What Happens During the LASIK Procedure?

Have you ever wondered exactly what goes on during the LASIK procedure? LASIK is a technologically advanced yet relatively straightforward procedure that has helped many gain greater visual freedom. If you’re considering LASIK, it’s important to learn about the procedure so you can know what to expect. Keep reading to find out what happens during… Read More

Who is a Candidate for Blepharoplasty?

Blepharoplasty, also referred to as eyelid surgery or an eyelid lift, is a surgical procedure that removes excess skin, fat, and muscle from the eyelids. It can be performed on the upper and lower lids for cosmetic or functional reasons.  Like any procedure, blepharoplasty may not be suitable for everyone. Keep reading to find out… Read More

6 Signs It May Be Time For Cataract Surgery

Being diagnosed with a cataract does not necessarily mean you need cataract surgery right away. Cataracts develop slowly, often over a period of years, with symptoms developing slowly too. When the cataract is still small, you may not have many noticeable symptoms or any at all. This is why some people with early-stage cataracts are… Read More

How Do I Know if I Am A Candidate for the EVO ICL?

Have you been told you aren’t a candidate for LASIK or PRK? Or are you exploring your options to gain better visual freedom? The EVO ICL, or implantable collamer lens, is a unique lens that can be implanted inside your eye to correct your vision. With the EVO ICL, more people can achieve their goal… Read More

Who is Most at Risk for Developing Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is one of the most common eye conditions and is also known as the “silent thief of sight.” Glaucoma can seriously damage your vision without causing many noticeable symptoms. It can affect people of all ages and backgrounds. However, some people have a heightened risk. Keep reading to learn more about glaucoma, including who… Read More

How Often Should I Have My Eyes Checked for Cataracts?

Cataracts are a very common eye condition typically associated with aging. Although cataracts can cause significant visual decline if left untreated, cataract surgery can restore your vision and allow you to see clearly once again. Through regular eye exams, your eye doctor will be able to monitor your cataracts and determine when is the best… Read More

Are Dry Eye Disease and Dry Eye Syndrome the Same Thing?

Dry eye is a very common eye condition that can cause numerous bothersome symptoms. Dry eye is also known as many other things, including dry eye disease, dry eye syndrome, and even keratoconjunctivitis sicca. At Eye Care Specialists, we are dedicated to determining a treatment plan to improve your symptoms. Keep reading to learn more… Read More