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Is Cataract Surgery Safe and Effective?

Although you can take steps to help prevent their development, cataracts are extremely common and develop naturally as people age. Many people learn to live with the condition by wearing glasses, using brighter lighting, and altering their lifestyles. But for many, the blurry vision that cataracts cause is just too much to bear. And why […]

How Cataract Surgery Can Improve Your Quality of Life

Although you can take steps to help prevent their development, cataracts are extremely common and develop naturally as people age. Many people learn to live with the condition by wearing glasses, using brighter lighting, and altering their lifestyles. But for many, the blurry vision that cataracts cause is just too much to bear. And why […]

Should I Hold Off on Cataract Surgery?

If your vision is becoming blurry and your eyeglass prescription is becoming stronger to compensate, you may be suffering from cataracts. Cataracts develop naturally with age and are the leading cause of blindness in the world. However, impaired vision and blindness don’t occur overnight. Cataracts develop over the course of many years, leading many people […]

Understanding the Symptoms, Causes, and Risk Factors Associated With Cataracts

By age 65, the vast majority of people have developed a cataract. Around the age of 75 to 85, over half of people have experienced some vision loss due to cataracts. In this brief article, an eye care professional with the Florida Eye Center will discuss the symptoms, causes, and risk factors associated with cataracts. […]

Treating Glaucoma With Laser Eye Surgery

Glaucoma is an eye condition in which the optic nerve is progressively damaged, thereby impacting vision. Typically, this occurs when a patient experiences abnormally high pressure in one or both of their eyes. Although glaucoma can be detected early on with an annual eye test, patients that have this condition will need to seek treatment […]

Why It’s Important to Get Your Child’s Vision Checked

When it comes to being a busy parent, scheduling an eye exam for your child may not be far up on your to-do list. In fact, only half of U.S. parents take their kids for annual eye exams, many believing that they would notice if something was wrong with their child’s eyesight. But, even though […]