Cataracts cause your eyesight to become blurry and distorted, making it impossible for you to see clearly. During cataract surgery, your eye's natural lens will be surgically removed and replaced with a prosthetic intraocular lens. Various manufacturers make cataract surgery lenses. There are generally 4 types of cataract lenses that can be implanted during surgery, although each manufacturer uses [...]
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The elasticity of the eye's natural lens decreases with age, making it more challenging to focus on nearby objects. To see clearly in these conditions, people may need light-adjustable lenses. In the United States, cataract surgery is one of the most common procedures, with more than 3.7 million treatments annually with a relatively low complication rate. In the past, [...]
When the eye's natural lens gets clouded as a result of cataracts, it greatly impairs your eyesight and makes it difficult to complete daily chores. If you have cataracts, the only option is to have cataract surgery.Cloudy natural lenses are surgically removed during cataract surgery and replaced with an intraocular lens implant (IOL). The basic lens implant often used today [...]
About 3 million Americans suffer from glaucoma. This disease is the second most common cause of blindness globally. There are frequently no early signs, which is why 50 percent of patients are unaware of glaucoma progression. In this article, we'll discuss glaucoma symptoms, how it affects vision, and how you can prevent further loss of sight with the help of [...]
Risk factors for glaucoma include things like eye pressure that's too high, eye injuries, and hereditary predisposition. In fact, it is believed that genetic factors play a crucial role in all major types of glaucoma. Is glaucoma hereditary? In this article, we'll look into the possibility of a genetic link between glaucoma and discuss preventative measures for those at high [...]
Your skin is the first thing a person notices about you. For this reason, it's a huge part of whether you are comfortable and confident. Can you honestly say your skin makes you feel good about yourself? When it comes to beautiful skin, the smallest things can make the biggest difference. This includes wrinkles and acne, even old acne scars. [...]
Our skin is pretty amazing! It grows, twists, moves with us, heels when it's injured, and even stretches. That's not to say it does all of this without damage, of course. If your skin has stretched a significant amount in a short period of time, you may have stretch marks. Stretch marks are very common. Healthline tells us that data [...]
People with diabetes are susceptible to an eye disease called diabetic retinopathy. Diabetic retinopathy symptoms usually affect both eyes. Retinopathy occurs when high blood sugar levels cause damage to blood vessels in the retina, causing them to swell and leak. In some people, they can close and actually stop blood from passing through. Sometimes abnormal new blood vessels grow on [...]
Even without being told to do so by a medical professional, you already instinctively know not to let anything hurt your eyes. It is your natural instinct to protect your eyes from being poked or cut in any way. Yet, in the blink of an eye (pun intended!) accidents can happen. The clear, protective "window" at the front of your [...]
When your near vision starts to decline, everything from ordering off a restaurant's menu to reading your text messages becomes more difficult. It's quite possible if you're experiencing this and you're over the age of 40 that this is caused by Presbyopia. Presbyopia is a condition wherein the eyes lose the ability to focus on nearby objects. Table of Contents [...]
If you have found that it has gotten more and more difficult to see as you've grown older, you're not alone. This happens to nearly all of us as we age. In fact, it is so common that there's a name for this condition- Presbyopia. Just because it happens to many of us doesn't mean you're stuck living this way. [...]
Eyesight is something we all depend on every single day, yet we take it for granted. When there is a problem, we realize just how crucial this sense is to being able to be happy, healthy, and productive. For instance, seeing double can decrease your depth perception, making driving or walking more difficult. It can also be quite confusing and [...]
Your eyesight is vital for your best quality of life, so correcting it is not something to put off. LASIK eye surgery is today’s most widely performed type of vision correction. This is because it works so well and has improved the lives of countless individuals. If you’re tired of wearing glasses or contact lenses, you may be a candidate [...]
First Surgery to Correct Presbyopia with New Intraocular Lens Implant Performed in Northern Nevada by Dr. Matthew Mills, M.D.
Procedure for correcting aging eyesight adds to the list of “firsts” for Eye Care Professionals, and brings vision correction opportunities to Nevada residents. Eye Care Professionals is pleased to announce that Dr. Matthew Mills, M.D. is the first surgeon in northern Nevada to surgically implant a new type of intraocular lens (IOL), the RayOne EMV, which provides patients undergoing cataract [...]
Can LASIK fix both near and farsightedness? Am I a candidate for LASIK? Does LASIK last forever? What is the success rate? As with any type of surgery, there are many different questions you may have about the potential of getting LASIK surgery. One we hear quite often is, at what age can someone get this surgery? We want to [...]