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cataract eye health

Facts: Cataract is clouding and yellowing of the crystalline lens in the eye The cloudy lens prevents lights from focusing on the retina causing blurry vision Many people are unaware that they are losing vision as cataracts develop slowly Cataract is one of the most common visual impairment in older people Symptoms: Blurry or dimmed […]

lens coating frame

At the end of your eye exam, you might be given a glasses prescription. Once you finally narrowed it down to the perfect glasses frame, then it’s time to talk about lenses. Single vision, bifocal, multifocal, progressive, coatings… Were you overwhelmed by the lens and coating options available? Let me break it down for you. […]

artificial tears

Artificial tears will lubricate, sooth, promote healing and re-wet the surface of the eyes. It is often used as part of the treatment plan for dry eye syndrome and computer vision syndrome. Types of Artificial Tears There are mainly two types: preservatived and non-preservatived.  Preservatives can sometimes irritate and cause dryness. Using the preserved artificial […]

Macular degeneration is the leading cause of age-related Blindness. Facts on Macular Degeneration: Loss of central vision 90% dry form (slower progression and less severe) 10% wet form (more rapid progression and more severe) Currently no cure,  the key is to slow down progression, so early detection is therefore crucial Risk Factors: Family history of […]

Vitamin eye health

For most people,  vitamin supplement is less important than a healthy and balanced diet. However, for those who have age-related macular degeneration (ARMD), current medical protocol recommends special formulated vitamin therapy, such as: PreserVision AREDS 2 with Omega-3 formula Vitalux Advanced Vitalux-S plus Omega-3 If you have ever or are currently smoking, ensure that the […]