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When Is the Right Time for Cataract Surgery?
Posted on January 25, 2020 by Schwartz Laser - Cataracts
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 »
What Makes Someone a Great Candidate for LASIK?
Posted on December 26, 2019 by Schwartz Laser - LASIK
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 »
What to Know About the New Toric ICL Lens
Posted on November 26, 2019 by Schwartz Laser - Toric ICL
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 »
Is LASIK a Better Vision Correction Solution than Contacts?
Posted on October 27, 2019 by Schwartz Laser - LASIK
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 »
What Is the Difference between Multifocal, Extended Depth of Focus and the New Trifocal IOLs?
Posted on September 27, 2019 by Schwartz Laser - Cataracts
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 »