3 Ways Winter Can Affect Eyes

The Winter season often brings the celebration of holidays, seasonal activities and foods, and colder weather. Unfortunately, red itchy eyes in winter and weird vision changes often come along with it. What can be done for eyes that are affected by cold temperatures and dry air? Here are some tips. 

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Horizon Now Offers the First and Only FDA-Approved Trifocal Lens Implant for Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery is a safe and effective means of treating the symptoms cataracts, such as glare and blurriness. It is, however, generally accepted that patients will still need to rely on glasses after standard cataract surgery. Now, there is the Alcon trifocal IOL (intraocular lens) called the AcrySof IQ PanOptix lens that is significantly reducing surgery patients’ dependence on glasses. For those in search of a solution to both cataracts and poor quality of vision, Horizon Eye Specialists now offers this lens. Here’s more about it. 

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How to Prevent Snow Blindness this Winter

A cold and cloudy day does not mean that the eyes are safe from harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. In fact, there are just as many ways your eyes can become damaged during the winter months as there are in the summer. One of the main threats to your eye health is Photokeratitis. Here’s more about what it is, and some winter eye care tips to help protect the eyes. 

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What Causes Under-eye Bags and How to Prevent Them

Dark, puffy, and swollen under-eyes are an unfortunate reality for many.  How does this happen and what can be done about it? Here’s what you need to know about under-eye “bags.” 

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Can I Use My HSA for LASIK?

We recently wrote about using Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) to pay for laser eye surgery, and today we’re covering Health Savings Accounts (HSA). Using your HSA for LASIK can be a very attractive option for many people, and we want to make sure you understand how it works. Here are some answers to commonly asked questions about HSA as one of your LASIK financing options.

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