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Difference Between Accommodative, Toric, and Multifocal Cataract Lens Implants

Cataract surgery is a common procedure that helps restore vision. Traditionally, people who got the surgery required eyeglasses to correct their near vision. Today, it is possible to have cataracts removed and improve vision simultaneously, thanks to IOLs. 


Top Tips for Recovering From a Corneal Transplant

The cornea is the transparent layer of tissue on the front of the eye. It is responsible for focusing the light entering the eye so one can see clearly. The cornea covers the front portion of the eye, including the pupil, iris, and anterior chamber. Unlike most other body tissues, the cornea does not contain blood vessels. Instead, the watery fluid and tears in the anterior chamber provide the nutrients it needs.


LASIK vs. PRK: What Is the Difference?

Most people who no longer want to wear their contact lenses or prescription glasses look into LASIK and PRK procedures. Among the most common questions they have is what difference the two have.


A Comprehensive Guide on How Toric Lenses Work

Do you know anything about toric lenses? If not, the first thing you need to understand is that they are specialized lenses meant for people with astigmatism. If you have this condition, you need to learn how they can help you.


Top Tips to Keep Eyes Healthy

Your eyes are a valuable and irreplaceable part of your body. They are the windows through which you see the world. However, they are delicate and always need care. While you cannot control certain factors like aging, you can follow the tips below to ensure your eyes remain healthy.


How Do I Know If I Have Dry Eye or Allergies?

It is quite challenging to differentiate between dry eyes and eye allergies. Symptoms such as itching, irritation, and eye redness are common in both eye conditions. As such, the symptoms may not really tell whether you have dry eye or allergies.


What Is PRK (Photorefractive Keratectomy) Eye Surgery?

Good eyesight is essential for enjoying every waking moment of life. If you have difficulties with your vision, it is vital to consult an eye specialist. The doctor can recommend the best treatment to correct your problem. It is possible to correct poor vision using options that range from lenses to eye surgery.


Keratoconus

The cornea is the clear, dome-shaped window at the front of the eye. It focuses light into the eye, Keratoconus is when the cornea thins out and bulges like a cone.


Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma is a group of diseases that damages the eye's optic nerve. The optic nerve transmits visual information to the brain, allowing us to see. Because glaucoma often progresses slowly, affecting just peripheral or side vision, people with glaucoma can lose most of their vision before they even experience any symptoms.


What Is AMD Low Vision?

AMD or age-related macular degeneration is a condition that causes progressive loss of vision. It causes deterioration of the macula, making it hard to go about your daily activities.


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