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I Have Cataracts. Will I Need Surgery?

I Have Cataracts. Will I Need Surgery?

When the normally clear lens of your eye starts to cloud over, you have cataracts. These develop slowly and are not reversible, so, eventually, you’ll require cataract surgery to restore your sight. It’s an effective and safe procedure. 
Dec 5th, 2023
4 Eye Emergencies You Need to Know About

4 Eye Emergencies You Need to Know About

Sometimes, it’s difficult to determine whether an illness or injury can wait until you see your primary care physician or if it’s a medical emergency. When it comes to your eyes, there are four types of emergency you need to know about. 
Nov 2nd, 2023
What Are the Black Spots I Keep Seeing?

What Are the Black Spots I Keep Seeing?

Eye floaters are common, appearing as black spots in your vision or gray or clear distortions. When you try to look directly at them, floaters tend to dart away from your central vision. Generally nothing serious, floaters may be a problem if they appear s
Oct 1st, 2023
What to Expect From Your Diabetic Eye Exam

What to Expect From Your Diabetic Eye Exam

The high blood sugar associated with uncontrolled diabetes damages tissues throughout your body, and that often includes the eyes. Your ophthalmologist is an important part of your diabetes care team.  
Sep 7th, 2023
How Eyelid Surgery Can Turn Back the Clock on Your Appearance

How Eyelid Surgery Can Turn Back the Clock on Your Appearance

As skin starts to show signs of age, the thinnest skin suffers the most. The thinnest skin on your body is on your eyelids, where the stretching and drying that come with age can make your eyes look years older than the rest of your face.
Aug 3rd, 2023
Why Is Glaucoma Considered a ‘Silent’ Eye Disease?

Why Is Glaucoma Considered a ‘Silent’ Eye Disease?

Without treatment, glaucoma can permanently damage your eyesight, often causing blindness. Stemming from a buildup of fluid in the eye, glaucoma often carries no symptoms until after damage has started. With treatment, your sight can be preserved. 
Jul 11th, 2023
When Should I Worry About Eye Floaters?

When Should I Worry About Eye Floaters?

You’ve probably enjoyed a clear blue sky on a sunny day, only to be interrupted by squiggly lines and dots slowly moving around your field of vision. When you try to focus, they seem to scurry to the side. You’ve got eye floaters.
May 18th, 2023

How to Refresh Your Eyes Without Surgery or Downtime

Some of the thinnest skin on your body is around your eyes, and the signs of aging often strike here first. Though surgical solutions to many cosmetic eye issues are available, you can refresh your look non-surgically with the Fraxel® laser.
Apr 1st, 2023
4 Tips to Relieve Dry Eyes At Home

4 Tips to Relieve Dry Eyes At Home

Dry eye disease happens because your body doesn’t produce enough tears or when the balance of tear components changes. Fortunately, it’s possible to cope with dry eyes in many cases with a few at-home treatments and minor lifestyle changes.
Mar 9th, 2023
What to Expect Before, During, and After Cataract Surgery

What to Expect Before, During, and After Cataract Surgery

Cataracts are a leading cause of blindness. In the United States, permanent blindness is unlikely because of cataracts, although the condition contributes to widespread vision loss. Here’s what to expect before, during, and after cataract surgery.
Feb 1st, 2023
Are You Seeing Floaters? 4 Reasons Why

Are You Seeing Floaters? 4 Reasons Why

It’s likely that the first time you heard the phrase “eye floaters,” you knew what it meant. Commonly seen when you look at a clear sky, these shapes and squiggles are mostly benign, but there may be times when they represent a vision problem.
Jan 2nd, 2023
Optic Neuropathy

What Caused My Optic Neuropathy?

Neuropathy is the medical term describing nerve damage anywhere in the body. Your eyes can suffer from damage to the optic nerve in several ways, including a condition that’s essentially a stroke affecting this important nerve.
Dec 1st, 2022
Get Relief For Chronic Dry Eye

Get Relief For Chronic Dry Eye

A disorder of the surface of the eye, dry eye disease results from problems with the tear film that covers your eyes and is refreshed by blinking. Environmental and other factors can aggravate the condition, which is common among older adults.
Nov 1st, 2022
I have a Pterygium. Will I Need Surgery?

