Imagine viewing the entire day through a blurry window. That’s how it feels to live with cataracts, an eye disease that causes cloudiness on the eye’s natural lens, blurring and impairing a person’s vision. It is common for people to start getting cataracts around the age of 40. Often, they won’t see symptoms until after… Read More »
What you Should Know about Cataracts Surgery
What Causes Brown Spots in Eyes?
Brown spots in the eyes, also known as eye freckles, are small brown spots that appear throughout the eye. While eye freckles are usually harmless, their appearance can be startling as they appear as brown spots in the eye’s otherwise white sclera or within the colored iris of the eye. Are these brown spots in… Read More »
What are the Different Types of Eye Tears?
The eyes are a very complex organ. Tears are the protective lubricant that cleans and moisturizes the eyes to keep them from drying out. They also have three different layers that make them up. People produce roughly thirty gallons of tears each year. There are even different types of eye tears that each serve different functions. This… Read More »
Causes and Types of Eye Discoloration in the Whites of the Eyes
Unexplained eye discoloration can be quite alarming. This condition is an issue that most people do not know how to handle on their own. It can be embarrassing and difficult to treat. It is usually a sign of an underlying health issue, and people should know the three causes of eye discoloration so they know… Read More »
Pterygium vs. Pinguecula: What are the Differences?
Eye irritation and pain are two very common symptoms experienced by millions of patients globally. While most patients are dealing with common eye conditions, such as dry eye, it’s vital that you never self-diagnose or self-treat unless you are 100% sure you know what you are dealing with. This is because you could be dealing… Read More »
Guide to Photorefractive Teratectomy (PRK) Recovery: How to Best Manage Pain After PRK Surgery
After laser eye surgery, a patient can experience mild to moderate pain. As long as the pain is tolerable, it is a normal part of the recovery process. However, there are a few steps people can take to manage their pain after photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) surgery. These steps can also help them heal faster. According… Read More »
Reasons for Experiencing Burning Eyes After LASIK Eye Surgery
Often, people experience burning eyes after Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) surgery. The reasons for this burning sensation depend on many factors, the main one being that during the procedure, the cornea is cut, and it needs time to heal. Patients often have concerns about how long they should expect to experience this discomfort. While there is… Read More »
A Guide on Intraocular Lenses, Implants, and Intraocular Lens (IOL) Surgery
The human eye is a sensitive and complex organ that requires precise care to maintain healthy vision. However, as you age, you may begin to notice that your vision simply isn’t what it used to be. This can be the result of many different conditions, one of them being cataracts. The prevalence of this condition… Read More »