Understanding The Different Types Of Cataract Surgery
13 August 2015
Your eye doctor told you that you are a good candidate for having your vision improved through cataract surgery. There are three techniques used for this procedure and which one your doctor uses affects your recovery. Here is a description of these techniques and what you can expect when recovering from each.
Some Common Elements
Each of these procedures are done as an outpatient in the ophthalmologist's office or clinic. You may be given some medication to relax you, if you're anxious about the surgery, but you will be awake during the procedure.
Seeing A Problem? The 101 On Glaucoma
21 April 2015
The quality of your vision may already be a priority for you and your family. However, the underlying health of your eyes should also be a priority. While surprising to hear, you can quickly develop eye disorders that may lead to more involved vision problems, sickness, or even blindness. Considering 3 million Americans have glaucoma, understanding the condition is key to preventing further issues. Using this guide, you will understand the signs of glaucoma and find the best treatment for your specific case.
Your Eye Health: Common Risk Factors And Symptoms Of Cataracts
2 March 2015
Over half of the senior citizens in the U.S. develop a cataract by the time they are 80. However, the condition also affects younger people, even children. Since there are many successful treatments for cataracts, you should not wait until your eyes begin to suffer severe symptoms before seeking medical attention for cataract-impaired vision. Instead of being passive about your eye health, you should educate yourself on the symptoms and risk factors of cataracts.