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Cataract Surgery and Medicare Apr 2nd, 2019

Cataracts are a common age-related vision problem. According to numbers from the American Academy of Ophthalmology, 24.4 million Americans age 40 or older have cataracts. Half of all people age 75 or older have cataracts. Cataract surgery improves vision through the removal of the clouded lens of the eye. It is...

Driving after LASIK Mar 5th, 2019

Safe and popular, LASIK surgery is an excellent way to reduce dependence on glasses and contacts. Tens of millions of LASIK patients around the world have been pleased by their outcomes. Dr. Francis J. Clark has helped countless people in the Philadelphia, PA area experience clear, crisp, high-quality vision thanks to modern laser...

Cataract Risk Factors and Causes Feb 12th, 2019

Cataracts are extremely common in aging adults. This condition is characterized by cloudy or blurry vision. Fortunately, cataracts can be successfully treated with corrective eyewear or cataract surgery. Here, our Philadelphia, PA ophthalmology team discusses cataract risk factors as well as common causes and treatment options. What Causes Cataracts? The lens of the eye is...

LASIK Statistics Jan 28th, 2019

LASIK, which stands for laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis, is one of the most popular elective procedures in the United States. The procedure has a high success rate for patients with nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. Here, Dr. Francis J. Clark and the team at Ophthalmology Physicians & Surgeons, PC present LASIK statistics to...

History of Cataract Surgery Jan 2nd, 2019

Patients suffering from cataracts can undergo cataract surgery to restore their vision. This treatment is one of the most common eye procedures performed today. It may surprise you to learn that cataract removal has been around for a long time, though we have come a long way since it was...

LASIK Recovery Timeline Dec 3rd, 2018

At Ophthalmology Physicians & Surgeons, PC, we use advanced LASIK surgery techniques to correct common vision problems so our patients can see clearly without the need for eyeglasses or contact lenses. When considering if LASIK is right for you, it's important to understand that, as with any surgery, some time is...

Preventing Pain after LASIK Nov 18th, 2018

Patients who desire to reduce their need for eyeglasses and contacts can benefit from LASIK surgery at our Philadelphia, PAophthalmology practice. This procedure reshapes the cornea using laser technology. As with any surgical procedure, there are certain side effects that are to be expected. Today, our team at Ophthalmology Physicians & Surgeons, PC discusses how...

Side Effects of Cataract Surgery Nov 2nd, 2018

Cataracts are a common eye condition that develop as a person ages. By the time a person reaches his or her 60s, there is about a 50 percent chance of having a cataract in one or both eyes. Cataracts blur the vision, make it more difficult to see at night, and...

A Brief Look at Cataract Statistics Oct 11th, 2018

Cataracts develop on the lens of the eye, causing blurry or foggy vision. Cataract surgery is one of the most effective ways to treat cataracts and restore clearer vision. Although cataract surgery is available to improve vision, cataracts remain one of the leading causes of blindness. Here, the doctors of Ophthalmology Physicians...

LASIK and Sensitivity to Light Sep 21st, 2018

Laser vision treatment has become increasingly popular during the last several decades, due in large part to its proven effectiveness. The most popular form of laser vision treatment is LASIK. LASIK surgery alters the shape of the cornea to eliminate the imperfections that are responsible for nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. LASIK surgery...

Are Patients Awake for Cataract Surgery? Aug 11th, 2018

In a cataract surgery, the clouded lens of the eye is broken up and extracted. An intraocular lens (IOL) is then placed into the lens capsule as a replacement for the clouded lens. The procedure has variants, but generally, this is one of the most common ways that a cataract is...

Swimming after Lasik: What Can I Expect? Jul 19th, 2018

Glasses and contacts can be frustrating to use at the pool or beach. It is a catch 22: You must have glasses or contacts in order to see, but they can also make it extremely difficult to enjoy water activities like swimming. At Ophthalmology Physicians & Surgeons, PC, in Philadelphia, PA, Dr....

Cataracts and Discomfort Jun 14th, 2018

Cataracts are common and occur when protein cells break apart and gather on the lens of the eye. If left untreated, this condition can lead to blindness. Fortunately, cataract surgery allows us to preserve patients’ vision so they can reclaim their quality of life. At Ophthalmology Physicians and Surgeons, PC in Philadelphia, PA,...

The Side Effects of LASIK: What Patients Should Know May 3rd, 2018

More and more people are undergoing LASIK to improve their vision and reduce their dependence on corrective lenses. The surgery is safe and effective, though patients will experience some minor side effects as they recovery from the procedure. Side effects are a natural part of the healing process. The team at our...

