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Glaucoma: Symptoms, Risk Factors, and Treatment

August 15, 2023

Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that damage the optic nerve, the health of which is vital for good vision. This damage is often caused by an abnormally high pressure in your eye.

Eye Anatomy 101: Understanding How the Eye Works

July 6, 2023

Do you want to know how your eyes work? How do they assist you in observing your surroundings? How do they handle the light and colors that you perceive?

Understanding Cataracts and Treatment Options

June 12, 2023

According to one study from a reputable source, roughly 33.75% of the U.S. population between the ages of 70 and 74 have cataracts. That increased to almost 50% for those between 75 and 79 and to just over 65% for people over 80 years old.

Qualifications for LASIK Vision Correction: Are You a Candidate?

May 11, 2023

Like other operative procedures, LASIK has specific criteria you must meet. LASIK is one of the most successful elective procedures, hitting an incredible 95% success rate.

Understanding the Early Warning Signs of Glaucoma

April 24, 2023

Glaucoma is a severe, progressive eye condition that affects millions globally. It occurs due to an increased pressure in the eye called intraocular pressure.

Glaucoma: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention

March 21, 2023

Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that damages the optic nerve progressively, leading to vision loss. It is among the leading causes of permanent vision loss globally. It develops due to elevated pressure in the eye, also called intraocular pressure (IOP). This eventually damages the optic nerve, which transmits visual information from the eye to the brain.

Cataract Surgery: What to Expect Before, During, and After

February 28, 2023

Cataract surgery is a standard and safe procedure to remove cloudy lenses from the eye and replace them with artificial lenses. The surgery usually occurs on an outpatient basis and takes about 30 minutes to complete.

Is LASIK Vision Correction Surgery Right for You?

January 25, 2023

Many people with eyesight problems often choose LASIK as an alternative to corrective eyewear. It is one of the most popular laser vision correction options for people with refractive errors, including myopia, hyperopia, presbyopia, and astigmatism.

Is It Possible to Stop Cataracts From Developing Naturally?

December 8, 2022

As you age, your body wears down, and your organs are not as effective, strong, or vibrant as they once were. The effects of aging also show in the eyes. One of the most common results of aging eyes is cataract development. It is impossible to stop aging or its effects, which also goes for cataracts. However, you can take several steps to delay the process and possibly even have good eyesight in your old age. 

This Is What Happens If You Don't Get Cataract Surgery

November 30, 2022

Cataracts occur when the eye lens becomes cloudy, affecting vision. The condition is usually age-related, but other factors can contribute to the development of cataracts. Various diseases, trauma, and certain medications can contribute to the development of cataracts. 

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