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Will LASIK Hurt?

LASIK is many things: fast, effective, and very low risk, but it is not painful. This is a common misconception. LASIK does not have any blades anymore, and instead only uses lasers to reshape the cornea. How can something that uses lasers to reshape part of your eye not be painful? Keep reading to learn… Read More


Are There Warning Signs With Diabetic Retinopathy?

Diabetes is an all too common disease that can have disastrous effects on the body across the board. Eyes are no exception. Diabetes is often linked to several vision problems including cataract development and glaucoma. One condition in particular actually includes diabetes in the title: diabetic retinopathy. This disease may start off damaging vision in… Read More


Can Dry Eyes Cause Blurry Vision?

Most people know the basic symptoms of dry eye. The itching, redness, and, of course, the most obvious symptom, dry eyes, are what’s expected. But dry eye can come with a lot of other symptoms, as well as turn into an even bigger problem. Keep reading to find out if dry eyes can cause blurry… Read More


Can I Get Cataract Surgery With Another Eye Condition?

Cataracts affect everyone at some point in their lives. Many people will also struggle with other eye conditions. From things like dry eye syndrome to more serious issues like glaucoma and macular degeneration, this is why you need to see your eye doctor regularly. About whether you can receive cataract surgery if you have another… Read More


How Do You Prepare Before Having LASIK?

Just because you think you are “ready” to have LASIK, doesn’t mean you are actually ready for the surgery itself. There are a lot of steps to take before you reach your goal of amazing vision. Keep reading for some tips on how to prepare before having LASIK! Take a Break From Contacts You will… Read More


6 Signs Your Dry Eye Is Affecting Your Vision

Dry eye is an all too common affliction that affects millions of people all over the world. Left unchecked, a simple case of dry eye can become worse. It can even eventually affect your eyesight. Here’s how you can tell if your dry eye has gotten worse. 1. Your Eyes are Extremely Watery As backward… Read More


Why Won’t Insurance Normally Cover LASIK?

LASIK is a fantastic procedure that changes lives by offering visual freedom. But the surgery is not considered to be a medical necessity, but rather elective. In most cases, LASIK will not be covered at all. This can make it difficult to afford the surgery for many. Though it can be hard to afford, LASIK… Read More


What To Expect With Cataracts

Cataracts are something that will affect everyone at some point. They are a natural part of life. Given a long enough life, everyone will experience them at some point to some degree. While that notion may seem upsetting, there is actually some good news. Due to their prevalence, cataracts are well understood and easier to… Read More


Remember These 5 Things Preparing For LASIK

Getting LASIK is not quite as easy as signing up for the procedure and coming into the office on time. You’ll need to do some homework ahead of time for a safe procedure with the best results. Here are a few of the most important things to keep in mind when you decide to go… Read More


5 Signs You May Have Dry Eye

With a name like dry eye, it would seem like you only have dry eyes. But there’s a lot more to dry eye than having dry eyes. The disease can actually be tough to deal with and can become a big problem if left untreated. Keep reading for 5 signs that you may have dry… Read More


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