Use Your Flex Savings!
Did you know you can use your Flex spending dollars on LASIK? You can also use pre-tax dollars that you’ve set aside to pay eye exam co-payments or deductibles, and/or purchase approved eyecare products. Flexible Spending Account Covered Items LASIK Prescription eyeglasses, including readers and progressive glasses Sunglasses – prescription and non-prescription glasses if medically… Read More
Will My Cataract Surgery Be Done With a Laser?
The use of laser in cataract surgery is increasing every year and gaining popularity so naturally people want to know more about it.I have noticed that when people speak of laser eye surgery they always think it means Lasik, which is the laser procedure to remove your glasses or contact lens prescription. Now Lasik is… Read More
At least one person a day either comes to the clinic for floaters or asks about it when being check for another reason. This is understandable because floaters and flashing lights are common and very annoying.
Brian Billick’s Cataract Testimony
The former head coach of the Baltimore Ravens’s vision was deteriorating because of cataracts. While Billick was coaching, he noticed that his vision was declining. That’s when he came to Katzen Eye Group for cataract surgery. He now has restored vision and can enjoy the clarity of healthy eyes. Watch Brian Billick’s featured documentary on the… Read More
10 Signs it is Time for an Eye Exam
For many patients it can be a hard choice whether or not to book an eye exam, but we encourage you to book an appointment if you find any of these to be true. 1. Squinting If you find yourself squinting more than usual 2. Bright Flashes And Floaters If you notice that you… Read More
Fall Sports & Protective Eyewear
Fall Sports are Here and Protecting Your Child’s Vision is Important. Approximately 90% of sports-related eye injuries can be prevented with simple precautions, such as using protective eyewear according to the National Eye Institute. At Katzen we have a dedicated Optical Center, Katzen Optical, where you can find the right pair of protective eyewear for… Read More
Cold Weather & Dry Eyes
Winter is Coming! As we enter into the month of November the weather here in Baltimore is starting to drop. This change in season can cause many potential issues with your eyes, including dry eyes. Cold wind and lower temperatures can cause the drying of your eyes. To offset the dryness often times your eyes… Read More
The Quality of Caring | A Brief History of Katzen Eye Group
Katzen Eye Group began with Dr. Jack Katzen, an eye surgery pioneer who believed: “It’s not just about the quality of care. It’s about the quality of caring.” Dr. Brett Katzen is Jack’s son, and entered the family business in 1992. He has since led the incredible growth of Katzen Eye Group over the last… Read More
What is Dry Eye Syndrome?
Dry eye syndrome is a condition in which there is an insufficient production of tears, leaving the eye without proper moisture and lubrication. This condition affects millions of individuals worldwide and is the most common reason that patients visit their eye doctor. Is treatment right for me? Are you experiencing stinging and itching of the… Read More
Protect Your Child’s Eyes This School Year
Summer is officially coming to a close which means the days spent at the beach are now being replaced with school books and back-to-school shopping for children everywhere. And exciting time, no doubt! But as you get into the swing of your child’s new schedules/routines, it’s also important to ensure that their vision is properly… Read More