Considering Cataract Surgery? Read Our Guide to Intraocular Lenses.

Cataract surgery removes the eye’s damaged natural lens, and replaces it with an artificial one. Selecting which lens is right for you requires a thorough understanding of the options. Over three million cataract surgeries are performed each year in the United States, making it the most common eye surgery. But patients may not know that… Read More

What is “Good Vision?”

Not everyone with 20/20 eyesight also has good vision. From depth perception and peripheral vision to eye coordination and focusing ability, the quality of your vision depends on several facets of eyesight. You’ve probably heard that 20/20 vision is the ideal when it comes to your eyesight, and you might even know what exactly “20/20”… Read More

Effective Treatment Options for Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetes can affect your vision, but with some proactive care, you can prevent negative changes in your eyesight altogether. Among its other complications, diabetes can also lead to retinopathy, an eye disease that can result in permanent damage to the retina. Because diabetic retinopathy has few significant symptoms in its early stages, many patients are… Read More

Keratoconus: Symptoms and Treatment Options

Nearsightedness and astigmatism aren’t the only causes of blurred vision. In some cases, it could be a product of a condition known as keratoconus. Most people associate glaucoma, cataracts, and other vision conditions with aging. Many younger patients, however, are susceptible to an equally debilitating condition called keratoconus. If you think you might be at… Read More

What Is Visian ICL and Who Can Benefit from It?

Not everybody is well-suited to LASIK. Fortunately, alternative procedures such as Visian ICL can be equally effective treatments to common vision problems. LASIK can be a godsend to patients with mild to moderate refractive errors, but not everybody with poor vision is a strong candidate. Fortunately, alternative procedures such as Visian ICL can provide significant… Read More

You Don’t Have to Suffer from Dry Eye Syndrome

You may be suffering from dry eye for a variety of reasons, but it doesn’t have to affect your quality of life. Here are the most common causes of dry eye syndrome, as well as effective remedies. Dry eye syndrome is a chronic and usually progressive condition in which the eyes aren’t properly lubricated. When… Read More

What Is Presbyopia and How Is It Treated?

Presbyopia is an unfortunate side effect of aging, but it’s not untreatable. Here’s how you can counteract it. Presbyopia is a common vision problem that makes it more difficult to see nearby objects as you age. Its effects usually surface sometime after the age of 40, regardless of whether you’ve had vision problems before. Unlike… Read More

Getting to Know Today’s Most Advanced LASIK Lasers

At ICON Eyecare, we employ the very latest in laser technology to deliver the highest possible level of care and value to our patients. Here’s an inside look at our lasers. Most people know that LASIK surgery involves lasers, but far fewer are familiar with how the procedure actually works. Simply put, a LASIK surgeon… Read More

Understanding Glaucoma and Your Treatment Options

Glaucoma doesn’t always lead to blindness. With proactive treatment, you can easily manage your symptoms and stop the condition in its early stages. Glaucoma is the leading cause of preventable blindness in the U.S, but as many as one million Americans may not even know that they have it. Fortunately, its effects can be minimized… Read More

What Is Age-Related Macular Degeneration?

Most people can expect some changes to their vision as they age, but age-related macular degeneration doesn’t necessarily cause permanent vision loss. Everyone’s vision changes at least slightly with age, but not everyone experiences the same level of degradation. Some people may struggle to see nearby objects, for example, while others may notice blind spots… Read More

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