Monofocal or Multifocal IOL: Which Is Right for My Cataract Surgery?

Ready to clear the dull, blurry vision and enjoy crisp, clear vision once again? When planning for cataract surgery, consider the benefits different types of intraocular lens (IOL) implant options available to you. These biocompatible, surgical-grade implantable lenses offer dramatic results for those who are ready to clear the blur that comes from cataracts. In […]

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Can I Get LASIK if I Have Cataracts?

If you live long enough, cataracts are practically a rite of passage into old age. The National Eye Institute estimates that cataracts affect approximately 24.4 million Americans over the age of 40, and that figure is expected to double by the year 2050. In fact, more than 60 percent of individuals over the age of […]

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What Really Happens on LASIK Surgery Day

Fear of the unknown sometimes prevents patients from exploring life-changing vision correction. What will the eye exam be like? How long will surgery take? Does LASIK hurt? Here, we walk you through what really happens on LASIK surgery day to demystify the process—and hopefully put your mind at ease. What a LASIK Eye Consultation Is […]

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COVID-19’s Unintended Upside: A LASIK Surge

COVID-19 threw the world into a tailspin this year, prompting lockdowns, business restrictions and mandates that will reverberate well into 2021. Oddly, while the global pandemic has put a pinch on normal activities, the crisis has shifted the focus on better quality of life—namely through better nutrition, health, mental health and of course vision. After […]

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Christmas Toys: Keep Playtime Safe for Girls and Boys

There’s almost no joy that rivals the look of wonder on a child’s face on Christmas Day. A well-chosen, considerate gift is cherished and meaningful. We hope every parent and child enjoys this magic during the Season of Giving. But Christmas morning boo-boos can put a damper on the day. To make sure all your […]

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Winter Is Coming… And It’s the Perfect Time for LASIK

Unpredictable weather and the hustle and bustle of holiday to-do lists can consume all our focus in wintertime. But, in the season of giving, there’s also plenty of room—and lots of good reasons—to give ourselves a little love too. Why not give yourself the gift of better vision this winter? Before you dismiss the idea […]

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5 Thanksgiving Dishes That Feed Healthy Eyes

We’ve all done it: We’ve indulged every whim at the Thanksgiving table, only to wonder if it was worth it. Well, it can be! With a few simple tweaks on a traditional meal, you can feed your family, your whims and your eyes. Here, we offer suggestions for each dinner course, each of which brings […]

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Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month: Know the Signs of Eye Damage

Each November marks Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month in the United States, a time when we work to raise awareness of the damage diabetes can do to eyesight. Left uncontrolled, diabetes wreaks havoc on the body in a number of ways. Where your eyes are concerned, diabetes raises the risk of cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy […]

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Is LASIK Eye Surgery A Better Option Than Contact Lenses?

Contact lenses have long been the alternative to wearing glasses. But if you’ve worn contact lenses before, you know they still could require just as much care as your glasses.   So when it comes to vision correction, which is considered the better choice? Contact lenses are incredibly popular in part because they allow those […]

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