Cataracts are a common eye condition, especially as you age. In fact, more than half of people over 80 have had cataracts, according to the National Eye Institute.
Vision problems affect more than 12 million people nationwide, and that number is expected to double by 2050 as baby boomers develop age-related vision problems like cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration, according to research in JAMA Ophthalmology journal.
When it comes to vision care, choosing the right eye doctor is just as important as choosing the right primary care physician.
Vision problems have been around as long as humankind. For hundreds of years, the only means people had for vision correction involved looking through some sort of glass lens. That all changed in the late 1990s, when doctors began using lasers to reshape and repair eyes. Today, eye doctors can permanently repair or cure a range of […]
This article is Sponsored by Schwartz Laser Eye Center. It’s only been 17 years since Lasik eye treatments became generally available in the U.S. FDA approval for the procedure was granted in 1999, according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, although testing and trials began about 10 years earlier. The ensuing years have produced improvements and […]
This article is Sponsored by Schwartz Laser Eye Center. Many people have end-of-year traditions, such as, making resolutions, checking out Christmas lighting displays or making an annual holiday treat. If you participate in a flexible spending account, one of your year-end traditions should involve making sure you have a plan to use all the money […]
This article is Sponsored by Schwartz Laser Eye Center. When it comes to our five senses, most people would probably agree the most important is sight. Nothing else connects us to the world to the same degree. As a result, when illness, injury or disease diminishes our ability to see, it is critical to have an […]
For many adults over 40, one of the more frustrating symptoms of aging is presbyopia, meaning their eyes can no longer focus clearly on nearby objects. You may become aware of presbyopia when you start holding books and newspapers at arm’s length to be able to read them. For many decades, the standard remedy for […]
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