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  • LenSx Laser

LenSx Laser and Astigmatism

Having astigmatism means that you'll need either corrective lenses or surgery to see clearly. The surgery is called refractive surgery and is among the most common types of eye surgery. With today's technology, lasers can perform precise eye surgery. This procedure may reduce your reliance on glasses or contact lenses. The LenSx Laser is a blade-free surgical option for [...]

  • types of cataract lenses

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 [...]

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  • light adjustable lenses

Light Adjustable Lenses: The New Standard in Eye Care

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, [...]

  • protective eyewear

What Is a Light Adjustable Lens? Is It Worth It?

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 [...]

  • glaucoma progression

Glaucoma Progression: What Is It, What Are the Symptoms, and How Quickly Does It Progress?

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 [...]

  • glaucoma

Is There a Genetic Factor for Glaucoma?

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 [...]

  • SkinPen Microneedling in Reno

SkinPen Removal: What Does a SkinPen Treatment do?

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. [...]

  • The Causes of Retinopathy

What Are The Causes of Retinopathy?

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 [...]

  • Corneal Abrasion Symptoms and Treatment

All You Need to Know About Corneal Abrasion

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 [...]

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