Monthly Archives: March 2016


Cataracts Under 40

Think cataracts only happen to seniors?  That is not always the case. Cataracts can occur in people under the age of 40 and are not uncommon for people in their thirties.  A cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye which lies between the pupil and the iris.  For those over 40, it… Read More

Types of Cataracts

There are three main types of cataracts.  These three are: Subcapsular cataract.  This type of cataract occurs at the back of the eye’s natural lens.  Those most at risk for this type of cataract includes people who suffer from diabetes or take high doses of steroid medications. Nuclear cataracts form deep within the nucleus of… Read More

What Does Refractive Surgery Mean?

Refractive eye surgery is eye surgery that is performed to eliminate or reduce dependency on contact lenses or glasses, although some people still need prescription eye glasses or contacts after the procedure. It is used to improve the refractive state of the eye which improves natural vision. Refractive surgery can include a variety of methods… Read More

Eye Surgery for Farsightedness

Tired of wearing contacts lenses or eyeglasses for your farsightedness?  Have you considered LASIK eye surgery for farsightedness? Eye surgery for farsightedness continues to grow in popularity and is a frequently requested procedure.  LASIK reshapes the cornea and changes the way light rays enter your eye, allowing your eye to focus differently.  LASIK is typically… Read More