4 Conditions that Can Be Identified With Yearly Eye Exams

Many people don’t understand why it’s important to have yearly eye exams. Sometimes people don’t think it’s necessary if they don’t wear glasses or contacts. And often people believe that if there was a problem they would notice it. Unfortunately, this is not always...

5 Things You May Not Know About Cataracts

We are always surprised by how unfamiliar many patients are with cataracts. Even though it is a fairly common eye disease, most patients know almost nothing about the risk factors and warning signs of cataracts. Cataracts develop when proteins form in your eyes,...

Flomax (Tamsulosin) and Intraoperative Floppy Iris Syndrome (IFIS)

Intermittently, doctors (and sometimes patients) ask about the effects of the medication Flomax (usually taken by men over 50 with enlarged prostates) on cataract surgery. Actually, two patients from today were very good examples of how we deal with these situations....