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What to Expect with Cataract Surgery

What to Expect with Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery is one of the most routine and commonly performed operations done in the United States.  It is a very effective treatment of a very common age-related ocular condition. As the average age of the American population continues to increase, cataract...

Your Guide to Eye Drops 

Your Guide to Eye Drops 

Oftentimes, eye doctors will recommend over-the-counter eye drops for the treatment of Dry Eye Disease.  Using non-prescription artificial tears can be highly effective in alleviating symptoms of dryness and irritation, but choosing the right eye drop can be...

It’s Time For Your Back to School Eye Exam

It’s Time For Your Back to School Eye Exam

As the end of summer nears, children and their parents are preparing to go back to school.  During this busy time of year, it’s easy for tasks such as the back-to-school eye examination to be forgotten.  It is important to remember that vision and learning go...

A Closer Look at Scleral Contact Lenses

A Closer Look at Scleral Contact Lenses

We have discussed scleral lenses, the large-diameter specially designed contact lenses that have been able to provide many people with clear vision and superior comfort.  These lenses are popular for those who struggle to successfully wear soft contact lenses, and...

Ocular Rosacea and Dry Eyes

Ocular Rosacea and Dry Eyes

Rosacea is a fairly common skin condition that causes symptoms such as facial redness and bumps on the skin.  But not many people know that the symptoms of rosacea can affect more than just the skin, and can actually cause problems with the eyes.  The chronic...

Why Sunglasses Are Important for Eye Health

Why Sunglasses Are Important for Eye Health

Now that the summer months are here and our time spent outdoors is increasing, it is important to remember to protect our eyes from the sun.  Just like we wear sunscreen to guard our skin from UV damage, our eyes need protected as well. For those bright and sunny...

What to Know About Daily Contact Lenses

What to Know About Daily Contact Lenses

For those who rely on visual correction in order to see clearly, daily contact lenses have become a popular choice.  Besides being very convenient, these single-use contact lenses carry health benefits that make them a popular choice among eye doctors and their...

Eye Infections and Ocular Herpes

Eye Infections and Ocular Herpes

Eye infections (such as ocular herpes) is caused by the type 1 herpes simplex virus, which is a very common viral infection that causes cold sores around the lips and mouth.  Rarely, this virus can also infect the eye. When this occurs, the virus can cause significant...

How Punctal Plugs Can Help Your Dry Eyes

How Punctal Plugs Can Help Your Dry Eyes

Treatment options for dry eye disease are extensive and can vary based on the severity of symptoms.  For many with moderate to severe dry eye disease, first approach treatment options such as artificial tears are not effective enough.  In these cases, punctal plugs...

Blue Light and Your Eyes

Blue Light and Your Eyes

Many recent studies have been focusing around blue light and its potential effects on vision and ocular health.  Blue lights, which we are exposed to every time we view a computer screen, phone, or tablet, are increasingly prevalent in our day-to-day lives.  As more...

Amniotic Membranes: Treatment for Dry Eye and More

Amniotic Membranes: Treatment for Dry Eye and More

Amniotic membranes are newly engineered treatment options for difficult cases of dry eye disease.  These membranes are ethically obtained stem cell tissues that provide the front surface of the eye with healing and regenerative properties.  They have proven to be...