What to Ask Before Cataract Surgery Apr 2nd, 2018

Cataracts are a common issue as people get older. This clouding of the lenses of the eyes can impair vision, but thankfully there are plenty of options for treatment. One of the most routine procedures available, cataract surgery can help restore your vision and get rid of those problem lenses. The eye...

Choosing the Right IOL for Your Cataract Surgery Feb 20th, 2018

Deciding to undergo cataract surgery is a significant decision. If you are considering this treatment, you will also need to determine which type of intraocular lens (IOL) is right for you. At Ophthalmology Physicians and Surgeons in Philadelphia, PA, we offer monofocal and premium IOLs, which can enhance your vision at multiple...

Benefits of the Symfony IOL Jan 30th, 2018

Cataract surgery involves removing a patient’s natural lens when it has been clouded over by the formation of a cataract. Once the affected lens has been removed, it is replaced with an artificial lens, or an intraocular lens (IOL). An IOL acts like a permanent contact lens to improve a...

Diabetes and LASIK Surgery Jan 1st, 2018

Visual imperfections such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism can interfere with a person’s ability to complete basic daily functions. Since clear vision is vital to so many tasks, people who suffer from refractive errors must rely on prescription lenses for sharp, focused, eyesight. Wearing and caring for these lenses can...

Cataract Surgery Complications & Expectations Feb 10th, 2017

Cataract surgery is one of the safest surgeries performed in the United States today. It has an excellent success rate of 95-98%.  The rate of complications increases in people who have other eye diseases such as diabetic retinopathy or uveitis. All surgeries have risks, but for cataract surgery, complications are usually...

Dr. Francis Clark Voted Best In 2016, for Optometry & Ophthalmology Feb 8th, 2017

With thousands of local people, places, and businesses competing in the most competitive Happening List contest ever, a select few have taken home top honors as winners. Dr. Francis Clark is one of the winners! He won 2016 Bucks and Montgomery County Happening List Competition for Optometry and Ophthalmology.  Congratulations Dr. Francis...

Cataract Surgery Recovery Time Jan 23rd, 2017

If you’re reading this, you’ve probably been told you have cataracts. We know that the thought of eye surgery can be a bit scary—it’s your eyes after all. At Ophthalmology Physicians & Surgeons, we’re here to help you every step of the way—before, during and after your cataract surgery. As ophthalmologists...

Dr. Clark Wins 2016 Bucks & Montgomery County Best Of... Dec 15th, 2016

With thousands of local people, places, and businesses competing in the most competitive Happening List contest ever, a select few have taken home top honors as winners. Dr. Francis Clark is one of the winners! He won 2016 Bucks and Montgomery County Happening List Competition for Optometry and Ophthalmology.  Congratulations Dr. Francis Clark!...

Cataract Surgery: Traditional and Laser-Assisted Nov 14th, 2016

No matter what you enjoy in life, chances are you’re highly reliant on your eyesight. If your vision is clouded by cataracts, you may be losing the ability to fully experience what life has to offer. Here at Ophthalmology Physicians & Surgeons we are proud to provide our patients in the...

Happy Employees, Happy Patients! Oct 20th, 2016

Each year Monster.com, The Intelligencer, Bucks County Courier Times, and Burlington County Times asks it's readership to vote on what is the "The Best Places to Work". Based on those votes, Ophthalmology Physicians and Surgeons received an Honorable Mention in the category of Best Small Company! Additionally, we were nominated in the...

Dr. Francis Clark Featured in Local Papers Oct 17th, 2016

Dr. Francis Clark, an ophthalmologist at Collegeville Eye Physicians & Surgeons, provided an Ask the Expert article in local Collegeville papers last week. He answered questions regarding eye care, specifically glaucoma treatment and laser cataract surgery. Download Article Here Dr. Francis Clark has been the president, owner and medical director of Collegeville Eye Physicians &...

Got Cataracts? MAKE SURE YOU’RE MAKING all the right choices. Oct 17th, 2016

There’s more to having cataract surgery than just getting rid of the cataract.  Equally important is maximizing the quality of your vision. And thanks to technologies like laser cataract surgery and FDA-approved intraocular lenses (IOLs), there are multiple options that can be tailored to your unique vision and lifestyle needs. If...

