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How to Prepare for Blepharoplasty

While not as invasive as many other surgeries, blepharoplasty still requires some downtime. Here are some tips to help you prepare for the procedure and recovery.
Apr 3rd, 2024
5 Encouraging Facts About Cataracts

5 Encouraging Facts About Cataracts

Are cataracts clouding your vision and making you worry about your continued ability to see? If you feel stressed about your sight due to cataracts, here are five facts to ease your concerns. 
Feb 1st, 2024
Who's Susceptible to Dry Eye Syndrome?

Who's Susceptible to Dry Eye Syndrome?

Whether you work in a dry environment or suffer from imbalanced tears, dry eye syndrome has been linked to many causes, making proper diagnosis important.
Nov 16th, 2023
Are Cataracts Inevitable as I Grow Older?

Are Cataracts Inevitable as I Grow Older?

It’s not uncommon to see older people struggling with clouded vision, but not every senior develops cataracts. While cataracts can cause blindness, surgery can prevent this side effect. 
Sep 5th, 2023
Do I Need Cataract Surgery if I'm Having Double Vision?

Do I Need Cataract Surgery if I'm Having Double Vision?

Double vision is often a sign of cataracts, but not always. Here’s when double vision might lead to a cataract diagnosis, when it might be something else entirely, and what to expect if you do need cataract surgery.
Jul 5th, 2023

Why Botox Might Be Your Answer to Headache Relief

Do you suffer from persistent headaches or migraines? There’s a new treatment in town for headaches, and it might come as a surprise to you. It turns out that Botox® could be the answer to headache relief.
Jun 1st, 2023
What Can I Expect After LASEK Surgery?

What Can I Expect After LASEK Surgery?

Are you considering LASEK eye surgery? If your eye doctor has recommended this procedure, they believe you will have better vision afterward. Here’s what to expect from LASEK recovery.
May 8th, 2023
I'm Nervous About Getting Cataract Surgery: Should I Be?

I'm Nervous About Getting Cataract Surgery: Should I Be?

Cataract surgery can sound frightening, as with any procedure on your eyes. However, surgery for cataracts is nothing to be afraid of and has a very high success rate. Learn more and feel confident before your procedure.
Mar 3rd, 2023
How Botox Can Treat Your Headachesscd

How Botox Can Treat Your Headaches

Headaches and migraine episodes can have many different triggers. There is a complete range of medications available for these conditions, but when they fail, Botox® could be the answer.
Jan 18th, 2023
What Diabetics Should Know About Their Eye Health

What Diabetics Should Know About Their Eye Health

If you have diabetes, your eye health could be at increased risk, particularly if your blood glucose levels aren’t properly controlled. Here’s what you need to know about diabetes and your eyes.
Oct 6th, 2022
 Why Are My Eyes So Dry?

Why Are My Eyes So Dry?

Your eyes feel tight, itchy, raw, or like they’re filled with grit. Dry eyes can be awful to live with, especially if the condition is chronic. What causes dry eyes, and how can they be treated?
Sep 1st, 2022
5 Nonsurgical Ways to Smoothen Your Fine Lines

5 Nonsurgical Ways to Smoothen Your Fine Lines

Are fine lines and wrinkles making you look older than you are — or older than you feel? Injectables can take years off of your appearance, giving you back your self-confidence.
Aug 1st, 2022
4 Popular Benefits of Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery

4 Popular Benefits of Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery

Are your eyelids drooping, sagging, or stretching? In addition to making you look older and more tired, eyelid issues can also pose a risk. However, cosmetic eyelid surgery can help!
Jul 1st, 2022
Here's How Cataracts Affect Your Vision

Here's How Cataracts Affect Your Vision

Cataracts are one of the leading causes of blindness around the globe. While many people think of cataracts as an age-related eye disease, it can affect younger people as well, meaning vigilance is necessary.
May 1st, 2022
Recovering from LASIK Surgery: What to Expect

Recovering from LASIK Surgery: What to Expect

Are you considering LASIK eye surgery to correct your vision, but feel unsure about making your move due to concerns over recovery time? Here’s what you need to know about recovering from LASIK recovery.
Apr 1st, 2022
5 Encouraging Facts About Glaucoma

5 Encouraging Facts About Glaucoma

A lot of the information surrounding glaucoma can be discouraging to someone who has been recently diagnosed. Learning some important facts might help to put your mind at ease.
Mar 1st, 2022
Can Botox Help My Crow's Feet?

Can Botox Help My Crow's Feet?

Your eyes crease when you smile, squint, and step into the sunlight, and those wrinkles have a way of etching themselves into your faces. If you’re tired of seeing crow’s feet, Botox® can help.
Feb 1st, 2022
When Are Floaters a Medical Problem?

When Are Floaters a Medical Problem?

Black spots that sit or float around your field of vision may simply be a sign of aging, or they could be a symptom of a more serious specific medical problem. In any case, your condition is likely treatable.
Jan 1st, 2022
When to Seek Treatment for Astigmatism

When to Seek Treatment for Astigmatism

Astigmatism is a common condition related to imperfections in eye curvature and shape. If your vision seems blurry, even if you’re wearing glasses or contacts, astigmatism could be to blame.
Nov 1st, 2021
Am I a Good Candidate for LASIK Surgery?

Am I a Good Candidate for LASIK Surgery?

