May is Cataract Awareness Month
Cataracts are a clouding of the natural lens of the eye. This can cause blurry vision and other visual issues. Most patients develop cataracts after age 50, but they can also be congenital.
This Month’s Eye Health Tip
Recent studies suggest that taking a supplement high in meso-zeaxanthin can increase macular pigment centrally. Since the macula is responsible for acute visual tasks, increased pigment in this area can enhance your visual performance and may also help prevent the onset or progression of ARMD (Age-Related Macular Degeneration).
Corneal Thickness and LASIK Surgery: There’s a lot of talk these days about the importance of corneal thickness when considering LASIK eye surgery, but what does it really mean and how important is it in determining candidacy for LASIK? Although it’s not the only factor used to determine LASIK candidacy, corneal thickness is definitely an important one.
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Mandel Vision LASIK Technology
Although LASIK surgery is surgeon-dependent, the technology employed is equally important. Think of it as a master carpenter using master tools. A master carpenter can only do so much with suboptimal equipment. The same is true for LASIK. To get the best results, you need both a skilled LASIK surgeon and the most advanced surgical technology.