Richard Carlin, MD

What is a cataract!
By Richard Carlin, MD

A cataract is a cloudiness of the lens inside of the eye, caused by a build-up of denatured proteins. When a cataract forms, it prevents light from passing through the lens onto the retina (the back of your eye).

Richard Carlin, MD

Optical quality - why does it matter?
By Richard Carlin, MD

Never before in history has the consumer had so many choices in where to purchase goods and services. From the big box stores to the mom and pop store, from the retail chain store to the internet, choices are seemingly endless. Certainly the optical industry has not escaped this trend. But make no mistake, choice is a good thing.

Richard Carlin, MD

Lasik:  the benefit/cost ratio
By Richard Carlin, MD

In making a decision, it often comes down to the benefit vs. the cost. Is our desire for something we want worth its cost? Let’s look at Lasik, an in-office procedure alternative to wearing glasses or contact lenses and check its benefit/cost ratio.

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