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How Do Allergies Affect Your Eyes?

ALLERGIES Allergies have an enormous impact on the health and well-being of the population. Each year, approximately 50 million Americans suffer from allergic diseases. WHAT IS AN ALLERGY AND HOW DOES IT AFFECT YOUR EYES? An allergy is the immune system’s hypersensitive response to a harmless foreign substance in the body such as plant pollen,… Read More


Presbyopia Through the natural aging process, changes occur in the lens of the eye which interferes with our ability to see clearly. The first changes begin when the lens of the eye swells and begins to lose its elasticity. As this develops the lens of the eye slowly loses its ability to change shape and… Read More

Refractive Lens Exchange

Refractive Lens Exchange Since the 1970s, eye doctors have used LASIK, PRK, and other refractive surgeries to correct myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) and astigmatism. Although the procedures have been very effective on patients needing mild to moderate vision correction, they have been less effective on patients with more significant vision impairment. New techniques such as… Read More

Common Mistakes Contact Lens Wearers Make

Common Mistakes Contact Lens Wearers Make Millions of people wear contact lenses safely every day. But there is a risk of getting an eye infection from them. Keratitis is the most common eye infection from wearing contact lenses. It is when the cornea, the clear, front window of the eye, becomes infected. In some cases,… Read More

Are You Suffering from Dry Eyes?

Dry eye syndrome is a common condition that affects as many as 10 million people in the United States. Symptoms of dry eye syndrome include burning and an itchy or scratchy sensation, like having sand or grit in your eyes. Many people with dry eye syndrome have intermittent blurry vision that temporarily improves with rapid… Read More

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