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Spring Is In the Air, and So Is LASIK Vision Correction

Spring is finally here and temperatures are starting to rise, bringing barbeques, ball games, and other outdoor activities in abundance. The start of spring signifies sunnier days and more time spent outside, making it the most popular time of the year to say goodbye to your glasses and contact lenses and hello to LASIK vision […]

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By |April 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sports-Related Eye Injuries: Keeping Yourself Safe

Children’s participation in sports and other physical activities helps promote a healthy and active lifestyle. Unfortunately, accidents do occur, and sports are some of the leading causes of eye injuries in children.
Eye Injuries
Eye injuries are the leading cause of blindness in children, and according to the National Eye Institute, an E.R in the United States […]

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 |April 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Do We Cry?

Crying or the witnessing of crying is such an ordinary part of life that few people stop to think much about it, but have you ever wondered why we cry?
The Truth About Tearing Up
Crying is defined as the welling or shedding of tears in response to intense emotions, physical pain, or simple eye irritation. Though […]

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 |April 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The New Plant That Helps Slow Down Aggressive Eye Cancer

According to 2019 estimates from the American Cancer Society, there were nearly 3,360 new cancers and 370 deaths from cancers of the eye. Although cancers of the eye are uncommon, if left untreated they can eventually result in blindness.

By |April 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Combine Glaukos iStent® Implantation and Cataract Surgery for Optimal Glaucoma Treatment

An international study has confirmed that Glaukos iStent® Implantation in Combination with Cataract Surgery has been confirmed as safe and effective in treating Glaucoma.

By |April 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Wearing Eyeglasses Means for Your Social Image

They’re the difference between Clark Kent and Superman. The difference between the “girl next door” and her instantaneous transformation into screen siren. (At least as the common trope would have it.) They can even be the difference between an acquittal and a guilty verdict.

“They” are eyeglasses, and how they impact others’ perception of us — […]

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By |March 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Serum Drops Will Bring a Tear to Your Dry Eye – Literally

If you have severe dry eye, you know what an adverse impact it can have on your life. Driving, watching movies, reading — anything that requires visual attention — can become an exercise in incredible discomfort, if not outright misery. And when your current treatment attempts aren’t bringing relief, the condition can feel that much […]

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By |March 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Drink This Beverage to Help Keep Your Eyes Healthy

Glaucoma, the second leading cause of blindness in the world, is defined by the National Eye Institute as “a group of diseases that damage the eye’s optic nerve and can result in vision loss and blindness.” The optic nerve is crucial part of the visual anatomy that carries signals from the eye to the brain, […]

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By |March 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

LASIK Surgery vs. A Star Wars Light Saber Battle: Similarities and Differences

Your eye doctor might have more in common with Luke Skywalker than you think. Sure, he might not wield the power of the Force, but he does wield the power of lasers — the same technology behind the fabled lightsabers of the Jedi Knights.

Could a Jedi Knight perform LASIK surgery with their lightsaber? (LASIK stands […]

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 |March 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Eye Scans May One Day Give Early Warning of Alzheimer’s Disease

Eyes may be the windows to the soul, but according to recent studies reported by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, they’re also the windows to our health. How so? Research is showing that a retina exam may help detect Alzheimer’s in its early stages.
The brain-eye connection
When it comes to vision and the brain, we […]

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By |March 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments