What To Expect After Cataract Surgery

If you're thinking of having cataract surgery, you may have concerns about recovery. Cataract surgery is fairly routine and safe. According to the National Eye Institute, more than half the people in the United States will have had the surgery by the time they reach 80 years old. The surgery, itself, is usually quick and about 98% of these surgeries are completed without complication. Here are some things that you should expect and do after you have your surgery. [Read More]

I Don't Like My Glasses! 5 Signs Your Child Might Be Ready For Contact Lenses

If your child is bugging you for contact lenses, you might be trying to figure out the right time to say yes. It's important to note that there is no hard-fast rule about the right age for contact lenses. However, there are a few ways to determine the right time to say yes to contacts. Take a look at four milestones your child should pass before they're ready for contacts.  [Read More]

4 Things You Need To Know About Cavernous Hemangiomas

Cavernous hemangiomas are a type of benign tumor that can develop inside your eye or directly behind it. Here are four things you need to know about these tumors. What are the signs of cavernous hemangiomas? If you have a cavernous hemangioma, you may notice that one of your eyes is bulging forward in its socket. If the eye gets pushed out far enough, you may also experience other eye conditions like keratitis or corneal ulceration. [Read More]

Treatment Options For Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

You've been seeing small gray areas in your vision. Your eye doctor says you have signs of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). It's a good thing that you went in for an exam, because treatment can slow down the progression of the disease and your loss of vision. Here is what you need to know about the forms of AMD and the current treatments used to prevent it from robbing you of your sight. [Read More]