Mar 3/2022

Choosing an Artificial Lens for Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery is very common. Nearly 4 million Americans undergo cataract surgery each year to restore their vision. During cataract surgery, the natural clouded lens is replaced with an artificial lens called an intraocular lens (IOL). What you may not realize is that there's a variety of IOL types ...

Feb 22/2022

Age-related Macular Degeneration: New Treatments

AMD Awareness Month --  For more than a decade, ophthalmologists have treated wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) with eye injections given every month or two, and dry AMD with antioxidant vitamins. These treatments were groundbreaking when introduced, offering hope for the first time that this sight-threatening disease ...

Feb 2/2022

Study Supports Need for Routine and Regular Eye Exams

One recent study included data on nearly 6,400 patients seen at the researchers' eye clinic during a 1-year period. About 40 percent of patients reported no problems with blurred vision, headaches, or other eye-related symptoms. In this group of asymptomatic patients, Dr. Irving and colleagues determined rates ...