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What is ORA?

What is ORA? If you are planning to have cataract surgery, you may already know about the option to have premium cataract surgery with Optiwave Refractive Analysis (ORA). This upgraded procedure has many benefits over standard cataract surgery, and is frequently recommended by eye doctors. But what is ORA and how does it work? In […]


What is Premium Cataract Surgery?

What is premium cataract surgery? If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with cataracts, you may have heard about premium cataract surgery as a treatment option. But what does that mean? In this blog, we’ll discuss cataract surgery options and what makes “premium” treatment different.  What is a cataract? A cataract occurs when […]


When Should I Have Cataract Surgery?

When Should I Have Cataract Surgery? If your eye doctor has diagnosed you with cataracts, you may be wondering what to do next. The only treatment for cataracts is surgery, and it is ultimately up to you to decide when you are ready for treatment. In this blog, we’ll discuss cataract symptoms and surgery options.  […]


Photochromic Lenses

Photochromic Lenses If you wear glasses, chances are you’ve been asked the question “Would you like your lenses to turn dark when you go outside?”. You may even be wearing photochromic lenses now! These lenses have been around for decades, and new advances in lens design make them better than ever. In this blog, we’ll […]


Diet and Nutrition for Eye Health

Diet and Nutrition for Eye Health Photo Unsplash You know that a healthy diet and getting enough exercise are integral components of our overall health, but you may not know that a healthy lifestyle can benefit your eyes as well. In this blog, we’ll discuss the connection between diet, nutrition and ocular health. Vitamins and […]


Colorblindness

Colorblindness Image Pixaby Everyone sees color differently. For people with color blindness, colors appear very different than how a normal eye perceives them. In this blog, we’ll discuss the different types of colorblindness, as well as the risk factors and treatment options for this condition.  What is colorblindness Colorblindness is a partial or complete lack […]


Why Everyone Needs an Eye Exam

Why Everyone Needs an Eye Exam Image Pixaby There is a common misconception that eye exams are only necessary if you wear glasses. Not only is this incorrect, it can be a dangerous assumption to make. Regular eye exams are important for everyone, from children to seniors. In this blog, we’ll discuss what your doctor […]


Caring For Your Glasses

Caring for Your Glasses   Photo Unsplash Glasses are an investment that should last at least 1-2 years with proper care. In this blog, we’ll discuss how to get the most from your purchase by properly cleaning and storing your glasses, and what to do if problems arise.  How to Clean Glasses Properly cleaning your glasses […]


Children’s Eye Health and Safety

Children’s Eye Health and Safety   August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety month! In this blog, we’ll discuss the importance of early eye care for kids, and the best ways to keep your child’s eyes safe and healthy. Vision Development in Children Vision plays a great role in how children grow and learn, as […]


Choosing the Right Eye Drops

Choosing the Right Eye Drops Photo Pixaby Buying eye drops sounds like a simple task, but walking down the eyecare aisle at a grocery store can quickly become overwhelming. With so many over the counter products available, it is hard to know what to choose. This blog will explain the differences between some commonly used […]


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Combined Cataract and Glaucoma Surgery

Combined Cataract and Glaucoma Surgery If you have been diagnosed with cataracts and glaucoma, you may have the option of treating both problems with one surgery. In this blog, we’ll discuss the option of cataract surgery with Micro Invasive Glaucoma ...Read More »

What is ORA?

What is ORA? If you are planning to have cataract surgery, you may already know about the option to have premium cataract surgery with Optiwave Refractive Analysis (ORA). This upgraded procedure has many benefits over standard cataract surgery, and is ...Read More »

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