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Am I a Good Candidate for LASIK?

Do you wear glasses or contact lenses? If so, you may have wondered whether LASIK may be a good choice. LASIK is the most popular elective surgery. The benefits are undoubtedly appealing. The possibility of living without glasses or contacts draws many individuals around the globe to opt for this procedure each year. Keep reading […]

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Love Your Eyes More By Following These 4 Eye Care Tips

Regularly scheduling comprehensive eye exams and keeping your prescription up to date is important for taking care of your eyes. The everyday choices you make can affect your vision, for better or worse. Keep reading for four simple eye care tips you can follow to maintain healthy eyesight and love your eyes more. 1. Drink […]

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5 Ways LASIK Can Improve Your Life

Are you considering LASIK? Choosing to have a procedure like LASIK is not just about seeing better, it is about living better. The benefits are far-reaching when you decide to correct your nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism with laser eye surgery. LASIK is one of the most popular elective procedures performed in the United States for […]

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Did You Know That You Can Use Your Flex Spending on Eye Care?

Many people who have flexible spending accounts are unaware that they can use those dollars for their eye care. As the money in these accounts typically expires at the end of the year, it is essential to take advantage of any remaining funds to address your vision needs. You also save money by reducing your […]

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How Do You Know When to Have Cataract Surgery?

If you have a cataract and are experiencing symptoms such as blurry vision, you may want to start thinking about having cataract surgery. It is an outpatient procedure that replaces your natural lens with an artificial intraocular lens. The results are clearer vision and regained independence. A cataract diagnosis does not always mean you need […]

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Are Glaucoma Eye Drops Necessary?

Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness, but it has a reputation for being hard to diagnose in its early stages. There is no way to reverse the vision loss caused by glaucoma, which is why treatment focuses on preventing further damage. Early detection, eye drops, and surgery can slow its progress, preserving your […]

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6 Signs That LASIK Is Worth Considering

LASIK has been performed on millions of patients. It may seem like the procedure is too good to be true, but LASIK is proven to be safe and effective for vision correction. If you are tired of dealing with glasses, contacts, and blurry vision, it might be time to consider LASIK. You might be wary […]

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How to Keep Your Eyes Happy at Your Next Eye Exam

Routine eye exams are a fundamental part of good eye health, whether you have almost perfect vision or need to wear glasses. Eye exams performed by your ophthalmologist or optometrist are the only way to detect vision conditions that could lead to vision loss and other damage to your sight. Here’s what you can do […]

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Here’s Why Sports Eye Safety Month is an AAO Observance

April is Sports Eye Safety Month. To support keeping everyone’s eyes safe while playing sports, the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) reminds athletes that they can prevent many eye injuries by wearing protective eyewear. Each year, more than 100,000 people suffer from a sports-related eye injury — an estimated 13,500 of these injuries cause permanent […]

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5 Ways to Keep Your Eyes Protected as Part of Workplace Eye Wellness Month

Your eyesight is vital, and damaging or losing it can significantly and negatively impact your life. That’s why you need to keep your eyes safe in the workplace. Annually, over 700,000 people suffer an eye injury at work. Statistics from Occupational Health & Safety show that one in ten eye injuries will require one or […]

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