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.
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.
A review of the postoperative results of a Crystalens AO implant. Observations, improvements, and problems from a patient's viewpoint.
Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is an eye disease that steals your vision like a thief in the night. What is it? What are the symptoms? Learn more about this silent thief.
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.
My guide to buying prescription spectacles online, comparing the advantages and disadvantages relative to buying from a brick-and-mortar store.
Personal experience with cataract surgery and a Crystalens implant, including the surgery, early results and the costs of the procedure
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.
This article explains what a cataract is, what the symptoms are, and a summary of my own experience with this condition.
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 wanted to share my experience with anyone who is considering getting LASIK eye surgery in the future.