glaucoma-eye-diagram

Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma (POAG) is a chronic, progressive eye disease that when left untreated can lead to vision loss and eventual blindness. The goal of all glaucoma treatments is to lower the eye’s intraocular pressure (IOP) to arrest ongoing optic nerve damage and thus prevent the consequential loss of sight. There are three distinct modalities […]

cataract-surgeon

Cataract surgery by board-certified ophthalmologist Dr. Mark Arey is typically a brief, pain-free procedure performed in the outpatient surgery center requiring minimal sedation. At the end of the procedure a protective clear shield is placed over you eye for the remainder of the day and evening and a quick follow-up appointment is scheduled for the […]

close up of eye before cataract surgery

Cataract surgery becomes a necessity for a majority of adults with statistics showing by age 65, over 90 percent of people have a cataract and half of the people between the ages of 75 and 85 have lost some vision due to a cataract. Cataract surgery is the process of replacing the cloudy, inflexible lens […]