Myth: Eye exams are not necessary unless you have an eye problem. Fact: Due to the chronic nature of many eye diseases sight is stolen bit by bit and by the time you realize it you may already have significant loss of vision.
Myth: Nothing can be done for Keratoconus. Fact: Modern technology has revolutionized the treatment of Keratoconus.
Myth #1: You have to wear glasses permanently after cataract surgery Fact: Spectacle independence after cataract surgery is possible As with many technologies, like cell phones, technical advances in cataract surgery and implantable lens technology have been rapid. Due to Refractive Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery (RELACS) and multifocal lenses, the optical results after modern cataract surgery have dramatically improved. Based on the scientific literature 90% of individuals who had multifocal lens implants do not require spectacles either for distance, intermediate or near vision. You will however still need them for certain tasks like prolonged reading.