Are You Tired of Reading Glasses?

After the age of forty, everyone begins to lose the ability to accommodate or focus the lens of the eye. As we mature, the natural crystalline lenses in our eyes become firm, enlarged and lose their flexibility. This is not a disease or illness, rather a natural...

Can Vitamins Prevent Cataracts?

In the United States an estimated 20.5 million people over the age of 40 show some evidence of age-related cataract. For 50% of these individuals, the cataracts are significant enough to impair vision. Cataract surgery is common and readily available, however, the...

Dr. Davidorf Selected for Corneal Cross-linking Study

Dr. Jonathan Davidorf, a frequent contributor to FDA studies and advancements in eye care, has been selected to participate in a study aimed at the treatment of keratoconus. Affecting approximately 1 in 750 Americans, corneas with keratoconus can bulge forward into...

Dr. Davidorf Completes Surgical Expedition

Dr. Jonathan Davidorf recently completed a surgical expedition to Honduras. Dr. Davidorf has previously volunteered his surgical expertise to impoverished areas of Central America and Africa in need of cataract surgery. Over the course of his visit, he was able to...

FDA Approves Device for AMD

The FDA has approved a device that may give patients with end-stage macular degeneration (AMD) a viable option to regain some of their central vision. A pea-sized miniature telescope (Implantable Miniature Telescope) can magnify images in the central blind spot that...