April is Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month

April is Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month Eye injuries can occur at any time, but the frequency of those related to sports and recreation are at much higher rates.  According to the U.S. Eye Injury Registry, fishing is the number one cause of sports-related...

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month and Eye Donor Awareness Month

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month and Eye Donor Awareness Month In the Workplace While working each day, almost 2000 people injure their eyes.  One third of these injuries require a visit to the emergency room.  Three out of five workplace eye injuries occur...

What is Astigmatism?

What is Astigmatism? Astigmatism is a condition that causes your vision to be blurry at any distance and is a very common condition. The causes are either due to irregularly shaped corneas or the curvature of the lens inside the eye, which prevents light from focusing...

Are You a Candidate for LASIK?

Are You a Candidate for LASIK? LASIK is a surgical procedure that is very effective in correcting nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism. In order to be a candidate for LASIK, a patient must have an adequately thick cornea with proper shape and healthy eyes....

What is Astigmatism?

What is Astigmatism? Astigmatism is caused by an irregularly shaped cornea and impairs one’s ability to focus on images either close up or far away. In individuals with astigmatism, the cornea, or surface of the eye, is steeper in one direction than the other....
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