Posts From June, 2013

Understanding Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry eye syndrome is exactly what it sounds like—it occurs in people who lack the proper tear lubrication to moisten the eye, or whose tears have a chemical composition that causes them to evaporate.  Affecting an estimated 10 million Americans, dry eye can be caused by aging, as the side effect of medication, because of […]

  • Posted on: Jun 25 2013
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Important Questions to Ask During Your LASIK Consultation

For those ready to explore laser vision correction for the first time, the initial step is often to schedule a consultation with an ophthalmologist in your area. An important opportunity to learn more about the LASIK procedure, your one-on-one consultation is an important opportunity to have any and all of your questions answered. And, because […]

  • Posted on: Jun 8 2013
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