What is the Success Rate of Phakic IOL?
What is Phakic IOL? Phakic Intraocular Lenses (IOLs) are lenses surgically placed behind the cornea. Phakic IOLs are used as an alternative to LASIK for nearsighted patients with severe prescriptions or corneas that are too thin for LASIK. Phakic IOLs are placed inside the eye, without changing the cornea’s shape. Is it safe? While every… Read More
Healthy Vision Awareness Month
May is Healthy Vision Awareness Month, so we’re sharing a few tips to help you keep your eyes healthy and happy. While we all agree that eyesight has a huge impact on our daily lives and is probably the sense we would fear losing most, most people don’t pay much attention to their vision until… Read More
4 Common Myths About Glaucoma
Glaucoma is a condition that occurs when increased pressure in the eye damages the optic nerve and causes progressive permanent vision loss. It is one of the leading causes of vision loss but unfortunately, it is widely misunderstood by most people. Many people don’t understand the seriousness of glaucoma or understand the importance of regular… Read More
Cataracts in the Springtime
Welcome Spring! Temperatures will soon start to rise and robins will begin gathering in the yard. Every day we wish for the clouds to part, so that sun lurking just behind can break out and we can finally feel the full warmth of a new season. Sadly, for people with cataracts, that magical moment when… Read More
Presbyopia: What Is It and How Do You Treat It?
Presbyopia is an uncomfortable part of aging. It may even be more frustrating than other age-related changes. Many things like energy levels and flexibility can be maintained with a change in your lifestyle by eating better and getting more exercise. But presbyopia, also known as vision over 40, is unavoidable even if you’ve never had… Read More
4 Most Commonly Asked Questions About Cataract Surgery
Cataract surgery has undergone revolutionary growth and change in the past fifteen years. As baby boomers move into their 60s and 70s, we are seeing an increase in the number of cataract procedures performed. In addition, since this age group is so much more active than their parents were at this age, they are requiring more… Read More
4 Possible Symptoms Of Cataracts
The professional opinion is that you should see your doctor at least once every two years, but many Americans barely make it to their doctors every five. In fact, there’s a distressing number of people who simply don’t pay their eye doctor a visit at all. As a result, they are at a significant disadvantage… Read More
Glaucoma Awareness Month
January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, so we’re sharing about what glaucoma is, how it is detected and treated, and the importance of annual or semi-annual eye exams (depending on age) in determining whether or not you have glaucoma. Glaucoma can be described as a plumbing problem within the eye. There is fluid produced inside the… Read More
A Mutual Admiration of Legacy
Dr. Brett Katzen & Dr. Anthony Kameen share a mutual legacy. Early in their careers, they both received professional inspiration from Dr. Jack Katzen, an eye surgery pioneer, and founder of Katzen Eye Group. See the history. Feel the quality of patient care. Be a part of the legacy.
What To Do If A Loved One Refuses To Get Cataract Surgery
For many of us, the only thing scarier than personal health problems is the health problems of our loved ones. It can be especially scary if that loved one is reluctant to get the care they need, in the form of medication or surgery. Almost half of all Americans will have cataracts by the time… Read More