Monthly Archives: June 2019

Complications of Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery complications are few, with cataract surgery being amongst the most common and successful surgical procedures performed in the world. According to the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 3 million Americans undergo cataract surgery each year, with an overall success rate of 98% or higher. However, just like any surgery, there are… Read More


Risks of LASIK Surgery

Millions of Americans have had LASIK eye surgery to correct their vision since it was introduced in the United States more than 20 years ago, and experienced LASIK surgeons report that serious complication rates can be held below 1 percent. Despite this, not everyone is a suitable candidate for LASIK eye surgery. Certain conditions and… Read More


Understanding Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion

What is BRVO? Branch retinal vein occlusion is a blockage of the small veins that carry blood away from the retina. The retina is the layer of tissue at the back of the inner eye that converts light images to nerve signals and sends them to the brain. Causes of BRVO BRVO occurs when there… Read More


Talking Toxoplasmosis

What is toxoplasmosis? Toxoplasmosis is a disease that results from infection with the Toxoplasma gondii parasite. In the eye, Toxoplasma infections frequently cause significant inflammation and subsequent scarring which may temporarily or permanently impair vision.  Ocular toxoplasmosis can be congenital or acquired, and worldwide toxoplasmosis is the most common cause of inflammation in the back… Read More


Cataract Surgery with Multifocal Implants

Cataract surgery is the corrective eye surgery where the lens of the eye is removed and replaced with a synthetic lens. This procedure is used to treat cataracts, an eye condition where the lens of the eye becomes cloudy due to protein buildup. Laser assisted cataract surgery is an outpatient treatment which means patients get… Read More


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