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Should I Choose A Premium IOL?

When you get cataract surgery, your cataract is removed by removing the natural lens of the eye. If you’re looking for a solution that could reduce your dependence on glasses after cataract surgery, a premium IOL may be right for you. Consider several things, including the expense, your individual needs, and the kind of premium […]

Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Before you know it, the school year will be starting up again. The American Academy of Ophthalmology recognizes August as Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month! Get your child’s yearly checkups and appointments done before the school year starts. This will be before they are busy with school and extracurricular activities. If you have a […]

Is Dry Eye Preventable?

Dry eye syndrome is a prevalent condition. It can be triggered for several reasons and is common in older adults and women experiencing hormonal changes due to pregnancy or menopause. It can also be associated with a variety of health conditions. But one common cause of dry eye is environmental. In those cases, if having […]

July is UV Safety Month

July is UV Safety Month! UV, or ultraviolet, is a type of electromagnetic radiation that’s emitted from sunlight. It can also be emitted by artificial light, like the kind used in tanning beds. While getting some UV light is good for you and helps your body produce vitamin D, too much direct exposure to the […]

4 Tips The Next Time You’re Buying New Eyeglasses

Buying new glasses can seem overwhelming and stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. The key is to know what you’re looking for before you start trying on new frames to reduce any feelings of anxiety. Glasses are still quite fashionable and convenient, especially with advanced lens-making technology. But there are also more options for […]

Fireworks Eye Safety and Cataract Awareness Month

Did you know that June is both Fireworks Eye Safety and Cataract Awareness Month, as observed by the American Academy of Ophthalmology? The summer is a popular time for seeing and using fireworks, especially as Independence Day nears. But consumer fireworks can be hazardous, and eye injuries are unfortunately common. When it comes to eye […]

Are Floaters a Normal Part of Your Vision?

Many people, especially as they get older, experience floaters, which are specks that appear in your vision. They can be annoying, but you get used to them most of the time, and they appear to fade away. Floaters are common and usually harmless. However, there are some scenarios where floaters can indicate a more serious […]

May is Healthy Vision Month

Did you know that May is Healthy Vision Month? Healthy Vision Month promotes healthy habits when it comes to eye health while bringing awareness to common eye conditions. Regular eye exams and understanding any diseases you may be at risk for are vital to maintaining healthy vision. Several factors can compromise your vision, and you […]

Yes, You Can Afford Refractive Surgery!

LASIK and other refractive surgeries like PRK and the Visian ICL are appealing options for a lot of people who rely on glasses or contacts. It’s no wonder since these procedures can correct your vision and eliminate the need for any other visual aids. But one thing that scares off potential patients is the expense. […]

What is LipiFlow?

There are a few treatment methods for dry eye syndrome, a common eye condition in patients with inadequate tear production. Most of these treatments involve non-invasive lifestyle changes, like taking nutritional supplements. In more extreme cases, these simple treatment methods aren’t sufficient, and surgery may be necessary. Luckily, there’s a treatment for dry eyes that […]

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