Archive | Cataracts

A cataract is a clouding of the normally clear lens of your eye. For people who have cataracts, seeing through cloudy lenses is a bit like looking through a frosty or fogged-up window.

What to Do About Those Cloudy Cataracts?

Last month we discussed, “What is a cataract?” Now we need to learn, “What do I (yes, me) do, about cataracts?” Cataract surgery has evolved by “leaps and bounds” as folks like to say. We have gone from a week’s stay in the hospital with sand bags beside our head to in and out of […]

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Using Latest Technology to Improve Lives

“During rotations as a medical student, I witnessed a cataract surgery that changed the life of a veteran for the better,” said Dr. Vic Khemsara, ophthalmologist at Summit Eye Care, PA. “At that point, I knew I wanted to pursue a career in this field and help change people’s lives in the same way.” Today, […]

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My Vision Hasn’t Changed. Do I Need to See the Eye Doctor?

YES! There are many eye diseases that can cause irreparable damage long before we notice any changes in vision. Many eye diseases occur without any pain whatsoever. In this month’s article I will address just a couple of these diseases. While there are several types of glaucoma, the most common types open angle and low […]

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Cataract Surgery with State of the Art Equipment

The OPD III has arrived So you might be asking yourself, just what is the OPD III? Well it is a state-of-the-art piece of equipment to better serve our patients electing to have cataract surgery. Actually it is 5–count them–FIVE, devices combined in one unit. The OPD III is a Keratometer, Pupilometer, Corneal Topographer, Auto […]

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