Eclipses are wondrous spectacles where the sun, moon, and Earth align. Erie, Pennsylvania is going to be the place to be for the 2024 total solar eclipse! But beware, hidden within this cosmic phenomenon lies a threat that often goes unnoticed: the potential harm to your eyes. It is crucial. . .
What is the difference between Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) and Laser Cataract Surgery? While both procedures improve and correct your vision in similar ways, they are surprisingly completely different. Both procedures can correct myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism, but LASIK is corneal-based, and laser cataract surgery is lens-based. LASIK vs. Laser. . .
A Closer Look at National Glaucoma Awareness Month: Don’t Let Silence Steal Your Sight January marks National Glaucoma Awareness Month, a time dedicated to highlighting the importance of understanding and preventing glaucoma. Known as the “silent thief of sight,” glaucoma can silently damage your vision without showing early signs. However,. . .
Start the New Year with Clear Vision: Consider LASIK For Your New Year’s Resolution As the year draws to a close, many of us start reflecting on our past year and setting goals for the new year ahead. If you’ve ever considered improving your vision, now is the perfect time. . .
Why You Need A Lens Implant (IOL) With Cataract Surgery. Cataract surgery is a surgical procedure that involves removing the clouded natural lens in your eye. The clouded lens in your eye still has a “optical power” to help focus light. You need a replacement lens known as a lens. . .
Contact lenses have long been a convenient option for vision correction. However, over time, the risks associated with long-term contact lens wear have become increasingly evident. Studies have found that LASIK (Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis) surgery is potentially safer alternative compared to extended contact lens use.
Monovision LASIK, is simply correcting one eye for distance and one eye for near vision. The eye corrected for distance vision is usually the dominant eye and the non-dominant is eye corrected for near vision. If you are right-handed usually your right eye is your dominant eye, but not always. . . .
The end of summer brings with it the promise of new beginnings as students prepare to navigating school and college. However, the transition from leisurely days to screen-filled classrooms or offices can be taxing on our eyes. Digital eye strain, often referred to as “computer vision syndrome,” is a common. . .