Common Causes of Detached Retina

A detached retina is considered an emergency situation where the retina (a thin, light, sensitive tissue that lines the back wall of the inside of the eye) is pulled from its normal position. When your retina is detached, it doesn’t receive oxygen and nourishment from a layer of blood vessels. The longer it’s left untreated, […]

published at Sunday, March 1st, 2020

Understanding Glaucoma

Glaucoma is among the leading causes of blindness. Damage is caused by abnormally high pressure inside the eye. This abnormally high pressure in the high damages the optic nerve, which is vital for good vision. The key to understanding glaucoma is having regular comprehensive eye exams because often, there are no warning signs. If glaucoma […]

published at Saturday, January 4th, 2020

Pros and Cons to LASIK

People decide to get LASIK for many reasons. Whether it be to never have to search for glasses again or to never have to put contacts in every morning, most simply want to enjoy life with clear vision. However, for some, the idea of surgery on your eye and while you’re awake is scary – […]

published at Sunday, December 8th, 2019

Diabetic Eye Conditions

Diabetic eye conditions, or diabetic eye disease, also known as diabetic retinopathy, is an eye condition that can develop in anyone who has type 1 or type 2 diabetes. If you have diabetes, your blood sugar levels are too high. The longer this goes uncontrolled, the higher the risk of developing this eye complication. Eventually, […]

published at Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

7 Ways To Improve And Protect Your Vision

Protecting your eyesight is one of the most important things you can do for your vision. Eyesight can deteriorate as you age due to certain conditions. However, there are a number of natural remedies to protect and improve vision. Read the 7 ways to improve and protect your vision below. 1. Get regular eye exams […]

published at Friday, November 15th, 2019

Cataract Surgery FAQs

What is a cataract and what is cataract surgery? Cataracts are a natural, gradual condition that can happen to all of us eventually. A cataract is when the eye’s natural lens becomes cloudy due to chemical changes, advancing age, hereditary reasons, injury, disease, or other various other reasons. Your vision may look fuzzy and colors […]

published at Sunday, October 6th, 2019

Types of Cataracts

As you age, it is rather normal to develop cataracts in either one or both eyes. Cataracts can be extremely irritating as they hinder your vision by clouding the eye’s natural lens. Cataracts cause vision loss that can ultimately lead to blindness which is why it is so important to visit a specialist to see […]

published at Thursday, July 18th, 2019

After LASIK – What the Patient Experiences

    Before and After the Operation The elimination of glasses and contacts through the advanced methods of Lasik is becoming increasingly more common and accepted. What is the experience like during and after the procedure? When the lasik procedure is scheduled, it is generally performed as an office procedure. You would be driven to […]

published at Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

Get To Know Your Surgeons

    The Many Types of Surgeons Medicine is a calling. It’s much more than a business. Surgeons have the option to work in a generalized practice or to choose a subfield, meaning, patients get the benefit of a highly trained surgeon with an extensive interest in one area of the body. There are various […]

published at Thursday, May 9th, 2019

The Evolution of the Implant – Then and Now

    How Surgical Implants Have Evolved Over Time I have always marveled at how medical technologies got their start. Often, it is simply through someone’s observation of everyday events that are observed by some creative mind. Surgery is an area that has seen some remarkable technological advancements. Whether it’s Dr. John Cory with the […]

published at Monday, May 6th, 2019