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Preparing For Laser Eye Surgery

Preparing For Laser Eye Surgery

By | Laser Eye Surgery, Optometry

Laser eye surgery is one of the safest and most common procedures performed today. Of course, no matter how standard the process, it can still cause patients considerable stress in the days leading up to their operation. One of the best ways to deal with these pre-surgery jitters is to focus on the things you can control. By having yourself as prepared as possible, you can feel secure in knowing that you’re ready to go and have everything under control. We’ve put together this helpful checklist of the things you can do to prepare yourself for your operation. By following…

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What Causes Dry Eyes and How to Treat Them

What Causes Dry Eyes and How to Treat Them

By | Eye Conditions, Optometry

We regularly have patients tell us that they feel silly, making an appointment to inquire about dry eyes. They simply don’t feel it’s something that should warrant a visit to the eye doctor, and they often decide to suffer through the frustration. That said, dry eye is a widespread condition that can substantially impact your life. There is, of course, the outward problem of having red or irritated eyes, making you look like you’re chronically sleep-deprived. However, more critically, prolonged dry eye can actually cause pain, light sensitivity, and in extreme cases, be a warning for an autoimmune disorder. So…

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