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3 Myths About Cataract Surgery Debunked

If the lens in your eye becomes clouded, you can lose your sharp and colored vision. Before you jump on the bandwagon of so-called “proven” treatments for cataracts, though, we debunk some of the common myths surrounding cataract surgery.
Jun 1st, 2023

Effective Treatments for Dry Eye

If you’re dealing with burning, itchy, and gritty eyes, you may have a condition called dry eye. Keep reading to learn all about it and the effective treatments we have to help.
May 11th, 2023

When Are Floaters a Medical Problem?

Visual floaters are a common occurrence, and most often they’re quite benign. But there are cases when they indicate a major medical problem that needs treatment. Here’s how you can tell the difference.
Mar 31st, 2023

5 Serious Causes of Red Eyes

Red eyes may be nothing more than a surface irritation, or they may be a symptom of something more serious. Keep reading to learn about five serious causes of red eyes.
Feb 9th, 2023

Myths and Facts About Glaucoma

Glaucoma can rob you of your sight. But not all information you may read about this eye disease is reliable. Here are some of the most common myths surrounding glaucoma and the facts that debunk them.
Dec 6th, 2022

Types of Equipment Used for Your Eye Exam

If you’ve ever wondered what all those pieces of equipment at your ophthalmologist’s office do, wonder no more. Here, we explain what you’re likely to encounter and why.
Sep 13th, 2022

Can a Pterygium Affect My Eyesight?

Commonly called “surfer’s eye,” a pterygium is a fleshy growth on the surface of the eye that can lead to uncomfortable symptoms. But can it affect your eyesight? We have the answer for you.
Jul 12th, 2022

7 Symptoms of Dry Eye

Dry eye is a common eye condition that results from lack of sufficient or good-quality tears. Learn about seven of the symptoms of dry eye and about treatment options, here.
May 1st, 2022

3 Causes of Floaters

Floaters in your vision are common and usually not harmful, but it’s important to get them checked out as soon as possible. Keep reading to learn about the three causes of floaters and how they’re treated.
Apr 1st, 2022

Is Glaucoma Hereditary?

Glaucoma can result from a number of different causes. But does heredity play a role, and can you change it if it does? Keep reading to learn all about glaucoma and heredity.
Feb 1st, 2022

Understanding the Different Treatments for Glaucoma

Glaucoma is an insidious disease that can rob you of your sight before you experience any symptoms, but regular eye exams can assure you get treatment as early as possible. Here’s what you need to know.
Dec 1st, 2021

Are Red Eyes a Serious Condition?

Red eyes can occur because of an innocuous condition like not enough tear production or from something problematic like glaucoma. Keep reading to learn more about when red eyes are and aren’t the result of a serious condition.
Nov 1st, 2021

Can Floaters Put My Eyesight at Risk?

Floaters in your visual field can be annoying and uncomfortable, but can they put your eyesight at risk? Keep reading to learn when floaters are normal and when they’re not.
Oct 5th, 2021

When Pterygium Surgery Might Be Right for You

If you have a pink, fleshy growth on the white of your eye, it’s probably a pterygium. It’s not dangerous, but you may want to have it removed. Learn when pterygium surgery might be the right choice.
Sep 1st, 2021

The Importance of Eye Exams for Diabetics

Everyone needs regular eye exams to ensure good health, but it’s especially important for people with diabetes. Learn how high sugar levels can affect your eye health and how regular exams can catch problems early.
Aug 5th, 2021

Understanding the Different Causes of Floaters

Floaters are dark spots or shapes that appear in your visual field. Some causes are benign, but others require immediate medical care. Learn about the different causes so you’ll know when to make an appointment with your ophthalmologist.
Jul 19th, 2021

Help for Your Dry Eyes

If you suffer from dry eyes, you know how irritating they can be. Whether your condition comes from too few tears or not enough quality tears, we can provide the help you need.
Jun 15th, 2021

Understanding Floaters and Flashes

Small, drifting specks. Strands of light that flash. If you’ve experienced these in your vision, you’re not alone. Floaters and flashes are common, especially with age. Read on to learn more.
May 17th, 2021