A few weeks ago, the team at Katzen Eye Care & Laser Center blogged about LASIK laser vision correction for the treatment of refractive errors. We thought this month’s blog post would be a good opportunity to delve deeper into LASIK and its benefits — including benefits that might surprise our readers.
If you have been diagnosed with nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism, you probably have questions about why and how you developed your condition. Were your parents a contributing factor? Here, the team at Katzen Eye Care & Laser Center explains whether refractive errors can be hereditary.
A cataract is a visual disturbance that occurs when proteins clump together and cloud the lens of the eye. Cataracts can make vision blurry or dull, sometimes with a brownish tint. Certain groups of people are at a higher risk of developing cataracts because of their age, health status or medications. Here, the cataract surgeons … Read More Cataract Risk Factors
Refractive errors affect the shape of the eye and the way it refracts (focuses) light on the retina. They are caused by abnormalities in the cornea or eye’s shape, or age-related changes to the lens. Here, the Katzen Eye Care & Laser Center explains what you need to know about the most common types of … Read More Understanding Refractive Errors
An intraocular lens (IOL) or lens implant is what enables clear vision after cataract surgery. The tiny, clear lens is implanted in the eye after the natural, cataract-diseased lens of the eye has been removed, and it replaces the focusing power of a healthy lens. Patients with IOLs cannot see or feel the lens, but … Read More IOLs: Standard vs. Lifestyle Lenses
Welcome to the newly designed blog for Katzen Eye Care! This website has been created to provide a wealth of information for patients interested in the variety of treatments offered at our state-of-the art facility. Please take some time to peruse the site and do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions by … Read More Welcome to our Newly Designed Blog