Glaucoma is a spectrum of eye diseases that cause permanent damage to the optic nerve through increased pressure inside the eye. Accounting for the vision loss of over 6.7 million people worldwide, it is the leading cause of blindness—irreversible without glaucoma surgery. But you can stop the invasive disease before it develops by understanding the […]
Center For Sight Accepting Applications for Free Cataract Surgeries
Center For Sight Accepting Applications for Free Cataract SurgeriesDeadline for submission: May 26, 2023 (April 11, 2023, Naples, FL) – Center For Sight, one of the nation’s leading ophthalmology practices, is accepting applications for free cataract surgery through Mission Cataract, an annual event where Center For Sight performs sight-saving cataract surgeries at no-cost for individuals […]
US Eye/Center For Sight ‘Better Together Employee Relief Fund’ to support team members impacted by Hurricane Ian
At US Eye/Center For Sight we are incredibly proud of our amazing staff who make the impossible possible and change people’s lives, through the gift of sight, every day. Our team was devastated to witness the destruction left behind by Hurricane Ian in Southwest Florida, impacting over 300 of our hard-working employees and their families […]
Floaters After Cataract Surgery: Is It Normal?
Cataract surgery can help you see clearly again when cataracts significantly affect your vision, making it hard to see, read, or recognize facial expressions. It’s a procedure where your surgeon removes the eye’s cloudy lens and replaces it with an artificial lens. While cataract surgery can help improve your vision, some patients may notice eye […]
What Is the Recovery Time for Cataract Surgery?
Vision care starts with consistency, and visiting your optometrist for regular eye exams can help ensure you’re enjoying optimal vision. Your optometrist can also check for the development of eye diseases such as cataracts. When cataracts advance to a stage where they begin preventing you from activities of daily life such as reading or driving, […]
Can an Eye Exam Detect Cataracts?
Cataracts often come with little to no symptoms in their early stages. So, how can preventative eye care keep us ahead of potential eye problems? There are several ways that your optometrist can test your eyes for cataracts. Typically, a comprehensive eye exam includes testing for cataracts and other potential issues with your eyes. Receiving […]
Can You Drive After Cataract Surgery?
As our eyes age, developing cataracts is a normal occurrence. This leads to cataract surgery being a common procedure. Generally, the recovery time is quick after cataract surgery—1 to 3 days on average. In some cases, it can take a couple of weeks. But how soon can you drive afterward? Unfortunately, there isn’t a set […]
How Does LASIK Work?
Whether you’re self-conscious about wearing glasses or hate the inconvenience of using contacts, there are multiple reasons to consider eye surgery for vision correction. As medical science progresses, the options get better and more affordable all the time. Unfortunately, not everyone can get LASIK because certain things increase the risk of complications. This is why […]
8 Center For Sight Physicians Named to Castle Connolly’s 2022 “TOP DOCTORS” List
(Sarasota, FL – Mar. 17, 2022) – Eight Center For Sight physicians have been named to the 2022 list of “Top Doctors” published by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. Castle Connolly connects patients with best-in-class healthcare, providing consumers with trusted lists of exceptional medical professionals. A peer-driven nomination process is followed by rigorous research, vetting, and […]
How Long Does It Take To Recover from Cataract Surgery
As we age, our body changes, including our eyes. Cataracts often develop due to aging, and the only way to remove them is with surgery. Laser cataract surgery may sound daunting, but it typically takes 5 minutes to perform! When it comes to recovery, it’s short and uncomplicated as long as you are in good […]