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Are There Treatment Options Available for Glaucoma?

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on October 4, 2022

Glaucoma is called the silent thief of sight due to its ability to affect your eyesight while presenting little to no other symptoms. Unfortunately, any vision loss caused by glaucoma is permanent, and there is no cure for the condition. Early detection and consistent treatment are the best ways to prevent or halt vision loss… Read More


5 Common Causes of Blurry Vision

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on September 13, 2022

Everyone experiences blurry vision at one time or another; it’s a common reality of modern life. As with headaches and “flu-like symptoms,” there can be literally hundreds of situations and conditions that can bring it on. But before you frighten yourself with an exotic diagnosis from Dr. Google, consider whether your symptoms are caused by… Read More


5 Signs Your Contact Lens Prescription Is Expired

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on September 12, 2022

We all know we should get an annual eye examination, whether we have a prescription for corrective eyewear or not. But for those with prescription eyeglasses or contact lenses, keeping up with changes in the eyes is even more important. That’s because eyes can be unpredictable. While many vision correction prescriptions are good for a… Read More


6 Tips to Reduce Eye Fatigue in Your Virtual Space

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on August 22, 2022

Love it or hate it, the virtual workspace or classroom is here to stay to varying degrees for many people. Does your home environment set you up for success — or stress? You may be spending too much time on electronic devices under less-than-ideal conditions if you experience any of the following symptoms: Squinting Headaches… Read More


Why LASIK Saves You Time and Money

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on August 12, 2022

Many people decide not to get LASIK because they think the cost is too high and the recovery is too long. However, LASIK recovery is relatively short, and LASIK can even save you money. Keep reading to learn how LASIK can save you time and money! Does Recovery from LASIK Take a Long Time? You… Read More


3 Lessons Football Can Teach Us About LASIK

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on August 8, 2022

Most of us don’t make major bank on the gridiron — but that doesn’t mean we can’t learn a few things about life from those who do. As we launch full steam into preseason professional football, let’s look at lessons of the game we can take away for life both on and off the field…. Read More


6 Facts to Know About Contact Lens Intolerance

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on July 11, 2022

Contact lens intolerance (CLI) is a common complication in which wearing contact lenses begins to irritate the eye for no apparent reason. Even if you’ve never heard of it, if you’re a longtime contact lens wearer, you’ve probably experienced it. Because your eyes are very delicate, it’s important to know what CLI is, what causes… Read More


5 Ways LASIK Makes Summer Better

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on July 8, 2022

Any hobby, sport or leisure activity you enjoy during the summer months only improve after LASIK. That’s because everything’s more enjoyable with better eyesight – and with freedom from glasses and contacts. Here are the top five ways LASIK could make your summer a whole lot better. You won’t have to fear the water. If… Read More


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