Are you a diabetic? Having diabetes can affect you in many ways, but you may not realize that having high blood sugar levels can even affect your eyes! Diabetes happens when your blood sugar or blood glucose levels are higher than necessary. People who have diabetes have a higher likelihood of developing several types of… Read More
The cornea is a critical part of the eye that helps you see. If you want to understand how your eyes work and how you’re able to see, it’s helpful to know what the cornea is and how it functions. Keep reading to learn more about the cornea and find out how you can keep… Read More
Do you have cataracts? If so, you may be starting to think about what kind of intraocular lens you’ll choose to have implanted during cataract surgery. Intraocular lenses, known as IOLs for short, are artificial lenses implanted during cataract surgery. Cataract surgery becomes necessary when your natural lens is too cloudy to see through, causing… Read More
Concerned that you could have cataracts? Cataracts cause your lenses to grow cloudy as proteins break down in the eye. This condition is common due to aging and, among other things, can cause vision loss. Keep reading for 6 signs you may have a cataract! 1. Cloudiness Once you’re in your forties or fifties, you… Read More
Have you thought about the last time you saw your eye doctor for an eye exam? Eye exams are a critical part of keeping your eyes healthy. Much like seeing your primary care doctor for an annual physical or the dentist, eye exams should be something you regularly have as well. Timing depends on your… Read More
Did you know that more than 60 million people across the world have glaucoma? This group of disorders affects the optic nerve and can cause blindness. Glaucoma is often called the secret or silent thief of sight. Keep reading to learn more about what makes glaucoma the secret thief of sight!
You may have noticed that things are looking a little bit different! Eye Consultants of Fargo, formerly known as Fercho Cataract and Eye Clinic, Inc., and Thom Laser and Eye Clinic have officially joined together. We are now the new Eye Consultants of North Dakota and we are proud to have a beautiful new, state-of-the-art… Read More