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Should Diabetics Worry About Diabetic Retinopathy?

Diabetes is a chronic health condition caused by your body’s inability to manage blood sugar. High levels of sugar in your blood can cause severe damage throughout your body. Excess glucose in your blood damages blood vessels, and your eyes do not avoid this deterioration. Diabetes can severely damage them. There are several ways in… Read More


What Is A Secondary Cataract?

When you begin to develop cataracts, they may start to cause visual symptoms. This decrease in the quality of your vision likely won’t happen immediately. But after you have cataracts for long enough, they will block light from hitting your retina. When this happens, your eye doctor will discuss cataract surgery with you.  You may… Read More


How Does The Cornea Work?

Your eye is a complex organ made of many intricate and sensitive tissues, muscles, and fibers. It uses some of these to turn light entering your eye into usable information for your brain to process. The retina, for example, contains millions of different types of photosensitive cells. And some of them are photosensitive in entirely… Read More


3 Reasons LASIK Is A Great Choice For Fall

Summer is coming to an end, and fall is on the way. Despite the changing of the seasons, fall can still bring new opportunities for growth and change. One of the best ways to improve your life is by improving your sight with LASIK. This autumn could be the perfect time to do just that!… Read More


Are Your Dry Eyes From Allergies?

Most people experience dry eye symptoms one way or another throughout their lives. You likely have experienced some of these uncomfortable symptoms. Dry eye symptoms can include itchy, burning, red eyes, a gritty feeling, and crusty mucus around your eyes. It can be a distracting or even painful way to go through your day. What… Read More


Will Dry Eye Stand In Your Way Of Getting Cataract Surgery?

As you age, you are more likely to have problems with your vision. More often than not, multiple issues are present simultaneously, and sometimes they conflict. The relationship between cataracts and dry eye is a good example. Unfortunately, both issues are big problems for older adults. Cataracts grow inside the lens of your eye, gradually… Read More


What Is Corneal Cross-Linking?

Your cornea is as unique as your thumbprint. Not only is the curvature of your cornea one of a kind, but the thickness and strength of it as well. You can correct misshapen corneas with a procedure like LASIK or PRK. But treating a weak cornea is more complicated. Thankfully, a procedure called corneal cross-linking… Read More


What IOL Is Right For Me?

Cataract surgery can be challenging to wrap your head around, even though it is a common and straightforward procedure. You probably have plenty of questions about cataract surgery. One of the most critical but often forgotten questions you need to ask yourself is which IOL is best for you. Keep reading to learn more about… Read More


Should I Have PRK If I Don’t Qualify For LASIK?

LASIK is the industry standard for vision correction, but it is not the answer for everyone. To receive LASIK, you need to meet some candidacy requirements. These criteria are in place to protect you. While the procedure is safe and simple, it still carries inherent risk. You must meet all the qualifications to reduce risk… Read More


What’s The Harm in Rubbing Your Eyes?

Most people rub their eyes because it makes them feel better temporarily. Specifically, rubbing your eyes stimulates glands in them. This forces your eyes to produce tears to lubricate and hydrate your eyes which may feel tired and sore. Pressure also stimulates a nerve in the eye called the vagus nerve. This nerve can physically… Read More


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