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Why Do Cataracts Cause Glare?

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

Cataracts are a very common eye condition that will eventually affect everyone at some point in their life. Cataracts slowly develop in the eye, physically blocking out light until sight becomes difficult.  During this process, you can experience a number of other symptoms, such as faded colors and double vision. Keep reading to learn more… Read More

Can You Develop Glaucoma at Any Age?

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

Many eye conditions can threaten your sight, but not many can quietly take your vision, like glaucoma. Glaucoma develops gradually, slowly diminishing your peripheral vision. This means if you develop glaucoma, you could lose a large portion of your sight before you even realize something is wrong. Glaucoma is most often present in older adults…. Read More

5 Signs You Should Consider Eyelid Surgery

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

Blepharoplasty is a popular method of eyelid surgery that can produce incredible results. This procedure can help improve both the cosmetic appearance and functionality of your eyelids.  Keep reading to learn five signs you should consider eyelid surgery! You Want an Improved Appearance As you age, your skin begins to lose its elasticity. This includes… Read More

Who Needs a Corneal Transplant?

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on May 2, 2023

The cornea, the clear, dome-like tissue covering the very front of your eye, is a vital part of your vision. While it may seem like its only purpose is to prevent anything from getting into your eye, it actually performs many more essential functions. The cornea is curved, which causes light to come into focus… Read More

4 Things to Think About When Deciding on an IOL

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on April 5, 2023

Deciding on your IOL is one of the most important decisions you will make regarding cataract surgery. An intraocular lens, or IOL, replaces the natural lens inside your eye after it has been removed during cataract surgery.  It is directly responsible for your ability to see, so you’ll want to choose one carefully. Keep reading… Read More

What Would Make Someone Not a Good LASIK Candidate?

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

Before getting any type of refractive eye surgery, you must first qualify as a candidate for the procedure. LASIK remains one of the best ways to correct vision and has excellent results, partly because it is only performed on eligible candidates.  Eye doctors work hard to ensure the results from LASIK will be predictable, and… Read More

How Does LASIK Correct Refractive Errors?

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on February 2, 2023

LASIK is a fantastic procedure that has allowed many people to experience greater visual freedom. It combines high-end laser technology with streamlined technique.  It is also performed by eye doctors with years of training and experience. The result is a procedure that is fast, effective, and has a minimal recovery time.  Keep reading to learn… Read More

What Should I Expect Before Having LASIK?

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

LASIK is a quick procedure that can allow you to experience true visual freedom and reduced dependency on visual aids. However, before you get to your procedure day, there are a few things to make sure of. Keep reading to learn what you should expect before having LASIK! The LASIK Consultation The very first step… Read More

How Does Blepharoplasty Work?

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on November 10, 2022

As you get older, you lose the elasticity in your skin. This happens all over your body. When it occurs on your eyelids, it can cause them to droop and sag. Even if you are a vibrant person, droopy eyelids can make you look tired. Many people don’t like the way this looks, which can… Read More


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