Cataract Surgery May Prolong Your Life

Jane E. Brody December 4th 2017 After 72 very nearsighted years, 55 of them spent wearing Coke-bottle glasses, Jane Quinn of Brooklyn, N.Y., is thrilled with how well she can see since having her cataracts removed last year. “It’s very liberating to be able to see without glasses,” Ms. Quinn told me. “My vision is terrific. I can even drive …

Older Couple wearing eyeglasses while exporing outdoors together

Dropless cataract surgery easier, less costly for seniors

A shot in the eye versus several weeks of three different eye drops. The thought may be a bit intense, but if the shot is not felt and money is saved by not having to buy expensive eye drops, the scales will dip to the first option for a lot of cataract patients. “It can be a burden to use …

Individual trying on new eyeglasses at Pennridge Opticians

Buying Glasses Online May Be No Bargain

Online shopping touts savings and convenience, but when it comes to making an investment in one’s health, should consumers leave their eyesight up to a few hasty mouse clicks? According to a study, researchers asked 10 individuals to purchase two pairs of eyeglasses, including pairs for both adults and children, from 10 of the most popular online optical vendors. Of …