The Best Glasses and Sunglasses for Post Surgery Protection

Posted in Patient Education, Resources, Safety

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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Potential Risks and Downsides to Contact Lenses

Posted in Patient Education, Resources, Safety

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

Posted in Patient Education, Resources, Safety

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

Posted in Patient Education, Resources, Safety

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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UV Safety Month: Have Fun in the Sun this July

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Protect your vision and your health this month with a little help from your friends at Restoration Eye Care. Every year the US Department of Health and Human Services designates July as “ultraviolet safety month.” The goal? To spread awareness about the importance of protecting your eyes and skin from harmful UV rays—not just during

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iLASIK Success Stories

Posted in Safety, Technology

Quotes and experiences from patients who had iLASIK or other refractive surgeries with Dr. Timothy D McGarity. “I was tired of the hassle that came with contacts.  Also, my eyes were becoming very dry and would often hurt after a long day on the computer.  The team at Dr. McGarity’s office is very professional and

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Happy 4th of July and Firework Safety

Posted in Safety

From the office of Dr. Timothy D. McGarity, M.D., we want to wish everyone a safe and happy Independence Day. Please use all precautions when handling or approaching any type of fireworks. Unfortunately, ocular firework accidents are one of the most devastating eye injuries. These types of injuries frequently lead to some type of vision

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