Cataracts in Children


A cataract is a clouding of the natural lens preventing images to be focused. Thus a patient cannot see. While it is rare, a cataract can be present at birth. Cataracts are a special problem in children. Since visual pathways do not mature until approximately age 8-10. Visually impairing congenital cataracts lead to “Lazy Eye” […]

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Presbyopia and Why We Need Reading Glasses During Maturity


Presbyopia is derived from the Greek words “Presvis” (senior) and “Opsis” (vision). Presbyopia is the maturity onset phenomenon in which near vision acuity tasks become difficult without optical assistance. Over time the natural human lens becomes less flexible which prevents the eye from optically adjusting to perform near vision tasks. Presbyopia is a physiologic development over a lifetime […]

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