Lift the Cloud: The Next Level in Cataract Surgery

Did you know that cataract surgeries were performed as early as the third century CE? One of the earliest records of cataract surgery was from the ancient Indian physician Sushruta; this procedure used a curved blade to push back the cloudy lenses into the eye, and interestingly enough, clarified butter was used to wash out… Read More »

Know the Difference Between an Optometrist and an Opthalmologist

While both optometrists and ophthalmologists are doctors that specialize in eye care, they each have different sets of skills and responsibilities. Do you need to see an optometrist or an ophthalmologist? We have put together this infographic so you can know the difference: Optometrist An eye doctor who has earned the Doctor of Optometry (OD)… Read More »

Corneal Crosslinking Offers Hope For Keratoconus Sufferers

Most of us take our vision for granted, until something threatens to jeopardize it. Only when our sight begins to blur or darken do we suddenly realize how integral it is to our freedom and quality of life. Without it, we cannot drive, purchase groceries, or take in the incredible beauty around us. Our vision… Read More »

5 Ways You Can Properly Practice Children’s Eye Care

Did you know that nearly 25% of children suffer from vision problems? Children often have a hard time articulating their visual impediments, which is all the more troubling considering that a good majority of their education is visually-based. If you’re determined to find the very best eye care for your child, here are 5 ways… Read More »

Why Younger Patients Are Choosing LASIK

If you’re a fan of Instagram, then you know that glasses—even those with large, robust frames—have found a devoted following among younger people. As is often the case, however, looks can be deceiving. Beneath the trend for fashion frames lies a hidden reality: Today, more young people are choosing LASIK treatment than ever before. At… Read More »

5 Factors for Minimizing Your Glasses’ Lens Thickness

Because “coke bottle” glasses are more out of fashion than ever, today’s patients are keen on keeping their prescription lenses as thin as possible. If you’re looking for the perfect pair of glasses and you’re eager to keep your lenses lean, Vision Source London has put together a helpful list on the 5 factors for… Read More »

Refractive Cataract Surgery is the New LASIK

Today, we know LASIK as the one of the most popular laser vision correction procedures in the world—every year, LASIK helps millions of Americans eliminate the need for glasses. Of course, with the advent of new technology and techniques, treatments like refractive cataract surgery are gaining prominence as an effective method to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness,… Read More »

Dr. Liza Maria Pompa Named Surgeon of Excellence by the US based company Surgical Review Corporation

LIMARP, a leading international bariatric surgical center, is pleased to announce that their head surgeon Dr. Liza Maria Pompa has been credited as being one of the youngest surgeons to be certified by Inamed and Johnson & Johnson, and was designated as a Center of Excellence surgeon by the U.S. company Surgical Review Corporation, with… Read More »

Top 5 Tips for Dealing with a Summer Allergy

It’s not all fun in the sun for everyone; for an unlucky few, summertime is the season of itchy, red, eyes watery eyes. Thankfully when the allergy season strikes, there a few techniques you can try to deal with summertime allergies. 1. Change It Up They might be crucial for helping you see clearly, but… Read More »