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LASIK Patients Can Still Have Cataract Surgery

There is an increasing concern from patients regarding getting LASIK in their young adult life and the possibility of having to undergo cataract surgery as they get older. LASIK has been around for nearly two decades now and this has brought about the issue of pioneer LASIK patients who are now having vision issues due…
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LASIK Deemed Safe by The US FDA

By: Robert T. Lin, M.D. The first question patients' want an answer to is more often than not, is LASIK safe? In 2014, the US FDA provided results on a comprehensive, multi-center study on the safety and efficacy of LASIK. The study surveyed patients regarding their visual symptoms and quality of life before and three…
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What is a Cataract and what is Cataract Surgery?

Cataracts are the most common cause of vision loss in people over 40. Today cataracts affect more than 22 million Americans age 40 and older. At some point in our life, we will all develop a cataract. The good news is that cataracts can be treated with one of the most successful outpatient procedures in…
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Optometrist vs Ophthalmologist: Who You Need to Consult With For LASIK

The first step in the quest for 20/20 vision was to read up on the available options for vision correction. Of course, you can't completely rely on the information you find online, so a professional is typically recommended. ;) But is a regular eye doctor, the one that checks your vision every year, enough? Apparently…
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Traveling with Contacts, Packing List

I've worn contacts for the better half of my life and only recently discovered that the disposable contact packs can be clipped back to back for easy access to a right and left lens each time! I may be a bit overly excited about this but this was a wonderful discovery for me as I…
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Is A New Set of Eyes On Your Wish List this Holiday?

With the last of the Turkey being put away in the fridge the Season is officially upon us. A time for merriment, family and the dreaded HOLIDAY SHOPPING! The thought of jam packed malls and parking lots makes the entire season unappealing for me. Thank goodness for online shopping! As time evolves another growing trend…
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Taking Advantage of Your FSA & HSA Accounts

Now that Halloween has come and gone the Holidays are fast approaching. Soon we will be counting down as we watch the ball drop in Times Square! As we begin decorating and putting up Holiday lights or trimming the Christmas tree, something that ought to be considered towards the end of the year is the…
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