UltraView ReLACS: The New Vision of Cataract Surgery

Did you know that more than 2.5 million Canadians have cataracts? A cataract is an eye condition where the lens becomes cloudy and hard, preventing light from reaching the retina clearly. Cataracts become more likely with age and they’re treated by removing the cloudy lens and replacing it with an artificial prescription lens. Traditional methods… Read More »

The Benefits of PRK

Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK), isn’t just a type of laser eye surgery that can correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism—it is the precursor to other laser eye procedures like LASIK. Today, PRK continues to evolve to offer safer, more predictable, and more optimal results for patients wanting to reduce their dependence on contacts and prescription lenses. Wondering… Read More »

The Long-Term Effects of LASIK

Ever since the first LASIK procedure was performed in the 90s, there’s always been a concern about its long-term effects. It’s a reasonable concern, but many ophthalmologists consider LASIK to be a safe, effective procedure for decreasing a patient’s dependency on contacts or prescription lenses. LASIK has been approved by Health Canada for many years,… Read More »