How Does Blepharoplasty Work?

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on November 10, 2022

As you get older, you lose the elasticity in your skin. This happens all over your body. When it occurs on your eyelids, it can cause them to droop and sag. Even if you are a vibrant person, droopy eyelids can make you look tired. Many people don’t like the way this looks, which can… Read More

4 Things That Make Fall a Good Time for LASIK

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on October 10, 2022

Any time you have a day or so to yourself to relax and recuperate is the best time to get LASIK. But for the most physically comfortable experience with LASIK in Missouri, consider the temperate autumn months, September through November. Here are four things to consider if you’re thinking about getting LASIK this fall: Temperature-wise,… Read More

4 Reasons LASIK Isn’t as Scary as You Think

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on October 10, 2022

LASIK has been the gold standard for vision correction for about two decades now and has helped approximately 63 million eyes around the world see better. It’s been proven safe and effective for correcting myopia, astigmatism and other corneal refractive errors and freeing patients from glasses and contacts. Unfortunately, despite so many safe and successful… Read More

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


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