Face the Facts: 3 Causes of Cataracts

If you are over the age of 40, you may be nervous to hear that the leading cause of vision loss over the age of 40 is cataracts. As a problems that causes clouding in your eyes natural lens, cataracts aren’t something to be messed with. But what are cataracts and how can you prevent […]

  • Posted on: Mar 15 2019
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Q & A – Accommodative Esotropia

Q: My daughter is 13 and has a lazy eye that tends to cross inwards. She was told she has to wear bifocals. Why would that be, if she is so young? A: It sounds like your daughter has what we refer to as accommodative esotropia. It is among the most common causes for a crossed or […]

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Q & A – Sty

Q: I think I might have a sty. What exactly is that and how can I treat it? A: A sty, known by eye doctors as hordeolum, is an infected oil gland which forms a red and painful bump near the edge of the eyelid. They eyelid’s oil glands can become infected from a buildup of oil, […]

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Q & A – Cataract Surgery and Astigmatism

Q: I’m having cataract surgery and I’m fine with wearing reading glasses, however I would love to not rely on glasses for distance vision. Is that possible even though I have astigmatism? A: Since you have astigmatism, the astigmatism may be contained within the lens that we would remove and then replace with an artificial lens, or […]

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Q & A – Winter Weather and Your Eyes

Q: My eyes always bother me this time of year with the cold and windy weather. What are some things I can do to prevent dryness and discomfort this holiday season? A: During the cold winter months, we’re used to layering on the clothing and moisturizers to help protect our skin and bodies, but we tend to […]


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