Q&A With Dr. Malik

Q&A With Dr. Malik

With over 25 years in the field of Ophthalmology, Dr. Malik’s experience as a leader in the field of cataract surgery is on display in an interactive Q&A session with questions from our friends on social media! Have a look at the curiosities of our community and the answers directly from Dr. Malik! Q: Is… Read More


Fireworks and Eye Safety Precautions

Independence Day, or 4th of July, is a festive time we all look forward to, but safety risks put that celebration in jeopardy if the proper precautions are not taken. Fireworks are a dazzling and exciting part of the festivities, but they can also be a serious hazard if not handled with caution. Fireworks aren’t… Read More


Understanding and Detecting Cataracts

A cataract is a clouding of the normally clear lens of the eye. For people who have cataracts, seeing through cloudy lenses is a bit like looking through a frosty or fogged-up window. Clouded vision caused by cataracts can make it more difficult to read, drive a car (especially at night) or perform regular day-to-day… Read More


How UV Rays Impact Your Vision

Spring and Summer bring fun activities, but they can be less enjoyable for your eyes if you don’t have the proper protection. A lot of us do more outdoor activities in the summer than in other seasons, and that exposes our eyes to more harmful UV rays from the sun. That’s why it’s so important… Read More


Detecting Vision Problems in Children

Having healthy, functioning eyesight is incredibly important to a child’s education and development during their early school years. That’s because as much as 80% of all learning is visual, and experts estimate that more than half of childhood learning difficulties are the result of undiagnosed vision problems. So what can parents do to make sure… Read More


Spring Allergies And Your Eyes

Spring is in the air, and that means so are allergies! Seasonal allergies affect millions of people every year, and they can be particularly hard on our eyes, leaving them red, itchy, and watery. Why does this happen and what can we do about it? Why Do We Get Seasonal Allergies? While there are plenty… Read More


Proper Workplace Eye Safety

March is Workplace Eye Wellness month, so let’s look at a few ways to protect our eyes at work! This is going to mean very different things depending on what kind of occupation you have, whether you work from home or in an office, or you work at a worksite. That’s why we’re looking at… Read More


Retinal Detachment and its Warning Signs

The human eye is an incredibly complex organ, which means there are many ways something can go wrong. One of these issues is retinal detachment: a serious, sight-threatening condition that will affect 1 in every 300 people at some point in their lives. Retinal detachment can be treated with early action, and for that, patients… Read More


Protecting Your Vision From Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration, often called age-related macular degeneration (AMD), is an eye disorder associated with aging and results in damaging sharp and central vision. Central vision is needed for seeing objects clearly and for common daily tasks such as reading and driving. AMD affects the macula, the central part the retina that allows the eye to… Read More


Important Facts About Glaucoma That You Need To Know

An estimated 3 million Americans have glaucoma, the second-leading cause of blindness around the world. Glaucoma has a well-earned nickname of “the silent thief of sight” because it can damage your eyes before you even realize you have the disease, so getting a prompt diagnosis and treatment is essential for the best outcome. Caused by… Read More


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