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

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

Sports Eye Safety Month: 4 Ways to Protect Your Eyes

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on April 20, 2023

According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), there are approximately 42,000 sports-related eye injuries that end up in emergency rooms across the United States every year. Nearly one-third result in permanent vision loss. Sports-related injuries are the leading cause of vision loss in children in the U.S., and it is estimated that as much… 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

5 Reasons Spring Is Time for LASIK

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on March 20, 2023

Healing from LASIK is usually so quick, most patients have tremendous flexibility in scheduling their vision correction surgery. All you need is a few days to yourself to relax and recuperate from LASIK before resuming regular routines.  Still, for those considering LASIK in Missouri, it helps to choose a window of time that is most… Read More


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