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4 Glaucoma Facts You Need to Know

Glaucoma is a devastating condition that is incredibly hard to detect (without regular eye examinations) and can damage sight beyond repair. Glaucoma related vision loss can be prevented, but it’s important to know that facts first. There’s a lot to talk about when it comes to glaucoma but to get you started here’s a few… Read More

LASIK – Not as Scary as It Sounds

Any time the word surgery is mentioned, it conjures up thoughts of an intense procedure followed by a lengthy and painful recovery time. Many people believe LASIK follows the same path, except with lasers. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Let’s take a look at why LASIK is known to be one of… Read More

Kentucky’s Darkest Day Solar Eclipse 2017 WAVE3

Looking directly at the sun, even during a solar eclipse, can cause central vision loss (solar retinopathy). WAVE3 TV recently interviewed Bennett & Bloom’s Dr. Fraser McKay in a story about Kentucky’s upcoming solar eclipse on August 21 2017. View Video

A Hope to See: Bennett and Bloom Performing Louisville Region’s First IMT Implant

The Implantable Miniature Telescope (IMT) is a tiny pea-sized lens that is placed inside the eye to correct vision loss from age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD damages central vision, making it difficult or impossible to read, drive, or recognize faces. AMD never causes total blindness since the peripheral vision remains normal, It is the leading… Read More

Implantable Device to Help Patients with Macular Degeneration

Here is WAVE3’s Andreina Centlivree story about Bennett & Bloom’s exciting new surgery for helping patients with macular degeneration. LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE), July 6, 2017. An eye surgery center in Louisville performed the first surgery in the region to help those suffering from macular degeneration. The surgery is not a cure, but it is an… Read More