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Cataract Awareness Month

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4 Reasons We’re All Afraid of Eye Surgery

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The fear is real and has stopped many people from undergoing simple, commonly performed procedures that offer tremendous benefits. Know you’re not alone, many are afraid of having surgery on their eyes. Here are some of the most common fears about eye surgery: 1. Fear of the unknown The fear of the unknown can takeRead More


Picking the Right Doctor to Perform iLASIK

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One of the very first things you need to do when searching for a local iLASIK doctor is check for the experience. Find out how many iLASIK surgeries this doctor has performed, how long he or she has specialized in this type of refractive eye procedure and also learn what their success rate has been.Read More


Glaucoma Awareness

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What is Glaucoma Glaucoma refers to a group of eye conditions in which increased fluid pressure inside the eye causes irreversible damage to the optic nerve. The optic nerve is responsible for carrying visual information from the eye to the brain. If left untreated, it will eventually lead to blindness. There are several different typesRead More


November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

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The disease can lead to a group of eye problems people with Diabetes may face as a complication to the disease, including Diabetic Retinopathy, Cataracts, and Glaucoma. Because Diabetic eye disease often has no early symptoms it is important to have a comprehensive dilated eye examination at least once a year. You can also takeRead More


Do you know the difference of the two main types of eye doctors: ophthalmologists and optometrists.

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The Eye Institute has ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians. We offer comprehensive Eye Care! Ophthalmologist(MD) Total Eye Care These doctors went to medical school. After that, they had a 1-year internship and a residency of 3 or more years. They offer complete eye care services: Medical eye care — for conditions like glaucoma, iritis, and chemicalRead More


Babys first two years of Eye Development

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Your Baby’s Eye Development from Birth to 24 Months of Age Babies learn to see over a period of time, much like they learn to walk and talk. They are not born with all the visual abilities they need in life. The ability to focus their eyes, move them accurately, and use them together asRead More


Age-Related Macular Degeneration Month

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February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Month. Did you know that Macular Degeneration is the number one cause of vision loss and there is no cure, so it’s important to treat it as soon as possible. How it works: Macular degeneration occurs when the central portion of the retina (macula) deteriorates. Because the macula is responsibleRead More


How much pain is there after iLASIK surgery

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One of the questions we get a lot regarding laser eye surgery involves pain during recovery. We’d like to take a few moments right now to consider these matters and discuss how pain can be reduced and managed after LASIK surgery is performed. About LASIK Some basics about LASIK first. LASIK is a refractive surgery,Read More


Glaucoma Insights

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Glaucoma Insights Did you know that Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness? We would like to share some important information regarding this disease that affects more than 3 million people in the United States. Glaucoma is a condition where the optic nerve that connects the eye to the brain is damaged. Usually thisRead More