Cataract Surgery

Cataracts and Eye Health: What You Need to Know

Blog, Cataract Surgery, Eye Surgery  | 

For many adults, cataracts are a natural part of aging. Unfortunately, as they develop and progress, they can negatively impact your vision. Cataracts can be the reason your glasses or contacts may not keep your vision in focus. Cataracts can also cause the images you see to blur, colors to dull, and can even make it hard to see at

Learn More

Is There a Way to Prevent Cataracts?

Blog, Cataract Surgery, Eye Surgery  | 

Cataracts are one of the most common eye health problems. Globally, cataracts cause a third of severe visual impairments, according to a 2014 report from the World Health Organization. Described simply, when you have cataracts it means your eye’s lens has become cloudy. Cataracts can take a long time to develop, and usually happen in old age. Cataracts can dramatically

Learn More

Protect Your Eyes from Sun Damage

Blog, Cataract Surgery  | 

Summer is still upon us and during these warm and sunny months, we find ourselves enjoying many outdoor activities that might be impacting the health of our eyes. We may not be able to prevent some of these problems, but we can reduce the risk of negative effects on our vision by taking precautionary measures. The Problem: Sun Exposure While

Learn More

Facts about Cataracts: Who’s at Risk?

Blog, Cataract Surgery, Eye Surgery  | 

As people get older, they may notice their vision starts to decrease in quality. This can be due to a number of factors but one of the most common age-related diseases of the eyes is cataracts. Cataracts occur when the eye lens becomes discolored and blocks light coming through the pupil. Millions of people suffer from cataracts and there are

Learn More

5 Foods That Help Maintain Eye Health

5 Foods That Help Maintain Eye Health

Blog, Cataract Surgery, Dry Eye  | 

Not everyone thinks the link between the food they eat and eye health is important enough to worry about. That’s fine, and other eye-protection measures are quite important. Still, nutritional and quality food helps a person’s overall health – eyes included. You might imagine eating a diet to help with your eye health is inconvenient, but it is not. There

Learn More

Worried about Vision Loss? How to Protect Your Eyesight

Blog, Cataract Surgery, Eye Disease, Glaucoma  | 

Are you protecting your eyesight from vision loss or blindness due to eye disease and conditions? Your eye health is important and  there a few simple measures you can take to help prevent vision loss. Taking care of your eyes needs to be a priority just like scheduling yearly physicals, eating healthy and engaging in physical activity. This month, Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center is

Learn More

how-to-prepare-for-cataract-surgery

How to Prepare for Cataract Surgery

Blog, Cataract Surgery, Eye Surgery  | 

The most common cause of cataracts is the normal aging process. As we grow older, the lens of the eye tends to gradually lose its clarity and become cloudy. The result is a decrease in the quality of vision. The time to consider cataract surgery is when the quality of your life begins to suffer. If you feel you may

Learn More

ABC’s of Diabetic Eye Disease

Blog, Cataract Surgery, Eye Disease  | 

Author: Dr. Jordan Graff Managing diabetes requires special attention to personal health and irregular symptoms. However, not all complications caused by diabetes are obvious. Diabetic eye disease leading to diabetic retinopathy, cataract and glaucoma can be sight-threatening if it is not identified and treated early. Regular eye care visits with an optometrist or ophthalmologist should be part of a diabetic’s

Learn More

When Was Your Last Eye Exam?

Blog, Cataract Surgery, Eye Disease  | 

If you don’t remember when you last had an eye exam, it may be an indication that you are passing up the best opportunity you have to protect your eyesight. A thorough examination by an optometrist or ophthalmologist is the only way to be sure your eyes are healthy. Many sight-threatening eye diseases, such as glaucoma and macular degeneration, show

Learn More

Categories

BDP News Cataract Surgery Dry Eye Eye Disease Eye Surgery Glaucoma Implantable Contact Lenses LASIK

STAY CONNECTED