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How Lasers Work When Removing Cataracts

July 27th, 2018

Modern cataract surgery has come a long way. Traditionally, the surgery would have been done by hand with an actual blade, but with rapidly advancing eyecare technology including the use of powerful lasers and computers, the procedure has become even safer and more reliable than ever before. Understanding how some of these technologies work can… Read More

5 Questions to Ask Before Cataract Surgery

June 12th, 2018

When preparing for surgery, it is important to be as well informed as possible. Cataract surgery is no exception, which is why it’s important to ask as many questions as possible during your cataract consultation screening. During this, a doctor will provide you with detailed answers which will leave you feeling more confident and assured… Read More

Five Cataract Risks to Be Aware Of

May 17th, 2018

When it comes to cataracts and reducing your risk factors, investing in (and remembering to wear) a good pair of UVB sunglasses can actually do a lot of good. Looking for treatment for cataracts near Providence? Read on to learn more about cataracts and how you can reduce your risk factors! Advancing age You can’t… Read More

The Ins and Outs of Cataract Surgery

July 25th, 2017

Cataracts are no joke. They block vision, create painful glare, and desaturate colors. They affect over 24 million Americans older than 40, more people than any other vision problem in America, and are in fact the leading cause of blindness worldwide. What Exactly is a Cataract? Cataracts are caused by a buildup of certain proteins… Read More

What is the Tecnis Symfony Lens?

April 25th, 2017

Cataracts occur when the lens of the eye becomes cloudy, blurring and distorting vision over time. Cataract surgery aims to remove the clouded lens and replace it with a synthetic lens, fully restoring vision. This lens is called an intraocular lens (IOL), meaning inside the eye (as opposed to contact lenses, which are placed on the… Read More

7 Different Foods That Are Good For Your Eyes

April 14th, 2016

There are a lot of different foods out there that help to promote good eye health, but how many do you know about? In this article we talk about some of these foods and how they can be beneficial to your daily diet. Orange Vegetables I’m sure you remember at least one person telling you… Read More