Less Hassle With Dropless Cataract Surgery | Kare11 | Chu Vision Institute

Cataract surgery is a common procedure as people age. Having them removed can save your vision. But recovering from the surgery can be inconvenient and costly for patients. There’s a new option available though that could save a patient money. Kare 11’s Renee Tessman has the details all new at 6. It was a freeway […]

Cataract Surgery Testimonial – Milan Eye Center

– I had cataract surgery at Milan Center. I found the center to be very professional, from the sign-in desk and throughout the surgery. I found that everyone was very kind. They gave me full details as to what was to be done. And Dr. Desai was excellent. After the surgery, I have had unbelievable […]

What are cataracts & when would I need cataract surgery?

A cataract is an opacity in the lens within the eye. It upsets the focusing mechanism and patients usually complain of blur. It might be useful if we looked a model eye to start with. Cornea at the front of the eye, a clear window allowing the light through. The iris which everyone is familiar […]

What is a corneal transplant?

The cornea is the clear window at the front of the eye and it’s really important for focusing vision to the back of the eye. Now, in some patients, either the cornea loses shape progressively or suddenly if there’s some trauma to the eye or the cornea loses clarity because the delicate cells that line […]

Facts on Cataract Surgery

The Australian Society of Ophthalmologists is running a dishonest scare campaign claiming the government is cutting back on eye cataract surgeries, designed to blur the facts: Fact: This year the Australian Government will fund more than 123,000 cataract procedures. More than ever before. Fact: Improvements in technology have made cataract surgery quicker and cheaper to […]

Can glaucoma be cured? The different types of glaucoma surgery and success rates

Glaucoma surgery is necessary for my patients when drops or simple laser treatments such as SLT laser are unable to control the pressure at a sufficiently low level to stop the glaucoma from getting worse. We always start patients with glaucoma with either simple laser treatments such as SLT or drops treatment before recommending surgery. […]

Pterygium Surgery with Amniotic Membrane (AMT) Matthew Rauen Des Moines Iowa

This is Matt Rauen showing an example pterygium surgery with amniotic membrane grafting. We begin the procedure by marking the area of planned conjunctival excision. we do this with a marking pen. In many cases will also utilize the fixation suture in order to move the globe where we need it to be. We use […]

What are cataracts & when would I need cataract surgery?

A cataract is an opacity in the lens within the eye. It upsets the focusing mechanism and patients usually complain of blur. It might be useful if we looked a model eye to start with. Cornea at the front of the eye, a clear window allowing the light through. The iris which everyone is familiar […]

Air Force Tech Report: Seeing the Future in 20/20

[TECH REPORT MUSIC PLAYING] HAVING POOR VISION IS A MAJOR HINDRANCE TO A WARFIGHTER’S CAPABILITIES AND ULTIMATELY THE AIR FORCE. GLASSES GET DAMAGED OR LOST, MAKING THE WEARER HANDICAPPED, WHICH CAN PROVE DEADLY ON THE BATTLEFIELD. GAS MASK INSERTS FOG UP AND FALL OUT, AND CONTACTS AREN’T EVEN ALLOWED DOWNRANGE! GOOD EYESIGHT CAN BE THE […]

Steroid Response Glaucoma

>>Steroid response glaucoma can be a side effect from steroid medications. Most people who take steroid medications do not get this side effect. Unfortunately, doctors can’t predict who will have this side effect. Often times the steroid medications are controlling other diseases. So they can’t be stopped even if they are causing glaucoma as a […]