You have only one pair of eyes. That’s why it’s so important to consider procedures like LASIK carefully. Here are the signs that you’re a good candidate for laser eye surgery.
Oct 1st, 2021
5 Benefits of Collagen Fillers

5 Benefits of Collagen Fillers

Injectable collagen fillers are a great way to take years off your face, but they have additional benefits. Here’s what you can look forward to when you receive collagen fillers.
Sep 1st, 2021

A Noninvasive Solution for Your Dry Eyes

Are you constantly rubbing at your eyes? Are over-the-counter eye drops not cutting it? It might be time to have your meibomian glands washed out by a professional.
Jul 11th, 2021

Treat Glaucoma and Cataracts with iStent inject®

Glaucoma and cataracts are two of the most common eye health conditions in the world, but iStent inject® can treat both at the same time, giving you back better sight and relief from vision issues.
Jun 15th, 2021

How Does Laser Eye Surgery Work?

Chances are, if you haven’t undergone eye surgery yourself, you don’t know much about it. If you’re interested in corrective eye surgery, here’s what you need to know about how it works.
May 11th, 2021

How Collagen Fillers Can Help You Look Younger

While Botox® can eliminate dynamic wrinkles, collagen fillers may be necessary for deep grooves that are left behind when your skin loses volume. Here’s how this type of filler can help you look younger.
Mar 3rd, 2021

Why Diabetes Can Be a Threat to Your Vision

It’s rather well-known that Type 2 diabetes involves sugar, insulin, body weight and exercise (or lack thereof). But not as many people know of the dire consequences of unmanaged diabetes, such as amputation and blindness.
Jan 1st, 2021

Are Eye Floaters Dangerous?

Are you seeing stars? While you may brush off vision disturbances as a minor nuisance, a sudden onset of dark spots or light flashes in your vision could signal a problem with your eyes. Learn about eye floaters and when to seek treatment.
Dec 1st, 2020

What's the Difference Between LASEK and LASIK?

Are you tired of wearing glasses or dealing with contacts? Wouldn’t it be nice if you could wake up and, you know, just see normally? With LASIK or LASEK, you can — it’s just a matter of determining which procedure is right for you.
Nov 1st, 2020

Understanding Macular Degeneration

Your blurry vision could be more than simple nearsightedness or farsightedness. A much more dangerous condition, macular degeneration, causes blurry vision as one of the primary symptoms.
Oct 5th, 2020

8 Eye Conditions that Respond Well to Botox

Botox® is responsible for never-aging Hollywood celebrities and shows like “Botched” on the E! television network. However, Botox has a slew of lesser-known uses and benefits — like treating these eight eye conditions.
Sep 1st, 2020

4 Benefits of Eyelid Surgery

Tired of drooping eyelids impairing your vision or making your face look tired and cranky? Well, you’ll be delighted to know that the rewards of eyelid surgery are equally functional and aesthetic. Here are four big benefits of blepharoplasty.
Aug 17th, 2020

Your Options for Cataract Surgery

Have you noticed a sort of “clouding” in your vision? If so, you may be developing cataracts, which can lead to serious vision problems. Fear not: You have treatment options to avoid that.
Jun 17th, 2020

When to Be Concerned About Floaters in Your Vision

Have you ever experienced a random speck that bolts across your line of sight? Maybe you brushed it off as a small bug or piece of fuzz. If you often see specks like that, you may be seeing eye floaters, which can signal a medical complication.
May 13th, 2020

What Triggers Blepharospasm?

Have you ever been going about your business, only to have your eyelid revolt against you and start maniacally twitching? That’s blepharospasm — learn what exactly that means and why it occurs.
Mar 5th, 2020

What is Angle-Closure Glaucoma?

Of all the forms of glaucoma, angle-closure glaucoma is the only one considered a true emergency. If you experience symptoms of angle-closure glaucoma, you need to see your eye doctor right away.
Feb 14th, 2020

Botox Can Treat Many of Your Eye Conditions

Do you suffer from an ongoing eye twitch or facial tic? Botox® treats a variety of eye and facial conditions by relaxing muscles and reducing nerve impulses. Read on to find out why Botox is more than just a cosmetic treatment.
Jan 1st, 2020

Myths and Facts About LASIK Eye Surgery

LASIK eye surgery can give you freedom from having to wear glasses or contact lenses. This procedure has been around for more than 20 years, yet many myths still surround it. Learn the facts about LASIK.
Oct 1st, 2019

What They Are and What to Do About Them

Have you started to notice that your vision is cloudy or foggy? If so, you may have cataracts. These protein deposits can make it difficult to see. Read on to learn more about these protein deposits, prevention, and treatment.
Aug 20th, 2019
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What Causes Floaters, and What Can I Do About Them?

Are floaters in your vision a nuisance for you? More importantly, could their presence go beyond a nuisance? Find out what they could be telling you about your overall health, what causes them, and how you can get rid of them.
May 21st, 2019
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Understanding Routine Eye Exams for Glaucoma

Did you know that glaucoma can lead to irreversible damage to your vision even if you don’t have symptoms? The only way to stop this silent thief from robbing you of your sight is to have routine eye exams.
Jan 14th, 2019

Why it Remains Among the Most Popular Cosmetic Surgeries

You may be happy with what you see in the mirror — until you focus on your eyes. While the rest of your skin looks great, your eyelids are droopy, making you look older than your years. That’s when it’s time for blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery.
Dec 19th, 2018

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
Feb 20th, 2024