I have a Pterygium. Will I Need Surgery?

The clear outer layer of the eye is prone to benign growths, particularly if your eyes are often exposed to UV light. A pterygium, also called surfer’s eye, can be a minor issue that needs no treatment, or it may cause discomfort or vision problems.
Oct 6th, 2022
Macular Degeneration

Do You Have These Symptoms of Macular Degeneration?

Slow deterioration of eyesight is a common part of getting older, but not all age-related vision changes are the same. Macular degeneration is one form with the potential to seriously interfere with your ability to recognize faces or drive.
Sep 1st, 2022
Tips To Prepare for a Comprehensive Eye Exam

Tips To Prepare for a Comprehensive Eye Exam

You have one set of eyes to last a lifetime, so their care is as important as any other aspect of your health. Eye exams are the best way to catch issues in the early stages, even if you see fine. It’s easy to prepare for a comprehensive eye exam.
Aug 1st, 2022
Home Remedies for Dry Eye

Home Remedies for Dry Eye

With the prominence of digital screens in our daily lives, dry eye is a growing problem. Fortunately, there are plenty of home remedies to try, so your condition can be temporary with some awareness and a few small lifestyle changes.
Jul 1st, 2022
How Diabetes Can Put Your Sight at Risk

How Diabetes Can Put Your Sight at Risk

The elevated blood sugar levels present when you have diabetes cause damage throughout your body. Your eyes are part of one of the many body systems that could be affected. Without treatment and blood sugar control, you could go blind.
Jun 1st, 2022
Is Glaucoma Hereditary?

Is Glaucoma Hereditary?

While doctors don’t fully understand the reasons why increased intereye pressure affects the optic nerve, they have established that certain genes are related to glaucoma, so the serious eye condition can run in families.
May 1st, 2022
Eye Problems Common Among Seniors

Eye Problems Common Among Seniors

Getting older doesn’t always mean failing eyesight, but presbyopia — age-related vision changes — is a common issue for many people over the age of 40. Other eye conditions have an increased risk as you get older, too.
Apr 6th, 2022
Life After LASIK

Life After LASIK

The most common laser refractive eye surgery, LASIK generally frees you from the need for corrective lenses. Though you may notice immediate improvements in vision, full recovery takes up to six months.
Mar 1st, 2022
Help! I Think I Have a Cataract

Help! I Think I Have a Cataract

Cataracts result when the normally clear tissue of your eyes’ lenses becomes cloudy. Left untreated, they can lead to blindness, but cataract surgery is a safe, simple, and time-proven procedure.
Feb 1st, 2022
Winter Eye Care Tips

Winter Eye Care Tips

The cooler months of winter can take a toll on your eyes, leaving them dry and irritated, even when it’s slushy and damp outside. Contrast that with heated air indoors, and you have a series of challenges to keep your eyes comfy.
Jan 13th, 2022
Are Floaters a Concern?

Are Floaters a Concern?

You’ve likely noticed odd shapes in your vision, perhaps while looking at a clear blue sky: specks, strings, and squiggles that seem to move as you try to focus on them. They’re commonly called eye floaters. Sometimes, they can be cause for concern.
Dec 13th, 2021
Questions You Should Ask at Your Next Eye Exam

Questions You Should Ask at Your Next Eye Exam

Though eye exams are often routine, and you’re used to getting an “all clear” at each appointment, it’s also the ideal time to ask questions about vision changes or things you don’t understand about your eyesight.
Nov 14th, 2021
How Dry Eyes Can Threaten Your Eye Health

How Dry Eyes Can Threaten Your Eye Health

There may be a dry eye epidemic raging today due to the use of digital screens, from computers to smartphones. This reduces the blink rate and often results in vision that’s blurry and uncomfortable. There can be some serious complications.
Oct 14th, 2021
Tips for Reducing Your Risk for Glaucoma

