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.
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”
Dr. Bronner was featured in Reading Eagle, Health and Wellness, regarding macular degeneration. Click here to read more.
Astigmatism is a refractive error in which light entering the eye fails to come to a single focus on the retina to produce clear vision. Instead, light is focused onto multiple focus points, either in front of the retina, behind it or both, causing blurry or distorted vision.
If you have astigmatism, you have several treatment options to restore sharp eyesight. The team at Berks Eye Physicians and Surgeons can help you find the best option based on your vision needs and goals. Continue reading “Treatment Options for Astigmatism”
Do you find yourself closing your eyes, squinting or shielding your eyes when exposed to light? You may have light sensitivity or photophobia, a common and usually benign symptom that causes slight and momentary discomfort. Most light-sensitive people are only bothered by bright lights, whether it be sunlight or harsh indoor lighting. But in severe cases any light can irritate the eyes.
Although photophobia is not an eye disease, it can be a sign of a serious underlying problem. Here, the team at Berks Eye Physicians and Surgeons discusses the causes of and treatment options for light sensitivity. Continue reading “What Makes Eyes Sensitive to Light?”