What is EyeMed? – SharpeVision

In today’s blog post I will talk about EyeMed eye insurance. We all want insurance with the thought that perhaps it will be a great value-that we will get something for nothing, but that is not the case. The EyeMed company is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Italian corporation Luxottica. EyeMed has just one … Read more

Why Cataract Surgery Is So Much Better Than It Was in Decades Past| Laser Eye Center

Because cataract surgery has evolved over the past several decades, patients today have every reason to feel comfortable when seeking the procedure. Currently, cataract surgery ranks as one of the most performed procedures in the United States. Its popularity can be attributed to the surgery’s safety, simplicity and effectiveness at restoring sight. The award-winning team … Read more

What is Legally Blind – SharpeVision

What is the law for the blind? This is an important question that has consequences for how we as a society and government help people who struggle with vision impairment for a myriad of reasons. Many times I’ve heard patients say that they or someone they know are “legally blind” without their glasses. This is … Read more

Are Sunglasses Bad for You?

Are sunglasses harmful to health? There is one reason, and you will be shocked at what it is. For several generations, we’ve known about the harmful rays of the sun that can cause skin cancers, including melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and more. These skin cancers can be fatal (in the case of … Read more

Best Colored Contact Lenses – SharpeVision

Best colored contact lenses Contact lenses have been in use for more than 100 years. Materials, colours, sizes and composition have improved dramatically. Ultra-thin, oxygen-permeable, and comfortable, contact lenses can correct a variety of prescriptions from nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. Sometimes they are used therapeutically to help a person with an irregularly shaped cornea. They … Read more

LASIK Success Rate – SharpeVision

LASIK surgery success rate People often ask about the “success rate” of astigmatism with LASIK. It’s hard to put the success rate of LASIK into one number because different people have different ideas about what LASIK statistics they are talking about. The success rate of LASIK is very high, and the complication rate of LASIK … Read more