Why LASIK is a Must for Athletes

Wearing glasses during sports can be at best irritating and at worst, dangerous. Whether you’re a pro or amateur, you’ll find your game will benefit from LASIK. You’d be hard-pressed to find a sport that doesn’t require optimal sight. And yet, many players who wear glasses or contacts don’t realize that there is an alternative… Read More


5 Tips for Beating Winter Dry Eyes

Colder conditions outside and dry heat indoors can make the winter a difficult time for your eyes. Here’s how to keep them healthy and hydrated. Protecting your eyes from dryness may be a challenge throughout the year, but it’s especially difficult during the colder months. As temperatures drop outside and we compensate with arid indoor… Read More


For National Diabetes Month, Learn How to Protect Your Eyes.

By staying on top of your diabetes, you can keep your eyes healthy and avoid adverse health effects — now and in the future. For more than 100 million Americans, diabetes and prediabetes are a part of everyday life. While a range of factors may have contributed to your condition, many diabetes patients can maintain… Read More


Sleeping in Contact Lenses Can Be Dangerous. Here’s Why.

Wearing contact lenses around the clock may seem convenient, but it drastically increases the risk of infection. For 45 million Americans, contact lenses are a convenient way to correct vision problems without the hassle of glasses. However, without proper hygiene, contact lenses can lead to serious health issues that need medical attention. While many wearers… Read More


Don’t Qualify for LASIK? Clear Lens Exchange Might Be the Key to Clear Vision.

With the all-clear from your eye care specialist, Clear Lens Exchange can help you correct vision issues and enjoy an active lifestyle. Although LASIK offers patients quick vision correction with minimal recovery time, it’s not right for everyone. According to eye care specialists, LASIK can be risky for those with certain conditions — especially patients… Read More


A Guide to the Ins and Outs of Cataract Surgery

If you’re living with cataracts, surgery can offer a safe, affordable way to get back to the activities you love. Cataracts aren’t just an inconvenience — they can have a major impact on the quality of your life. Many people find that their cataracts prevent them from participating in the activities that they love. Sadly,… Read More


Will LASIK Affect My Travel Plans?

In most cases, it’s safe to travel after LASIK surgery. However, make sure to keep in mind recovery time and environmental conditions in the location you’ll be visiting. There are numerous benefits to LASIK surgery: it’s relatively inexpensive, highly effective, and performed in the comfort of your doctor’s office. To top it all off, the… Read More


What New Information about the Cause of Glaucoma Means for Patients

Glaucoma is currently the second-leading cause of blindness in the United States, but exciting new research may lead to a cure. Glaucoma, an umbrella term for a group of diseases that affect the optic nerve, can lead to vision loss and blindness if left untreated. In most forms of glaucoma, pressure builds up inside the… Read More


Cataract Surgery No Longer Correlated with Longer Life for Women, But Patients Should Still Consider It

While cataract surgery can no longer be tied to a longer lifespan for women, it’s still worth getting. Last year, a paper published in the journal JAMA Ophthalmology claimed that women who underwent cataract surgery lived longer lives than women who didn’t. At face value, the evidence seemed strong: the study looked at outcomes for… Read More


The Importance of Early Detection and Follow-Up Care for Macular Degeneration

Whether or not you’ve been diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration, regular eye exams are the best way to stay ahead of the disease. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) affects millions of people around the world and is one of the leading causes of central vision blindness. Even though older people are at the greatest risk, the… Read More


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