There are many reasons we are more at risk for a fall as we age. Find out the risk factors, and how you can remain graceful and keep your balance.
Do you find yourself holding reading material farther and farther away in order to see it? It may be time for reading glasses. Here’s how to pick the right pair of over-the-counter readers.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Opthamalogist Sumit Sharma, MD, answers this one.
The most obvious effect of cataract surgery is seeing better, but did you know it also can help you in other ways? Here are three major non-visual benefits or surgery.
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Now that summer vacation is in full swing, are your children putting in some serious time with their video games? You might want to set some limits to how long they play — especially if they play games that are in 3D.
Early treatment for childhood eye problems usually means better results because kids’ eyes and brains are adaptable. Learn more about blocked tear ducts, lazy eye and cataracts in kids.
It’s rare for the same medication to be used for both medicinal and cosmetic purposes. But bimatoprost (also sold under the name brand Latisse®) pulls double duty. In addition to treating glaucoma, it can be used to grow and thicken eyelashes. It’s effective for both purposes, but is it safe? Can it cause lasting changes … Read More
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.
If you’re considering laser eye surgery for refractive vision correction and started some online research, you may have run across stories of surgical complications that would make any reasonable person hesitate. But when it comes to making this important decision, not all surgical centers are created equal. It’s important to know the whole story. So how do you know … Read More
Is it time for cataract surgery? It turns out, there are lots of good answers to that question – but only one best choice. Cataracts, as it turns out, can be taken care of at any time. However, there is one very good reason to be evaluated right away, Dr. Gans says. Cataract-like symptoms may signal … Read More