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Can Cataract Surgery Free You From Glasses?

If you have cataracts, they cloud your vision. But if they progress to the point where you need surgery, here is some clarity: Recent advances may help you not only see better, but also stop wearing glasses. Cataracts occur when the lens of the eye gets cloudy over time. As the cataract gets cloudy, your … Read More

Should You Take Vitamins for Eye Health?

There’s no question that vitamin deficiencies can cause eye problems. But do you need vitamins or supplements as a result? That’s an important question. If your diet is missing the key vitamins or nutrients you need on a day-to-day basis — or you have a diagnosed deficiency that increases your disease risk — your doctor … Read More

Is This Why You Can’t See at Night?

The lack of daylight in the evening can limit some people’s ability to see and get around. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Night blindness (nyctalopia), the inability to see well at night or in poor light, is not a disease. It’s a symptom of an underlying condition. In most cases, it’s treatable; … Read More

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Doing Yardwork? Watch Your Eyes! (Video)

Now that warmer weather is here, so is your yardwork. Working safely in our yards requires that we look out for our eyes. That means protecting them from home-grown hazards. Ophthalmologist Rishi Singh, MD, says some yardwork can be dangerous to our eyes, particularly from flying objects. “People can get injured from a stick that … Read More