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24
Sep
2018
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New Visian® Toric ICL™ Coming Soon!

New Visian® Toric ICL™ Coming Soon! On September 13, 2018, STAAR Surgical Company, a leading developer and manufacturer of implantable lenses, announced the FDA had granted approval of the Visian® Toric ICL™ for the correction of myopia with astigmatism. This approval represents a meaningful expansion of the Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL) product line for the […]

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15
Sep
2018
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7 Reasons to Wear Sunglasses

Why do you wear sunglasses? According to a recent survey, nearly 90% of people believe that protecting their eyes is key to overall health. Most people who choose to wear sunglasses do so only to cut down on the sun’s glare but here are 7 reasons to wear sunglasses. Not only will you be keeping your […]

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19
Aug
2018
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What is keratoconus and what are my treatment options?

  For many years, it’s been long stated that keratoconus (KC) occurs in one person in every 2,000 people. The analysis was derived from a patient registry that was initiated in part by NKCF (National Keratoconus Foundation), over the span of fifty years from the 1930s to the 1980s. That number went unchallenged until LASIK […]

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09
Aug
2018
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Can LASIK Fix Astigmatism?

  If you’re a glasses or contact lens wearer and considering vision correction surgery, you’ve probably asked: “Can LASIK fix astigmatism“? The answer is “YES”! Here are some facts about astigmatism and ways to treat them. If you have astigmatism, then you’ve surely experienced out-of-focus eyesight from any distance. This is due to the fact that […]

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27
Jul
2018
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5 QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR CATARACT SURGEON

When considering cataract surgery. You should do your research and learn more about your options before making a final decision. Here are some questions to help guide you. 1. What’s the difference between traditional and advanced cataract surgery? Most cataract surgeons either perform traditional or advanced cataract surgery. In traditional cataract surgery, your eye surgeon […]

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24
Jul
2018
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Protect Your Eyes This Summer – Eye Care Tips

There’s sunscreen lotion for your skin, but what should you do to protect your eyes? Here are 10 eyecare tips to keep your eyes healthy this summer. 1. Wear Sunglasses with Complete Ultraviolet Protection Let’s start with the obvious one – sunglasses. You already know that you should protect your skin from ultraviolet radiation (UVR) […]

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19
Jul
2018
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Eyes: 15 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

You’ve had your peepers since you were born, so you may think you know them pretty well, but here are some fun facts you may not know about eyes: Who knew your eyes could be so amazing and complex?

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08
Jul
2018
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GLASSES AFTER CATARACT SURGERY?

Do you or don’t you want to wear glasses after cataract surgery? With so many great options to choose from, patients can now enjoy a lifestyle with less dependency on glasses. Most cataracts are a natural part of the aging process and are found to some degree in up to 65 percent of people in their […]

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27
Jun
2018
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5 Reasons To Consider LASIK

Have you considered LASIK, but keep coming up with reasons to postpone treatment? You are not alone. Many people weigh the decision for years. Some of our patients decide to have LASIK and call immediately while others mull it over for a while. No matter how long it takes a patient to finally commit to […]

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31
May
2018
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The Best Vacation Destinations To Visit

  It’s vacation season and deciding on where to go and what to do is the hardest part of it all. Luckily, U.S. News & World Report recently released its annual rankings of the best vacation destinations to visit, including the best places to travel around the world, in the U.S., and in the Caribbean. Factors […]

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