Congrats! You Just Had LASIK…Now What?

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LASIK is often called a miracle procedure due to its quick recovery period. A patient can see improvement in their vision right after the procedure. Sometimes it only takes 24 hours to be able to be free of glasses or contacts. However, you need to follow your instructions carefully. The day of your LASIK you… Read More

I Was Diagnosed with Glaucoma, “The Sneak Thief of Vision.” Now What?

Glaucoma is a condition that takes place in the eyes. When the pressure inside the eye rises to a high level, the pressure starts to damage the eye’s optic nerve which is located in the back of the eye. This damage tends to get worse over time and is likely to be inherited, hence the… Read More

Can an Eye be Transplanted?

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The eye is connected to the brain via the optic nerve. The light that comes through the eye is interpreted as signals in the retina. These signals go through the optic nerve and eventually to the brain. The optic nerve is small (1.3” to 2.2”L and 1/5”W), however, it contains more than a million tiny… Read More

Are Babies Colorblind?

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At birth, babies see exclusively black, white and some shades of gray. The nerve cells in the retina are not fully developed on newborn babies. Colors are experienced when light reaches our retina. The retina is a tightly packed nerve cells area in the back of the eye. These nerve cells are called rods and… Read More

How many different LASIK procedures are there?

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The field of laser vision correction is getting very sophisticated as technology evolves. It is understandable why it is getting confusing for patients to comprehend the various terms utilized by different surgeons. There are four main methods using an excimer laser to reshape a cornea in order to achieve better vision and become less dependent… Read More

Why do I have dry eyes?

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When a person has dry eyes, it means that the person has an inadequate amount of tears. Tears spread across the cornea providing clear vision, lubrication, reducing the risk of infection, and washing away any foreign body in the eye. Tears are generated by glands around our eyes and they exit through our tear ducts…. Read More

Things Women Need to Know About Their Eyes

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Due to the changes that affect a woman’s body during their lifetime, they tend to be more susceptible to vision problems.  According to the National Eye Institute, two-thirds of blindness and other vision issues worldwide occur in women.  More women are likely to be diagnosed with Glaucoma, Cataract and Age-Related Macular Degeneration.  Two important factors… Read More

Tips on Living with Macular Degeneration

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Macular Degeneration is a degenerative disease of the retina that causes visual distortion, blind spots or complete loss of central vision. When you have macular degeneration, your central vision starts to weaken; however, this diagnosis does not necessarily mean total blindness. Most patients retain their peripheral vision. It is understandable that a patient will have… Read More

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