Category: Blog

When Should I Consider an Upper Eyelid Lift?

Do people often ask if you’re exhausted even though you feel well-rested? Are your eyelids sagging and making you look older than you are?  As you age, the delicate skin around your eyelids loses elasticity, leading to a tired, older appearance. The good news is that an upper eyelid lift can reverse the hands of… Read More

How to Instill Eye Drops Like a Pro for Glaucoma Treatment

Prescription eye drops are the most common treatment for glaucoma. They work by lowering intraocular pressure, which can prevent damage to the optic nerve. While these drops can’t restore vision already lost, they can help prevent further damage to the optic nerve, preserving your remaining vision. Applying your glaucoma drops correctly is critical to protecting… Read More

What Happens During a Comprehensive Eye Exam?

Your eyes are among the most important organs in your body. A healthy pair of eyes plays a huge role in your everyday activities and quality of life.  They allow you to see, letting you navigate your way through the world with ease. With the help of comprehensive eye exams, you can protect your eye… Read More

6 Ways Refractive Surgery Can Change Your Life

Glasses and contact lenses make your world clearer. However, if you’re looking for a more permanent solution, LASIK , PRK or EVO ICL may be an excellent option for you. Refractive surgery is designed to reduce or eliminate your dependence on visual aids by correcting farsightedness, nearsightedness, and astigmatism. With LASIK, PRK or EVO ICL,… 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

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

What Kind of IOL Should I Choose?

As you age, cataracts can begin to develop in your eyes, causing cloudy vision that can affect your daily life. Cataract surgery is a common and effective way to restore vision, and one important aspect of the surgery is choosing the right intraocular lens, also known as IOL. At Eye Care Specialists, we understand that… Read More