Glaucoma, Astigmatism, and Presbyopia – Common Eye Conditions
With a wide range of eye conditions affecting those over 40, it is difficult to keep them all straight. Dr. Andrea Joplin and Dr. Mitchell Gossman of Eye Associates of Central Minnesota talked with us recently about some of these common conditions.
Cataracts: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment
While cataract is a well-known term, many find themselves fuzzy on what a cataract actually is. The key term in the above sentence being “fuzzy,” a cataract is a cloudiness of the natural lens of the eye. As Dr. John A. Dvorak of Dvorak Eye Clinic explains, “Essentially, a cataract acts like a dirty window for your eye.”
Dr. Dvorak is no stranger to Ophthalmology. He opened Dvorak Eye Clinic in March of 2017 and has over 20 years of experience in conventional cataract surgery, laser-assisted cataract surgery, LASIK, PRK, laser eye surgery, and any comprehensive ophthalmic surgery. Dr. Dvorak sat down with us to explain the symptoms and treatments for cataracts.
Inspire Therapy: A Revolutionary Sleep Apnea Treatment
Sleep Apnea was affecting Laurie’s quality of life so much that she would walk down the halls at work with her eyes closed.
“I was so exhausted, I literally could not keep my eyes open,” explained Laurie.