How to Treat a Scratched Cornea

Corneal scratches, also referred to as corneal abrasions, are among some of the most common eye injuries. While they are not typically serious, it is important to understand the symptoms and treatment of them so that you can know the proper actions to take should you suffer a scratched [...]

March 17th, 2023|Eye Care, Eye Conditions|

Can Cataracts Come Back?

Cataracts are extremely common, affecting over 20 million Americans. In fact, one in five people over the age of 65 will experience cataracts. It makes sense, then, that cataract surgery is one of the most common surgical procedures in the country. Every year, over three million individuals in America will [...]

February 17th, 2023|Cataracts, Eye Conditions|

What is Vitreous Gel?

The eye is a complex organ. Like most of our organs, we tend not to think about our eyes until they are not working as they should or we experience some type of discomfort. But whether we think about it or not, the eye is made of several parts [...]

January 20th, 2023|Eye Care, Eye Conditions|

Can You Get LASIK Twice?

LASIK is a common surgery in the United States, with nearly 600,000 procedures occurring every single year. Statistically, this surgery has an extremely high success rate; nearly 92% of individuals experience 20/40 or better vision following the quick procedure. While the success rate of LASIK is high, many people understandably [...]

December 16th, 2022|Lasik|

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|