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Enjoy More of What You Love with LASIK

As summer continues, people are preparing their bodies for the beach and pool. The desire to feel and look your best in a bathing suit is quite common. One thing that is often forgotten however,…

Five Things You Never Knew About Cataracts

The ability to see is our most precious sense. However, one thief is responsible for taking 48% of the world’s vision. The culprit is a cataract, which occur as the eye’s lens becomes clouded, most…

Why Younger Patients are Ideal for LASIK

Let’s face it, young eyes often take a beating, especially when contact lenses are worn. For the college age group, there are many late nights studying and hanging out with friends, which can take its…

LASIK’s Long Term Efficacy Proven

The technology used in the laser vision correction procedure, LASIK, has improved dramatically in the almost two decades it has been available in the U.S.  The improvements in technology have helped shape the long-term results…

Understanding Infant Vision Development

Having a newborn baby can be a challenging experience especially for first time parents. Understanding infant vision development is important as the eye helps infants understand the world mentally, physically and emotionally.    Babies are…

LASIK and Glaucoma: Is it Safe?

As the second most common cause of blindness in the United States, glaucoma is a serious eye condition. Affecting an estimated 4 million people in the U.S., only half actually know they have it. Glaucoma…

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…

Solutions for Dry Eye Sufferers

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…

Corneal Abrasions and How to Handle Them

A corneal abrasion is a scratch on the eye’s cornea. The cornea is important for vision and protecting the eye and can cause pain and discomfort when scratched. Most corneal abrasions will heal within 3…

LASIK Candidacy: Why LASIK is Not for Everyone

As the most popular corrective procedure performed in the U.S., LASIK has helped more than 18 million Americans see clearly. Due to its’ popularity, it is easy to see why many myopic, astigmatic and hyperopic…

Understanding Presbyopia

Between the ages of 40-45, the phrase that is uttered out of almost every adult is “my eyes just aren’t as good as they used to be.” People that never wore glasses now need glasses…

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…

Smoking and LASIK: The Blinding Truth

Most of us by now are aware of the dangers that can result from smoking. Smoking of any kind not only damages the lungs by decreasing lung capacity, it also increases the risk of cancer,…