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LASIK vs. Advanced Surface Treatment Ablation: What’s the Deal?

Over the last decade, laser vision correction has become a very popular alternative to corrective glasses and contact lenses—as it should! Laser procedures are quick, convenient, painless, and provide lasting improvements. However, there weren’t always as many options available to people with poor vision. Until about 60 years ago, Americans with vision problems had just […]

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By |December 2nd, 2015|Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics, LASIK|0 Comments

New Laser Arrives to Treat Glaucoma

Here are EyeCare 20/20, we pride ourselves on being the most up-to-date on procedures available to our patients which can be used to treat and cure eye diseases or disorders. While there is no cure for Glaucoma, we are constantly seeking ways to help relieve the suffering of our patients. One way to do this […]

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By |June 3rd, 2015|Cutting Edge|0 Comments

Digital Eye Strain: What are Orange Glasses and How Can They Help?

You wake up in the morning. What is one of the first things you do? If you’re like the majority, you may check your phone or log on to your computer to check your email. This kind of stimulation, or even stimulation from the regular sunlight, is affecting our circadian rhythm, or as many people […]

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By |May 26th, 2015|Cutting Edge|0 Comments

5 Reasons Why Millenials Should Invest in LASIK

If you’re looking to improve you’re overall health and you’re a millennial, chances are that eye care may not be on the top of your list. But, it should be.
Why should I care?
Because as you age, eyesight is one of the foremost things to be effected and it’s not always a pleasant adjustment. Taking measures […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |May 15th, 2015|Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Turn Your Brown Eyes Blue? Clinical Trials Underway for Laser Eye Color Change

Dr. Gregg Homer of Stroma Medical has announced clinical trials are underway for a new laser procedure to permanently change eye colors for a new laser procedure for permanent eye color change.

The procedure is completely non-invasive, which means the patient will not feel any pain or discomfort during the 30 second treatment. In fact, only […]

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By |April 30th, 2015|Cutting Edge|1 Comment

5 Tips to Eliminate Digital Eyestrain

Smartphones. Tablets. Laptops. With all of the technology available on the market today, it may seem impossible to avoid the negative effects of digital eyestrain. Whether you’re behind a computer screen all day at work or an active social media user, there are dozens of reasons to continuously use digital products.

For those who use computers at […]

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By |March 25th, 2015|Cutting Edge|0 Comments

Full Ocular Transplants are on the Horizon

In this day and age, it seems as though scientists and doctors have found ways to successfully transplant almost any organ imaginable. Patients across the country receive new hearts, livers, skin and kidneys, among other things. The eye, however, has proven more difficult due to major intricacies in the detailed anatomy of the eye.

Researchers in […]

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By |March 23rd, 2015|Cutting Edge|0 Comments

Promising Future in Regenerating Damaged Neurons in Glaucoma

As the medical community celebrated World Glaucoma Week earlier this month (March 8-14), scientists at the American Glaucoma Society 2015 Annual Meeting shared some important research results.

The first major step was taken towards being able to repair nerve cells in the eye damaged by glaucoma, working towards improving the vision of patients. In glaucoma patients, […]

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By |March 16th, 2015|Cutting Edge|0 Comments

Benefits of Contact Lenses for Sports

The world of sports comes with unique demands and pressures. But outside of a faint yet catchy refrain of “Eye of the Tiger,” you may have not given much thought to the vision needs of professional athletes and sports aficionados. Over 50% of Americans report vision problems including nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism.  The players that fall […]

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By |March 3rd, 2015|Cutting Edge|0 Comments

Researcher Uses Stem Cells from the Eye to Repair Damaged Corneas

Based on stem cell research he helped finish at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Indian ophthalmologist, Sayan Basu, is utilizing stem cells in a test project to restore the vision of patients with damaged corneas. The stem-cell procedure was first described only last month in the journal ‘Science Translational Medicine’ and has made […]

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By |February 4th, 2015|Cutting Edge|0 Comments