Can I Be Too Young For Cataracts?

Cataract

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Cataracts affect more than 24 million people older than 40. Over half of all people older than 75 have had cataracts. Developing cataracts is often age-related. In fact, cataract development is usually considered to be a natural part of aging. But that does not mean that you can’t develop cataracts when you are younger. Keep […]

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4 Ways To Save Money On LASIK

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You may be considering LASIK, but feel like there’s no way to afford it. In reality, LASIK may be closer to your financial grasp than you think! The average price of $2,000 per eye may sound like a pipe dream, but there are ways to make LASIK affordable! Keep reading to learn 4 ways to […]

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What Is A Refractive Error?

General Eye Care

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Refractive errors occur when light that enters the eye doesn’t focus on the retina in the back of the eye. This happens when the shape of the eye causes the light to refract improperly. This results in a blurry or unfocused image. There are many types of refractive errors and ways to correct them. Types […]

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4 Ways To Help Dry Eye During Allergy Season

General Eye Care

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Allergy season makes everything more difficult, including combating dry eye. If your eyes are already itching, stinging, red, or puffy, adding pollen into the mix doesn’t help. Luckily, there are steps that you can take to make sure that this allergy season doesn’t overwhelm you. Keep reading to learn some ways to help your dry […]

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Should I Get PRK With Astigmatism?

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Not a LASIK candidate but you want to fix your vision? You could qualify for a procedure called PRK instead! PRK, or photorefractive keratectomy, is a valid alternative to LASIK surgery. In fact they are actually quite similar. Both surgeries involve reshaping the cornea. By reshaping the cornea, light passing through the eye can focus […]

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Why Can’t I Get LASIK?

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The unfortunate truth about LASIK is that it is not a one size fits all procedure. LASIK isn’t safe for everyone and anyone to receive it. This can be due to many different reasons. These reasons are often referred to as “LASIK candidacy requirements”. Because LASIK is an elective procedure, there are quite a few […]

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3 Tips For Recovering From Cataract Surgery

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As with any kind of surgery, cataract surgery can exact a sizable toll on a person. Compared to other procedures, recovery from cataract surgery is usually much easier. Want to have the best cataract surgery recovery possible? Keep reading for 3 tips that will help you make the most of your recovery! Be Extra Careful […]

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Do You Know These Myths About Glaucoma?

Glaucoma

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Glaucoma is a very common age-related condition affecting millions of Americans every year. Because untreated glaucoma results in loss of vision, it is important to know what’s a myth! Keep reading and find out the real facts about this eye condition! Glaucoma Myth #1: Perfect vision means I’m safe from developing glaucoma. Did you know that […]

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4 Ways Dry Eye Can Suck You Dry

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Have dry or itchy eyes? You may have chronic dry eye! Chronic dry eye can be caused by a multitude of factors and is usually due to a combination of them. These factors include your environment, aging, side effects, and more! If you’re tired of dry eye sucking you dry, keep reading to find out […]

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Are You A Good Candidate For A Cornea Transplant?

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Many people suffer from corneal issues which can cause problems with their vision. Problems like keratoconus, thin corneas, scarring, ulcers, and swelling can be corrected. This could be corrected with a surgery called a cornea transplant. If you have any of these conditions, it is a good idea to speak with your eye doctor about […]

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