Do you have cataracts? If so, you’re not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), cataracts are the world’s leading cause of age-related vision loss, affecting more than 24 million Americans over 40. Below, we explain what cataracts are, when cataract surgery is necessary, and what this procedure typically involves. We also discuss […]

Having an annual eye exam is one of the best ways to preserve your eyesight and protect your health. Even if you have 20/20 vision, you can still benefit in many ways from this relatively simple and highly effective screening test. Better Vision First, consider that your brain can often adapt to subtle changes in […]

Do you, or someone you know, have cataracts? PanOptix® is the first and only true trifocal cataract replacement lens available in the U.S., helping to achieve excellent vision with less dependence on glasses for tasks and activities at all ranges, distance, intermediate, and near, without blurred zones. The newly FDA-approved PanOptix® Lens is now available […]


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 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 […]