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Can I Prevent Macular Degeneration?

Posted on June 19, 2023 by - Macular Degeneration

Nearly 18 million Americans have a form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). This number has grown significantly over the years. If you are familiar with this degenerative disease, you may wonder what you can do to prevent irreversible central vision loss. Although there is no certain way to prevent AMD, there are many steps you… Read more »

PRK: How It Differs from LASIK and Who Can Benefit

Posted on April 20, 2023 by - LASIK, PRK

While LASIK is indisputably the most popular refractive surgery available, not all patients who wish to limit their dependence on eyewear are ideal candidates for this procedure. One main alternative is PRK (photorefractive keratectomy). PRK is so safe and effective that even some patients who are candidates for LASIK choose PRK. In this blog, top… Read more »

How To Relieve Dry Eye Symptoms

Posted on March 21, 2023 by - Dry Eye

Itchiness, pain, burning, redness and light sensitivity are all symptoms of dry eye. These symptoms can impact your quality of life. If left untreated, severe dry eye can even damage the cornea. Dr. Jay L. Schwartz is a knowledgeable and experienced ophthalmologist. He is committed to caring for his patients with the latest advances in… Read more »

4 Important Facts You May Not Know About Glaucoma

Posted on February 19, 2023 by - Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that damage the eye’s optic nerve. Unfortunately, the majority of glaucoma cases in the United States remain undiagnosed. Without early diagnosis and treatment, glaucoma can cause irreversible consequences. Dr. Jay L. Schwartz is an experienced ophthalmologist serving patients in Scottsdale, Glendale, Phoenix and Mesa. He takes pride in… Read more »

Reasons To Have LASIK Sooner Than Later

Posted on January 20, 2023 by - LASIK

We have all heard the saying “good things come to those who wait.” While that may be true for some things in life, it isn’t necessarily applicable to vision correction. In fact, when it comes to vision correction, good things are more apt to happen to those who don’t wait. One vision correction procedure that… Read more »

Am I a Good Candidate for EVO+ ICL?

Posted on December 21, 2022 by - EVO+ ICL

Blurry vision can dramatically impact your quality of life. That is why Dr. Jay L. Schwartz, an experienced ophthalmologist serving patients in Scottsdale, Glendale, Phoenix and Mesa, utilizes the latest technology to help patients achieve crisp, clear vision. Dr. Schwartz is proud to offer patients EVO+ Visian ICL®, an Implantable Collamer® Lens (ICL) that corrects… Read more »

Why You Should Never Ignore Keratoconus

Posted on November 21, 2022 by - Keratoconus

Your eye health is important. Many problematic eye conditions can only be detected through regular and comprehensive eye exams. One of those conditions is called keratoconus. The experienced doctors at Schwartz Laser Eye Center specialize in treating eye keratoconus. They have treated keratoconus since 2010 making them one of, if not the most, experienced providers… Read more »

Am I Too Old for LASIK?

Posted on October 20, 2022 by - LASIK

If you are interested in improving your vision with LASIK but are convinced that you may be too old for the surgery, Dr. Jay Schwartz is glad to report that you may still be a good candidate for refractive surgery. Although most patients do seek LASIK before reaching middle age, age is not a disqualifying… Read more »

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