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Improve Your Summer with iLASIK

Having fun in the summer after iLASIK

Summer is right around the corner and the iLASIK team at Black Hills Regional Eye Institute is here to help you have the best one yet! Whether you’ll be relaxing poolside or going on a cross-country road trip, iLASIK will allow you to make the most out of your plans without the frustration of slippingRead 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


What You Need to Know About Dry Eye

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Do your eyes often feel dry, irritated, and itchy? If so, you may be one of the millions of people around the world that suffer from dry eye. The long-term, chronic disease takes years to develop and can worsen if left untreated. But what exactly is dry eye, and how do you know if youRead More


Get to Know Dr. Michael daSilva

A member of the Black Hills Regional Eye Institute team since August 2021, Dr. Michael daSilva is a comprehensive ophthalmologist with a focus on cataract and refractive surgery. His dedication to cultivating strong doctor-patient relationships coupled with his utilization of the latest advancements are vital in his ability to deliver effective solutions and precise outcomes.Read More


Enjoy Your Best Fall Ever with iLASIK

See LIfe Clearly - $900 off iLASIK through 12/31/21

With jaw-dropping scenery around every corner and outdoor recreation aplenty, the Black Hills are the ideal setting for fall fun! However, poor eyesight and struggling with eyeglasses can quickly dampen your seasonal festivities. Luckily, with iLASIK vision correction from Black Hills Regional Eye Institute, you can witness all the beauty this season has to offer.Read More


Vision Tips #11-20 from the Experts

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Vision Tips from your local eye experts. We feel it is important to give you tips and insight into your eye health. These tips relate to your Eyes, Eye Procedures, Eye Surgery Options and Tips for Healthy Eyes. Vision Tip #11. Drops  If you use eye drops regularly, try cooling them in the refrigerator! Cool dropsRead More


Glaucoma Awareness Month

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Did you know that Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness? January is Glaucoma Awareness Month and we would like to share some important information regarding this disease that affects more than 3 million people in the United States. Each year this number grows exponentially. Glaucoma is a condition where the optic nerve thatRead More