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How Do I Choose An IOL?

Choosing an IOL is one of the most important decisions to make before cataract surgery. IOL stands for “intraocular lens” and is a synthetic lens used to replace a lens affected by a cataract. There are actually several different kinds of IOLs that you can choose from and they all have pros and cons. Here… Read More


Why Are Cataracts So Prevalent?

Cataracts are one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide. They affect even more people than glaucoma. A cataract can develop for many reasons but the most prominent is age. As we age, usually beginning around the age of 40, the proteins in the lens of our eye can begin to clump together. This creates… Read More


3 Reasons LASIK Is Safe

It’s okay to be nervous about getting LASIK. It is, after all, a surgical procedure. And more that, it’s a procedure that involves your eyesight. Don’t let fear cloud your judgement, though. There are a lot of reasons that LASIK is one of the safest and most successful medical procedures around. Not sure about LASIK?… Read More


5 Ways To Know You’re Ready For LASIK

If you are someone with less than clear vision, LASIK eye surgery might be something to consider. It has many benefits over the use of glasses or contacts. It is a quick and non-invasive procedure. Each eye will take approximately 15 minutes during the surgery and is painless. This is thanks to numbing anesthetic eye… Read More


What Kind Of IOL Is Right For Me?

One of the most important decisions you will have to make when it comes to cataract surgery is selecting an IOL. IOL is short for “intraocular lens”. IOLs are designed to replace your eyes’ natural lenses during cataract surgery. IOLs come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes and are customizable to fit your… Read More