Ophthalmology Physicians & Surgeons WINNER LASIK & EYE CARE PROVIDER Aug 16th, 2016

Every year Montgomery Magazine has a “Best Of” competition for Montgomery County. This year, Dr. Francis Clark won “Best of” for both LASIK and Eyecare. “We want to thank all our patients for voting for us, said Dr. Clark. “We care deeply about our Montgomery county community and are honored...

What is the difference between an optometrist and an ophthalmologist? Aug 1st, 2016

WHAT IS AN OPTOMETRIST? An optometrist is a health care professional that provides primary care for the eyes, they are considered your non-surgical eye doctor. To become an optometrist, one must complete four years of pre-professional undergraduate college education followed by four years of optometry school.  In optometry school, optometrists...

New Freedom for Patients with Glaucoma & Cataracts Jul 10th, 2016

It is not unusual that, as two relatively common diseases in the aging population, glaucoma and cataract can appear in the same person. Cataract, a clouding of the natural lens of the eye, is quite common in the elderly population. When the cataract becomes dense enough to interfere with the patient’s...

Thanks for Choosing Ophthalmology Physicians & Surgeons: Philly.com Readers’ Choice BEST Services Jun 28th, 2016

Thanks for Choosing Ophthalmology Physicians & Surgeon Philly.com Readers’ Choice BEST LASIK & EYE CARE Ophthalmology Physicians & Surgeons has been chosen as the “Best Services” in Philadelphia, according to a Readers’ Choice Award program sponsored by philly.com.    “We are really proud to accept this award.  Providing high quality, compassionate eye care...

Get to know, Dr. Steven J. Kanoff, Ophthalmologist Philadelphia, PA Jun 9th, 2016

There has hardly been a day in the 20+ years of practicing ophthalmology in Philadelphia where Dr. Kanoff wasn’t looking forward to seeing his patients. “I consider it a privilege to help the wonderful people of Philadelphia with their eye care needs,” explained Dr. Kanoff.  “It is a daily pleasure...

Diabetes and Your Eyes Jun 3rd, 2016

Eye problems are among the most significant complications of diabetes, and eye problems from diabetes are the most common cause of blindness in people of working age. Approximately 1,348,305 people in Pennsylvania, or 12.1% of the population, have diabetes.  Of these, an estimated 325,000 have diabetes but don’t know it,...

What you need to do before choosing a cataract surgeon… May 5th, 2016

Cataracts are the result of the natural lens inside the eye becoming cloudy as it ages.  Most everyone, if they live long enough, will develop cataracts at some point in their lifetime, and we presently do not know how to prevent their formation. Cataract surgery is a life-changing event, and you...

The Importance of having an Annual, Comprehensive Eye Exam Apr 11th, 2016

Many patients get confused about having a vision screening and a comprehensive eye exam. There is a difference between a vision screening and a comprehensive eye exam. A vision screening identifies vision problems, but it does not take the place of a comprehensive eye exam. A comprehensive eye exam, which...

Get to Know… Philadelphia, PA Area Ophthalmologist, Jon Peet M.D. Mar 30th, 2016

Need an ophthalmologist in Philadelphia? Jon Peet M.D., Philadelphia, PA Ophthalmologist Dr. Jon Peet is a dedicated comprehensive ophthalmologist at Ophthalmology Physicians & Surgeons. He provides high quality, complete eye care to the Philadelphia, PA community. With a concentration in the medical and surgical treatment of eye conditions, such as glaucoma...

Get to Know… Philadelphia, PA Area Optometrist, Dr. Lindsey Barouh Mar 14th, 2016

Ophthalmology Physicians & Surgeons, PC is a leading provider of optometric services in the greater Philadelphia area since 2003. The goal of our Optometrists’, including Dr. Barouh, is to help you achieve and maintain clear vision for years to come.  At Ophthalmology Physicians & Surgeons, we provide full service eye surgery...

Get to Know… Philadelphia, PA Area Ophthalmologist, Dr. Francis Clark Feb 25th, 2016

World Class Results and Compassionate Patient Care FRANCIS J. CLARK, M.D., an ophthalmologist and a leader in comprehensive eye care in Philadelphia, PA area. Your vision is his top priority, and he strives to provide top-notch ophthalmologic care in a comfortable, patient centered atmosphere. “My goal is to provide the best...

Upcoming Events Feb 23rd, 2016

Come Join the Fun at the Health Fair on March 10 Mark your calendars and plan on joining us at the Ben Wilson Senior Center. Festivities run from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 10 at the Ben Wilson Senior Center located at 580 Delmont Ave. in Warminster, PA....