Who’s Who in Optometry?

Some titles can be difficult to understand and then you end up at the wrong person for the job. So in the light of our mission making optometry easier to understand, we made you a list of the providers in the optical industry to help you find the right person for the job. Optometrist: Optometrists are primary health care providers … Read More

What is a Cataract?

So I have a cataract, but what does it actually mean?   We see patients with cataract development almost daily, it is very common so first things first: DON’T PANIC. There is a lot of misconceptions about cataracts that makes it difficult for patients to understand the implications, symptoms and the treatment options available. No, it is not a film … Read More

Cataract Follow Up

I had cataract surgery, what now?   So you had the cataract, hardening and clouding of the lens, removed and the ophthalmologist replaced your old and hardened lens with a brand-spanking-new artificial lens. (To refresh your memory on what a cataract is – please read relevant post: What is a cataract?) Usually the procedure is done one eye at a … Read More

Cataract Prevention

How to protect yourself and your loved ones from cataracts:   One of the comments I often hear from patients, while we are still chatting about the main complaints and reason the patient is here for a visit, is: “I think I have cataracts!” I realized the misconceptions are so many and it is time to set the record straight. … Read More