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LASIK After 40: Special Considerations

LASIK After 40: Special Considerations Laser Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis, or LASIK is the most popular cosmetic procedure performed in the U.S., having helped more than 18 million Americans see clearly since it was approved in…

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…

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…

Fourth of July Safety Tips

The fourth of July is also known as Independence Day. There are fireworks displays and enough food to feed an entire continent for days. Memories are built during this day but proper safety determines if…

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…

Summertime Eye Safety Tips

Summertime is synonymous with fireworks, barbecues and large bodies of water. It can be a magical experience but an eye ailment can turn a happy season into a sickly one. There are many eye problems…

Should I Have LASIK if I Have Dry Eyes?

A common problem is exacerbated this time of the year – dry eyes. For those considering having LASIK vision correction surgery, this condition can cause a lot of trouble during the healing process. There are…

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…

Fourth of July Eye Safety Tips

Independence day is quickly approaching, which means picnics, beach trips, and parties for many families across the country. But like many Americans, when you think of July Fourth, you probably think about fireworks. Fireworks are…