8 Signs You May Have Dry Eye Syndrome

Living with dry eye syndrome is an all too familiar part of life for many Americans. Around 5 million Americans over 50 have the disease, and it can affect younger people as well. As prevalent as it is, dry eyes can be treated effectively. The first step is to receive a diagnosis during an appointment […]

February 14, 2020

Are You Ever Too Old For LASIK?

People all over the world suffer from refractive errors. Most with refractive errors have one thing in common: they don’t like glasses and they don’t like contacts. If you are among this number, know that you are not alone. But if you are older, you may be used to being ineligible for certain procedures that […]

January 28, 2020

Will Smoking Give Me Cataracts?

Cataracts are a common vision problem among older people around the world. Most of us will experience them to some extent by the time we are in our seventies or eighties if not before. For most people, cataracts are unavoidable and result in vision loss. While cataracts occur naturally as a result of aging, there […]

January 17, 2020

Will Cold Weather Make Dry Eye Worse?

Now that we are out of the fall allergy season, you may be looking forward to some relief for your itchy eyes. While pollen counts do go down during the winter, you now have a new challenge to face: dry winter air. Your environment plays a huge role in the development of dry eye. Allergens, […]

December 20, 2019

Will LASIK Hurt?

Considering LASIK? The basic idea behind the procedure is simple: the cornea is permanently reshaped to correct refractive errors. Doesn’t sound painful, right? That’s because it’s not! The thought of surgery can evoke thoughts of pain and discomfort. Your body is being cut into, so it’s a reasonable fear. But even though LASIK is a […]

December 10, 2019

Are You Suffering from the Warning Signs of Cataracts?

Cataracts occur as a natural part of aging. It is, in most cases, a very gradual process that subtly affects your vision. Contrary to what some may believe, cataracts do not only make it harder to see in one way. There is actually a wide range of symptoms that you can attribute to cataracts. Keep […]

November 26, 2019

4 Tips After LASIK

LASIK gives you quality eyesight with minimal recovery time. Even though it has a quicker recovery time, you still need time to recover after LASIK. During this time, you will be at a higher risk of developing complications. Wondering how you can have the best LASIK recovery possible? Keep reading for 4 tips to follow […]

November 15, 2019

What Happens If You Don’t Treat Dry Eye?

Dry eye may seem like a harmless if annoying, problem to have. Sure your eyes are itchy and red all the time, but you can still see, so if you can deal with it, right? The unfortunate truth is, that dry eye is a progressive disease. For sufferers of dry eye, that means it will […]

October 29, 2019

Is Dry Eye Treatable?

Dry eye is a common disease that causes its victims irritation, pain, and discomfort. If you have dry eye, you’re in luck, because it’s treatable. Treatment of dry eye can fall under two categories: self-care and professional treatment. Keep reading for some tips on treating your dry eye symptoms! Self-Care Managing dry eye means changing […]

September 30, 2019