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What Does The Cornea Do?

September 13, 2019

What Does The Cornea Do?

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Have you ever learned about the different parts of the eye? Do you wonder what they all do? While there are many parts of the eye, the cornea is one of the most important ones. But what does the cornea do? Keep reading to find out more about this important part of the eye! W...

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10 Tips For LASIK Recovery

August 29, 2019

10 Tips For LASIK Recovery

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Are you thinking about getting LASIK eye surgery? Do you want to have a great recovery process? LASIK is a straightforward procedure. Even so, your body still has to recover after any surgical procedure. If you have laser eye surgery, like LASIK, here are 10 tips so you can hav...

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Why Should I Be Worried About Glaucoma?

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Are you having problems with your peripheral vision? Do you see halos around lights? Both of these are symptoms of glaucoma. Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that damage the optic nerve. Damage to the optic nerve makes it difficult to see well. The optic nerve gets damaged...

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Can I Drive If I Have Cataracts?

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While you drive, do you see halos around lights? Do you have cataracts? Cataracts can make many things challenging including driving. Keep reading to learn if it's safe to drive with cataracts! What is a Cataract? Cataracts occur when the natural lens in your eye becomes cloudy. T...

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6 Natural Dry Eye Treatments For Allergies

Do you have dry eyes and allergies? Are you looking for natural ways to treat your dry eye and allergies? Dry eye occurs when your eyes don't make enough tears or they are low-quality tears. Dry eye can make your eyes sting, look red, burn or feel gritty. Keep reading for six natural...

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Glaucoma Facts To Remember

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Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness around the world. The good news: there are treatment options for glaucoma! Early detection and treatment can help you reduce vision loss from glaucoma. Keep reading for some glaucoma facts you need to remember! What is Gla...

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20 LASIK Facts You Need To Know | Omaha Eye & Laser

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1. LASIK surgery was FDA approved in the nineties. 2. LASIK has since become one of the most popular elective surgical procedures. 3. LASIK stands for Laser Assisted in Situ Keratomileusis. The acronym is how most people refer to it. 4. LASIK is a life...

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What You Need To Know About Cataracts

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A cataract occurs when the lens of the eye becomes cloudy. This is because of proteins in the eye that migrate to the center of the lens with aging. In its early stages, cataract symptoms are not usually noticeable. It's as the cataract develops that it causes blurred vis...

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Facts And Myths About LASIK

Millions of people around the world have undergone LASIK. Not sure what to believe about the popular procedure? Keep reading to learn more!

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Do You Have Realistic Cataract Surgery Expectations?

Wondering what's fact and what's fiction when it comes to cataract surgery? Keep reading to learn more!

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Surprising Facts About LASIK

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Did you know that LASIK surgery became FDA approved in the 1990s? Since then, millions of people have undergone this popular elective procedure. Though it is a popular procedure, there's a lot of bad information out there about LASIK.

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What You Need To Know About Diabetic Retinopathy

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Vision problems for diabetics like diabetic retinopathy are no laughing matter. Diabetic retinopathy is a term that describes diabetic related retinal disorders. It's important to manage your blood sugar and insulin levels for more than one reason. They also determine your risk o...

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17 Things To Stop Worrying About After LASIK

These days, LASIK surgery is an option that many people are taking advantage of. After all, aren't you tired of dealing with your glasses or contacts? You're not the only one! LASIK is the one of the most popular elective procedures...

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3 Tips For Hacking The Cost Of LASIK

LASIK can be life-changing for those used to relying on glasses and contact lenses. If you stop to think about it, it's all the little changes that make LASIK worth it. You won't have to deal with replacing glasses or packing extra contacts on vacation! You may even know th...

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3 Reasons Dry Eye Is Worse In The Winter

Ah, winter. The time of frostbite, frozen toes, and snow! You know what our least favorite part is? How dry everything gets. We're talking, arms, legs, eyes, even our hair seems to dry out in the winter. But dry eye always seems so much worse when it's negative eight degrees outside....

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What Are The Risks Of Cataract Surgery?

Cataract surgery is one of the most common surgical procedures. It is also one of the most performed procedures every year. Many people undergo cataract surgery every year without serious complications. The surgery is safe, effective, and low risk. Though it is considered a low...

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Do You Know These Cataract Facts?

You may be wondering why some people get cataracts in one eye and others are instead affected in both. Does this mean that if you get a cataract in one eye that it will spread to the other? Not at all! Read on to learn about cataracts, how they develop, and other important facts.

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How Can I Make LASIK More Affordable?

Thinking about LASIK but can't quite pull the trigger because of the cost? You don't have to pay for LASIK all at once! Considering that LASIK surgery for both eyes may cost around $5,000, that's a huge relief, right? But how is it possible to break the total LASIK cost up into...

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What Happens When Dogs Have Cataracts

Cataracts don't only affect humans. In fact, our beloved dogs can also develop cataracts as they age. For humans and dogs, untreated cataracts will lead to an eventual and total loss of vision. Cataracts can be removed with cataract surgery to restore vision. When it comes to d...

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Custom LASIK: Is It Worth It?

If you wear glasses or contacts, maybe you've started considering LASIK. LASIK has had a positive impact on the lives of millions across the globe. There's no greater gift than a life free from the hassles of glasses and contact lenses. Gone are the days when laser eye surgery ...

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Cataract FAQs For Loved Ones

September 25, 2018

Cataract FAQs For Loved Ones

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If you or someone you love has cataracts, it can be scary! Keep reading and learn what to expect with these cataract FAQs for loved ones! Cataract Basics Cataracts are an age-related condition. This does not mean that you can only develop cataracts when you're older. Instead, you are ...

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Will LASIK Permanently Fix My Vision?

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When you wear glasses or contacts because of nearsightedness, you're still nearsighted. This is a fact that you're reminded of every time you take your glasses off or remove your contacts. Waking up every morning to blurriness can be frustrating. Without a spare pair of glass...

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Important Facts To Know About IOLs

If you've been told you need cataract surgery, you've started researching which IOL, or intraocular lens, will be the best fit for you and your lifestyle. Keep reading to learn important facts about IOLs! Will You Be Able to Feel Your IOL? Cataract surgery is performed when you ne...

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FAQs About LASIK Cost

August 09, 2018

FAQs About LASIK Cost

Considering LASIK? The amazing deals you see online for LASIK that's less than $1,000 per eye may be tempting, but price alone is not enough when it comes to choosing your LASIK surgeon. Remember, this is your vision we are talking about, not getting the best possible deal on a used car...

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Dry Eye Facts To Know

July 18, 2018

Dry Eye Facts To Know

You may think that our eyes only produce tears when we experience sadness, but the truth is that our eyes naturally produce basal tears to protect the cornea from the environment with every blink. Basal tears, which are formed in glands located near the e...

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8 QUESTIONS YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS ASKING WHEN “SHOPPING” FOR iLASIK

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Here are a few key questions to make sure and ask your doctor when "shopping" for iLASIK. Make sure you are receiving the best surgery possible for your eyes.

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Cataract Lens Options

April 30, 2014

Cataract Lens Options

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Take a moment and consider what your visual demands may include. Do you find the most joy in spending time with your family and friends, or perhaps playing cards? Maybe you enjoy other hobbies such as traveling, baking, or simply reading a book. Everything we do involves our vision; thus different cataract options are available for your consideration.

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