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How do Cataracts Affect Your Vision?

Most cataracts are age related.  According to the National Eye Institute, by age 80, more than half of all Americans either have a cataract or have had cataract surgery.  Age-related cataracts can affect your vision. So how do cataracts affect your vision?  Clumps of protein reduce the sharpness of the image reaching the retina.   When the protein […]

LASIK Surgery Cost and Benefits

The cost of LASIK (Laser-Assisted-in-Situ Keratomileusis) surgery reflects an elective procedure that has been called life changing. Many people reduce their need for glasses and contacts for years. The money saved on associated costs reflects only part of the surgery’s value. Many find that after LASIK they can do what they could not have done […]