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5 Reasons to Consider the Light Adjustable Lens

The Light Adjustable Lens (LAL) is the first and only premium IOL that can fine-tuned and adjusted after insertion.

The Importance of Regular Eye Exams for Maintaining Healthy Vision

Regular visits to the eye doctor do more than check your vision. Your eyes can provide eye doctors with vital information about various health conditions. They can spot signs of specific health issues before other symptoms appear. So, regular eye checkups should be part of your regular wellness checks.

Is Contoura LASIK Better Than Custom LASIK?

LASIK is a surgical procedure that helps correct refractive errors. Patients who do not want to wear eyeglasses or contacts can get the surgery. Vision correction surgery uses advanced technology to map and assess the eye's unique features.

What Are Monovision Correction Options?

Your eye doctor can suggest monovision as a vision correction if you struggle to see faraway and nearby objects. Most times, individuals experience a worsening near vision during their mid-ages. The condition is presbyopia.

Screentime After Cross-linking

Keratoconus is an eye condition where the cornea thins out and cannot maintain its round curve. When that happens, the cornea swells and protrudes outward into a cone.

Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) Vs. Trabeculectomy

Glaucoma causes irreversible damage and is one of the most common causes of visual loss. Regular checkups and treatment can help prevent or slow vision loss. 

Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE) vs. LASIK

Refractive lens exchange (RLE) and LASIK can help with your vision. They are two of the most popular surgical treatments for refractive eye errors. Many people know about LASIK but not RLE. However, you may benefit more from alternative eye treatments that are also dependable and highly effective.

7 LASIK Myths That Have Been Disproven

LASIK has gained popularity over the years and many individuals with refractive errors opt for this solution to regain their clear sight. However, so much misinformation spreads around that keeps others from getting the treatment.

Who is Most at Risk of Getting Cataracts?

A cataract is a clouding that develops on the eye lens. It begins when the proteins in your eye start forming clumps that hinder the eye lens from sending clear images to your retina. The retina converts light that enters the eye into signals and sends them to the optic nerve to carry the cues to your brain.

How Is Glaucoma Harmful to Vision?

Cases of glaucoma are on the rise. Statistics show that it is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide. In America alone, about three million people suffer from this condition. Unfortunately, most people with the condition are unaware of it since there are no early symptoms. 

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