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4 Reasons We’re All Afraid of Eye Surgery

4 Reasons We’re All Afraid of Eye Surgery

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


Babys first two years of Eye Development

Babys first two years of Eye Development

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


Find Us On Facebook

Find Us On Facebook

The Black Hills Regional Eye Institute iLASIK Center has a Facebook page. Find us on Facebook to discover more about iLASIK, our center, and what our fans have to say.Read More


Halloween Eye Safety Tips

Halloween Eye Safety Tips

Treat your eyes right this Halloween! It’s fun to put on scary costumes for trick-or-treating and Halloween parties, but you don’t want to end up with something truly frightening – permanent damage to your eyesight. Here are some tips to help you keep you and your kids eyes safe. 1. Do not use decorative contactRead More


What can be done about dark bags under the eye

What can be done about dark bags under the eye

Many people have asked if anything can be done for the unsightly bags under their eyes. These usually come on with age, and become more prominent as time passes. They are puffy especially in the morning, and appear dark gray in color due to the extra fluid they suck up overnight. Walking around with themRead More


Eye Institute Provides Continuing Education for Optometrists

Eye Institute Provides Continuing Education for Optometrists

Every year the Black Hills Regional Eye Institute hosts a Continuing Education program for local and regional Optometrists. The program has grown significantly over the years and topped off at 66 OD’s in attendance for 2013. The program attracts OD’s from Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Nebraska. The Eye Institute provides CE creditsRead More


Black Hills Regional Eye Institute Continuing Education

Black Hills Regional Eye Institute Continuing Education

The Black Hills Regional Eye Institute will be hosting a one-day seminar for optometrists on Saturday, February 8, 2014. The event will be at the Arrowhead Country Club in Rapid City, SD. We are expecting attendees from South Dakota, North Dakota, Nebraska, Montana, and Wyoming. The seven COPE approved lecture topics include; Embracing Change, YouRead More


What Does 20/20 Vision Really Mean?

What Does 20/20 Vision Really Mean?

What does it mean when someone says “I see better than 20/20 after my iLASIK”? To understand this question, we must learn what 20/20 vision means. The first “20” in 20/20 refers to the presumed testing distance of 20 feet. The second “20” is a little complicated, but basically indicates one can see what aRead More


Nutrition and Supplements for the Eyes

Nutrition and Supplements for the Eyes

We know from scientific evidence that nutrition has an impact on overall health. It turns out that when mom told me as a kid that eating my vegetables was good for me, she was right! Because of the economic impact of medical diseases, there has been a large trend to push for preventative measures inRead More


Blepharospasm Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

Blepharospasm Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

Providing excellent eye care means more than just meeting the LASIK needs of people in South Dakota and North Dakota. That’s why our practice does much more than just meet with Williston, ND laser eye surgery patients. In fact, we can also address a number of different eye conditions related to the eyelids. Many peopleRead More


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