What is Blue Light?

Many of us know about UVA and UVB rays and the importance of wearing sunglasses to protect our eyes from them. Because so many of us spend time outside every day (even if we're just driving), we want to do everything we can to prevent damage to our eyes. Similarly, [...]

November 18th, 2020|Eye Care|

The Best Contacts for Patients with Astigmatisms

Astigmatisms are fairly common, with an estimated 33% of the United States’ population having astigmatism in one or both eyes. Astigmatism can occur in two places within the eye: the cornea and the lens. A corneal astigmatism occurs when the cornea isn’t evenly curved. Similarly, a lenticular astigmatism occurs when [...]

September 17th, 2020|Eye Care|

Vision Imbalance after Cataract Surgery

Did you know that, if an individual needs cataract surgery in both eyes, the procedure is typically scheduled on two separate days? Ophthalmologists perform cataract surgery days or weeks apart so that a patient’s eyes have time to stabilize after each procedure. It is common for individuals to experience blurred [...]

August 12th, 2020|Cataracts|

Is Glaucoma Hereditary?

Affecting over three million people in America, Glaucoma is a progressive disease that causes damage to the optic nerves. The most common symptoms of glaucoma are loss of vision and blurry vision. Read more about glaucoma and glaucoma treatment plans. There are two main types of glaucoma: open-angle and closed-angle. [...]

July 22nd, 2020|Glaucoma|

Taking Care of Your Eyes After Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery is an extremely common surgery, and it typically takes just 10 minutes to perform. Though the surgery is simple compared to other medical procedures, it is still just as important to take care of yourself post-surgery and allow your eyes time to heal properly. As you do your [...]

June 5th, 2020|Cataracts|

The Cost of Cataract Surgery

A number of variables play into the final cost of cataract surgery. These factors include the severity of your cataracts, the type of lens being used, geographic location, surgeon, length of post-surgery care, insurance coverage, and more. On average though, you can plan on your cataract surgery costing around $3,500 [...]

May 8th, 2020|Cataracts|