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Posts by Sally Guess

SEVEN WAYS TO PROTECT YOUR EYES FROM AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION (AMD)

AMD is a degenerative disease that happens when part of the retina called the macula is damaged. It’s the part of the eye that delivers sharp, central vision needed to see objects straight ahead. Over time, the loss of central vision can interfere with everyday activities, such as the ability to drive, read, and see faces clearly.

MULTIFOLCAL IOLs: ARE THEY THE RIGHT LENSES FOR YOU?

Cataract surgery involves replacing the eye’s cloudy lens with a synthetic intraocular lens (IOL) to restore clear vision. One of the choices available to patients is a multifocal IOL, designed to offer different levels of vision correction, allowing clear vision at various distances. Multifocal lenses for cataracts can be particularly beneficial for individuals looking to reduce their reliance on glasses or contacts post-surgery.

ANSWERING YOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT EYELID SURGERY

Having an eyelid problem can be painful, limit your vision and affect your appearance. Many people have eyelid problems. They...

HOW COMMON IS DIABETIC EYE DISEASE?

About one in three people with diabetes who are older than age 40 already have some signs of diabetic retinopathy....

QUESTIONS TO ASK WHEN CONSIDERING LASIK

If you are considering LASIK, discuss the risks and benefits with your ophthalmologist. Is vision correction surgery the best option...

HOW TO MANAGE A DRY EYE DISEASE FLARE-UP

If you’re one of the 16 million Americans diagnosed with dry eye disease, you’re no stranger to the burning and...

THE MONEY-SAVING MAGIC OF LASIK SURGERY

Imagine a life without the daily expenses of glasses, contact lenses, and all the maintenance that comes with them. LASIK...

ARE YOU A GOOD CANDIDATE FOR LASIK SURGERY?

LASIK is a type of refractive surgery. This kind of surgery uses a laser to treat vision problems caused by...

WHAT IS MONOVISION OR BLENDED VISION?

Almost everyone over the age of 40 eventually struggles with the onset of presbyopia (literally, “aging eye”). This is the...

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO HEAL AFTER LASER EYE SURGERY?

One of the benefits of correcting refractive errors with laser surgery is that, in most cases, recovery is relatively quick. Immediately...

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