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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What is a Visual Field Test?

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Author: Dr. Leipholtz As we get older our vision naturally deteriorates – it’s just a fact of life! But there are tools at our disposal that can ensure our long-term eye health. One of those tools is a visual field test. So, What is a Visual Field test? A Visual Field (VF) test is an

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Celebrating Dr. McGarity’s Visian® Toric ICL Certification

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Restoration Eye Care is excited to congratulate Dr. Timothy McGarity for receiving his certification to perform the Visian® Toric ICL procedure.  This certification broadens the range of tools that Restoration Eye Care uses to bring our clients more perfect vision.  Dr. McGarity is the only surgeon in mid-Missouri who has been certified to perform the

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September is Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month

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This month – keep your eyes safe from sports injury, support those affected by blood cancer, learn about food-borne pathogens, and more! This Month’s Observances Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month Prevent Blindness America has named September Sports Eye Safety Awareness month to educate the public on necessary steps to help keep our eyes healthy and

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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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