What is Glaucoma

What is Glaucoma

The first reaction that I get when I discuss glaucoma with my patients is shock. Many of them have heard of this disease before and many of them worry that they will eventually become blind. While glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness for people over 60 years old,...
Are my cataracts ripe?

Are my cataracts ripe?

According to the WHO, cataracts cause nearly 51% of blindness in the world! That accounts for nearly 20 million people. In the United States, that number is around 5%. As a cataract specialist, I see my fair share of cataracts in the clinic. So what is a cataract? A...