Month: May 2016

Common Vision Impairments that Can Be Corrected with LASIK

a picture of glasses on an eye chart explaining why you should get lasik in 2016

  LASIK is the most popular laser surgery for correcting vision impairments caused by improper refraction. Many people who are fed up with contacts and glasses look to LASIK for a more permanent solution. If you’re experiencing one of these common conditions, the surgery may be able to help. See Near, See Far Myopia and hyperopia,… Read more »

Are You Making Smart Lifestyle Choices for Eye Health?

Image of fruits and vegetables, which are beneficial for eye health.

The diet and lifestyle choices that you make every day have a big impact on the health of your eyes. Some support good vision, but others increase the risk of damage or developing diseases. To optimize your eye health at any age, make these four habits a priority. Don’t Smoke Smoking introduces a flood of… Read more »

Are Your Contacts Affecting Your Eye Health?

Image of person preparing to put in contact lenses.

You know how important it is to keep your contact lenses clean and change them as often as your eye doctor recommends. The point of all this is to reduce the chances of getting an eye infection from a contaminated lens or suffering eye damage due to dryness. However, a new study suggests that simply… Read more »

Can You Inherit Common Vision Problems?

Image of woman's eye as related to common vision problems.

Are Nearsightedness, Farsightedness and Astigmatism Hereditary? Many people have some degree of nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism. These conditions sometimes occur in combination and may require corrective lenses to restore clear vision. Although the exact cause isn’t completely clear, research suggests that there may be a genetic component to these abnormalities in vision. Nearsightedness Also calle