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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


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


Cataract Awareness Month Lets talk about risk factors for developing cataracts and types of cataracts

Cataract Awareness Month Lets talk about risk factors for developing cataracts and types of cataracts

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Cataract Awareness Month

Cataract Awareness Month

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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


Glaucoma Awareness

Glaucoma Awareness

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

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

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.

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

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

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


Age-Related Macular Degeneration Month

Age-Related Macular Degeneration Month

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