Karen’s elderly mom complimented Karen on her new green blouse. Except that it was blue. Karen realized her mom’s vision was fading and suspected she needed cataract surgery. No worries, right? Everybody has cataract surgery and it’s super safe, right? According to Mark Hollingsworth, MD, Ophthalmologist at Scott & White Healthcare, cataract surgery is very … Continue reading How safe is cataract surgery?
Flip flops, sunscreen and sunglasses. It’s that time of year again when the sun shines, and everyone knows it. As you sit outside to enjoy a good book, attend a sporting event, or relax by the pool, there’s one thing you don’t want to forget—your sunglasses. It turns out that all sunglasses are not created … Continue reading Get ready for the rays: Protect your eyes this summer
Staring off into a clear blue sky, you might see random black, gray or translucent hook, rod or crescent shapes floating around. They’re there, but not really. These are eye floaters. In the vast majority of cases, they aren’t dangerous, only annoying. But eye floaters can be signs of a more serious problem if they’re … Continue reading What’s That Floating in My Eye?