Cataract surgery is a very common eye operation as most people will develop cataracts as they age. Watch this episode of A State of Sight with Isaac Porter, MD to learn the answers to some of the most common questions we have from our patients about cataract surgery.
SICS is a great technique for cataract removal that can be performed safely, efficiently, and at a low cost. Geoff Tabin, MD from the University of Utah and the Himalayan Cataract Project is a strong proponent of this procedure and recently visited North Carolina to help teach it.
Watch this episode of A State of Sight with Isaac Porter, MD to learn more about manual sutureless small incision cataract surgery and how it can help relieve the global burden of cataract blindness.
When the clear cornea covering the front of the eye is no longer functioning properly, a corneal transplant may be needed to restore vision. Watch this episode of A State of Sight with Isaac Porter, MD to learn about some of the primary reasons a corneal transplant may be needed.
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.