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What’s the Difference between LASIK and PRK/LASEK Surgeries?

If you're considering laser eye surgery, you're probably wondering about the difference between LASIK and PRK/LASEK surgeries. Each of these methods has its benefits for particular patients and conditions. They all treat refractive vision errors, so which one is right for...

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How to Prevent Dry Eye and Find Lasting Relief

Have you ever felt a burning or scratchy sensation in your eyes, like there was a grain of sand stuck in them, or suddenly teared up after staring at your computer screen for too long? If so, you may have experienced dry eye, an extremely common condition that many people...

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Health Risks of Eyelash Extensions

People have been using cosmetic techniques to enhance their appearance for thousands of years. Recently, eyelash extensions have gained widespread attention. You may have even considered them yourself. As a smart consumer, you’ll want to research both the benefits and...

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Fact vs. Fiction: LASIK Myths Debunked

Are you interested in laser eye surgery, but feeling a bit apprehensive? Do you find yourself voicing concerns about the procedure, and wondering if they have any merit? Here are some common LASIK myths that prospective patients sometimes worry about. Each of these myths can...

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What to Expect at Your First Eye Exam

Regular visits to an eye doctor are an important part of maintaining your health, but many people don’t start going until they notice a problem. If you are an adult going to your first eye exam, your first appointment with a new eye doctor, or your first visit in a...

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Contacts and Glasses: It’s a Tough Choice

Contacts and glasses: how do you decide which is right for you? Some patients who need corrective lenses strongly prefer glasses, while others strictly wear contacts. Many people opt for both. What factors lead to this preference, and how can you make the right decision for...

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If Genetic Eye Diseases Are in Your Family History, Tell Your Doctor

Many eye diseases are hereditary, meaning that risk factors for the disease are passed on through DNA. If you have family members with genetic eye diseases or disorders, it is important to let your eye doctor know. If you are at risk, early testing is your best bet for...

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The Benefits of Quality Eyeglasses over Cheap Knockoffs

These days you can find cheap glasses online for tempting prices. But the prices are lower for a reason: those cheap knockoffs will not give you the benefits of quality eyeglasses. Online sources often sell “knock-offs” of designer frames that have no warranty....

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