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How Young Is Too Young for LASIK?

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on April 19, 2021

We often hear the question: How young is too young for LASIK?  This topic is of special interest to teens and young adults, who may not like how they look in eyeglasses or may no longer want the burden of dealing with contact lens solutions, cases and constant care. If you’re in this age range… Read More


Can You Prevent Cataracts?

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on April 8, 2021

Cataracts are one of the top causes of vision loss blindness in those that are older. The condition often develops due to age and isn’t preventable. You can make lifestyle choices to reduce your likelihood of developing cataracts, making it easier to diagnose them early. Keep reading to learn more about cataracts and how to… Read More


Booze News: The Facts About Alcohol and LASIK

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on March 22, 2021

Beer goggles aren’t the only thing that happens to your vision under the influence of alcohol. There are also short- and long-term side effects from too much booze, including the effects on your eyes. We’re speaking specifically of alcohol, eyes and LASIK. More power to those who completely abstain. That’s always a good policy, especially… Read More


Is There An Age Where Glaucoma Becomes More Serious?

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on March 18, 2021

Did you know that glaucoma is one of the top causes of blindness for people over 60? This condition can happen to anyone but is the most common in older people. Keep reading to find out if there’s an age where glaucoma becomes more serious! Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma Primary open-angle glaucoma happens when the pressure… Read More


5 After-LASIK Sights to See in Missouri

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on March 9, 2021

Whether you’re into urban attractions or natural wonders, the experience is always better with sharper eyesight. You may even discover a renewed appreciation for the Show-Me State after LASIK: The little details you missed before vision correction are going to be much easier to see! So, with that in mind, here are five Missouri sights… Read More


What LASIK and Visual Freedom Really Mean

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on February 12, 2021

Is your current level of sight limiting your quality of life? Do you want the freedom that you can only achieve when you have clear vision?  Would you like to experience a life that doesn’t need visual aids? That would be a life that’s free of prescription glasses or contact lenses.  Saying yes to any… Read More


Monofocal or Multifocal IOL: Which Is Right for My Cataract Surgery?

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on January 29, 2021

Ready to clear the dull, blurry vision and enjoy crisp, clear vision once again? When planning for cataract surgery, consider the benefits different types of intraocular lens (IOL) implant options available to you. These biocompatible, surgical-grade implantable lenses offer dramatic results for those who are ready to clear the blur that comes from cataracts. In… Read More


Can I Get LASIK if I Have Cataracts?

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on January 29, 2021

If you live long enough, cataracts are practically a rite of passage into old age. The National Eye Institute estimates that cataracts affect approximately 24.4 million Americans over the age of 40, and that figure is expected to double by the year 2050. In fact, more than 60 percent of individuals over the age of… Read More


Why Is Cataract Surgery Necessary?

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on January 11, 2021

Do you have cataracts? Did you know that the only way to treat cataracts effectively is by having cataract surgery? Cataracts develop on the lens of your eye, causing it to become cloudy and hard to see through. As your lens becomes more cloudy, your sight decreases. Cataracts can leave you temporarily blind. The only… Read More


What Really Happens on LASIK Surgery Day

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on January 4, 2021

Fear of the unknown sometimes prevents patients from exploring life-changing vision correction. What will the eye exam be like? How long will surgery take? Does LASIK hurt? Here, we walk you through what really happens on LASIK surgery day to demystify the process—and hopefully put your mind at ease. What a LASIK Eye Consultation Is… Read More


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