Have Cataracts? New Technology Improves Near, Middle, and Distance Vision, Minimizes Side Effects


Cataract is a long-known eye condition often associated with old age. It is primarily characterized by clouding of the eye lens in one or both eyes. For decades, the goal of cataract treatment was to remove the cataract without making the patient blind. However, cataract surgery has evolved over the years. Modern surgical procedures for […]

Tips to Decrease Your Risk of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

age-related macular degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, is a common eye condition that threatens vision and general health. While the cause of AMD remains contested, this eye disease damages the macula, progressively blurring your central vision. AMD is among the leading cause of blindness and primarily affects adults aged 60 years and above. Apart from advancing age, […]

Common Eye Diseases & Conditions

Common Eye Diseases & Conditions

If you’ve never experienced problems with your eyes, chances are you quickly forget how important it is to take care of them. An estimated two-thirds of American adults have some form of vision loss, with seven million of this percentage being legally blind. While several diseases and conditions can affect your eyes, below are common […]

Does Air Quality Affect Your Eyes?

air quality affect your eyes

Air quality is a major determinant of overall human health. Though often overlooked, poor air quality can cause several health issues. Unfortunately, there’s a general lack of awareness amongst the population about the effects of poor air quality. Poor air quality is primarily caused by air pollutants, which include liquid droplets, solid particles, and gasses. […]

Ultraviolet Radiation and Your Eyes

ultraviolet radiation and eyes

The summer season often means spending several hours getting the much-needed Vitamin D from the sun. While at it, most people apply sunscreen to protect their skin, often forgetting that eyes also need protection. You should protect your eyes from strong sunlight and ultraviolet exposure. UV radiation from indoor artificial rays or natural sunlight has […]

What Causes Cloudy Vision in One Eye?

Cloudy Vision

Blurry vision is typically associated with the need for optical prescription or eyeglasses. However, monocular cloudy vision signifies a serious condition that needs immediate attention. Monocular cloudy vision can affect your visual field partly or entirely. In most cases, objects appear cloudy or out of focus and can interfere with your daily activities, even with […]

Posterior Capsule Opacification, AKA “Secondary Cataract”

Posterior Capsule Opacification – “Secondary Cataract”

Cataract surgery is a common procedure done to improve vision for most people. While the procedure is generally safe, it is normal for some patients to develop complications. At first, patients can experience blurry vision a few days after cataract removal. During this period, the eyes heal and adjust to the artificial lens inserted during […]

Top Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Rub Your Eyes

woman rubbing her eyes

While it may seem normal, rubbing your eyes after waking up or when you are tired always feels good. The good feeling of rubbing your eyes comes from stimulated tear flow that lubricates the eye, relieves dry eyes, and clears dust. Rubbing the eye is also therapeutic as the pressure applied to the eyeball stimulates […]

 How Much Vision Will I Regain After Cataract Surgery?

Vision Will I Regain After Cataract Surgery?

A cataract is a cloudy covering that forms on your eye lens due to the clumping of the eye proteins. Cataracts may develop for years before they affect your vision and ultimately impacting the quality of life. NCBI ranks cataracts as the leading cause of blindness worldwide. However, this condition can be corrected through cataract surgery, a […]

The Five Most Common Eye Conditions and How They Are Treated

common eye conditions

Eyesight is a valuable asset to humans, and maintaining eye health is important. Unfortunately, despite maintaining eye health, a significant human population still experiences eye problems at one point in their lives. While some eye conditions are minor and can resolve naturally or with home remedies, others require interventions from eye specialists. Below are the […]