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Why do we have eyesight?

Why indeed? A quite interesting question! Vision, arguably the most important of the 5 basic senses, is the most immediate but also the most sensitive to far-away origination. In the brain, neurons devoted to visual processing number in the hundreds of millions and take up...

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Dr. Claudia Priego, M.D

Dr. Claudia Priego, originally from Mexico City, has been our exceptional Clinical Director since 2014. She provides excellent care to our patients while also ensuring the seamless coordination of scheduling, staffing, and quality patient care by each Physician. She received...

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BIG News: FDA has approved the Visan Toric ICL

Great news for patients that have astigmatism and high levels of myopia: The FDA has approved a lens for you!   Woodhams Eye Clinic has excellent news for patients who have astigmatism and extreme nearsightedness (high levels of myopia) who may not have previously...

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The Snellen chart

How can we convert 20/20 feet to 6/6 visual acuity in a Snellen chart? These are just the different measurement conventions of the U.S. (feet and inches) and the rest of the world using the metric system (meters and cm.). So the answer is “they are the...

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What Is 20/20 Vision?

Most people associate 20/20 with “perfect” vision, but what does that actually mean? Perfect according to whom and why? And what about those people who say they have better than 20/20 vision? Is that even possible?? What’s actually kind of crazy is that almost half...

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Still Wearing Contacts and Cooking? That’s a Recipe for Disaster

Cooking with contacts? Still Wearing Contacts and Cooking? That’s a Recipe for Disaster You fancy yourself a foodie, so you jumped at the chance to host a dinner party to break in your friend’s newly redesigned kitchen. You slaved over the menu that would wow your...

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What causes dry eye and how do you treat it?

Do you suffer from dry, sandy, gritty, red, irritated eyes? Are you finding limited relief from drugstore eye drops? Do your eyes burn and feel fatigued after extended computer use? If you answered yes to any of the above, you are not alone. More than 33 million people...

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How effective is Laser Vision Correction?

How effective is Laser Vision Correction? Ask your doctor. They’ve likely had it done on themselves. If you’ve ever wondered if LASIK or other refractive surgery is safe and effective, improves your quality of life, and is as beneficial as you may have heard, you may...

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