Can Lasers Blast Away Those Weird Squiggles at the Corners of Your Vision?

You’re staring at the sky on a sunny day when you notice, in the corner of your eye, a transparent squiggle floating slowly across the blue. You try and focus on it, but it eludes your glance, refusing to be resolved. No matter where you look, the squiggle knows. What you’ve got is a floater, […]

5 Cataract Facts and Myths

Normal vision (left) becomes blurred as a cataract forms (right). FACTS: Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness worldwide. Cataracts affect nearly 22 million Americans age 40 and older. By age 80, more than half of all Americans will have cataracts. Cataracts are not preventable. Cataracts are treatable.  There is a 98% success rate with […]

VHI Honduras Day 1

Mina, an incredibly kind person and mother who lives near La Entrada, had low expectations coming to the VHI clinic yesterday morning. To her credit, the first hours on the first day of a cataracts program can be intimidating. The amount of people moving about the clinic is disorienting for some. Yet Mina’s low expectations […]