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The Ultimate LASIK Cheat Sheet

LASIK surgery is a popular vision correction surgery that has been around since 1989. Those who have had the procedure know how freeing it is to be rid of their glasses or contacts. But the procedure is still misunderstood by many people who either don’t know much...

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4 Conditions that Can Be Identified With Yearly Eye Exams

Many people don’t understand why it’s important to have yearly eye exams. Sometimes people don’t think it’s necessary if they don’t wear glasses or contacts. And often people believe that if there was a problem they would notice it. Unfortunately, this is not always...

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5 Things You Should Look for in a LASIK Surgeon

Now that you have decided -- or are at least considering -- LASIK surgery, you are probably feeling a mixture of emotions. Excitement, fear, and overwhelm are all completely normal feelings that come along with any surgery. There are many different things to consider...

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5 Ways You Can Protect Your Eyes This Summer

Summer is a time for summer vacations, 4th of July fireworks, and long afternoons spent at the pool. But without taking the proper precautions, summer can also be hazardous to your vision. That’s because UV rays are incredibly harmful to your eyes. Excessive exposure...

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5 Things You May Not Know About Cataracts

We are always surprised by how unfamiliar many patients are with cataracts. Even though it is a fairly common eye disease, most patients know almost nothing about the risk factors and warning signs of cataracts. Cataracts develop when proteins form in your eyes,...

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5 Ways to Prevent Dry Eyes

Dry eyes are just a fact of life for many people but have you ever wondered what causes them? Dry eyes occur when your eyes can’t produce enough tears and can be a result of aging, certain medications, and various medical conditions like diabetes and thyroid...

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Dr. Davidorfs ASCRS 2017 Impressions

Well, I just completed attending my 20th consecutive ASCRS Symposium (American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery), and it was the first time I didn’t have a long drive or need to board a plane;  yes, it was in Los Angeles! Twenty years – it’s a long time.  My...

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Why are Yearly Eye Exams So Important?

Many people mistakenly believe that just because they don’t wear contacts or glasses they don’t need to get yearly eye exams. Yearly eye exams are about much more than writing prescriptions for glasses. Your doctor will check your eyes for common eye diseases and...

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4 Ways You Can Protect Your Eyes When You Have Diabetes

Diabetes is one of the most common diseases in the United States, with over 28 million adults and children diagnosed. But what is truly frightening is that about seven million Americans unknowingly have diabetes and are not monitoring their blood sugar. Most people...

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