Monthly Archives: August 2018

The Seven Signs of Cataracts in Older Adults

Cataracts can sneak up on even the most vigilant patients. These seven signs may indicate that it’s time to see your eye doctor. Cataracts, which can affect either one or both eyes, are the result of yellowing and thickening of the natural lens in the eye and are among the most common cause of impaired… Read More

What Patients with Diabetes Need to Know about Contact Lenses

People with diabetes can enjoy all the convenience and benefits of contact lenses, but they may need to take extra precautions. Eyeglasses help us see better, but they can also be expensive, fragile, and easy to lose. That’s why many people find that contact lenses are a better fit for their lifestyles. Unfortunately, doctors often… Read More

Can People with Diabetes Get LASIK Surgery?

The risk of LASIK complications is increased for people with diabetes, but that doesn’t mean they have to rule out the surgery entirely. LASIK is a proven solution for a wide range of vision ailments, but, when the procedure was first developed many years ago, doctors were hesitant to use it to treat patients with… Read More

Do Your Contact Lenses Dry and Irritate Your Eyes? LASIK Can Relieve Your Symptoms.

Not only can LASIK improve your vision, it can also free you of irritants your contacts might be responsible for. Do you find that just going about your daily life becomes far less comfortable when your contacts are in? You’re not alone — many people find that wearing contacts makes their eyes feel red, dry,… Read More