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LASIK: Who Qualifies and What To Expect

LASIK is a refractive surgery that reshapes the cornea to improve the way light enters the eye and focuses on the retina. This is done by using a laser to create a thin flap on the cornea, which is then lifted to access the underlying tissue.

Navigating the Digital Age: Protecting Your Eyes in the Era of Screens

Digital eyestrain, also known as computer vision syndrome, is a common condition that comes with prolonged use of screens. Typical symptoms include blurred vision, dry eyes, headaches, and neck or shoulder pain.

The Importance of Comprehensive Eye Exams in Detecting and Managing Eye Diseases

The eyes are among the most sensitive body organs, which is crucial when you need to navigate the world and communicate effectively. While they are sensitive, they behave stealthily—many eye conditions do not present symptoms until they are in advanced stages.  This paradox stems from how the brain adjusts to your changing vision due to eye conditions. Because of this paradox, comprehensive eye exams are the only way to ensure that your vision and eye health are intact.