Category: Blog

Is LipiFlow Treatment Right For My Dry Eyes?

There’s a good chance that you have experienced dry eyes at some point in your life. Itchy, burning, gritty eyes happen for a multitude of reasons. Causes of dry eyes include allergies, screen use, and side effects of some medications. However, many people suffer from dry eyes, not just once-in-a-while but chronically. Chronic dry eyes… Read More

Why It’s Best To See An Oculoplastic Surgeon

Oculoplastic surgery is an important but often overlooked field of eye care. Typically, you think of eye care as improving vision with surgeries like LASIK or treating eye diseases like glaucoma. However, the skin around our eyes is important for more than cosmetic reasons. Keep reading to learn more about oculoplastic surgery and how it… Read More

Am I Too Old For LASIK?

Thinking about LASIK? It’s designed to correct refractive errors. That means it’s made for nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. Within reason, of course. The younger you undergo the procedure, the more value you will get from LASIK throughout your life. But to safely receive LASIK, you need to be at least 18 years old. Most LASIK… Read More

How To Plan Your Summer Vacation After LASIK

Summer is the perfect time to plan your dream vacation. There are endless possibilities to explore, whether it’s engaging in a fun, exciting activity that is totally new to you in a foreign place or taking a well-deserved break by going somewhere familiar and relaxing. Whatever your vacation destination is this year, there’s one surefire… Read More

4 Loving Ways To Care For A Family Member With Cataracts

Having cataracts can be a very difficult experience to deal with— both physically and emotionally. Loss of sight takes a huge toll on a person’s confidence, as it takes away part of their identity by making them significantly less independent. Fortunately, cataract surgery is a very common procedure, and as such it has been developed… Read More

The Best Time for LASIK Surgery

For those with vision problems, LASIK seems like a no-brainer – like a dream come true. (And for those who have had LASIK surgery, it is!) However, there are many factors to consider before choosing LASIK, as this surgery is not the right option for everyone. To understand when the best time for LASIK is,… Read More

The Importance of Pediatric Eye Exams: Prevention and Awareness

When it comes to pediatric healthcare, parents almost always have a pediatrician and dentist in mind (sometimes even in their speed dial). However, growing children need thorough, comprehensive care for every aspect of their health – including their eyes. Eye care is usually overlooked in pediatric medicine because parents can be unaware of the importance… Read More

How Long Do LASIK Results Last?

Today, our generation happily coexists with technology. It comes as no surprise that technology has become deeply ingrained in our daily lives, with the use of cell phones, appliances and modern medicine. All of this technology is designed to make our lives easier and more fulfilled. We can also express the same sentiment when it… Read More

Lutein and Zeaxanthin: How It Might Benefit You

Eye nutrition is becoming a growing concern for many people, particularly those who share concerns of developing cataracts and age-related macular degeneration (AMD). It has been suggested by many studies that eating certain foods can help to reduce strain on your eyes and potentially even reduce your risks of developing age-related eye diseases. There are… Read More

Wavefront Diagnosis

Before it was used in LASIK eye surgery, astronomers used Wavefront technology to adjust telescope optics by eliminating irregularities (technically called “aberrations”) caused by the Earth’s atmosphere. We use this same powerful technology to map the hundreds of unique, microscopic aberrations in your own eyes, enabling the Excimer laser to effectively target and correct each… Read More