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Is MIGS Safe?

These days, there are a variety of treatment options for glaucoma patients. While glaucoma is a serious condition that can cause permanent damage to your vision or even blindness, you can manage it. This is often done with a combination of medication or surgery to slow the progression of the disease and save your remaining […]


Are Premium Lens Implants Worth It?

In the past, getting cataract surgery meant having the natural lens removed without any replacement for it. Cataract surgery patients would have to wear thick glasses to see normally. But when you get cataract surgery now, the natural lens is instead replaced with an artificial lens called an intraocular lens. Not only can IOLs help […]


How Do I Know If I Have Cataracts?

Cataracts are extremely common. Usually, they are something that’s associated with age. They form in the eye’s natural lens when the cells that compose the lens become slightly opaque. This causes the lens to become cloudy. Cataracts tend to develop slowly over a period of years, making it difficult to tell if you even have […]


UV Safety Month

At the height of the summer, it’s more important than ever to be aware of the dangers of UV light. What are you doing to protect yourself? UV light from the sun can be an issue all year long, but in the summer the days are longer and the sun is hotter! Keep in mind […]


Why Is Dry Eye Treatment Important?

Plenty of people suffer from dry eye syndrome. Dry eyes can be triggered by several different factors. Some people are more prone to developing it than others. Compared to more serious eye-related conditions, it may not seem as severe or threatening to your vision. But even beyond easing the discomfort of having dry eyes, it’s […]


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