Tips for Reducing Your Risk for Glaucoma

One of the leading causes of blindness, glaucoma can be treated to preserve your vision, though it can’t be cured. Glaucoma can strike anyone, and though it usually has no symptoms, you can reduce your risk.
Sep 9th, 2021
Benefits of an Eyelid Exam

Benefits of an Eyelid Exam

Most people understand that eye exams check the health and focusing ability of their eyes. Some may not appreciate, however, how important the eyelids can be to overall eye health. Sometimes, a dedicated eyelid exam is necessary.
Aug 17th, 2021

Pterygium Signs and Treatments

You need not ever ride the waves to develop surfer’s eye. Medically known as pterygium, it’s a common eye issue for anyone who spends lots of time outdoors. A non-cancerous growth on the surface of your eye, it can hurt and affect your vision.
Jul 26th, 2021

What Causes Glaucoma?

As many as half of those in America with glaucoma have no idea they have it. There are typically few symptoms until the disease has progressed to advanced stages.Glaucoma results from increased pressure within your eye.
Jun 29th, 2021

What to Expect After LASIK

The LASIK procedure is one of the laser-assisted eye surgeries that revolutionized the way refractive eye problems are treated. Though the procedure is short and produces fast results, there is still a post-recovery protocol to follow.
May 26th, 2021

Improve Your Outlook with Eyelid Surgery

Your eyes are the windows of the soul, but your eyelids can be the betrayers of age. The thin skin of the eyelids can suffer the effects of aging prematurely, giving you a sleepy appearance around the clock. Eyelid surgery can repair that impression.
Apr 19th, 2021

Common Age-Related Eye Problems

Getting older takes its toll on all parts of your body, including your eyes. While not everyone experiences age-related eye problems, there are some common issues that often occur as a result of aging.
Mar 18th, 2021

Is a Retinal Detachment Serious? (Hint: Yes)

Retinal detachment is a serious medical emergency. While the condition causes no pain, you can permanently lose your vision without immediate attention. Knowing the warning signs can help you get the care you need promptly.
Feb 17th, 2021

What Causes Floaters?

Look up on a clear day and you may see things moving against the blue sky. These are floaters, normally benign strands of collagen that literally float through the vitreous fluid in your eyes. Read on to find out what causes them.
Jan 24th, 2021

Say Goodbye to Dry Eye With These Helpful Tips

Dry eye results from medical conditions or from excess screen time that slows blinking and strains your eyes. With a few small changes to your daily life, you can say goodbye to dry eye.
Dec 28th, 2020

Who Better to Administer BOTOX® Than Your Eye Expert?

With nearly 8 million cosmetic procedures administered in 2019, BOTOX® and other botulinum toxin treatments are the single most popular aesthetic service performed today. Yet, BOTOX was initially developed to treat eye conditions, not wrinkles.
Nov 16th, 2020

Eye Care and COVID-19: What You Should Know

The COVID-19 pandemic put the brakes on non-essential medical services. Many ophthalmologists paused services during the height of lockdown to avoid virus transmission, but most are now open and adding virtual visits. Here’s what you should know.
Oct 22nd, 2020

4 Good Habits for Healthy Vision

Maintaining healthy vision is important to your daily routine and quality of life. Read on to find out how to protect and improve your eyesight with just four simple, healthy habits.
Sep 24th, 2020

Women’s Eye Health & Safety Awareness Month

April is Women’s Eye Health & Safety Awareness Month — a time when vision specialists across the U.S. make a special point to educate women about the steps they can take today to help preserve vision in the future.
Apr 1st, 2020


Have you noticed your vision getting worse over time? Are you constantly getting a new, higher prescription for your lenses? These can be signs of a progressive eye disease called keratoconus. At t the office of IC Laser Eye Care, we can help!
Mar 2nd, 2020

Eye Exams

Your eyesight is precious. So it’s important to see an ophthalmologist for a comprehensive eye exam as recommended. At the office of IC Laser Eye Care, we provide a complete range of services to protect the continued the health of your eyes...
Feb 3rd, 2020

