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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

Vision Correction and Cataracts: The Surprising Facts

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on June 11, 2024

Vision correction and cataracts are often discussed separately in eye care, but they’re more intertwined than you may realize. Understanding this connection could be vital in helping you make informed decisions about your eye health, whether you’re considering LASIK or other vision correction procedures.  In this article, we’ll uncover some surprising facts about how these… Read More

LASIK and Computer Vision Syndrome: Alleviating Digital Eye Strain

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on May 22, 2024

In the digital age, our lives are intertwined with screens, from smartphones to computers, exposing us to prolonged periods of digital eye strain. This phenomenon, known as Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS), affects numerous individuals, leading to discomfort and reduced visual efficiency. Interestingly, LASIK surgery, commonly sought for vision correction, may also offer relief from the… 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

LASIK for Millennials: A Modern Approach to Vision Enhancement

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on March 18, 2024

Millennials, a generation well-familiar with tech, travel and lived experiences, are also known to crave freedom and individuality. Yet, for many, those desires are hampered by dependence on glasses or contacts. Is it no wonder this is a generation that actively seeks something better? Enter LASIK, the modern laser vision correction procedure offering a path… 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


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