Month: March 2015

Milwaukee Brewers Avoid the Spread of Pink Eye by Banning High Fives

Pink eye, medically known as conjunctivitis, is a common eye infection that consists of redness and swelling of the conjunctiva, or the mucous membrane that outlines the eyelid and eye surface. There are two kinds of pink eye (viral and bacterial); however, both share common symptoms that include: both eyelids being stuck together in the… Read more »

The Four Common Types of Laser Eye Surgery

Laser eye surgery is used as an umbrella term to envelop several types of surgeries performed to correct refractive errors. Four of the most common are LASIK, PRK, LASEK and EpiLASIK. All four procedures use a special “excimer” laser to reshape the cornea, ultimately correcting the patient’s vision. However, each type of surgery has different requirements… Read more »

Why are Annual Eye Exams Necessary After LASIK Surgery?

LASIK surgery is a common procedure performed to dramatically improve one’s eyesight. Though your vision may now be 20/20 or better, it’s still essential for you to attend annual eye exams to ensure that your eyesight remains healthy and in tact. At CorrectVision Laser Institute, our optometrists are trained to recognize eye diseases and conditions that… Read more »

Eight Delicious Meals to Keep Your Eyes Healthy

Sight is one of the most important senses that we possess. It assists us in our daily lives, which is why it is vital to maintain our eye health. There are a few ways in which we can do this, including scheduling an annual appointment with the eye doctor and also by eating eye-healthy recipes…. Read more »