Your Eyes are a Window to Your Overall Health

Your Eyes are a Window to Your Overall Health Your eyes are connected to many other systems in your body, which means your eye health and your overall health are also connected. In fact, your eye exam can provide insight into underlying health conditions throughout...
All About Your Cornea

All About Your Cornea

All About Your Cornea The cornea is the front, clear surface of your eye. Your cornea plays a key role in your vision. Light is focused by the cornea so you can see clearly. It also serves as a barrier against dirt, germs and other things that can cause damage.  ...
The Basics of Dry Eye Syndrome

The Basics of Dry Eye Syndrome

The Basics of Dry Eye Dry Eye Syndrome occurs when your eyes do not make the right type of tears, when something affects one or more layers of the tear film or when your eyes don’t produce enough tears.   3 Layers of Tears When you blink, a film of tears spreads...
When to Consider Cataract Surgery

When to Consider Cataract Surgery

Should you consider cataract surgery? Cataracts occur as part of the body’s natural aging process; nearly 25.7 million Americans over age 40 have cataracts. While the only way to remove cataracts – a clouding of the eye’s natural lens – is surgery, the right time to...