What Is An After Cataract Surgery Opacity And A Posterior Capsulotomy?

Cataract, Eye Conditions, Eye Treatments, IOL, Outpatient Surgery, Presbyopia, Uncategorized

Cataract surgery is a frequently performed operation during which an affected natural lens is replaced by an intraocular implant (IOL). What is an after-cataract surgery opacity? Whenever possible, the IOL is centered within the capsule that surrounded the natural lens before it was removed. If the IOL is in the capsule it is held in […]

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Winter Olympics and Eye Protection


With the Winter Olympics just around the corner world class athletes are preparing to compete in one of the greatest athletic events dating back thousand of years to Ancient Olympic times. Sports eye trauma is a real issue. While the Winter Olympians may need face protection (hockey, speed skating) or outdoor ski glasses to protect […]

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How to View a Solar Eclipse

General, Health, Uncategorized

A total solar eclipse will take place on Monday, August 21, 2017. A total solar eclipse results when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun. The Moon will be totally covering the image of the Sun when viewed by an observer on Earth.Looking directly at a solar eclipse without proper eye protection can cause […]

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January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma, Uncategorized

Glaucoma is a major cause of vision loss worldwide. More than 3 million Americans have glaucoma, nearly 50% of which do not even know they have the disease. Glaucoma is a result of pressure damage to the optic nerve. With a damaged nerve the eye cannot see. Unfortunately most forms of glaucoma present with no noticeable […]

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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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July is Eye Injury Prevention Month

Health, Uncategorized

The Fourth of July is a time for national celebration. Unfortunately, it is also a time when firework eye injuries are at an apex. Statistics predict 2,000 people in the United States will have some sort of eye related injury this Fourth of July. Such eye injuries are not only superficial burns and cuts to […]

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