Whether it is insufficient tears or lack of quality in the tears’ mix, too little lubrication results in dry eye. Trusted Phoenix ophthalmologist Dr. Jay Schwartz explains what causes dry eye, and how to treat it.
LASIK surgery for vision correction is not a good option for people with thin corneas. Fortunately, there are other advanced surgical procedures that can improve vision for these patients. Here, trusted Phoenix ophthalmologist Dr. Jay Schwartz discusses the various vision correction options available for those with thin corneas.
When you trust your LASIK surgery to prominent Phoenix-area ophthalmologist Dr. Jay Schwartz, you can be confident that your experience will be simple, satisfying and pain-free. The keys to your comfort are the skill of your laser surgeon, the remarkable new advances in LASIK techniques, and the state-of-the-art lasers used by Dr. Schwartz and his… Read more »
The best thing you can do to maintain the health of your eyes is to catch any developing problem in its earliest stages. A regular exam by experienced Phoenix-area ophthalmologist Dr. Jay Schwartz will always include a check of intraocular eye pressure. Elevated eye pressure is a key warning sign for glaucoma and macular degeneration.… Read more »
If your ophthalmologist has told you that one or both of your eyes have cataracts, the first of many questions you have will be: When should I schedule cataract surgery? Until recently, patients were often advised to wait until a cataract was “ripe,” or mature enough to be easily removed from the surface of the… Read more »
Although technological advances in LASIK have put this remarkable vision correction solution within reach for most adults, there are still a few legitimate holdouts. Clark Kent, for example. Or prospective patients with high prescriptions, thin corneas or unusually wide pupils. But every year there are fewer reasons the vast majority of lens wearers cannot benefit… Read more »
The U.S. Food and Drug administration recently gave the green light to a remarkable new implantable lens that provides ophthalmologists with an improved method for treating extreme cases of myopic astigmatism. As an experienced ophthalmologist with the Phoenix-area Schwartz Laser Eye Center, Dr. Jay Schwartz has already performed many toric ICL procedures, and will apply… Read more »
If you have been wearing glasses or contacts since you were young because of a refractive error, it may not even occur to you that you have other options for vision correction. In fact, there is no reason to bother with the hassle and inconvenience of contacts if you don’t have to, when you could… Read more »
Cataract surgery with Dr. Jay Schwartz of Schwartz Laser Eye Center involves removing the eye’s natural lens (which has become clouded or opaque) and replacing it with a clear artificial intraocular lens to restore great vision. If you are planning to undergo cataract surgery, you have a choice in the type of replacement lens used.… Read more »