Conjunctivitis and Pink Eye

When you are looking for professional care to protect the health of your eyes and the quality of your vision, it can be confusing as to which specialist provides the type of care you require.
Jan 27th, 2020

Dry Eye

Are you experiencing a burning or itching sensation in your eyes? Do your eyes often feel heavy and dry? If any of these ring true, you may be suffering from dry eye disease. If so, at the office of IC Laser Eye Care we can help!
Jan 8th, 2020

Treating Corneal Abrasions

A corneal abrasion or “scratched cornea” is one of the most common injuries seen by eye doctors. Whether it’s simply the result of getting poked in the eye or a small particle of sand or dust, a scratched cornea can cause profound discomfort, redness...
Dec 16th, 2019

Correcting Refractive Errors

Did you know that more than 150 million people in the United States alone wear some form of corrective eyewear to correct refractive errors? Whether you are nearsighted, farsighted, have astigmatism or presbyopia...
Nov 10th, 2019

All About "Pink Eye"

If one or both of your eyes are looking a little red, you may be suffering from a case of conjunctivitis, also referred to as "Pink Eye."
Oct 14th, 2019


Whether you are near-sighted (myopic), far-sighted (hyperopic), or have astigmatism, you may want to consider a LASIK procedure to improve your vision.
Sep 15th, 2019

Pediatric Eye Care

At the office of IC Laser Eye Care we provide comprehensive vision care for children of all ages.
Sep 10th, 2019

Diabetic Eye Exam

If you have diabetes, you may be at risk for certain eye conditions. At t the office of IC Laser Eye Care, we recommend that you come in for regular diabetes eye exams to help prevent vision loss.
Aug 20th, 2019

Cataract Surgery

Blurred vision could be a sign of cataracts. If that’s the case, we can help! At the office of IC Laser Eye Care, we specialize in cataract surgery and are ready to help restore your vision!
Aug 19th, 2019

Aging Eyes (July 16, 2019)

As everyone knows, the health of your eyes is essential to your overall function and quality of life. Yet despite the desire to ward off the effects of aging, much like everything else in the body, your eyes and vision are not immune to...
Jul 15th, 2019

Lasik and Refractive Surgery

If you are ready to get rid of your corrective lenses and glasses for good, ask us at the office of IC Laser Eye Care if LASIK may be right for you.
Jul 9th, 2019

Aging Eyes

As everyone knows, the health of your eyes is essential to your overall function and quality of life. Yet despite the desire to ward off the effects of aging, much like everything else in the body, your eyes and vision are not immune...
Jun 9th, 2019

Bucks County Eye Exam

Comprehensive eye testing once per year is the key to peace of mind about your ocular health as well as ensuring that the vision you're experiencing is the best you are able to achieve. After all, who would want to see below the level that is possible?
May 24th, 2019

Philadelphia Ophthalmologist

As we age our eyes can become affected by several different conditions that can impact vision and eye health. At the same time the eyes are also…
May 24th, 2019

LASIK in Hamilton

For people who have any kind of vision impairment, being able to see clearly is a matter of constant concern. Luckily, there are plenty of ways in which a person can treat vision problems like nearsightedness and farsightedness.
May 23rd, 2019

Refractive Surgery in Bensalem

If you have a common vision problem and no longer want to rely on contacts or eyeglasses, you should consult with a professional ophthalmologist, such as ours at IC Laser Eye Care, to discuss the possibility of getting refractive surgery...
Apr 23rd, 2019

Cataracts Care Bucks County

A cataract is an eye condition in which the normal lens becomes cloudy. People who have cataracts care Bucks County see as is they’re looking through a foggy window.
Apr 23rd, 2019

Philadelphia Eye Surgery

It is important that people of all ages keep their eye health and mind on the regular basis. Generally, people should pay attention to all different…
Apr 23rd, 2019

Hamilton Eye Specialist (March 20, 2019)

