Ophthalmology

Dry eye is a common eye condition marked by a lack of tears to provide lubrication in the eyes. Tears play and essential role in maintaining eye...

Macular degeneration is an age-related eye condition marked by deterioration of the macula, the tiny area at the center of the retina that plays an integral role...

Anesthesia is a way to give you medicine that blocks pain during medical procedures, especially surgery. Depending on the type of anesthesia used, you might be completely...

Intraocular lenses, commonly referred to as IOLs, are artificial lenses that can be implanted into the eye in order to correct vision problems caused by the natural...

Keratoconus is an eye condition in which the cornea, or clear tissue covering the front of the eye, becomes weaker. As a result, the shape of the...

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases where the optic nerve has been damaged by high pressure within the eye. It is one of the leading causes...

A cataract is a gradual clouding of the lens in the eye that can cause a variety of visual defects and losses. (1) The lens, located in...

Presbyopia is an eye condition in which decreased flexibility of the lens of the eye makes focusing at short distances more difficult. It is one of the...

Intrastromal corneal ring segments, also known as intracorneal rings, are small devices implanted into the eye to correct vision. This minimally invasive surgical option is usually used...

Epi-LASIK is a new form of refractive surgery. This alternative to LASIK eye surgery was introduced in 2003, and has already enabled thousands of patients to go...

Although LASIK eye surgery is recognized as the most widely used laser-assisted vision correction surgery, it is not recommended in certain instances. For instance, LASIK can pose...

Have you been told that you’re not a good candidate for LASIK surgery, but are looking for an option that will allow you to reduce your dependence...

Are you tired of being dependent on eyeglasses or contact lenses to see? If yes, you might want to consider getting vision correction surgery. One such surgery,...

Refractive surgery is a category of vision correction treatments designed to improve the refractive state of the eye by reshaping the cornea or altering the way the...