Diabetes and The Eyes

Diabetes and The EyesYou may have heard that diabetes causes eye problems and may lead to blindness. Diabetics are at a greater risk of becoming blind, but there are steps you can take to avoid eye problems.First and foremost, keep your blood sugar levels under...

September – Healthy Aging Month: Tips for Healthy Vision

September – Healthy Aging Month: Tips for Healthy Vision Many changes come with the aging process, however, vision loss and blindness do not have to be among them. Here are some tips for maintaining healthy vision as we age. The most important thing we can do to...

Children’s Eye Health

Children’s Eye Health It is sometimes difficult for parents to decide when their child needs a thorough eye exam.  Most pediatricians will perform an evaluation during a well-child visit.  But if there is a family history of eye problems, the child may need to...

Celebrate Independence Day with Independence from Glasses and Contacts

Celebrate Independence Day with Independence from Glasses and Contacts In celebration of Independence Day in the United States, why not also celebrate independence from glasses and contact lenses with LASIK. LASIK, which stands for Laser-Assisted In-Situ...

Understanding Cataracts and Cataract Surgery

Understanding Cataracts and Cataract Surgery Everyone is born with a natural lens. As we age, the natural lens will become cloudy, which is called a cataract. Cataracts may also be present at birth or develop as the result of an eye injury. However, cataract surgery...