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What is Prism Correction in Eyeglasses?

What is Prism Correction in Eyeglasses?

Prism correction is used in eyeglasses for people who have diplopia, or double vision. Diplopia is when a person sees two separate images of one object and can be present in either one or both eyes. In monocular diplopia, the double vision is present in only one eye...
Can LASIK Fix Astigmatism?

Can LASIK Fix Astigmatism?

Can LASIK fix astigmatism? The short answer is that in most cases, yes, like other refractive errors in the eye, astigmatism can be fixed with the ultra-precise lasers used in a LASIK procedure. What is astigmatism? Though it sounds rather frightening, astigmatism is...
Corrective Eye Surgery Basics

Corrective Eye Surgery Basics

Corrective eye surgery provides a long term alternative to the use of eyeglasses or contacts. Because of today’s laser technology, patients are finding themselves tossing their eyeglasses or prescription contact lenses and opting for corrective eye surgery. Corrective...
Lasik Surgery vs Refractive Lens Exchange

Lasik Surgery vs Refractive Lens Exchange

According to a recent study, 36 million people are blind and 216 stated that they have moderate to severe visual impairment. We have good news. If your eyesight is less than perfect, you don’t have to live with the condition forever. Because of the surgical advances,...
Types of Corrective Eye Surgery

Types of Corrective Eye Surgery

If you wear contacts and glasses, you understand first hand how cumbersome they can both be. After time, both contacts and glasses can have negative effects and actually slow your lifestyle down. Many of our patients choose to actively take charge of their lifestyle...
Cataract Remedies or Surgery

Cataract Remedies or Surgery

For cataract sufferers terrified that their untreated condition could eventually leave them blind, the good news is that we now know what lifestyle changes can slow a cataract’s progress. And when those changes prove insufficient, a surgical procedure can remove the...