Let’s be honest: Being a parent is hard. You have to put all of your time and energy into raising a good citizen, and you also have to worry about your child’s health and well-being. It can be overwhelming at times, but you can make things easier for yourself by learning about pediatric eye […]
Unfortunately, children can have cataracts, too.
Cataracts are routinely found in older individuals. Most Americans will deal with cataracts later in life. As a result, it is hard for most of us to imagine this disease affecting babies. While it is rare, congenital cataracts do occur.
Cataracts are a protein build-up on the eye’s lens. Since […]
The retina is the light-sensing tissue that resides in the back of your eye. It is responsible for relaying images to your brain. Without a healthy retina, you can’t read, drive, or see fine details. A retinal disorder or disease affects this very important tissue, which, in turn, can affect vision to the point […]
If you are a candidate for laser eye surgery, you may want to know about the different LASIK alternatives so you can make a truly informed decision as to which procedure is right for you. The type of procedure can also depend on specific attributes of your eyes, such as how thin your corneas […]
LASIK surgery is an extremely popular vision correction method. While you may be excited to finally have clear vision, it is important to take your time and do your research before going through with it. LASIK surgery is a common procedure, but that doesn’t mean all LASIK surgeons are equal. Here we will discuss […]
Cataracts are most often associated with old age. With age comes many changes, especially with our eyes. Cataracts develop in most people sooner or later. However, it’s more common than you might think to develop cataracts at a young age.
Cataracts Before 50?
Chances are, when you think cataracts, your picture a person in their 60s […]
Children are becoming more and more exposed to harmful factors that could affect their eyesight. As a result, vision problems are affecting children at younger ages, and their life experiences are being changed and restricted because of it. Early detection is by far the best way to avoid serious problems with eyesight. Getting to […]
While everyone is clamoring to correct their vision with LASIK eye surgery, there are factors that may keep some people from being able to safely undergo the surgery. Luckily, if you have been told you are not a good candidate for LASIK, you still have options. Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) is a common alternative to […]
Many people are hesitant in undergoing LASIK eye surgery in Wilkes-Barre, one reason being the high cost. A lot of people opt for glasses and contact lenses instead, thinking they are saving some money. But did you know that the cost of contact lenses over a 20 year period is more than the one-time […]
For those with vision problems, LASIK seems like a no-brainer – like a dream come true. (And for those who have had LASIK surgery, it is!) However, there are many factors to consider before choosing LASIK, as this surgery is not the right option for everyone. To understand when the best time for LASIK […]