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Laser Eye Surgery and Contact Lenses: The Transition to Glasses-Free Living

Are you tired of wearing eyeglasses or contact lenses? You don’t have to deal with a sweaty nose or risk corneal abrasion anymore with LASIK or laser eye surgery. LASIK is a permanent and non-invasive solution to correcting your vision. It works by using laser technology to reshape the cornea and treat nearsightedness (myopia) or […]

Choosing Between Standard and Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery

If you are dealing with cataracts, your two primary surgical options are standard (phacoemulsification) and laser-assisted cataract surgery. Each method offers its own set of advantages and considerations. Whether you live in Irving, Southlake, Plano, or anywhere else in Texas, this guide can help you understand the differences between these two procedures and make an […]

Halos and Glare: Night Vision Symptoms of Cataracts

Halos and Glare: Night Vision Symptoms of Cataracts Cataracts cloud the lens of the eye, leading to a range of visual disturbances, notably halos around lights and glare sensitivity at night. These symptoms not only impair vision but also significantly affect daily living, especially for individuals over 60. This article explores the underlying causes of […]

LASIK vs. PRK: Comparing Popular Laser Eye Surgery Options

  Are you tired of relying on glasses or contact lenses for clear vision? Laser vision correction has become a popular solution for those seeking freedom from the hassles of traditional eyewear. LASIK (Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis) and PRK (Photorefractive Keratectomy) are the two most commonly performed procedures. If you need clarification after comparing LASIK […]

Who is a Suitable Candidate for Implantable Collamer Lens?

Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL) is a revolutionary vision correction solution that has transformed the lives of many individuals worldwide. This article aims to provide comprehensive information about ICL, including its procedure, the ideal candidate profile, the associated risks and benefits, and post-procedure expectations. Whether you’re considering ICL for yourself or a loved one, this article […]

Good News:  COVID-19 and the Eye

Good News:  COVID-19 and the Eye A recent article by Rajendra Apte MD shows that the SARS-COV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 infection, does not penetrate the cornea.  The author, Dr. Apte, is a Professor at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri and a former classmate of Sidney Gicheru (Medical Director, […]

Avoid Foggy Glasses

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6 Tips to Avoid Foggy Glasses Glasses are a necessary evil for some people, usually because they don’t want to mess around with contact lenses. Although, any person who wears glasses knows that they get foggy from time to time.   If you need glasses to drive or operate machinery, you’ve probably tried hard not […]

Primary vs. Secondary Glaucoma: Understanding the Difference

Glaucoma is a disease of the eye that causes damage to the optic nerve. It usually happens due to excess pressure in the eye. If untreated, it can lead to permanent loss of vision. There are two main types of glaucoma – primary and secondary. Primary Glaucoma: This form of glaucoma is also known as […]

Dry Eyes? You May Need LipiFlow Thermal Pulsation Treatment

Dry Eyes are a common problem and could occur due to various reasons. Contact lens wearers are prone to this problem, as are those who suffer from Blepharitis (lower eyelid inflammation). LipiFlow thermal pulsation offers an effective treatment that targets the Meibomian glands. This ensures that the tears produced have oil content that prevents them […]

Diabetic Retinopathy: Causes and Symptoms

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Diabetic Retinopathy is an eye disease that affects people with diabetes. This is a condition wherein the blood vessels in the retina are damaged, causing a disturbance in vision; if left untreated, the condition worsens, leading to a permanent loss of sight. Diabetic Retinopathy affects people with high blood sugar levels, regardless of whether they […]

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