Articles about LASIK, Cataract, and Vision

Protect Your Eyes During Cold Weather Conditions 

Your Guide to Winter Eye Care and Vision Protection   You might think that spring and summer are the only challenging times of year for our eye health, with the summer sun and the spring pollen. However, winter is tricky, too. While winter is typically a wetter season, certain ...

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How to Use Your FSA for LASIK Before the End of 2022

Your Guide to Using Your FSA for LASIK Eye Surgery in 2022 If you have a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) through your work and find yourself with money left before the end of the year, LASIK can be great holiday gift to yourself. You can improve your vision and use your ...

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What is a Comprehensive Eye Exam?

Your Complete Guide to a Truly Comprehensive Eye Exam Some of the most common degenerative eye diseases such as cataracts don’t always present with symptoms right away. In fact, patients can have cataracts for years without noticing any changes in their vision. This is why having a comprehensive eye ...

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4 Reasons Why Now Is the Best Time to Get LASIK

Get the Most Out of the Holiday Season with LASIK Laser Eye Surgery  More than 10 million people in the United States have enjoyed the benefits of LASIK surgery to correct their eyesight. Custom LASIK can correct reflective errors like myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), and astigmatism. If you have been ...

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Is LASIK Safe During Pregnancy?

Why It's Best to Wait to Get LASIK If You Are Pregnant Less than 1% of patients experience complications after undergoing LASIK laser eye surgery. As one of the safest elective surgical procedures available today, it’s no surprise that over 700,000 people undergo the vision correction procedure every year.  So ...

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Can You Have LASIK After Cataract Surgery?

How LASIK Can Fine Tune Your Vision After Cataract Surgery Can you have LASIK after cataract surgery? The short answer is yes. However, it's likely that you’ll not need it.  Read on to find out why and what your options are if you do experience breakthrough refractive issues.&...

Can Cataracts be Prevented?

4 Health Tips for Lowering Your Risk of Developing Cataracts Cataracts are the leading cause of preventable blindness worldwide. An estimated 95% of people in the United States over the age of 65 are affected by age-related cataracts (Nuclear Sclerotic Cataracts). When left untreated, age-related cataracts grow progressively larger and will result in ...

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Is It Time for LASIK Surgery?

Learn Why LASIK May Be the Best Vision Correction Option for You With a 99% percent success rate, it’s no surprise that an average of 700,000 patients undergo LASIK vision correction surgery every year. If you are one of the hundreds of thousands of people who are looking for an alternative ...

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8 Essential Nutrients Your Eyes Need

Superfoods to add to your diet to naturally improve eye health and vision Superfoods are foods that tick many of the nutritional boxes all on their own. They provide our necessary nutrients and vitamins, without the need for taking supplements. Healthy lifestyle habits, including a diet of essential nutrients, can ...

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The Most Prevalent Age-Related Eye Conditions in People Over 40

A guide to the most prevalent age-related eye conditions for people ages 40 and older The CDC estimates that over 4.2 million Americans over the age of 40 are legally blind, and the leading causes are all age-related eye conditions. Many of these conditions are treatable and with a simple eye exam, they ...

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Can Too Much Screen Time Damage My Vision?

The effects of prolonged screen time on your eyes and what you can do about it In this digital age, smart phones, tablets, e-book readers, and computers are never far from us. During the pandemic, children’s screen time increased with distance learning, and video conferencing became normal for people ...

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Benefits of Cosmetic Radiosurgery

Cosmetic Radiosurgery Mole and Skin Growth Removal Treatment When it comes to cosmetic surgery, these days, we have more options than ever. While, in the past, we might’ve been forced to learn to mask, conceal, or simply embrace certain imperfections, these days, we have actionable ways to get rid ...

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Ophthalmologist Debunk 9 of The Biggest Cataract Myths

The Truth Behind the Most Common Cataract Myths and Misconceptions More than 20 million people in the U.S. have cataracts, some of them as young as 40 years old. As we age our chances of developing cataracts increase, and by the age of 65, the likelihood is over 50%. While this degenerative ...

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9 Common Questions about Lazy Eye (Amblyopia)

The Most Common Questions about Lazy Eye Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment  Amblyopia, more commonly referred to as ‘lazy eye’, affects around 3% of children and is the most common condition to cause vision loss in adolescence. One common misconception about lazy eye syndrome is that it is merely a cosmetic ...

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Upper Eyelid Surgery Aftercare and Healing

What to Expect After Having Ptosis Surgery for Upper Eyelid Drooping Ptosis is a medical condition that causes the upper eye skin to droop over the eye. This condition can affect either one or both of the eyelids and is either developed at birth, or it can develop as you ...

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Hypermature Cataracts: What Happens if You Don’t Get Cataracts Removed?

Hypermature Cataracts: Symptoms, Risks, and Treatments Cataracts are the number one cause of vision loss in the US. By the age of 65, more than 90% of all Americans have a cataract, and about 50% of people aged 75-85 have some vision loss because of a cataract.  A cataract is a clouding ...

