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Cataracts are a condition of the eye where the lens begins to cloud over and gradually worsen. The clouded lens affects vision and makes it hard to see because the eye is not being allowed to focus correctly. What causes cataracts specifically is not known….

As we age, two eye conditions that can develop are macular degeneration and cataracts. Macular degeneration occurs when the macula becomes damaged. The macula affects the central vision when looking forward. It can become difficult to see clearly, drive, and read. One of the more…

If you have to wear contacts or glasses, you know that it can be difficult to see without them. Yet, there are times when you wish you did not have to wear either one. The contacts might bother your eyes or you want to be…

If you are due for an eye exam, you might be thinking this is the year to get LASIK surgery. If you meet the LASIK surgery qualifications, you could say goodbye to expensive frames, transition lenses, UV protection, anti-glare protection, and all those other options…

If you play competitive sports like football, hockey, lacrosse, or basketball, you know that there are risks to your eyes if you wear glasses or contacts. If something goes wrong, like a contact falls out, it can affect your performance and create distractions that cause…

Laser refractive eye surgery refers to a wide range of corrective vision surgeries used to help address various vision problems. Some of the more common laser surgeries used today include: PRK (Photorefractive Keratectomy) LASIK Cataract Surgery ReLEx® SMILE (Small Incision Lenticule Extraction) Visian ICL Visian…

Not everyone is the ideal candidate for LASIK eye surgery to correct vision problems. Sometimes, people have dry eyes or irregular corneas or are taking certain prescriptions where LASIK would be less than ideal. In other cases, people need a higher quality of vision than…

For some people, corrected eyesight is a matter of convenience. For others, it’s the only way to make day-to-day life possible. For those in some of the most important jobs in the world, good eyesight is often the difference between life and death. These five…

You might be surprised to learn LASIK laser eye surgery has been around for more than 25 years, with over 25 million procedures performed worldwide. Here in the United States, the FDA approved LASIK in 1999. Since that time, more than 19 million procedures have…

Many people wonder if LASIK can correct their astigmatism or near-sightedness. Advancements in LASIK have made astigmatism treatments very successful, particularly for people with certain types of astigmatism. Want to learn more about treatment for your astigmatism or near-sightedness? Give us a call to schedule…

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