An Ode To Eye Drops For Cataract and Laser Eye Surgery

Guess why I love eye drops? They treat what I want to treat and have far fewer systemic side effects than pills.

How Eye Drops For Cataracts Work

Eye Drops for Cataracts are the preferred method of delivering medicine to the eye for conditions like glaucoma and to protect the eye after cataract surgery. To treat conditions inside the eye, the medication has to diffuse through the cornea.  This is much harder than it might initially appear.  The cornea has a number of defenses to Read More→

Eye Drops After Cataract Surgery

I prescribe several drops to speed your recovery after cataract surgery. These drops help you heal comfortably, reduce infection and help you see better.

Good News: Your Eyes are White and Bad News: Your Baby’s in a Coma

The FDA has issued a warning statement concerning the danger to small children from some “get the red out” eye drops and decongestant nose sprays.  The drops and sprays mentioned contain chemicals like, naphazoline, tetrahydrozoline, or oxymetazoline which constrict blood vessels.  Some of the common trade names for medicines containing these drugs are Visine, Naphcon, Opcon, Read More→

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