Eye Doctors of Washington announces the addition of the TECNIS Symfony Intraocular Lens (IOL) to its procedural offerings. Washington, DC — The experienced team at Eye Doctors of Washington (EDOW) are pleased to announce they will now be offering the TECNIS® Symfony IOL by Abbott Medical Optics Inc. This state-of-the-art intraocular lens was recently approved… Read More
Determining which presbyopia treatment is best for each patient requires individual attention. In my last blog post, I discussed Monovision LASIK surgery and multifocal intraocular lenses (IOLs) as common vision correction alternatives for patients who don’t want to wear reading glasses or bifocals to correct presbyopia. However, there are also new treatments for presbyopia on… Read More
Are you finding yourself holding books and menus farther away to see clearly? Have you needed more light to read lately? Maybe you’ve recently increased the size of the font on your cell phone or computer to make it easier on your eyes. These are all symptoms of presbyopia – a common condition that begins… Read More
It happens to nearly everyone. As we age, our eyes gradually begin to lose the ability to focus on objects – and words – at close range. With my patients at Eye Doctors of Washington, I use the analogy of a camera’s zoom function to explain how our eyes work. Just like a camera, we… Read More
Presbyopia is a normal process of aging. One begins to lose the flexibility of the eye’s lens, which restricts the ability of the eye to change its point of focus from distance to near. Monovision may be a possible solution for this problem.