How To Prevent Workplace Eye Injuries

Prevent Workplace Eye Injuries - man on worksite wearing safety glasses

Here’s a stat that may shock you – according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each day, around 2,000 U.S. workers receive an eye injury that requires medical treatment. With March being Workplace Eye Wellness Month, we thought it would be the perfect time to bring awareness to common eye injury hazardsRead More

Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Overview

Photo illustrating how Age-related Macular Degeneration looks with the text "AMD Awareness Month."

Did you know that February is Age-related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month? Well, allow us to tell you more about this disease and what you can do to get the best and earliest treatment for AMD. Read on to learn more!  What is Age-related Macular Degeneration?  Age-related Macular Degeneration affects the back of the eye, theRead More

Diabetic Eye Health Tips

Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month, making it the perfect time for us to share some information and tips to help those with diabetes maintain their eye health and vision. What is Diabetic Eye Disease? Diabetic eye disease is a group of eye problems that people with diabetes may face as a complication ofRead More

Halloween Eye Safety

Halloween Eye Safety

Don’t let an infection or eye injury be the scariest part of your Halloween festivities. Follow our Halloween eye care tips to take care of your peepers while you enjoy some spooky fun! Beware of Non-Prescription Contact Lenses Want to enhance your costume by changing the look of your eyes? Then forget shopping at costumeRead More

Tips for Maintaining Healthy Eyesight Through the Years

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Your eyesight may not be something you think about on a day-to-day basis; however, maintaining healthy vision is an important aspect of having an overall good quality of life. Many of the main causes of vision loss are age-related, such as cataracts, macular degeneration, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy, but there are things that you canRead More

Black Hills Regional Eye Institute Welcomes Dr. Berbos

Black Hills Regional Eye Institute is proud to announce that South Dakota native, Dr. Zachary J. Berbos, MD, FACS, will be joining the team, bringing a wealth of experience in oculoplastic surgery to benefit patients in the Black Hills region. Dr. Berbos is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Board Certified by theRead More

Sports Eye Safety Tips

Sports Eye Safety Month

April is Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month, making it the perfect time to shed light on the nearly 30,000 sports-related eye injuries that occur each year in the United States and what can be done to prevent them. Continue reading for eye care tips from the Black Hills Regional Eye Institute that will protect yourRead More

Get to Know Dr. Cory Bergman

Dr. Cory Bergman

A member of the Black Hills Regional Eye Institute family since January 2021, Dr. Cory Bergman, MD, is a comprehensive ophthalmologist who specializes in cataract, glaucoma and reconstructive surgery. In addition to his extensive experience and use of the latest technology, Dr. Bergman also ensures patients are informed about their options every step of theRead More

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Did you know that glaucoma affects over 60 million people worldwide and is the leading cause of irreversible blindness? With January being Glaucoma Awareness Month, it is the perfect time to raise awareness about this condition and the importance of regular eye examinations in detecting glaucoma in the early stages. What is glaucoma? Referred toRead More

Eye Institute Sponsorship Gives Injured Dog a Bright Future

Dog Sponsorship - Odin

The Black Hills Regional Eye Institute has been proud to partner with the Humane Society of the Black Hills to provide emergency services to a stray canine in need of treatment for a severely infected eye injury. The dog, who was brought in on November 6th by the Rapid City Police Department, has now receivedRead More