Tag: contact lens

Allergies Got You Down – Consider LASIK

As fall approaches, allergies once again rear their ugly head for many Triangle area residents. Eye allergies are one of the most common disorders of the eye, affecting approximately 40 million Americans. The vast majority…

Infections Caused by Wearing Contact Lenses

Contact lenses are worn by millions of people each and every day. These medical devices are safe when they are worn properly. Improper care of contact lenses leads to an increased risk of eye infections….

Is Your Teenager Ready For Contact Lenses?

“Mom, I want contact lenses.” If you haven’t already heard this, chances are you will eventually as your glasses-wearing child ages. While they are quite common, there are some important considerations to make before allowing…

Five Tips to Healthy Eyes in the New Year

At the beginning of each year we consider what improvements we would like to make in our lives. These resolutions often include health improvements. We resolve to eat better and exercise. One resolution you should…

Should I Wait to Have LASIK?

Should I Wait to Have LASIK? Comparing the Cost of LASIK, Contact Lenses & Glasses LASIK vision correction surgery is something that many people with refractive errors such as myopia and hyperopia, are considering for…

Summertime Eye Ailments

“It’s almost summertime.” You can almost hear this phrase being screamed throughout this season. Summertime is synonymous with fireworks, barbeques and large bodies of water. It can be a magical experience but an eye infection…

Escape to Visual Freedom

If you wear contact lenses or glasses you know this situation all too well. You are at the beach and you only have three options: wear contact lenses, glasses or go without. If you wear…

How LASIK Can Help Allergy Sufferers

Spring is coming and as all those beautiful trees and flowers bloom, so to do the allergy symptoms for many Triangle area residents. Eye allergies are one of the most common disorders of the eye,…

Help! My Dry Eyes are Killing Me!

As the temperature and humidity drops, a common condition becomes prevalent. This condition is dry eye syndrome. Caused by a variety of factors, dry eye syndrome occurs when the body’s tears aren’t able to provide…

When is LASIK a Smart Financial Choice?

Millions of people each year have LASIK and millions more would have it if it had a lower price tag. The initial cost of LASIK may be difficult to swallow; however, the cost may actually…

What is Monovision and Should I Get It?

As we age, all kinds of wonderful things start happening. Many of us begin wondering if our arms are shrinking because the objects we used to see up close now need to be held at…

A Humorous Take on LASIK

Millions of people have LASIKeach year. The people that choose to have this life changing procedure come from all walks of life. Each person has a different story to share as to why they decided…

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…