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High Blood Pressure and Vision Loss Prevention

Most people know that high blood pressure (hypertension) can cause heart and kidney disease, but most don’t realize it can cause eye disease and permanent vision loss as well. Here’s what you need to know to protect your vision. What is Blood Pressure? Blood pressure is simply the amount of “squeeze” your heart puts into… read more

What is a TRULIGN Toric Lens?

With advancements in modern medicine, multiple vision problems can be corrected with one procedure. The TRULIGN Toric Intraocular Lens specifically can address astigmatism, presbyopia, and cataracts at the same time. So what is a TRULIGN Toric Lens, and how does it work? Read on to learn more. What is a TRULIGN Toric Lens? TRULIGN Toric… read more

Prescription Reading Glasses: Why They’re So Much Better than OTC Glasses

Racks and racks of reading glasses can be found everywhere from a truck stop diner to a dollar store. But trust us, there’s much more to buying reading glasses than meets the eye. Prescription reading glasses provide you with added value in the long run when it comes to your comfort, the health of your… read more

What is Crystalens Aspheric Optic?

Dependence upon corrective lenses to improve your vision becomes tiresome. Some patients opt for a more permanent solution that can correct both cataracts and presbyopia at the same time: the Crystalens Aspheric Optic lens procedure. Here is a quick rundown of the procedure, its benefits, side effects, and the downtime you can expect for recovery…. read more

Understanding Astigmatism and Cataracts: Today’s Treatment Options for Both

An astigmatism and cataracts are two very different things, but they are often discussed together due to a previous conflict in corrective surgery. An astigmatism is when a person has a misshapen cornea, and it has more to do with genetics than anything. It develops earlier in life, as early as teens or early 20s…. read more

Laser Refractive Cataract Surgery: What It Is and What It Can Do for Your Eyes

Cataract is a condition that results in progressive clouding of the natural lens of the eye. This condition is more common with increased age, but can develop at any point in life. Cataracts are treated with a highly successful outpatient procedure. Today, patients can elect to have “traditional” cataract surgery or laser refractive cataract surgery…. read more

Headaches and Eye Pain: Learn How and Why They Are Related

Whether you experience frequent or occasional headaches, you may not realize that your eyes could actually be the cause. You may have even suffered a headache that affected your vision, which is a common phenomenon during migraines. But why? Let’s explore the relationship between headaches and eye pain, what eye conditions could be causing your… read more

The Relationship Between Diabetes and Cataracts

While everyone should see an eye doctor regularly, people with diabetes should be especially cognizant of keeping their eye examination appointments. There is a significant relationship between diabetes and cataracts, and if left unchecked and uncontrolled, this can lead to serious vision problems. The Basics about Cataracts If you have a cataract, the lens of… read more