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Flashes and Floaters: What Do They Mean?

Do you ever feel like you’re seeing things? Meaning, do you ever feel like you’re seeing something drifting across the sky but it’s actually your vision? That something is sometimes referred to as a “floater” or piece of debris that’s inside your eye. This debris usually shows up when you’re looking into bright light or […]

  • Posted on: May 15 2020
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What Causes Cataracts?

Cataracts are the most common cause of vision loss for people over the age of 40. It is also the main cause of blindness throughout the world. There are different types of cataracts that can form including: Subcapsular cataract: form at the back of the lens. If you have diabetes or take high doses of […]

  • Posted on: Apr 15 2020
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First Signs of Age-Related Macular Degeneration and What To Do

Macular Degeneration is now the leading cause of vision loss, impacting more than 10 million Americans. Here is some basic information about macular degeneration and how to recognize it and hopefully prevent it. What is Age-related Macular Degeneration? First things first, what is this disease? AMD is an eye disease that affects people over the […]

  • Posted on: Mar 15 2020
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Blepharitis Basics

With around 200,000 new cases diagnosed in America every year, blepharitis is a common eye condition. Let’s take a closer look at what this disease is and how it impacts your eye health. What is Blepharitis? Blepharitis is the name for chronic inflammation or infection of the eyelids or eyelashes. It, fortunately, is not contagious […]

  • Posted on: Feb 14 2020
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How LASIK Can Change Your Life

Embrace a new you for the new year and new decade. If you’ve been considering LASIK, there’s no better time than the present to change your life. Your vision can dramatically impact the way you experience life and there are myriad ways that getting LASIK can improve your life, that you may not have thought […]

  • Posted on: Jan 15 2020
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Awesome Choices for Cataract Replacement Lenses

Cataracts, a gradual clouding of the lenses of the eyes, is a common condition, especially among those over age 60. At Insight Eye Center, Dr. Rom has performed over 25,000 surgeries to remove cataract-clouded lenses and replace them with intraocular lenses. It’s a big part of what we do at Insight. And we’re excited because […]

  • Posted on: Dec 15 2019
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4 Tips for Minimizing Dry Eyes This Winter

Just like your skin drying out in the wintertime, your eyes may also have a hard time staying lubricated with the cooler temperatures too. Air inside and outdoors tends to be drier this time of year and this lack of moisture can aggravate your eyes as well as cause dryness, irritation, and discomfort. As an […]

  • Posted on: Nov 15 2019
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What’s the Difference Between PRK and LASIK?

Everyone knows about LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) eye surgery. It can take a person who has lived his or her entire life dependent on glasses to see the alarm clock and give that person perfect vision in just a few seconds. But sometimes patients come see us at Insight Eye Center and they’re not […]

  • Posted on: Oct 15 2019
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Almost Three Decades of Vision Improvement — the History of LASIK

LASIK surgery is so commonplace today, with millions of patients worldwide opting for the surgery, that it seems the procedure has been around forever. But in reality, LASIK has only been common in the U.S. for just over 27 years. Since Dr. Rom and our team at Insight Eye Center have performed over 36,000 LASIK […]

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2019
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Eye Care for Diabetic Patients

People with diabetes have a very high risk for developing a variety of serious eye problems. And since diabetes is becoming more prevalent in the U.S. population, it follows that eye conditions related to diabetes will also increase. At Insight Eye Center, Dr. Rom is brought in as the board-certified ophthalmologist surgeon to help treat […]

  • Posted on: Aug 15 2019
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