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Cataract surgery

IOLs for Cataracts Can Improve Other Vision Problems

In the days before intraocular lenses (IOLs), patients were required to wear very thick eyeglasses or special contact lenses to be able to see after cataract surgery. With today’s advanced procedures, cataract surgery not only replaces your natural lenses to eliminate the effects of cataracts but can help you to enjoy the benefits of improved […]

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By |September 9th, 2014|Cataract surgery, Cutting Edge|0 Comments

Cataracts Leading Cause of Blindness Worldwide

A recent report entitled “Cost of Vision Problems: The Economic Burden of Vision Loss and Eye Disorders in the United States,” issued by the Prevent Blindness organization, identified cataracts as the leading cause of blindness worldwide, affecting more than 24 million Americans age 40 and older.

Estimated to cost $10.7 billion, it is second only to […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |September 3rd, 2014|Cataract surgery, Senior Vision|0 Comments

New Laser Technology Offers Hope to Cataract Patients

More than half of all people in the U.S. over the age of 65 develop cataracts. As such, they are some of the most common causes of vision problems in the world. Fortunately, advancements in laser eye technology have made cataracts more treatable now than ever before.

Cataracts are a product of the aging process. Over […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |August 13th, 2014|Cataract surgery, Cutting Edge, Senior Vision|0 Comments

Can Cataract Surgery Slow Dementia Symptoms?

A new study has found a link between cataract surgery and an improvement in the symptoms of dementia patients.

For millions of people worldwide, cataract surgery restores vision and increases their quality of life through a relatively simple procedure. Now, new evidence is showing that the benefits of cataract surgery also help those patients with Alzheimer’s […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |July 17th, 2014|Cataract surgery, Cutting Edge|0 Comments

Cataract Laser Surgery: What To Expect During The Procedure

Cataract surgery is among the safest and most common forms of surgery performed today. Advances in technology have made cataract treatment less invasive, reduced recovery time, and enhanced the quality of vision after the procedure.

Cataracts Are A Common Vision Disorder

Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in adults over 40. Cataracts occur when the natural […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |July 10th, 2014|Cataract surgery|0 Comments

State-of-the-Art Laser Cataract Care From Dr. Silverman And The EyeCare 20/20 Team

The last ten years have witnessed a revolution in cataract treatment. Laser eye procedures have made cataract surgery less invasive through eliminating the surgeon’s hand-guided scalpel in favor of incredibly precise incisions made by laser. The results have transformed cataract eye surgery into one of the safest and most effective medical procedures performed today.

Dr. Cary […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |July 1st, 2014|Cataract surgery, Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

ORA Improves The Sight Of Cataract Sufferers

Overtime the lenses of your eye begin to cloud. This clouding is called a cataract, and it is the leading cause of vision loss in people over 55.

In order to treat cataracts and restore vision, the clouded lens must be replaced. Among the safest and most common of eye procedures, cataract surgery is performed over […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |June 12th, 2014|Cataract surgery, Cutting Edge|0 Comments

What Senior Vision Care Services Are Covered Under Medicare?

Looking into what Medicare services seniors can expect through Medicare.
For seniors who suffer from common age-related vision problems such as cataracts or glaucoma, Medicare can be extremely helpful. For example, in many cases, it can help cover the many different tests and doctors appointments that are involved in the diagnosis and treatment of these vision […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |May 1st, 2014|Cataract surgery, EyeCare Topics, Senior Vision|0 Comments

4 Common Age-Related Vision Problems And Their Symptoms

These common warning signs may reveal an age-related vision problem.
It is no secret that there are a number different vision problems that come hand-in-hand with the aging process. For example, glaucoma, cataracts, age-related macular degeneration, blepharitis and other vision problems that are related to systemic health. While each of these problems may occur in those […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |March 19th, 2014|Cataract surgery, EyeCare Topics, Glaucoma, Senior Vision|0 Comments

Google Glass Video Shows Cataract Surgery Through Dr. Silverman’s Eyes

 

EyeCare 20/20’s Dr. Cary Silverman doesn’t shy away from new technology, so he was delighted to be selected as a Google Glass Explorer. He also enjoys sharing information, experiences and guidance with his patients and followers through social media. So Dr. Silverman set out to find a way to share his experience with Google Glass […]

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By |March 12th, 2014|Cataract surgery, Cutting Edge|0 Comments