The human vision is an ever-changing sensory organ that needs to be monitored and often corrected as we go through different stages of our lives. Eye exams are an important part of the quality eye care that is available to the whole family at IC Laser Eye
Mar 19th, 2019

Philadelphia Keratoconus

If your faltering vision is also pared with extreme sensitivity to glare and light, there’s a chance that you’re actually suffering from more than…
Mar 15th, 2019

Philadelphia Keratoconus (March 7, 2019)

Typically, if you are diagnosed with as having Philadelphia keratoconus, you will be in your teens up to approximately 30 years old. It may develop later in lift, however. This corneal disease is expertly diagnosed and treated here at IC Laser Eye Care.
Mar 7th, 2019

Philadelphia Cataract Surgery

While it's never ideal to have cataracts, there has never been a time when having them treated was easier, simpler, or more effective. Here at...
Feb 11th, 2019

Philadelphia Eye Exam (February 7, 2019)

The first thought that typically comes to mind when people think about getting a Philadelphia eye exam is getting evaluated for prescription eyeglasses. However, there are many other reasons to get an eye exam.
Feb 7th, 2019

Bucks County Cataract (February 7, 2019)

When your vision becomes cloudy or blurry as the result of cataracts, you can depend on corrective eyewear for improvement, but that may eventually stop giving you the results you want.
Feb 6th, 2019

Philadelphia LASIK Surgery

For those people that suffer from myopia, or nearsightedness the most common treatment is the use of corrective lenses in the form of eyeglasses or contact lenses, which have been the standard treatments for decades (centuries in the case of glasses).
Jan 17th, 2019

Diabetic eye care in Philadelphia

IC Laser Eye Care is an office providing diabetic eye care in Philadelphia. Diabetic eye care is essential for those who suffer from this disease as it can make eyes worse over time. Contact us today at one of our offices.
Dec 20th, 2018

Philadelphia Eye Surgeon (December 10, 2018)

If you have been diagnosed with cataracts, then you either suffer from cloudy and blurry vision due to them, or you have been fortunate that your special eyeglasses or contact lenses have prevented that from occurring.
Dec 9th, 2018

Philadelphia Eye Doctor

When buildups of protein form deposits on the outer surface of your eyes' natural lenses, you have cataracts. This eye disease is associated with cloudy or blurry vision, and is progressive, growing worse over time.
Nov 6th, 2018

Philadelphia Pediatric Ophthalmologist (November 6, 2018)

When it comes to you’re the health of your child’s eyes and vision…don’t take any gambles. Get proactive. Take the first steps toward that by reaching out to IC Laser Eye Care and speak to our Philadelphia pediatric ophthalmologist.
Nov 6th, 2018

Bucks County Eye Emergency (November 6, 2018)

An eye emergency is a serious situation in which someone’s eye sight is at risk. Although it’s not possible to prevent all emergencies, it is important to do everything you can to be prepared so you know how to get necessary emergency eye care if a situati
Nov 5th, 2018

Glaucoma Treatment in Philadelphia

Glaucoma is a serious condition comprised of a group of eye diseases that results in optic nerve damage which causes vision loss. It is frequently caused by high intraocular pressure. It’s one of the leading causes of blindness.
Oct 10th, 2018

Glaucoma Doctor in Philadelphia (October 9, 2018)

Glaucoma is a very serious eye disease that can cause blindness if it goes undetected and untreated in a timely fashion. Glaucoma testing is the only way people can guard against this eye ailment and prevent eventual blindness.
Oct 9th, 2018

Bucks County LASIK (October 5, 2018)

Everyone would prefer to have outstanding vision without having to use corrective eyewear to make it so. Here at IC Laser Eye Care, we offer the benefits of our Bucks County LASIK...
Oct 4th, 2018

Philadelphia LASIK

Did you ever get fed up with wearing eyeglasses or struggling with contact lenses and wish you could just wake up one day with perfect vision?
Sep 12th, 2018

Eye Exam in Bucks County

Not occasionally, not once in a while…the answer is one should always opt get checkups. Because with aging comes changes… and they aren’t always kind to the body. Change, that is.
Sep 10th, 2018

