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Do you Really need to see an Ophthalmologist?

Eyesight is a precious commodity. Unless you struggle routinely with visual disturbances or eye conditions that create discomfort, chance is you give very little thought to the value of being able to see well. What do you do, though, if you just want to get a head start on managing the health of your eyes? […]


LASIK: Unveiling Misconceptions

In the last century, advances in medicine have occurred so quickly that it’s hard to keep up. When it comes to the treatment of eye diseases and vision problems, we have a virtual smorgasbord of procedures and non-surgical options from which to choose. Laser technology has further improved the outcome of corrective surgeries. LASIK is […]



Why your Eyes may Hate 3D

As a child, you may have jumped at the opportunity to see a 3D film. What kid didn’t find special magic in Jaws 3-D or The Amazing Adventures of Spiderman! And the movie itself is only one of the treats of such an experience. Wearing those red and blue plastic shades was an entirely different […]


Keeping your Eyes in Tip-Top Shape

As we make our way into this new year, many of us are still hard at work keeping our resolutions that revolve around health and wellness. You may be keeping up your commitment to eat well and exercise on a regular basis. You may even be gaining more activity in your life by engaging in […]



3 Thanksgiving Foods to Help Improve Your Vision

The word “Thanksgiving” is enough to either get your heart racing with anxiety regarding cooking for your entire family or to get your mouth salivating on command. Filled with foods that are packed with flavor, fat, and deliciousness, Thanksgiving is a holiday that never disappoints. And although foods like marshmallow packed sweet potato casserole aren’t […]


What Are Those Annoying Specks and Spots?

Although they seem strange and may even be alarming, the truth is seven out of ten people experience some version of eye floaters during their lifetime. Floaters are those little black, squiggly or flickering spots in your eyes that seem to disappear when you try to look directly at them. All floaters occur in the […]


Glaucoma – The Silent Thief of Sight

There are many conditions and diseases that can affect your eyes and your vision as you age, glaucoma is one of them. Being knowledgable and caring about your eyes should be one of your top health priorities. Continue reading to learn more about this progressive disease: Glaucoma Facts: •The two most common types of glaucoma […]


Learning About Macular Degeneration

Staying informed about your eyes and the conditions that may affect them is crucial, especially as you age. Staying healthy is an important lifestyle goal, and knowledge is a powerful too. Your eyes are vulnerable to many different conditions, and one of them is Macular Degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of vision loss in adults […]


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