Schwartz Laser Eye Center Blog
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Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss in older people. Patients diagnosed with AMD notice their central vision becoming blurry as the overall quality of their sight progressively worsens. This occurs because the macula, located in the central portion of the retina, slowly deteriorates. Although researchers have yet to identify a… Read more »
One of the primary reasons that people decide to have LASIK is the convenience. Although prescription lenses are a great way to improve vision, wearing eyeglasses or contact lenses can involve some minor hassles. Here, Schwartz Laser Eye Center shares some of the common troubles that you will no longer experience after refractive surgery.
Do you regularly experience discomfort or a burning sensation in your eyes? You may suffer from chronic dry eye, a condition that occurs when your eyes fail to adequately lubricate themselves. This can happen if you produce an insufficient amount of tears or if the tears are of a lesser quality. Over the years, the… Read more »
When you hear “refractive surgery,” your first thought is probably LASIK. While LASIK is undoubtedly the most popular procedure for correcting refractive errors, clear lens extraction is an important alternative. To inform patients about all available options, the ophthalmologists at Schwartz Laser Eye Center have prepared this blog featuring common questions from their patients.
LASIK is a transformative procedure, capable of correcting mild to moderate refractive errors like nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. Before you undergo a surgery of any sort, the eye doctors at Schwartz Laser Eye Center strongly suggest that you ask prospective surgeons some imperative questions. The surgeon’s responses will give you a good sense of whether… Read more »
Not all people take the threat of cataracts as seriously as they should. Cataracts may be a common condition, but they are liable to rob patients of their sight if left alone. To encourage everyone to seek treatment for cataracts, the ophthalmology team of Schwartz Laser Eye Center warns of what can happen when cataracts… Read more »
Have you had cataract surgery? Are you now experiencing a vision change? If you have had cataract surgery and are experiencing a vision change, you may be wondering: “Can cataracts come back after surgery?” Read on as Dr. Jay Schwartz and the team at the Schwartz Laser Eye Center discuss cataract surgery and whether cataracts… Read more »
Glaucoma is an eye condition in which increasing pressure within the eye damages the optic nerve, which carries messages to the brain. There are several different types of glaucoma, and all of them can cause blindness. Read on as the team at the Schwartz Laser Eye Center discuss the different types of glaucoma.
Laser vision correction with LASIK can dramatically improve your quality of life. LASIK can correct nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. It can also reduce or eliminate your need for glasses and contact lenses. Have you considered LASIK but are concerned about the procedure? Here, experienced ophthalmologist Dr. Jay Schwartz of Schwartz Laser Eye Center clears up… Read more »
Scientists are working tirelessly on advances in contact lens materials and technologies in an effort to better serve existing contact lens wearers and appeal to new candidates. If you rely on contacts for vision correction, you may be interested in some of these recent advances, described here by the team at Schwartz Laser Eye Center.