Understanding the complex systems inside of your eye is not easy. You don’t need to know the exact ins and outs of everything going on in there to stay healthy. However, here at Eyecare Specialists, we believe having a basic understanding of how the eye works can be very helpful in catching symptoms of serious… Read More
People with diabetes are well aware of the effects the condition can have on the body. Uncontrolled diabetes can wreak havoc on almost all systems in the body, and can affect your eyes negatively. While diabetic people who have their diabetes under close control are less likely to experience these issues, it is extremely common… Read More
Before having any kind of procedure, it is always good practice to get a comprehensive understanding of the process. This will ensure that the patient and the doctor are on the same page, eliminating any doubts or questions. Cataract surgery is extremely safe and effective, which it should be, considering 68.3% of Americans who are… Read More
In the world of laser vision correction, there is perhaps no better known procedure than LASIK. LASIK surgery is the most popular form of permanent vision correction out there. With millions of people undergoing the procedure a year, it may come as a surprise that LASIK is not for everybody. That’s right, even the most… Read More
Would you spend an entire afternoon at the beach without applying sunscreen even once? Probably not. But did you know that the sun is just as hard on your eyes as it is on your skin? Long-term exposure to sunlight can increase your chances of developing cataracts or even cancer in your eyes. This July,… Read More
You know that smoking is bad for your heart and your lungs but did you know that it is also bad for your eyes? After years of smoking, your vision can slowly start to deteriorate as well. This fact is often overlooked on traditional cigarette warnings. There are many chemicals contained in one cigarette and… Read More
If you’ve been sitting on the fence about getting LASIK, you might want to know what pushes people over the edge and causes them to get it. There are actually many reasons why people make the decision, and these reasons go beyond simply having better vision.