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4 common eye problems and what you can do about them

It can be frightening to discover a red blotch on your eye or annoying to find a painful bump on your eyelid. Luckily, many eye problems are minor issues and can be handled without seeing a doctor. Eye strain: In a society where more jobs put us in front of a computer screen, it may […]


Top Tips for Protecting Your Eyes this Summer

The weather is starting to warm up, which is a welcome change from the cold and blustery winter months. No doubt you’ve got spring (and summer) fever and are ready to take a trip to the beach or go on that long-awaited vacation. What you’re probably not thinking about is how to protect your eyes […]


The FAQs of LASIK Surgery

One of the most popular procedures patients ask about is LASIK surgery. If you’re considering laser vision correction, check out the answers to the most frequently asked questions about this popular treatment. What is LASIK? LASIK is a laser eye surgery that reshapes the cornea of the eye, altering the refractive properties of the cornea […]


What’s to Blame for Your Eye Pain?

Eye pain can take on many forms, from a stabbing, throbbing or burning pain to gritty, sharp or aching pain. Whatever the type of pain, one thing is for sure – it can be extremely uncomfortable. To understand what’s causing eye pain, it’s important to know that there are actually two categories: ocular pain and […]


Take Control of Your Dry Eyes

When your eyes do not produce tears properly or in an adequate amount, dry eye occurs. And if left untreated, dry eye syndrome can cause pain, scarring, infections and damage to your cornea. This condition is quite common; millions of people deal with dry eye syndrome, which can make it challenging to perform certain activities […]


Preventing Dry Eye During the Winter Months

The winter chill is here, and with it, the increase of dry eye. When the temperatures start to drop, it’s important to protect your eyes. Here’s what you can do to prevent your eyes from dryness: Use artificial tears. Tear substitutes or artificial tears are an effective way to relieve dry eye irritation and discomfort. […]


How Diabetes Affects Your Eyes

Diabetes can have a significant impact on your eye health. If you have diabetes, you are at higher risk of contracting cataracts early and the risk of contracting glaucoma doubles. However, one of the biggest adverse effects of diabetes on your eyes is severe loss of vision – a problem called diabetic retinopathy. This involves […]


A Closer Look at Argon Laser Surgery

Argon laser surgery is effective in treating multiple eye conditions such as diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, central vein occlusion as well as retinal tears and holes. It also helps prevent the further degradation or worsening of existing eye conditions. An intense light beam is directed into the retina using the laser machine during the argon laser […]


What is YAG Laser Surgery?

A common problem resulting from a cataract surgery is that the lens covering gradually becomes clouded. This issue can crop up at any time (months to years) after the cataract surgery has been performed, and can have an impact on vision. This problem, however, can be treated by means of a procedure called YAG posterior […]


LASIK Surgery: An Overview

LASIK, or laser in-situ keratomileusis, is one of the most common types of refractive surgeries that helps correct vision. During a LASIK surgery, the cornea is reshaped so that the light that travels through it is directed accurately to the position of the retina, thereby improving vision. A majority of the patients who undergo the […]


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4 common eye problems and what you can do about them

It can be frightening to discover a red blotch on your eye or annoying to find a painful bump on your eyelid. Luckily, many eye problems . . . read more
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Top Tips for Protecting Your Eyes this Summer

The weather is starting to warm up, which is a welcome change from the cold and blustery winter months. No doubt you’ve got spring (and summer) . . . read more