Monthly Archives: March 2019

How to Have a Successful Recovery from Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery has a great success record, but patients must follow certain procedures to make sure their recovery goes smoothly. Each year, eye surgeons perform more than 3 million cataract surgeries in the U.S. It’s estimated the success rate for restoring full vision to cataract patients tops 90%. During the procedure, the surgeon lifts out… Read More

Simple Ways You Can Prevent Vision Loss

Visual impairment is on the rise in the United States, but Americans can save their vision by eating vitamin-rich foods, protecting their eyes from damaging light, and visiting their eye doctor at regular intervals. According to a study conducted by the National Eye Institute, the number of cases of visual impairment or blindness in the… Read More

There May Be More Correlation between Glaucoma and Genetics than Previously Thought

Studies have uncovered gene mutations that could lead to glaucoma, a sight-stealing disease whose causes have eluded scientists for decades. Sometimes called the “silent thief of sight,” glaucoma often comes with no apparent warning signs as the progressive disease slowly robs people of their vision. In fact, according to the Glaucoma Research Foundation, half of… Read More

Here’s How Long LASIK Vision Correction Will Really Last

For the majority of patients, LASIK surgery will result in a lifetime of improved vision. If you’re considering surgery to correct or improve your vision, you probably have a lot of questions: How long will the effects of the surgery last? Will you need another procedure in a few years? Does the surgery prevent all… Read More