Everything There is to Know About Cataract Surgery

Everything There is to Know About Cataract Surgery

For a large majority of the population, it’s inevitable: Our eye doctor is going to tell us, if we’re over 50, that we have cataracts. But as fear-conjuring as the term “cataracts” always sounds or looks, it should be comforting to know that modern cataract surgery...
What Causes Cataracts?

What Causes Cataracts?

A cataract is a cloudy area in the lens of your eye. Though painless, a cataract can cause blurred or hazy vision, and may make it more difficult to see well at night, read, watch television, or drive if left untreated. Let’s look at how a cataract forms and...
What to Expect When Visiting an Optometrist

What to Expect When Visiting an Optometrist

What to Expect at an Optometrist Visit Receiving a comprehensive eye exam each year is the most effective way for you to enjoy good vision throughout your life. Whether you haven’t received an eye exam for a few years or if you’re a new patient to Rowan...
How Often Should I Visit My Eye Doctor?

How Often Should I Visit My Eye Doctor?

You already know the importance of visiting your doctor for an annual physical check-up and receiving twice-yearly dental cleanings, but how often you should receive an eye exam isn’t as simple. Considering many vision problems have no obvious symptoms in their...