Treatment Options for Astigmatism

Astigmatism TreatmentAstigmatism 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”

Why You Shouldn’t Sleep in Your Contact Lenses

How Bad is it to Sleep in Contacts?Contact lenses are safe medical devices used by over 45 million Americans. But problems can occur, and when they do, they are often caused by poor contact lens hygiene (e.g., not properly cleaning them or swimming or bathing while wearing them).

A crucial part of contact lens hygiene is taking the lenses out before going to sleep. Read on as the team at Berks Eye Physicians and Surgeons explains why sleeping in contact lenses is a very bad idea. Continue reading “Why You Shouldn’t Sleep in Your Contact Lenses”

Signs You May Be a Great Candidate for LASIK

Dr. Domenic C. Izzo, Jr., is committed to delivering safe, successful LASIK outcomes. Not everyone is a good candidate for LASIK. Because LASIK is not right for everyone, we screen potential candidates very carefully to ensure they meet the proper qualifications.

In this post, we outline some of the signs that you may be a good candidate for LASIK. Continue reading “Signs You May Be a Great Candidate for LASIK”