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A Brief History of LASIK

The Basics of LASIK As one of the most popular elective procedures in the world, LASIK eye surgery has also become one of the most effective treatments for vision correction. Millions of people around the world have experienced the life-changing effects of LASIK. Even today, new advancements in technology and ...

Risks of Cataract Development

What Increases My Risk of Developing Cataracts?

What increases your risk of developing a cataract? Age First and foremost, as you age your chances of developing a cataract increase. Age is the number one risk factor for developing a cataract. Some will begin to develop small cataracts as early as their 40-50’s. By 80, more than half ...

5 Questions to Ask Your Cataract Surgeon Before Getting Cataract Surgery

1. What’s the difference between traditional and advanced cataract surgery? Most cataract surgeons either perform traditional or advanced cataract surgery. In traditional cataract surgery, your eye surgeon will make a small incision in the side of your cornea with a hand-held blade to remove the clouded portion of the lens. ...

2017 Solar Eclipse Eye Safety

How to Keep Your Eyes Safe During a Solar Eclipse

The Great American Total Solar Eclipse will occur on Monday, August 21st.  This rare phenomenon is a sight to see- there hasn’t been a perfect solar eclipse to stretch across the entire United States since 1918, and there will not be another until 2045. For those looking to enjoy one of ...

A LASIK Candidate

LASIK: Who Is and Who Is Not a Candidate

However, not everyone is able to receive LASIK on their eyes, and there are a number of different factors your surgeon will examine when determining your candidacy. Factors That Can Determine LASIK Candidacy Your Eye’s Unique Anatomy To be a candidate for LASIK, a patient needs to have a ...

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