Is It Spring Allergies, Dry Eye, Or Both?

Spring is finally upon us, and with that means allergy season. Allergies can mean different things to different people. For some that can mean itchy skin, a runny nose, or vision problems. With the eyes, seasonal allergies can cause a lot of annoying and painful symptoms. Many of these symptoms can also be found in […]

April 27, 2020

The 5 Most Likely Reasons Someone Won’t Qualify For LASIK

To ensure that LASIK remains one of the safest procedures, you need to meet strict requirements as a candidate. These qualifications reduce the likelihood of developing complications after surgery. They also help make your recovery as quick and easy as possible. Keep reading for 5 of the most likely reasons someone won’t qualify for LASIK! […]

April 15, 2020

Are There Other Refractive Surgeries Besides LASIK?

Whether you know exactly what it is or how it works, you have likely heard of LASIK. It is a well-known procedure for providing quality vision to countless patients every year. What doesn’t sound ideal about eliminating the need for glasses or contacts? But did you know that it is not the only option out […]

March 31, 2020

What Are The Advantages of Having Laser Cataract Surgery?

You will likely have to deal with the development of cataracts at some point in your life. Cataracts occur when the tissue in the lenses of your eyes start becoming more opaque. This blocks light from passing through to your retina. The result is a worsening vision until total blindness takes over. Fortunately, this problem […]

March 13, 2020

Should I Pay Attention To Urban Legends About LASIK?

Being a popular surgery, LASIK is no stranger to misinformation about it. Usually, these incorrect assumptions or conspiracy theories derive from very valid concerns. They are, of course, worth discussing. Wondering if LASIK is worth getting? Keep reading to learn more about LASIK urban legends! Myth: LASIK is Dangerous Of course, this LASIK myth is […]

February 27, 2020

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