What’s in a Lens?
What’s in a Lens? Comparing the Human Crystalline Lens, Implantable Collamer Lenses (ICLs), and Intraocular Lenses (IOLs) The field of ophthalmology has witnessed remarkable advancements in lens technology over the years, revolutionizing the way we […]
Optometrists and ophthalmologists often work as a combined care team for patients seeking vision correction through refractive and lens based surgeries. This type of collaborative care is commonly referred to as “co-management”. Family optometrists (ODs) […]
Are my Eyedrops Safe?
Eye doctors and patients across the globe are on high alert with a very important question that’s seemingly never broken ground before: “Are my eyedrops safe?” This post will cover drop composition, use, safety, and […]
Understanding Mechanisms of Myopia: Nature vs Nurture
Myopia and Nature vs Nurture: The Great Debate! Myopia, commonly known as nearsightedness, is a refractive error that causes distant objects to appear blurry. It is a condition that affects approximately one-third of the global […]
What age do cataracts start?
Cataracts are a common eye condition that affect virtually everyone if you live long enough. Typically it’s in our 60s and 70s when we notice more glare, blur, difficulty reading road signs, but often times […]
Milestones for Vision Health after LASIK
LASIK surgery is a popular option for people with vision problems who want to reduce or eliminate their dependence on glasses or contacts. What we need to realize is that there are several predictable changes […]
The connection between nutrition and eye health: What you need to know for your LASIK or any other eye surgery
Good eye health is obviously super important for maintaining a good quality of life. Eye diseases like age-related macular degeneration (ARMD), cataracts, and diabetic retinopathy are on the rise(1). While genetics play a role in […]
So I was told I am not a LASIK Candidate
LASIK Alternatives If you have been imagining a life with less dependence on contact lenses or glasses, it can be disappointing to be told that you are not a candidate for LASIK. However, the road […]