Monthly Archives: September 2016

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Bifocals

You probably know a couple things about bifocals. You know that your grandparents wear them, and that Ben Franklin invented them. Are those two things true? Absolutely. But bifocals are more than just glasses for the elderly. You might be surprised to learn that plenty of younger adults use bifocals for reading glasses, for one […]

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By |September 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Sunglasses Are Important

Everyone loves a good pair of sunglasses during the summer months. They look stylish, and more importantly, they keep the intense sunlight away from your eyes. You may think that’s only important because it helps you drive or spend a day at the beach without squinting, but sunglasses play a much larger role in your […]

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By |September 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cataract Quiz – Test Your Cataract Knowledge

1. You can prevent cataracts.

A) False. Cataracts are a natural clouding of the lenses in your eyes, and while you can reduce your risk for cataracts, there isn’t anything you can do stop this from happening. Roughly half of all Americans develop cataracts by age 80.

2. Close vision use like reading or sewing can make […]

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By |September 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

10 Jobs That LASIK Would Benefit

Nearly any job you can think of requires you to use your eyes, but there are some jobs where you simply can’t do without great eyesight. So forget bringing your glasses to work every day—think about LASIK instead. Here are just a few of the careers where job performance could be improved with LASIK.

1. Police […]

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By |September 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Famous Quotes About Eyes

Our eyes have been inspiring authors and philosophers for thousands of years. Some claim they can tell quite a bit about a person just by looking into their eyes, even peering into the depths of their soul. But we’ll leave all the deep talk to the experts.

“The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter – often […]

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By |September 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Multifocal Accommodating IOLs a Good Option For Cataract Surgery

A new study presented at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting found that patients who underwent cataract surgery with bilateral multifocal and bilateral accommodating IOLs reported high satisfaction.

The study involved 117 patients, 68 of which received a multifocal IOL and 49 of which received an accommodating IOL.

Why is this significant? Well, in […]

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By |September 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Which Involves More Risk – Contacts Or LASIK?

When people with vision problems don’t want to wear glasses, they often turn to contacts to help them get the corrected vision they need. But why don’t they instead look into LASIK? One of the problems is simply with perception. LASIK is known as a surgery, and that sounds somewhat dangerous and expensive to someone […]

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By |September 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Femtosecond Laser Used For Cataract Surgery

A new study suggests that femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery could be beneficial for challenging cataract cases. The study showed that patients with shallow anterior chambers had less anterior chamber inflammation and less corneal edema the day after surgery when treated with the femtosecond laser. Those results were in comparison with patients treated with manual phacoemulsification […]

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By |September 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Escalating Drug Prices Mean For Cataract Patients

It’s no secret that pharmaceutical manufacturers have been raising drug prices on a variety of drugs in order to maximize their profits. Unfortunately, it’s patients that bear the brunt of this price gouging, and without low-cost alternatives, high priced drugs can have serious consequences for patients.

And these escalating drug prices aren’t just restricted to one […]

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By |September 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments