According to the National Eye Institute, more than 95 percent of people with cataracts are age 55 and older. While the vast majority of cataract cases occur beginning at age 40, younger adults, children and infants also can develop cataracts.
Berks Eye Physicians and Surgeons explains more in this blog post. Continue reading “Can Young People Get Cataracts?”
Curious about cataracts or glaucoma? Dr. Tellez, a fellowship trained glaucoma specialist and experienced cataract surgeon, will be hosting a FREE seminar on Tuesday, September 3 at 12:00 pm. Call (610)603-5553 to reserve your seat today.
Berks Eye wants to thank you for allowing us to share in the care of your eye health. As a special thank you, we are inviting you to join us at our office on August 21 from 10am to 4 pm for refreshments, raffle prizes, the opportunity to shop new eyewear, and loads of fun! You will also have a chance to meet our new doctors, Kasey Pierson, M.D. and Travis Gabriel, O.D.
No RSVP is required.
Congratulations to Dr. Kasey Pierson on his first day at Berks Eye Physicians & Surgeons. Dr. Pierson is a board-certified, fellowship-trained cornea specialist with experience in cataract and refractive surgery and focuses on state-of-the-art medical and surgical treatment of eye disease.
Pterygium or “surfer’s eye” is an elevated, wedge-shaped growth on the eyeball that begins on the white of the eye (sclera) and can extend to the cornea. Although benign, pterygium can become quite bothersome if left untreated.
The eye doctors at Berks Eye Physicians and Surgeons have years of experience treating patients with pterygium. Here, we explain what causes the eye condition. Continue reading “What Causes Pterygium?”
Berks Eye is proud to announce that there is a new physician joining the practice. Help us welcome Kasey Pierson, M.D. who is a fellowship trained cornea, cataract, and refractive surgery specialist. Call to schedule your appointment today.
Berks Eye is proud to announce that we have a new optometrist joining our team. Please help us in welcoming Dr. Travis Gabriel who specializes in optometry and contact lenses. Call to schedule your appointment today.
The number of people hospitalized with an eye injury, regardless of whether it was the primary or secondary injury, is on the rise. According to a cohort study, the number rose by 18 percent over 13 years and researchers believe the majority of the increase is due to falls among adults age 65 and older.
The good news is that there are several things you can do to keep you and your loved ones safe. Here, Berks Eye Physicians and Surgeons shares more information on the study and how you can avoid fall-induced injuries. Continue reading “Fall-Related Eye Injuries on the Rise: Tips to Protect Yourself”
Cataracts are the most common cause of vision loss in individuals over age 40 and the number one cause of blindness in the world. Cataract Awareness Month is a great time to learn more about the eye disease, including how it’s treated. Here, the trusted team at Berks Eye Physicians and Surgeons shares five facts about cataracts. Continue reading “Five Facts You Should Know for Cataract Awareness Month”
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