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What is Astigmatism?

By | 2015-04-23T14:40:43+00:00 January 29th, 2015|

Astigmatism is one of the most common vision problems. Astigmatism is not an eye disease. Like nearsightedness and farsightedness, astigmatism is a type of refractive error – a condition related to the shape and size of the eye that causes blurred vision. In addition to blurred vision, uncorrected astigmatism can cause headaches, eyestrain and make [...]

What is Dry Eye?

By | 2017-10-16T14:49:31+00:00 January 29th, 2015|

Dry eye is a relatively common condition in which there are insufficient tears to lubricate the eye. These tears not only wet the front of the eye but are necessary to maintain the health of the eye and provide clear and stable vision. Patients may complain of foreign body sensation, irritation, grittiness, and burning of [...]

What is a Cataract?

By | 2017-10-16T14:49:31+00:00 January 29th, 2015|

A cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye. Cataracts develop slowly in some people and very quickly in others. It is not possible to predict how quickly a cataract will develop from person to person although most age related cataracts progress gradually over a period of years. At some point a person [...]