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Can You Lose Vision Permanently From Glaucoma?

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on July 2, 2024

Glaucoma is a leading cause of preventable blindness, affecting as many as three million Americans. While glaucoma is a lifelong condition with no cure, it can be treated. Early detection and prompt treatment can reduce the risk of vision loss due to glaucoma. Keep reading to learn if you can lose vision permanently from glaucoma! What… Read More

Is Dry Eye Worse in the Summer?

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on June 13, 2024

If you have dry eye disease, you may notice that the symptoms seem worse at certain times of the year. Summer can be a season when dry eyes are likely to flare up.  There are different reasons for new or worsening dry eye symptoms in summer, such as allergies or weather changes. Understanding dry eye disease… Read More

What Happens During LASIK?

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on May 13, 2024

Laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis, more commonly called LASIK, is one of the most popular forms of laser vision correction surgery. The procedure has been used for over twenty years, and millions of people have opted to get LASIK for permanent vision correction.  The procedure is safe and effective, has a very low complication rate, and… Read More

What Happens During Eyelid Surgery?

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on March 4, 2024

Eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, is a cosmetic procedure that aims to improve the appearance of the upper eyelids, lower eyelids, or both. During this procedure, excess skin, muscle, and fat are removed or repositioned to smooth bags, reduce hooding, and enhance the visible contours around the eyes.  Keep reading to learn what happens… Read More

Can Cataracts Come Back After You’ve Had Cataract Surgery?

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on February 6, 2024

Those who have undergone cataract surgery can usually look forward to experiencing clear vision for years ahead without ever again dealing with the bothersome symptoms that accompany cataracts. With the cloudy natural lens removed and an artificial intraocular lens implanted, most find their vision restored, and they can see again without the blurriness and visual… Read More

6 Signs You Might Have Dry Eye Syndrome

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on January 3, 2024

Do your eyes frequently feel dry, gritty, or itchy? Do you experience blurry vision that comes and goes, eye fatigue or discomfort? If you’ve had any of these symptoms, you may be experiencing dry eye syndrome. Dry eye syndrome is a common condition that affects millions of people. Dry eye syndrome occurs when the eyes… Read More

5 Tips for a Smooth Recovery From LASIK

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on December 11, 2023

LASIK eye surgery is a popular procedure that can correct vision problems like nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. While the procedure may only take fifteen minutes, the recovery process can last several weeks as the eyes heal and adjust.  The good news is that following proper post-op care can help you have a comfortable recovery with… Read More

Can Smoking Affect My Eyes or My Vision?

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on November 1, 2023

Eyes are very complicated organs. They allow you to see things at different distances, track movement, distinguish between colors and contrast levels, and even function in low light.  However, they are also very fragile. Smoking is a habit that affects your health across the board.  The risk of lung disease, heart disease, and many other… Read More

What is Narrow Angle Glaucoma?

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on October 4, 2023

Glaucoma is a dangerous eye condition that can cause a variety of symptoms and can permanently damage your vision if left untreated. There are many different types of glaucoma.  Keep reading to learn more about narrow angle glaucoma! What Is Glaucoma? Glaucoma often occurs when the pressure inside your eye becomes higher than normal, which… Read More


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