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What is ORA/VerifEye™?

If you don’t have a cataract, chances are you know someone who does. As Americans, we may be living longer, but our eyes can’t keep up. Thankfully, surgery to remove cataracts is one of the most common and safe procedures performed in the country. Cataracts are a clouding of the […]

Ergonomics For the Eyes

So many people work in front of a computer screen nowadays that you would probably be in the minority if you did not. Due to the increased use of computers/tablets/smart phones in the workplace it is important to find ways to ergonomically keep your eyes healthy. Here are a few […]

vision enhancing toys

Vision Enhancing Holiday Toys

It is that time of year when stores and malls stay open late and you have another shopping list that is not just groceries. It is the Holiday season which means time spent with loved ones and different traditions. One of those traditions may be gift giving. With the plethora […]

Halloween Costume Eye Safety

Halloween Costume Eye Safety

It’s October, which means Halloween is right around the corner! This can be one of your kid’s favorite holidays and maybe it is a favorite for you, too. Candy and costumes, what’s not to like!? With that being said, it is important to protect your eyes during Halloween. Check out […]

What is TCD?

TCD or Transcranial Doppler is an ultrasound that measures the blood flow in the central part of your brain, specifically the Circle of Willis. You may have heard of a similar test that can measure the blood flow through your carotid arteries called a Carotid Doppler, only the TCD measures […]

LASIK Eye Surgery

What is LASIK?

LASIK is a surgery that is done to the front surface of the eye (cornea) to correct your vision. The surgeon will create a small flap on the cornea using either a laser or a small blade. They then will reshape the cornea using an excimer laser. Once they have […]