Worried About the Cost of Cataract Surgery? Read This

We’ve written before about the real cost breakdown for LASIK laser eye surgery, in an effort to let patients know what’s involved financially and how to afford it. Similarly, many patients also wonder about cataract surgery cost implications. They want to have cataract surgery, but they’re concerned it may be too expensive. Here’s some more information to help you make the best possible decision for your eye health.

Posted in Cataract Information, Financing, Types of Cataract Surgery Lenses, Cataract Surgery Options, Cataract Evaluation, Cataract Lens Options, Cataract Lens Cost, Signs of Cataracts, FSA, HSA

Want LASIK, But Overwhelmed By Anxiety? Here’s What To Do

You’ve done your research, and you know you’re a candidate for LASIK eye surgery. What’s more, you really want the procedure and the hassle-free, clear vision it offers. But, there’s a problem: you’re terrified of it. Most people feel a little nervous about having eye surgery, but if you struggle with generalized anxiety (or another form of clinical anxiety), it can be a real roadblock to following through. Here are some tips to try if you want LASIK, but are worried your anxiety will stand in your way.

Posted in Presbyopia, Monovision, Lasik Information, Optometry Information, Blended Vision, Nearsightedness, LASIK Surgery Options, LASIK Eye, How to Fix Nearsightedness, Eye Exam, LASIK financing

Do I Really Need An Annual Eye Exam?

Did you know that March is “Save Your Vision” month? The American Optometric Association (AOA) designates this annual public health observance as a way to remind people of the importance of regular eye exams. This made us think of a question that we sometimes hear from patients: “Do I really need eye exams every year?” The answer is yes, and here’s why.

Posted in Optometry Information, primary eye care, Eye Health Tips, Eye Exam, Eye Health Care Tips, Ways to Improve Eye Health, Yearly Eye Exam, New Eye Care Technology

How To Be Your Own Advocate with Your Vision & Eye Care

What’s your plan for your vision and eye care? If this question made you pause or scratch your head, you’re not alone. A lot of people get their eyes checked when they experience itchiness, pain or need to update their prescription. But there is immense value in approaching your eye care more proactively. Doing so requires you to become your own health advocate. Here’s how to take on this important role for you and your family.

Posted in Optometry Information, Eye Health Tips, UV Damage to Eyes, Avoid Dry Eyes, Eye Exam, makeup and eye health, Eye Health Care Tips, Ways to Improve Eye Health, Digital Strain, Yearly Eye Exam, children's eye care, Vision Care

4 Things Patients Love About LASIK

Playing into the February theme of Valentine's Day, this post could be a fun opportunity to highlight a few of the things that patients enjoy most about LASIK. We could pull a couple excerpts from quotes from real patients from the site to include, and try to think outside the box to mention positive results people might not think of.

Posted in Presbyopia, Monovision, Lasik Information, Optometry Information, Blended Vision, Nearsightedness, LASIK Surgery Options, LASIK Eye, How to Fix Nearsightedness, Eye Exam, LASIK financing

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