Category: Blog

Top 5 Vision Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

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

Your eyes are the windows to the world, offering you a nonstop stream of visual information that shapes your experiences and interactions. But what happens when those windows become blocked, distorted, blurry or painful? Some changes in vision are minor and temporary—and to some degree normal. But other symptoms can indicate underlying issues that need… Read More

What to Look for in a LASIK Provider

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on February 19, 2024

Are you considering LASIK surgery to correct your vision? It’s important to carefully consider your options when choosing a LASIK provider. That means a little bit of research—and a lot of pointed questions. While cost may be a factor in choosing a LASIK provider, it is far from your only consideration. There are several important… Read More

5 Things People Love About Their Lives After LASIK

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

Considering LASIK surgery to improve your vision? Many individuals who have undergone LASIK have reported substantial improvements in their quality of life.  Here are the top 5 things that LASIK patients love about their lives after LASIK: 1. Enhanced vision (obviously)One of the main reasons for choosing LASIK is to augment your eyesight. Following the… 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

Your Path to Vision Correction: LASIK and Its Alternatives

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

LASIK surgery has become a household name, synonymous with quick and effective vision correction. However, it’s important to remember that LASIK isn’t the only choice open to you. If you’ve been told you’re not a candidate for LASIK, you have strong options. In this article, we’ll explore LASIK and delve into three alternatives available at… 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

LASIK for Christmas: The Gift They Won’t Return

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

Christmas is the season of giving, and what better gift to give someone you love than the gift of clear vision? Better eyesight contributes to a better quality of life and helps create memories to last a lifetime. LASIK surgery is a thoughtful gift idea that shows you care about your loved one’s health and… Read More

5 Foods Your Eyes Will Thank You For

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on November 21, 2023

Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate with family and friends, honor what makes us grateful and share a feast of traditional and family dishes. But some of the foods you eat on Thanksgiving aren’t mere comfort foods: They can also benefit your eyesight.  As you dish your favorite holiday comfort foods, know that there are… Read More


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