Vision Care

LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) is currently one of the most frequently performed elective procedures in North America. Millions of people have safely and successfully chosen it as a suitable option for correcting their low, moderate, or high prescriptions. This procedure involves the use of an excimer laser to reshape the cornea to correct a patient’s vision error. This reduces, and sometimes eliminates, the need for glasses and contact lenses. Learn more.

Farsighted or trouble reading? If you are over 40 or hyperopic (farsighted), you have probably noticed difficulty reading and now have to use reading glasses or bifocals. This is due to the natural hardening of the lens inside your eye, and is known as presbyopia. Until recently, many people who wished to eliminate their dependence on glasses or contact lenses chose to have laser vision correction. Learn more.

The time to consider lens replacement surgery is when you are no longer satisfied with your vision or the quality of your vision begins to put limits on your lifestyle. With advancements in technology, you now have choices of what type of lens will be used for your lens replacement surgery. Learn more.

Most eye diseases are completely asymptomatic (show no noticeable symptoms) in their early stages when they are most easily treated (including glaucoma and retinopathies). Early detection, therefore, is an important part of eye care. It is imperative that patients, especially those at increased risk, receive routine screening by medical and surgical specialists trained in dealing with these disorders. Learn more.

Most eye diseases are completely asymptomatic (show no noticeable symptoms) in their early stages when they are most easily treated (including glaucoma and retinopathies). Early detection, therefore, is an important part of eye care. It is imperative that patients, especially those at increased risk, receive routine screening by medical and surgical specialists trained in dealing with these disorders. Learn more.