Author: Damon Mills

National School Success Month: Top 7 Ways to Help Eyes Thrive

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on September 6, 2023

Eyesight is arguably the most important sense for learning, enabling us to perceive, process and understand visual information. However, many people struggle with vision problems that can interfere with their academic performance and development. Ways eyesight can affect learning: It is important to detect and treat vision problems as early as possible to prevent them… Read More

6 Post-LASIK Perks of Summer

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on August 7, 2023

What’s better than summer? Summer after LASIK! Whatever you do to entertain yourself in the warmest months, it is bound to be more fun with sharper vision. Whether you’re into watersports, land sports or an educational day at the planetarium, you’ll get more out of it with less effort after LASIK.  Here are our 6… Read More

Let the Sunshine in, Keep the UV Out

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on July 17, 2023

Sunshine and fresh air are notoriously good for your health and mood. For your eyes, not so much. Glaringly bright sun—or direct sunlight over a long period of time—can cause damage to the delicate tissues of the eye. Intense or prolonged exposure can increase the risk of a number of eye issues: The right sunglasses… Read More

Declare Your Independence from Prescription Lenses

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on July 3, 2023

America’s birthday brings into sharp focus all the freedoms we have to be grateful for. And, there is perhaps no freedom greater than the freedom that comes with healthy vision. If you’re having trouble seeing by the dawn’s early light or through the night, you’ll reap distinct advantages by restoring your eyes to their “old… Read More

How to Tell if Blurriness Is Cataract

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on June 14, 2023

Cataracts are so common in the United States that half of people over the age of 75 can expect to have noticeable symptoms. In fact, there are about 25 million people with cataracts right now. When a cataract begins to cloud the cornea of one or both eyes, it may not be readily apparent. First,… Read More


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