Regular eye exams are an invaluable tool in maintaining eye health by detecting and preventing disease. Early detection of eye diseases can allow for a choice of treatment options and reduced risk of permanent damage.
LASIK and PRK are laser procedures that reshape the surface of the eye in order to correctly focus vision. For the right candidate, these procedures decrease and often eliminate one’s need for glasses or contact lenses.
The lens of the eye is a critical component of the human visual system. As people age, the lens becomes cloudy. In cataract surgery the core of this cloudy lens is removed leaving a thin transparent platform in which we implant a replacement lens.
Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness and visual impairment in the United States. A simple, painless eye exam can detect the disease. With early detection and treatment, glaucoma can usually be controlled and blindness prevented.