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Is LASIK Safe for Athletes?

Is LASIK Safe for Athletes?

If you play sports or lead an active lifestyle, we know eyeglasses and contacts can be a nuisance. For contact sports, high-impact workouts, or rugged outdoor activities, glasses are particularly likely to get in the way. From broken lenses, to frames that just won’t...

Cataracts Information Series: Symptoms of Cataracts

Cataracts Information Series: Symptoms of Cataracts

Cataracts form when the clear area of the eye responsible for focusing light, known as the lens, becomes clouded. The condition is a result of normal changes that occur within either one of your eyes or both as you age. In some cases, cataracts can also be caused by...

Advanced Tech Cataract Lens Implants

Advanced Tech Cataract Lens Implants

Cataracts are a common vision issue that often develop with age. The condition is characterized by a cloudy area of the lens, which can lead to blurry vision, difficulty seeing at night, and bright light sensitivity. Cataracts usually start forming cataracts soon...

LASIK vs. PRK: Which Should You Get?

LASIK vs. PRK: Which Should You Get?

If you have nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism, you may be considering laser eye surgery to correct your vision. Two of the most common options are LASIK and PRK. While both procedures can achieve the goal of 20/20 vision (or better) in most patients, the...

Workplace Eye Health 101

Workplace Eye Health 101

Taking care of our eyes means protecting them in any environment, including our workplaces. Typically, occupations with inherent hazards, such as construction and manufacturing, come to mind when we think of eye safety. But it’s just as important for people who work...

Who Is At Risk for Glaucoma? And What Should They Do?

Who Is At Risk for Glaucoma? And What Should They Do?

The term “glaucoma” is used to describe several eye disorders which damage the optic nerve and can result in vision loss. While the condition is one of the most common causes of blindness, early treatment will help to slow or stop its progression and control...

The Often-Overlooked Annual Health Screening: Annual Eye Exams

The Often-Overlooked Annual Health Screening: Annual Eye Exams

With the new year, many of us focus on goals related to our personal health and wellness. If you’re equally inspired to prioritize your health this year, here’s one important area to focus on: your vision.  Although eye exams often go overlooked, they’re a major...

The Importance of Wearing Protective Eye Gear in Sports

The Importance of Wearing Protective Eye Gear in Sports

The return from winter break is just around the corner, and with that comes new sports seasons for many school-aged children. But no matter your age, protecting your eyes is an important element of enjoying sports safely. Here’s everything we want you to know about...

Common LASIK Myths and Fears Debunked

Common LASIK Myths and Fears Debunked

LASIK, or Laser-Assisted in Situ Keratomileusis, is a common procedure that reshapes the cornea to correct vision. Refractive errors such as myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), and astigmatism (misshapen cornea) can be treated with LASIK. The entire...