Category: Cataracts

June is Cataract Awareness Month

Are you finding small print more difficult to read, especially without good lighting?  Are you struggling more to make out street signs when driving? Does the glare from headlights and streetlights bother you and even make you feel unsafe when driving after dark? These are some of the most common complaints reported by patients with… Read More

June is Cataract Awareness Month

Cataracts are such a prevalent vision problem – nearly everyone gets them sooner or later! Here are some of our most commonly asked questions about cataracts. Is cataract surgery covered by insurance? Yes, cataract surgery is medically necessary, so insurance companies do cover the surgery. Each insurance plan is unique though, so make sure you… Read More

Tips for choosing the right surgeon for your situation

So it turns out that you need cataract surgery. Maybe you’ve known for a long time and delayed the decision to have surgery or perhaps you’ve recently been diagnosed and told you need to have surgery soon. The prospect of having surgery on your eyes can seem very scary. You might ask yourself how you… Read More

Stem Cell therapy replacing IOLs for cataract surgery

Stem cell therapy is the pathway through which many researchers are exploring new ways to heal the human body of its many ailments. Stem cell treatments are even being developed to address eye problems. There have been multiple studies on stem cell treatment of eye conditions such as Amblyopia (Lazy Eye), Macular Degeneration and Glaucoma…. Read More

Why Didn’t I Get Drops?

Cataract surgery at Milwaukee Eye Care has become even easier for our patients. For the past year, we have been offering dropless cataract surgery. What do we mean by “dropless”? In the past, we have prescribed 2 or 3 different types of eye drops to be used several times each day for several weeks after… Read More

Can I fly after my eye surgery?

Spring and Summer will be here before we know it and with the lovely weather comes travel and vacation plans. Sometimes life interferes and foils our itinerary. We can never predict when a medical condition might pop up and cause us to rethink travel plans. It is common for us to field questions regarding travel… Read More

Oldest Practice With Newest Technology

Milwaukee Eye Care is the oldest ophthalmic office in the Milwaukee Area, but you will find leading edge technology here. We are proud to be the first to offer Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery in the Milwaukee Area and it’s got great advantages for our patients. Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery results in more precise intraocular lens… Read More

Season of Giving

The holidays inspire us to give in many ways. Dr. Peter Foote and Dr. David Weis recently traveled to the island of Nevis to do just that: give of their expertise to people in need of vision care, especially cataract surgery. Dr. David Weis saw patients both before and after cataract surgery and describes it… Read More

When Red Eye In A Picture Can Save A Life

Being a new parent, I like to make sure we get plenty of photographs of my daughter and have come to appreciate a good high quality camera, but why are all of my pictures of my children showing red eyes? In many cases it might be just the case of a bad camera, or too… Read More

Cataract Recovery

What to Expect After Cataract Surgery Receiving the news that cataract surgery is needed can put a person into a panic. “How long will I be laid up?” “When will I regain my vision?” “How long until I can drive again?” We have great news. The procedure has improved, over the years, by leaps and… Read More

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