Eye Drops for Better Reading

Vuity is an eye drop that can help people over 40 to see better at close-up without using reading glasses or progressive glasses. Most patients rate the improvement as moderate. Vuity requires a prescription from a doctor. The cost for the drop is around $80 per month and is not covered by vision or health insurance. …

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Can We Cure Astigmatism?

Can We Cure Astigmatism?

Almost every person has astigmatism. Astigmatism means that the eye is not perfectly symmetrical — no one’s eye is exactly, perfectly shaped. So, instead of the cornea (the front of the eye) being shaped like a basketball, it is shaped a little like the side of a football. In other words, there is more curvature …

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Lasik in Military Personnel

Lasik in Military Personnel

Laser vision correction has quietly become one of our nation’s most important military weapons! By maximizing the vision of our fighters, we gain a substantial edge over our adversaries. Soldiers are often asked to perform their tasks in very difficult situations — dry, dusty, foggy, dark, windy, wet, underwater, muggy, etc. These situations make vision …

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Zika Virus Can Affect the Eyes

Zika Virus Can Affect the Eyes

The first instances of Zika virus infection were noted in Brazil two years ago. As of today, it is estimated that there are over one million people in Brazil that are infected. Infected indiviuals are also present in other South American and Caribbean nations. The Zika virus is transmitted through mosquito bites. The mosquito is …

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Keep those contact lenses clean!

Keep those contact lenses clean!

Every day, many Americans suffer vision loss due to careless hygiene with their contact lenses. Bacteria are everywhere, and if they start growing in the contact lens the eye can become infected. This is a corneal ulcer, which is very painful and can cause significant loss of vision if not immediately treated. After the corneal …

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