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Cataract Surgery and Insurance Coverage

Did you know cataract surgery is the most commonly performed, medically necessary surgery in Canada? In fact, according to the Canadian Ophthalmological Society, one and a half million people have this procedure every year in North America. Some surgeries, including LASIK and refractive aspects of cataract surgery, are considered “convenience procedures,” meaning they are primarily for the… Read More

Cataract Surgery May Prolong Your Life

Original article posted by the New York Times Author: Jane E. Brody Date posted: December 4, 2017 After 72 very nearsighted years, 55 of them spent wearing Coke-bottle glasses, Jane Quinn of Brooklyn, N.Y., is thrilled with how well she can see since having her cataracts removed last year. “It’s very liberating to be able… Read More

Health lessons from the Super Bowl remain relevant year-round

Original article from Healio February 5, 2018 While the Super Bowl draws the NFL season to a close, several health issues raised around this year’s game remain important for clinicians to consider. New England Patriots wide receiver Brandin Cooks was forced to leave the game in the second quarter following a significant blow to the head,… Read More

Cataract Surgery and Astigmatism

Original article from Healio Successful cataract surgery involves a multifactorial process that relies on numerous interconnected assessment, planning, and execution procedures. Phacodynamics, which is the effects of the equipment used to perform a cataract procedure on the internal environment of the eye, must be thoroughly understood to maintain a stable anterior chamber and to minimize… Read More

What is Dry Eye Disease?

Original article posted on Healio Dry eye disease (DED) is a condition of the ocular surface in which multiple factors are responsible for the disturbance of the stability of tear film, leading to changes in vision and symptoms that significantly disrupt the quality of life of many individuals in the United States and elsewhere. There… Read More

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