The Kamra inlay from AcuFocus was recently FDA approved to improve the near vision in patients with presbyopia (age related focus dysfunction). This is exciting new technology!
Fuchs dystrophy, an inherited problem of the cornea, can cause blurred vision due to swelling of the cornea. Isaac Porter, MD, from Lowry Porter Ophthalmology, explains Fuchs dystrophy, including the changes that patients may notice and the treatment options available.
Isaac Porter, MD explains what cataracts are and what can be expected in a consultation evaluating cataracts. Surgical options are covered, including the three primary types of lens implants available. Standard intraocular lenses (IOLs) usually correct vision for distance, multifocal IOLs can give a full range of vision from up close to far away, and toric IOLs can correct astigmatism at the time of cataract surgery.
ReLEx SMILE is a modern laser vision correction procedure that has the potential to replace LASIK as the laser eye surgery of choice. The name of the procedure stands for SMall Incision Lenticule Extraction, which is a form of Refractive Lenticule Extraction.
Watch this episode of A State of Sight with Isaac Porter, MD to learn more about this exciting treatment.
Monocles are a very effective and convenient way to correct vision for reading at near or for distance vision. After age 45 when reading glasses are needed for up close vision, a monocle can help greatly.
Watch this special episode of A State of Sight with Isaac Porter, MD as Jim Berry from Nearsights Monocles joins us to explain the many uses for monocles and how they help correct vision.
Check out Nearsights Monocles at: http://www.nearsights.com/