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What to Expect During a LASIK Evaluation: A Step-by-step Guide

March 24, 2023

The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery recommend LASIK or laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis for patients with refractive errors. This laser eye surgery can improve your vision. Knowing what to expect during a LASIK evaluation can help you prepare for it.

A Beginner's Guide to Wearing and Caring for Contact Lenses

February 7, 2023

If you have been fitted with contacts, knowing how to wear them and care for them will help ensure their effectiveness. You will receive instructions on use and care during the contact lens appointment. It may take time to get accustomed to wearing them, but you will enjoy the experience of clear vision without eyeglasses.

Frequently Asked Questions About Neurolens Eye Treatment: A Comprehensive Guide

January 25, 2023

Neurolens is a contact lens used to treat specific neurological conditions affecting vision. It aims to improve visual function and reduce the effects of conditions such as lazy eye and misaligned eyes. A healthcare professional prescribes this treatment, custom-made for each patient based on their specific visual needs.

5 Important Facts About Glaucoma That You Need to Know

January 24, 2023

Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that negatively impact the optic nerve. The damage they cause to the nerve impairs your visual ability and, if untreated, may lead to complete vision loss. Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in people over 60 in America. The diseases cause a buildup of fluid pressure inside the eye. The pressure they create presses on and damages the optic nerve.

Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Blue Light Glasses?

January 17, 2023

Scrolling down and swiping through your social media or spending a lot of time using your computer can extensively expose you to blue light. Most people who use the devices regularly tend to experience problems such as eyestrain. The devices emit blue light that can lead to blurry vision, cataracts, macular degeneration, and dry eye.

What Are Different Specialty Contact Lenses Used For?

January 16, 2023

Most people think that all contact lenses are similar. But if you are a contact lens wearer, you know the many differences between them. They may have a similar design and shape, but they have different uses.

How to Manage Dry Eye During Colder Weather

December 22, 2022

Winter brings many environmental changes that can affect our bodies, such as drier conditions. For example, your skin may feel rough and your hands may crack. Another body part that may be affected by these changes is your eyes. It is common for people to experience dry eyes during the winter.

What is a Significant Change in Eyeglass Prescriptions?

November 9, 2022

A significant change in eyeglass prescriptions may entail new eyeglasses. It can also refer to settling with your current prescription after a period of changes. Those who wear spectacles need to check their prescription at some point. To do this, you need to visit your eye doctor.

When Do Your Eyes Stop Changing?

October 12, 2022

According to the American Optometric Association, an individual may get a new pair of eyeglasses each year. This is because vision continually changes. Vision will keep on changing until a certain point. By then, you can expect to wear a stable pair of prescription eyeglasses. If you want to know when your eyes stop going through changes, here are some details you should consider.

Learn About Dry Eye Treatment with MiBo and IPL

October 6, 2022

Dry eye is a condition that affects millions of people around the world. It is a common complaint that usually affects seniors but can affect people of all ages. It occurs when insufficient or poor-quality tears fail to lubricate the eyes properly. It may be due to blocked meibomian glands or other eye conditions.

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