What Is a LASIK Consultation Like?
Are you wondering if you are a good candidate for LASIK? Undergoing a laser vision correction procedure like LASIK can make a dramatic difference in your life. Because LASIK is a surgical procedure, it may not be suitable for everyone. A thorough consultation is the only way to determine whether you qualify for LASIK. Keep […]Read More
How Do You Know When to Have Cataract Surgery?
If you have a cataract and are experiencing symptoms such as blurry vision, you may want to start thinking about having cataract surgery. It is an outpatient procedure that replaces your natural lens with an artificial intraocular lens. The results are clearer vision and regained independence. A cataract diagnosis does not always mean you need […]Read More
Are Glaucoma Eye Drops Necessary?
Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness, but it has a reputation for being hard to diagnose in its early stages. There is no way to reverse the vision loss caused by glaucoma, which is why treatment focuses on preventing further damage. Early detection, eye drops, and surgery can slow its progress, preserving your […]Read More
6 Signs That LASIK Is Worth Considering
LASIK has been performed on millions of patients. It may seem like the procedure is too good to be true, but LASIK is proven to be safe and effective for vision correction. If you are tired of dealing with glasses, contacts, and blurry vision, it might be time to consider LASIK. You might be wary […]Read More
What is a Cataract?
Do you or someone you love have cataracts? They are a common condition that occurs most often because of aging. Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness, and you are more likely to develop cataracts after the age of 40. The good news is that if cataracts have started affecting your vision, there are treatment […]Read More
How to Keep Your Eyes Happy at Your Next Eye Exam
Routine eye exams are a fundamental part of good eye health, whether you have almost perfect vision or need to wear glasses. Eye exams performed by your ophthalmologist or optometrist are the only way to detect vision conditions that could lead to vision loss and other damage to your sight. Here’s what you can do […]Read More
Here’s Why Sports Eye Safety Month is an AAO Observance
April is Sports Eye Safety Month. To support keeping everyone’s eyes safe while playing sports, the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) reminds athletes that they can prevent many eye injuries by wearing protective eyewear. Each year, more than 100,000 people suffer from a sports-related eye injury — an estimated 13,500 of these injuries cause permanent […]Read More
5 Ways to Keep Your Eyes Protected as Part of Workplace Eye Wellness Month
Your eyesight is vital, and damaging or losing it can significantly and negatively impact your life. That’s why you need to keep your eyes safe in the workplace. Annually, over 700,000 people suffer an eye injury at work. Statistics from Occupational Health & Safety show that one in ten eye injuries will require one or […]Read More
Eyestrain During the Pandemic: Interview
Thanks to Dr. Vandenberg for this last-minute interview request from WOOD TV8 related to eyestrain and the pandemic! Watch the video below or click here to view the full story.Read More
Do You Know the Signs of AMD During Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month?
February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Month, and it helps to shed light on the condition. AMD is a breakdown of the macula. The macula is the part of your eye that allows you to see fine details. While the exact cause of the disease remains unknown, it affects people due to aging. Some people start […]Read More
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