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Measurements for Cataract surgery

After your eye care provider has decided that cataract surgery is the best option to improve your vision, the next step is measuring certain parameters of the eye to help...
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Symptoms of cataracts

Cataracts typically start developing around the age of 40, though they don't cause any visual symptoms until later in life. While some may have visually significant cataracts (they affect your...
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Series on Cataract Surgery

Over the next few weeks, we'll post some useful information about cataracts and cataract surgery. We'll start with symptoms, demographics, and diagnosis. Then we'll move on to measurements for cataract...
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Eye Healthy Thanksgiving recipes

Always a great time of year, Thanksgiving is a time we get to spend with our family and friends and eat some great food. Some of the foods that are...
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Trick or Treat! Have a safe Halloween!

Halloween is a great time to put on your best costume and spend time with friends and family. However, adding cosmetic contact lenses is dangerous and can lead to blindness....
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Computer-related eye strain

Patients often mention that after prolonged computer use, their eyes feel tired and they may have a headache. This is often due to the proximity of the screen or dryness...
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Reducing you cholesterol may reduce your risk of developing glaucoma

A long-term review of a clinical database has shown that use of cholesterol-lowering drugs may reduce the long-term risk of developing primary open-angle glaucoma. The study evaluated about 700 patients...
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Will I wear glasses after cataract surgery?

Many patients ask why they have to wear corrective glasses after cataract surgery. In standard cataract surgery, the natural lens (or cataract) is replaced with a synthetic lens. The synthetic...
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What are Toric Lenses?

Toric lenses are intraocular lenses that are placed at the time of cataract surgery that also correct for astigmatism. Astigmatism is when the front surface of the eye, or the...
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What are Premium Lenses?

During cataract surgery, the natural lens (cataract) is removed and surgically replaced with an intraocular lens (IOL). The standard IOL corrects for one distance, either near vision or distance vision....
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