Say Yes to LASIK and Goodbye to Your Lenses
04-10-19

More and more people are seeking freedom from their glasses and contact lenses. Luckily, technological advancements now offer more options that result in little to no continual dependency on either type of lens. One option is refractive surgery. Most commonly known as laser vision correction, refractive surgery is used to improve the refractive state of […]

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6 Ways to Protect Your Child’s Eyes
03-18-19

Eyesight is an important part of growth and development, and there are several ways to protect your child’s eyes. It’s not all up to hereditary disposition. Consider these tips to protect your child’s eyes from an early age and into the future. #1 – Buy age-appropriate toys Protect your child’s eyes by buying age-appropriate toys. […]

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The Facts on Cataracts
02-27-19

Cataracts are a common part of aging and the most common cause of vision loss around the world. In fact, according to My Cataracts, cataracts currently affect more than 20.5 million Americans over 40 years of age. By age 65, more than 90 percent of people in the United States will develop cataracts. Cataracts occur […]

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Tearing in Adults
11-30-17

  View Video   What Is It? Small glands, located in the surface tissue on the white of the eye and lining the eyelids, constantly produce small quantities of tears to keep the eye healthy and lubricated. The lacrimal gland, a larger gland locatedin the upper eyelid, responds to emotion or eye irritation by producing […]

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Strabismus
11-30-17

  View Video   What Is It? Strabismus is a visual defect in which the eyes are misaligned and point in different directions. The misalignment may always be noticeable, or it may come and go. One eye may be directed straight ahead, while the other eye is turned inward, outward, upward or downward. The turned […]

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Ptosis
11-30-17

  View Video   What Is It? Ptosis is a drooping of the upper eyelid. The lid may droop only slightly, or it may cover the pupil entirely. In some cases, ptosis can restrict and even block normal vision. It can be present in children, as well as adults, and is usually treated with surgery. […]

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Pterygium & Pinguecula
11-30-17

  View Video   What Is It? A pterygium is a fleshy growth that invades the cornea (the clear front window of the eye). It is an abnormal process in which the conjuctiva (a membrane that covers the white of the eye) grows into the cornea. A pterygium may be small or grow large enough […]

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Presbyopia
11-30-17

  View Video   What Is It? Presbyopia is a vision condition in which the crystalline lens of your eye loses it flexibility, which makes it difficult for you to focus on close objects. Presbyopia may seem to occur suddenly, but the actual loss of flexibility takes place over a number of years. Presbyopia usually […]

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Posterior Capsulotomy
11-30-17

  View Video   What Is It? Posterior capsulotomy is a surgical procedure which is sometimes necessary after cataract surgery. Cataract surgery is performed when the lens of the eye, which focuses light rays, becomes cloudy. When it interferes with vision, it is called a cataract and the treatment is to remove the cloudy lens. […]

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Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis)
11-30-17

  View Video   What Is It? Pink eye or conjunctivitis refers to a redness or irritation of the membranes on the inner part of the eyelids and the membranes (conjunctiva) covering the whites of the eyes. These membranes react to a wide range of bacteria, viruses, allergy-provoking agents, irritants and toxic agents, as well […]

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