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7 Common Questions About Pterygium

Pterygium: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment Are you experiencing irritation or dryness in your eye? Do you notice a spot on your eye that wasn’t there before? If so, there’s a chance that you could have pterygium. In this guide, we answer the most common questions about pterygium ...

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What Causes Eye Floaters in My Vision?

If you have noticed little dots, or squiggles in your vision, that seem to float away when you try to focus on them directly, those are most likely eye floaters.  The Most Common Cause of Eye Floaters Our eyes are contained by a jelly-like substance made of tiny cells ...

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7 Questions to Ask Your LASIK Surgeon

Ask These Important Questions Before Your LASIK Laser Eye Surgery If you are considering ditching your eye glasses and contact lenses for a more permanent solution, LASIK laser eye surgery may be perfect for you. Approved by the FDA in 1999, LASIK is the most popular refractive eye surgery worldwide. In ...

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5 Ways to Protect Your Eyes and Vision this Summer

A Guide to Caring Your Eyes and Vision During the Summer Summer is here! That means you’ll likely be heading outside more often to enjoy the warm weather and lasting daylight. While you may be good about slathering on the sunblock to protect your skin, did you know these ...

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Can You Treat Cataracts Without Surgery?

The Latest in Cataract Treatment with or without Surgery Cataracts are a result of protein buildup on your eye’s lens that progressively clouds and blurs your vision as you age. By the age of 65, nearly half of the American population will experience vision loss due to a cataract. Cataract ...

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4 Common Questions about Presbyopia: Age-Related Farsightedness

The Most Common Questions about Presbyopia Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment Losing the ability to focus on small print, or see things clearly up close is a major life changing event that is impossible to ignore. Perfect vision doesn’t last forever, and the age-related eye condition known as presbyopia ...

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Are There Side Effects from Long Term Contact Use?

3 Possible Side Effects From Long Term Contact Use and How to Prevent Them Over 45 million people in the U.S. wear corrective contact lenses to see clearly everyday. Contacts are a safe and effective form of corrective eyewear that can be a great alternative to glasses. While they can provide ...

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What Types of Vision Problems Does Custom LASIK Treat?

Custom LASIK Laser Eye Surgery for Vision Problems like Nearsightedness, Farsightedness, and Astigmatism Over 10 million people in the United States have already benefited from the life-changing results of LASIK Eye Surgery. Every year more and more patients choose to undergo this laser eye surgery, making LASIK the most popular vision ...

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Is Cataract Surgery Permanent?

Dr. Tandon is a Stanford-trained Ophthalmologist with over 20 years of experience performing life-changing cataract-removal surgery. As a leader in laser-assisted cataract surgery, NeoVision Eye Center is equipped with the most advanced technology available to permanently remove cataracts. If you are considering laser cataracts surgery, read on to learn more about ...

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The Benefits of LASIK in 2021

5 Reason to Get LASIK Eye Surgery in 2021 Over 700,000 people have chosen LASIK laser eye surgery to improve their vision, making LASIK the most popular vision correction surgery in the world. But if you’re still wondering, “Is LASIK really worth it?”, the short answer is “Yes!” In addition to improving ...

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How Often Should I Get an Eye Exam?

When to Schedule a Comprehensive Eye Exam with Your Ophthalmologist Your overall quality of vision is not a direct indicator of how healthy your eyes are. In fact, many ocular conditions do not show any immediate symptoms until irreversible damage to your vision or eye has already occurred. This is ...

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Choosing Glasses Based on Daily Activities

Shop for Eyeglasses That Fit Your Lifestyle at NeoVision Eye Center in Union City Many people look for eyeglasses that enhance their appearance. Your face is how you greet the world, and if you wear glasses, feeling confident in how they look on you is important. While things like lens ...

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How Do I Choose the Best LASIK Surgeon?

How to Choose a LASIK Surgeon in the Bay Area LASIK laser eye surgery is the most commonly performed refractive surgery in the world. LASIK can eliminate your need for glasses or contact lenses and greatly improve your quality of life. If you have decided to have LASIK eye surgery, ...

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What is the Best Age to get LASIK Laser Eye Surgery?

LASIK laser eye surgery is one of the most widely performed procedures in the U.S. for correcting refractive errors and improving vision quality. There are a number of ways to determine if you are an ideal candidate to receive LASIK eye surgery, but your age may be a bigger ...

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How to Spot the 4 Most Common Age-Related Eye Conditions

What Are the Most Common Age-Related Eye Conditions? As we age, our eyes naturally change and can become weaker. If not detected and cared for early on, age-related eye conditions can eventually lead to permanent vision loss. In fact, it is estimated that over one million people over the age ...

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Ophthalmologist vs Optometrist: What’s the Difference?

Ophthalmologist or Optometrist: How to Choose the Best Eye Care Provider for Your Needs When it comes to your eye and vision health, knowing which kind of care provider you need can save you both time and money. Both an ophthalmologist and optometrist play an important role in providing eye ...

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