Philadelphia Eye Surgeon

IC Laser Eye Care is a Philadelphia eye surgeon that handles all types of laser eye care. This includes cataract surgery, LASIK surgery, plastics, and corneal disease treatment...
Aug 5th, 2018

Bucks County Cataracts (August 3, 2018)

Cataracts is a progressive eye disease. It only grows worse over time, and eventually its effects become more than can be effectively corrected with prescription lenses.
Aug 2nd, 2018

Bucks County Diabetic Eye Care

Patients who have diabetes are very susceptible to other health issues. Diabetes affects other parts of the body such as the eyes. Diabetic retinopathy is a disease that diabetes patients need to be checked for by a professional eye doctor...
Aug 2nd, 2018

Bucks County Eye Exam (July 24, 2018)

Skipping your yearly visit to our office here at IC Laser Eye Care can have serious repercussions. Don't be misled into thinking that because your eyes feel fine and you think you're seeing okay that it means you shouldn't come in.
Jul 23rd, 2018

Bucks County LASIK

There are two choices you have when it comes to improving your vision. You can keep wearing your current eyeglasses or contact lenses, or you can take the leap to have our Bucks County LASIK, the revolutionary procedure that corrects nearsightedness...
Jul 5th, 2018

Philadelphia Best Eye Doctor

Not feeling terribly confident about your vision? Might be time to do something about it. If you’re looking for a central location that can provide an impressive variety of eye and vision services, don’t hesitate to head over to IC Laser Eye Care.
Jul 5th, 2018

Philadelphia Eye Exam

At IC Laser Eye Care, our Philadelphia eye exam is designed to give you a comprehensive vision and test as well as eye exam. We try to schedule all of our patients to come in at least once a year for their eye exams. It's important to come in yearly...
Jun 7th, 2018

Cataracts Bucks County

No matter where you go, or where you look, that dreadful cloud follows. The one that obscures vision.. You know…the cataract cloud. Whatever you do, it’s important not to resort to ignoring it.
Jun 6th, 2018

Cataracts Surgery Hamilton (June 6, 2018)

Surgery for cataracts is a procedure that is highly successful in restoring a level of vision that you may have given up on. When performed expertly here at IC Laser Eye Care, you can feel confident on getting the results you want.
Jun 6th, 2018

Eye Surgery Bucks County

IC Laser Eye Care is your premier source for eye surgery Bucks County. Our friendly and warm office is able to administer LASIK surgery for patients. This top of the line new technology allows us to use a laser to fix vision issues...
May 15th, 2018

Cataracts Care Bucks County (May 4, 2018)

Cataracts eye care begins with corrective lenses, but eventually leads to a surgical solution. At IC Laser Eye Care, our priority is to help you to see your very best, in spite of the effects of this eye disease.
May 3rd, 2018

Cataracts Treatment Philadelphia

No matter where you go, or where you look, that dreadful cloud follows. The one that obscures vision.. You know…the cataract cloud. Whatever you do, it’s important not to resort to ignoring it. With that said, feel free to swing by IC Laser Eye Care...
May 2nd, 2018

Ophthalmologist Bucks County

Cataracts develop as protein deposits on the outside of your natural eye lenses. They can lead to cloudy or blurry vision. At IC Laser Eye Care, our ophthalmologist Bucks County will restore your clear vision...
Apr 20th, 2018

Philadelphia Retina Doctor

Are you on the prowl for a Philadelphia retina doctor, but aren’t sure where to look next? IC Laser Eye Care can offer you the best retinal care in the county, and so much more!
Apr 6th, 2018

Bucks County Eye Exam (April 6, 2018)

Not occasionally, not once in a while…the answer is one should always opt get checkups. Because with aging comes changes… and they aren’t always kind to the body.
Apr 6th, 2018

Hamilton Nj Eye Exam

At IC Laser Eye Care, we are our patients to come in for a Hamilton NJ eye exam at least once a year. A yearly exam is important because it can catch vision changes as they occur.
Mar 16th, 2018