Visiting the Optimetrist

5 Tips To Find The Right Cataract Doctor

Optical care demands the best of services from a qualified cataract doctor. However, deciding on the right doctor can get difficult for first-timers. Going by the references of a general practitioner, family, or friends can be a safe bet. Another easy way to find a cataract doctor is to check the American Optometric Association and […]

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Get LASIK This Summer!

Perfect LASIK Vision: Enjoy a Crystal Clear Summer With so many amazing LASIK doctors around, it might be in your best interests to book a LASIK vision session before your summer vacation. During the rest of the year you are probably too busy running from one meeting to the next and piling several errands on […]

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Why Cataract Doctors Love Laser Surgery

For many people, it is often difficult to tell when eye problems will develop until it is too late. Cataracts are among the most common eye problems to affect people of all ages, and in the past, cataract surgery proved to be risky and costly. But as technology advances, cataract doctors are able to work […]

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Cataract Doctors Recommend Protection Against UV Rays

Although many people are aware of the dangers of ultraviolet or UV light with regard to skin cancer, many don’t realize that exposure to this type of light can also damage eyes over time. Cataract doctors have long warned their patients to wear proper eye protection when outside, as UV light from the sun can […]

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UV light and cataracts

New Study Finds Sunlight Exposure Contributes to Cataracts

We’ve always been told not to stare at the sun, and an interesting new study confirms this. With over 24 million Americans suffering from cataracts, aging may not be the only factor contributing to these hindrances in sight. Read on to learn more on the study.

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Cataract Eye Surgery Numbers and Statistics

We’ve previously gone over Lasik eye surgery numbers and statistics and thought now would be a good time to do the same for cataracts. With more Americans developing them as they get older, and medical technology finding ways to make cataract eye surgery more effective and cost-efficient, the following numbers may surprise you. According to […]

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Is LASIK Eye Surgery High Definition for Eye Sight?

Practiced since the mid 1990’s, Lasik eye surgery has grown in both demand and in medical advances while lowering in cost. But do we know enough about the long term results of this procedure? In short, ‘yes,’ says Dr. Kerry Solomon, director of the Carolina Eyecare Research Institute in South Carolina, whose mission is to […]

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LASIK Eye Surgery Numbers and Statistics

Did you know that approximately 141 million people in the United States have some form of vision problems not including blindness? The most common conditions include refractive errors such as myopia and hyperopia/hypermetropia. However, there is good news: many of the people with these conditions can be treated and cured with LASIK eye surgery. The […]

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Can Your Eye Color Really Change? Dr. John Goosey in Houston

Can Your Eye Color Really Change?

Some people claim their eye color has changed because of age or mood swings. It’s not that uncommon to hear people claim their eyes were a different color or slightly different shade when they were children. So the question is can your eyes really change color? Is that possible? The Wall Street Journal attempts to […]

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High-Tech ‘Bionic Eye’ Restores Blind Man’s Eyesight

Check out this amazing story via CBS DC: A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision. Diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa as a teenager, Pontz has been almost completely blind for years. Now, thanks to a high-tech procedure that involved the surgical implantation of a “bionic eye,” he’s regained enough of his eyesight […]

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