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Can You Have RLE After LASIK?

Laser eye surgeries are the most common procedure for vision correction. The most popular laser eye surgery to have is LASIK. LASIK surgery is a procedure in which a specialized laser is used to precisely and carefully remove corneal tissue, reshaping the cornea to adjust its focusing power. Another option for vision correction surgeries is RLE (Refractive Lens Exchange). RLE [...]

Can You Have RLE After LASIK?2023-09-18T23:29:06+00:00
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The 4 Types of Cataract Lenses

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 [...]

The 4 Types of Cataract Lenses2022-11-22T18:21:52+00:00
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Glaucoma vs Cataracts: What are the Differences?

For nearly all of us, chronic eye conditions happen eventually. Statistics tell us about 3 million Americans have glaucoma. It is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide. In addition to this, cataracts affect more than 24.4 million Americans aged 40 and older. By age 75, approximately half of all Americans have cataracts. According to the National Eye Institute, over [...]

Glaucoma vs Cataracts: What are the Differences?2022-02-27T21:06:45+00:00
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How Will Cataract Surgery Affect Your Vision?

A cataract is a clouding of your eye’s natural lens. As the condition progresses, your lens becomes increasingly clouded, preventing light from passing through to the retina clearly. This results in a progressive deterioration of vision. As the cataract gets worse, the eye has a harder time focusing. In early stages, glasses may help you see better. As the lens [...]

How Will Cataract Surgery Affect Your Vision?2021-11-15T20:17:34+00:00
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What Happens if You Blink During Cataract Surgery?

Cataracts are a clouding of the lens of the eye. If you struggle with cloudy vision, difficulty seeing at night, light sensitivity, and seeing excessive glare, you may be experiencing the early stages of cataracts. As the condition progresses, eyesight in the affected eye will be impaired. This isn't something to ignore because cataracts will not “fix themselves”, they require [...]

What Happens if You Blink During Cataract Surgery?2021-10-15T17:19:42+00:00
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Will I Need Glasses After Cataract Surgery?

It's time to finally stop living with cataracts. You've booked your upcoming Reno cataract surgery, and you're very excited. Yet, you're also a bit overwhelmed and maybe even a little scared. It's okay! A surgery like this is a big step in restoring your vision, and you have every right to ask questions in order to feel a peace of [...]

Will I Need Glasses After Cataract Surgery?2021-09-09T17:19:49+00:00
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What Should You Expect When Considering Cataract Surgery?

Thanks to modern medicine, we have a plethora of surgical options to improve our lives. Before you have any type of surgery, you may have a lot of questions: Will it hurt? What type of recovery should you expect? When can you drive again? Will it be difficult to sleep? When your upcoming surgery is on your eyes, you have [...]

What Should You Expect When Considering Cataract Surgery?2021-08-24T23:35:25+00:00
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How to Overcome the Fear of Cataract Surgery

Sometimes, going to the doctor is scary. Plenty of adults have fears and reservations around their eyes and going to see an eye doctor. A common cause for anxiety is having cataracts and considering cataract surgery. Patients want to know, “Will I be awake? Will it hurt? Will I recover easily?” There's no shame in admitting that someone performing surgery [...]

How to Overcome the Fear of Cataract Surgery2021-07-06T21:35:47+00:00
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What to Look for When Choosing a Cataract Surgeon

As you age, your vision gets worse. While this is true for nearly everyone, it becomes particularly difficult to live a normal life if you develop cataracts. Thankfully, today's best eye doctors can perform a cataract surgery and return your sense of normalcy. Before we discuss who can perform this surgery for you, let's first go over exactly what cataracts [...]

What to Look for When Choosing a Cataract Surgeon2021-06-02T21:52:05+00:00
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Have you heard? Cataract surgery leads to better driving!

Cataract surgery can be life-changing, allowing patients with poor vision to finally see bright colors, regain their night vision, and even reduce their dependence on glasses. But can these improvements be measured? In Australia, a group of researchers sought to quantify how much cataract surgery can improve a person’s ability to drive a car. In the study, they tested the [...]

Have you heard? Cataract surgery leads to better driving!2022-02-09T15:26:58+00:00
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Diabetic Eye Awareness Month

November is National Diabetes and Diabetic Eye Awareness Month! This month, Eye Care Professionals encourages individuals to watch for the signs and symptoms associated with diabetes and diabetic eye disease. What are some common diabetes symptoms? Diabetes is a surprisingly common disorder, affecting 9.4 percent of the US population. As people get older, their likelihood of developing the disorder increases. [...]

Diabetic Eye Awareness Month2021-05-25T22:21:53+00:00
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How to keep your eyes safe from UV rays

During the summer months, people tend to spend more time outdoors. If you leave your sunglasses at home, it might be tempting to not worry about it. You might need to squint a little, but what’s the worst that could happen? As it turns out, exposure to UV rays significantly increases the risk of cataracts and other eye conditions. July [...]

How to keep your eyes safe from UV rays2024-06-25T22:34:41+00:00
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September is Healthy Aging Month

It’s never too late to take care of your vision! September is Healthy Aging Month, an annual health observance designed to encourage people to start healthy habits and increase their physical, social, financial, and mental wellbeing. “We saw a need to draw attention to the myths of aging, to shout out ‘Hey, it’s not too late to take control of [...]

September is Healthy Aging Month2021-05-25T22:28:22+00:00
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Cataracts: Symptoms, Myths and Facts

The organization Prevent Blindness America along with the American Academy of Ophthalmology encourages Americans to be mindful of the signs and symptoms associated with cataract symptoms. Here are several common myths about cataracts: Myth: Cataracts only affect older adults Cataracts are most common in older adults, but it’s still possible to develop a cataract when you’re young. Factors like long-term steroid [...]

Cataracts: Symptoms, Myths and Facts2022-02-09T14:48:12+00:00
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