Clear Lens Exchange
Should I Consider Premium IOLs?
Everyone is born with natural lenses on their eyes. These lenses, much like the lens of a camera, help the eye see and focus on objects. As we get older, these lenses can get clouded, “foggy”, and less effective in helping us see clearly [This normally happens as the result of cataract development but can… Read More
Correcting Cataracts and Astigmatism: Understanding the Difference
Cataracts and astigmatism are two very different things. A cataract is the clouding of the natural human lens, typically occurring after the age of 60. Astigmatism is an irregularity of the shape of the cornea, and it generally presents itself in the teens or early twenties. Astigmatism is usually hereditary, whereas cataracts are age-related. In the past… Read More
Struggling With Dysfunctional Lens Syndrome?
Dysfunctional Lens Syndrome, or DLS, is a common, progressive loss of function of the lens inside the eye. It is an age-related condition which occurs in everyone between the ages of 45 and 60. DLS is characterized by the progressive loss of the natural flexibility and clarity of the lens. At first, DLS is largely unnoticeable,… Read More
What is Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE)?
Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE), also called Clear Lens Exchange (CLE), is a procedure with twofold benefits for the aging eye. During the surgery, the eye’s natural crystalline lens is replaced with an artificial lens. This artificial lens corrects any existing nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism, and also eliminates the patient’s inevitable future development of cataracts in… Read More
Why Presbyopia Isn’t the Curse it Once Was
Your eyesight can stay younger, longer. Around middle age, we all start to lose clarity in our near vision. Reading becomes a challenge, and we combat it by extending our arms out, forcing the rest of our body into uncomfortable positions to make up for our eyes’ shortcomings. This unfortunate situation is caused by presbyopia,… Read More
National Eye Institute’s Simple Tips for Healthy Eyes
Performing corrective laser vision eye surgery to give patients a life without glasses is only possible when they first have healthy eyes to begin with. It’s easy for a practice like ours to say this, but eye health is essential to overall wellness. Even if you wear glasses or contacts and don’t want procedures like LASIK, KAMRA inlay, or… Read More
Seeing Our Way To A Clearer Future
Vision is considered to be the most valuable and informative of our senses. Excellent vision and healthy eyes don’t just happen by chance, but are dependent upon so many factors, many of which we each have significant control over. While we have no influence over any genetic predisposition, everything else is fair game. This discussion… Read More