How Your Vision Changes with Age

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Every aspect of our health changes as we age.  Our eyes are no exception. Since our vision is such an important part of our lives, it’s essential that we know what changes to expect in our vision. Common Vision Conditions Associated with Aging While there are a lot of vision conditions associated with getting older,

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The Best Glasses and Sunglasses for Post Surgery Protection

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In the aftermath of any eye surgery, it’s important to let your eyes heal properly.  To protect your eyes, your doctor may request you purchase special eye wear when recovering from LASIK or cataract surgery.  Some recommendations may be temporary while others are long-term, but don’t shy away from investing in quality eye protection after

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What is PRK?

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Even if you’ve never had it done, you’ve probably heard of LASIK eye surgery.  But did you know that there are other eye correction surgery options available?  Photoreactive Keratectomy or “PRK” was the first laser eye surgery to come on the scene.  While it’s not as commonly practiced as LASIK, it might still be an

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Potential Risks and Downsides to Contact Lenses

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Every medical procedure or medical device comes with downsides and risks.  Work together with your eye doctor to find the best solution for your eyes. One of the most common ways to correct vision is by wearing the contact lenses.  Contact lenses are a great alternative to glasses when participating in sports, getting your picture

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Eye Allergy Prevention, Treatment and Relief

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  Eye allergies can make life unbearable.  Depending on what you’re allergic to, it might be hard to enjoy the outdoors during certain times of year or play with your pets.  While allergies might not seem like a big deal, untreated allergy symptoms or conditions misdiagnosed as allergies can damage your eye health permanently.   The

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What to Expect When Recovering from Cataract Surgery

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The recovery from cataract surgery is generally very straightforward and usually takes about 8 weeks for complete healing. I’ll go over every step, as well as do’s and don’ts to make sure you recover quickly and without complications. Before You Go Home First, we will prescribe you some medication eye drops. If you pick up

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Types of Laser Eye Surgery

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Types of Laser Eye Surgery: Exploring Your Vision Enhancement Options LASIK vs iLASIK or PRK vs ICL? At Restoration Eye Care we understand that you have a lot of questions (and complicated acronyms) to navigate when determining the best option for improving your vision and ocular health. That’s why we put together this helpful guide

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Bladeless vs Blade LASIK

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Author: Dr. Josia Leipholtz Anyone interested in LASIK surgery to improve the quality of their vision has probably come across the terms “blade or bladeless LASIK” during their research. Blade LASIK may sound intimidating, while bladeless LASIK may sound a bit like… magic. But, what is the difference between the two procedures and what are

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What is dry eye?

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Burning, itchy, sore, fatigued or a general achy sensation can all be symptoms of dry eye, a condition in which a person doesn’t have enough quality tears to lubricate and nourish the eye. Anyone can suffer from the symptoms of dry eye. As one of the most common eye conditions worldwide (and a common reason

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Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month: Start the School Year Off Right

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As lazy summer days come to an end and the hustle and bustle of the pending school year approaches, the American Academy of Ophthalmology stresses the importance of adding vision exams to the yearly back to school checklist for all children.   August: Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month More than simply a monthly observance,

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