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What is Keratoconus?

Keratoconus is an eye condition where the cornea thins and weakens over time. As a result, the cornea forms a cone shape and bulges outward.  The cornea’s irregular shape prevents the light entering your eye from properly focusing on the retina. In addition, the irregular cornea can distort the light, causing considerable vision impairment. While… Read More


7 Signs You May Have Cataracts

Cataracts are a common cause of blurry vision for older adults. They form when proteins in your eye’s natural lens clump together. The clumping together of the proteins causes a clouding of your eye’s natural lens, which slowly impairs vision. Cataracts begin to form when you’re in your forties and typically cause gradual vision changes. … Read More


What Causes Dry Eye Syndrome?

Dry eye syndrome occurs when there’s a problem with the tears your eye is producing. Tears are made up of three layers: water, oil, and mucus.  An imbalance in any of the three components could result in dry eye syndrome. Dry eyes develop when your tears don’t provide sufficient lubrication. Insufficient lubrication can be due… Read More


Why Having Cataract Surgery is Empowering

Cataracts can prevent you from completing even simple day-to-day tasks. Often, cataracts develop slowly over the years, but they can also occur suddenly. Either way, cataracts eventually impact your vision and cause blindness if left untreated. Cataract surgery is the only way to restore clear vision. Millions of people have cataract surgery annually, with a… Read More


How Do I Know If I’m A Suitable LASIK Candidate?

Relying on corrective lenses to see with refractive errors can be a hassle. It can keep you from living life without limitations. Luckily, LASIK is a solution. LASIK is one of the safest elective procedures with impressive outcomes. It eliminates the need for contacts or glasses. While the benefits of LASIK are appealing, it isn’t… Read More


Looking to Use Your Flex Dollars? Why Not Use Them on LASIK?

Better eyesight can dramatically improve your quality of life. But insurance providers don’t consider vision correction procedures like LASIK medically necessary. As such, LASIK isn’t covered by most insurance plans. But did you know you can pay for LASIK with money set aside in your flexible spending account or FSA? Your flex spending dollars make… Read More


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


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