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What is Keratoconus and How Can it Affect My Vision?

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

The eyes are an extremely important part of the body and need special care. They can be damaged easily and are at risk of developing numerous conditions. In some cases, you can develop eye conditions even if you have taken the right measures to protect them. One such condition is keratoconus.  Keep reading to learn… Read More

6 Post-LASIK Perks of Summer

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on August 7, 2023

What’s better than summer? Summer after LASIK! Whatever you do to entertain yourself in the warmest months, it is bound to be more fun with sharper vision. Whether you’re into watersports, land sports or an educational day at the planetarium, you’ll get more out of it with less effort after LASIK.  Here are our 6… Read More

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

Let the Sunshine in, Keep the UV Out

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on July 17, 2023

Sunshine and fresh air are notoriously good for your health and mood. For your eyes, not so much. Glaringly bright sun—or direct sunlight over a long period of time—can cause damage to the delicate tissues of the eye. Intense or prolonged exposure can increase the risk of a number of eye issues: The right sunglasses… 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

Declare Your Independence from Prescription Lenses

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

America’s birthday brings into sharp focus all the freedoms we have to be grateful for. And, there is perhaps no freedom greater than the freedom that comes with healthy vision. If you’re having trouble seeing by the dawn’s early light or through the night, you’ll reap distinct advantages by restoring your eyes to their “old… Read More

How to Tell if Blurriness Is Cataract

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on June 14, 2023

Cataracts are so common in the United States that half of people over the age of 75 can expect to have noticeable symptoms. In fact, there are about 25 million people with cataracts right now. When a cataract begins to cloud the cornea of one or both eyes, it may not be readily apparent. First,… 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


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