Posts made in 2015


One of the complications of diabetes develops as diabetic eye disease. However, not many diabetic patients are familiar with diabetic eye disease so here are 5 facts that you may not have discovered about diabetic eye disease:   1. Diabetic eye disease is not diabetic retinopathy   Diabetic eye disease develops differently than diabetic retinopathy. Diabetic eye disease defines as any of the eye diseases that originate from...

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Having Custom LASIK Done


Posted By on Oct 14, 2015 in LASIK Surgery

The VISX STAR laser is a powerful piece of equipment that allows a surgeon to perform extremely detailed surgery. As one of the more advanced methods of Lasik, the use of the VISX STAR is tailored to the individual instead of taking a "one size fits all" approach to vision correction. Using WaveScan, the doctor can identify a patient’s individual problem and then focus proactively on its solution. Isn’t All Lasik...

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Back in 2012, there was a story in the Daily Mail about a young woman named Jennie Hurst, who went for a swim with contact lenses on and some days later turned out one eye blind. Going blind from misuse of contact lenses is not an urban legend. The dangers of swimming with contacts are real, and they can happen to anyone who are not meticulous about their use and care of contacts. This is why doctors at Sugarland Eye & Laser...

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Summer’s here again. So are all kinds of outdoor fun! Beaches to swim in, mountains to climb, new places to travel to and visit. Having good vision makes outdoor activities more enjoyable, but if you’re wearing contact lenses, extra care is essential for maintaining eye health and minimizing risks for dry eyes and eye infection. Consider the following tips for wearing contacts in the summer. Wear contacts with built-in UV...

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Overcoming Monovision


Posted By on Sep 2, 2015 in General, Uncategorized

The visual issues that many people develop in later life can be irritating, particularly for people whose self-image is that they do not wear glasses nor need any sort of corrective work done. For these individuals, the entire process is a pain that they do not want in their lives. Monovision is one possible solution for this problem, but it is not for everyone. There are ways to identify if this solution is right for you. What is...

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