us are familiar with common eye conditions and their related names, such as glaucoma and cataracts. But there are many lesser known eye conditions that are quite common. Two of those conditions, pinguecula and pterygium, are easy to confuse because they [...]

October 21st, 2022|Eye Conditions|

Do Eye Floaters Go Away?

Have you ever experienced eye floaters or spots that seem to move within your field of vision? Seven out of ten people experience eye floaters at some point in their life, so chances are you have experienced them already or you will someday. Today we will be sharing more [...]

August 10th, 2022|Eye Conditions|

How Long Does LASIK Take?

LASIK eye surgery is one of the most common elective surgical procedures in America, with nearly 700,000 surgeries performed every year. With such high satisfaction and success rates, it is easy to understand why so many choose to undergo this surgery. Before making their final decision, though, many people [...]

July 22nd, 2022|Laser Vision Correction, Lasik|

Is LASIK Safe?

Since the FDA approved LASIK in 1999, approximately 10 million people in the United States have undergone this eye surgery. Currently, approximately 700,000 Americans have LASIK eye surgery every year. When we look at a global perspective, over 30 million people have had LASIK eye surgery. That’s a lot [...]

June 20th, 2022|Laser Vision Correction, Lasik|