Droopy lids (Ptosis) and repair (Blepharoplasty)

Eye Surgery, Uncategorized

As a person matures the skin and muscles of the upper lids can lose their tone and strength. As a result, the upper lids can take a baggy, puffy appearance and sometimes even set lower than normal. This condition is called eyelid “Ptosis”. Blepharoplasty The surgical repair of puffy stretched lids with or without weakened […]

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How to Prepare for Cataract Surgery

Cataract, Eye Surgery

Preparation for cataract surgery A cataract results from a degradation of the focusing properties of the natural lens. Once the patient and eye surgeon have reached the shared decision to proceed with cataract surgery preparation process begins. Intraocular lens selection (IOL) As the natural lens will be removed a replacement intraocular lens (IOL) should be selected. This […]

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Are Your Vision Problems Due to Cataracts?


The optical system of the eye is similar to a camera that uses film. Images focus through a lens projecting a clear internal image. The physiologic difference between the eye and a camera is the human lens degrades with age resulting in unfocused, decolorized and generally cloudy vision. Cloudy vision from cataract formation This optical […]

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Reshaping the Human Cornea

Laser Eye Surgery, LASIK

The cornea is the outermost surface of the human optical system. The healthy cornea not only allows a clear pathway for images to focus in the eye but is also the first protective barrier of the eye. The shape of the cornea contributes to the optical properties of the eye. Corneal topography is a computer […]

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