PANOPTIX TRIFOCAL LENSES (IOL) FOR CATARACTS

PANOPTIX TRIFOCAL LENSES (IOL) FOR CATARACTS

Intraocular Lenses (IOL) are artificial lenses used to replace the natural eye lens in the event of cataract growth that causes poor eyesight.  PanOptix Trifocal Lenses are a newer version of IOL. They allow three ranges of clear and optimal vision. These new IOL...

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Understanding the 3 Different Types of Cataracts

Understanding the 3 Different Types of Cataracts

A staggering 25 million people over the age of 40 will develop cataracts in the US this year. When you look at the statistics for people over the age of 75, this number rises to nearly 50%.  Unfortunately, cataracts appear to be unavoidable for most of these people,...

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Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery

Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery

Dr. Gary Fishman and Dr. Simon Wu at Vision Center of New York perform bladeless advanced cataract surgery. They use LenSx technology, similar to the bladeless LASIK procedures. It is considered the best cataract treatment. The femtosecond laser is a nonthermal laser....

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Multifocal Intraocular Lenses (IOLs)

Multifocal Intraocular Lenses (IOLs)

For cataract treatment, the best solution is to get multifocal IOLs or intraocular lenses after surgery for complete freedom from eyeglasses.  Previously cataract surgery had one purpose, to restore the vision of the person and help them get back to their daily tasks....

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Cataract Surgery: Multifocal Intraocular Lenses

Cataract Surgery: Multifocal Intraocular Lenses

For a person with cataracts, their eyesight is often cloudy, making it difficult for them to function normally. One of the effective treatments for cataracts is by using Multifocal Intraocular Lenses (IOL) to replace the cloudy lens. This can also be used in a person...

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What Are Cataracts

What Are Cataracts

A cataract occurs when the natural lens of your eye turns cloudy, leading to serious changes in your sight. This is the result of proteins in your lens which break down and then things begin to appear blurry or foggy,  and even dull in color. It's possible for a...

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Understanding Important Details About Glaucoma

Understanding Important Details About Glaucoma

Understanding Important Details About Glaucoma   What Is Glaucoma?  Glaucoma is a disease that damages the optic nerve in your eye. It is often associated with a build-up of pressure in your eye and gets worse over time. Glaucoma usually runs in families and...

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Glaucoma: Questions to Ask Before Starting Treatment

Glaucoma: Questions to Ask Before Starting Treatment

If you have been diagnosed with glaucoma rather recently, it is likely that you have a multitude of questions in regards to what the most appropriate treatment option is for your specific set of needs. In some capacity, determining the proper treatment plan is not all...

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