What is Uveitis? Here’s What Patients Should Know.

Seeing floaters and experiencing eye pain are both signs of a disease called uveitis. Here’s how to recognize the symptoms and find the right treatment. If your eyes are red and swollen, you might have uveitis, which is the term for a group of inflammatory diseases that affects an inside layer of the eyes. Though… Read More

Find Relief from Contact Lens Allergies with LASIK Surgery

Do your contacts cause red or itchy eyes? LASIK surgery can permanently correct your vision so that you no longer need to worry about blurry, uncomfortable lenses. Most people are familiar with pollen or animal allergies, but did you know you can be allergic to your own contact lenses? An inflammatory reaction called giant papillary… Read More

Considering Eyelid Rejuvenation? Here’s What You Should Know.

If heavy, drooping eyelids are negatively affecting your appearance or making it hard to see, eyelid rejuvenation can help. Our eyes do a lot of work over the course of our lives, and over time, that work begins to show. The natural process of aging and other factors like smoking and sun exposure can cause… Read More

Enjoy Clear Vision without Pterygium

Too much sun and wind can cause an eye growth called pterygium, but it’s a simple condition to treat. Pterygium or “surfer’s eye” is a type of eye growth common in people who spend a lot of time outdoors. This condition can cause irritation or interfere with vision, and glasses or contacts won’t be able… Read More

Is Visian ICL the Right Choice for You?

Even if you don’t qualify for LASIK, you may still be able to achieve lasting clear vision through another eye procedure: Visian ICL. LASIK surgery can help people correct their vision without the inconvenience of glasses or contacts. However, not everyone is eligible for this procedure. If you don’t qualify for LASIK, you may still… Read More

What to Expect When You Get Botox

Curious about Botox? Here’s the key information about the procedure, recovery time, and results. Botox is one of the most popular non-invasive treatments for wrinkles worldwide. The quick, safe procedure greatly reduces the appearance of forehead wrinkles, crow’s feet, and frown lines. If you’re considering getting Botox, you may have some questions about the procedure,… Read More

Your Lens Options for Cataract Surgery

Not all lenses are created equal. If you’re considering cataract surgery, you have a number of lens options to choose from. As we age, we become more susceptible to cataracts, clumps of protein that cloud the lens, obstruct vision, and prevent proper focusing. Cataracts can grow larger over time and, if left untreated, may lead… Read More

What Does “20/20 Vision” Actually Mean?

Here’s what it actually means to have 20/20 vision, and why it’s just one part of assessing the quality of your eyesight. If you wear glasses or contacts, you probably know that your optometrist is trying to correct your vision to “20/20.” Sure, having 20/20 vision means you can see well, but what do those… Read More

What Is Blepharoplasty, and How Can It Help You Look Your Best?

  Brow lifts aren’t the only solution to sagging skin on the face. Blepharoplasty is a minimally invasive alternative that can provide similar results. As we age, drooping eyelids come with the territory. Unfortunately, this natural effect of aging can make people look less energetic than they really are. Blepharoplasty – more commonly known as eyelid rejuvenation… Read More

What Is Corneal Cross-Linking?

If left untreated, keratoconus can lead to significant changes in your vision. Corneal cross-linking can stop it in its tracks. Many common vision problems stem from defects in the cornea, the structure in the eye that’s responsible for refracting light. In some cases, the corneas take the shape of a cone, leading to a condition… Read More