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CATARACT SURGERY Jun 7th, 2022

Evaluation for cataract surgery: Cataract surgery is an operation to remove your eye's natural lens when it is cloudy. The purpose of the lens is to bend(refract) light rays that enter the eye to help you see. Your own lens should be clear, but with a cataract, it is cloudy....

Refraction Aug 27th, 2021

A refraction determines your prescription for glasses-or part of your prescriptionfor contact lenses.  Why do I have to pay for it? CMS, the department of the federal government that controls Medicare and Medicaid, has decided that refractions are not a payable part of an eye exam. CMS, directly under the...

Getting the Best Experience from your Ophthalmologist Jun 9th, 2021

Getting the Best Experience from your Ophthalmologist If you want to get the best experience from your ophthalmologist, coming prepared is key. Clear communication about your medical history and current problems will help ensure that you get the right care. Like other doctors, ophthalmologists rely on having current information about...