One day I suddenly lost my sight in my right eye for a brief moment. It turned out that I had glaucoma. My ophthalmologist performed this procedure to control the pressure in my eyes.
When a person hears the word "cataract," one usually thinks of a condition that plagues aging adults—and by aging I mean folks who are in their 70's and beyond. That's what I thought, too...
When I had floaters and flashes in my eyes, I learned that I had Posterior Vitreous Detachment (PVD). I'll tell you about the symptoms and what you need to do.
The caloric test examines inner ear function in patients who have balance problems or who suffer from dizziness. Knowing what to expect can ease anxiety about the procedure.
My guide to buying prescription spectacles online, comparing the advantages and disadvantages relative to buying from a brick-and-mortar store.
Going to the optician is a common task for a vast number of us. However, when living abroad such simplistic tasks pose a series of learning curves and challenges. Buying glasses in China is the same.
Personal experience with cataract surgery and a Crystalens implant, including the surgery, early results and the costs of the procedure
Detached retina symptoms can erupt literally in a flash—and with a flash. Discover the warning signs from a real-life experience.
Movement disorders, collectively known as dystonias, can render sufferers unable to function without treatment. The good news is: therapeutic botox, not cosmetic botox, can give them back their lives.
The cost of a Crystalens implant can vary widely. Learn how the cost can be affected by a surgeon's philosophy and product packaging—from personal experience and the experience of others.
I wanted to share my experience with anyone who is considering getting LASIK eye surgery in the future.
A review of the postoperative results of a Crystalens AO implant. Observations, improvements, and problems from a patient's viewpoint.
When I saw large black lines and squiggles in my vision, I thought it might have been retinal detachment. However, after getting a retinal scan, my ophthalmologist told me it was just vitreous detachment—a normal part of the aging process.
I am losing my eyesight to a disease called MacTel, or Idiopathic Juxtafoveal Macular Telangiectasia. The doctor told me there was no treatment, but I found out that laser treatments or cryotherapy injections can be done.