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Making Your FSA Work For You

Last week, we discussed the impact the upcoming Flexible Spending Account changes will have on those considering a LASIK procedure. Since the enrollment deadline for 2011 has passed, there are ways in which patients can…

Thinking of Using FSA for LASIK?

Now Is the Time! When it comes to medical expenses, you might be one of a growing trend of patients who take advantage of a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) benefited to you by your employer….

What Does 20/20 Vision Really Mean?

Perfect vision is truly in the eyes of the beholder. What one considers excellent, another may consider ok. Last week we posted a link that generated a lot of interest. It addressed the question, “What…

Preventing Eye Injuries in Children

With autumn’s approach and the commencement of the new school year, children are resuming their favorite sports activities. Just as it is important for them to wear the right shoes, padding and other protective gear…

Cataracts – What You Need to Know

Developing cataracts is inevitable for most people. What starts out as slightly blurry vision slowly progresses into a serious issue that involves yellowing, blurry, foggy vision. Some people do not notice the symptoms until cataracts…

Common Reasons for Blurred Vision

Blurry vision may not seem like something to be concerned about. Most of us have experienced it to some degree during our lives. For example, when we are tired, our eyes are less clear. Vision…

LASIK Contraindications and Why they are Important

According to the Merriam Webster dictionary, a contraindication is a “symptom or condition that makes a treatment or procedure inadvisable”. The LASIK procedure helps many people achieve near perfect vision but not everyone is a…

Smoking’s Hidden Eye Dangers

We all know that smoking is dangerous to our health. We hear about the problems that smoking can cause such as lung cancer and emphysema. Did you know that smoking can actually cause problems to…

The Best Age to Have LASIK

“Age is just a number,” is a phrase that does not apply when referring to LASIK. Age plays a key role in determining who is a good candidate for LASIK. While most people are candidates…

Causes & Symptoms of Digital Eye Strain

According to Mashable, a recent study by the Vision Council states that 68% of millennials suffer from digital eye strain. If you spend at least nine hours staring at a screen or digital device every…