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The Eyes Have it on Senior Citizens Day

In the middle of August on the 21st National Senior Citizens Day comes. Then-President Ronald Regan, by proclamation, stated wherever a need existed, an older person would make their presence felt for their good and for the good of others. By 2020 the USA will have 1 in 5 as senior citizens. Presently about 16 […]

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Summer Solstice and the Eyes

The amount of sunshine hitting the earth varies daily, but it also varies seasonally. Two moments in the year, the Summer solstice occurs. In the Northern Hemisphere, June 20 to June 21st and in the Southern Hemisphere, December 21 or 22nd, the path of the Sun in the sky locates farthest. It means those days […]

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Making the Decision to Try LASIK

You have worn glasses for years, but just after reaching the age of 40, your eyesight has changed again. Not quite enough to get a new prescription but just enough to stress you a bit when doing several hours of computer work. Once one becomes tired of laying down the glasses and remembering where you […]

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Happy Friendship Day to Yourself

International Friendship Day on July 30th and Happy Friendship Day on August 2nd remind everyone that having loving platonic relationships makes life enjoyable. Strengthening friendships gives a person a way to bounce off ideas, double-check things told, and with social media make friends all over the world. The designated day actually originated as a marketing […]

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Millions of Americans Have Cataracts

Cataracts have proven to be a common issue. A look at the statistics around the eye issue gives a perspective about what may need dealing with as a person ages. As reported by the Center for Disease Control here are the facts around American eyes: An estimation of 11 million Americans starting at age 12 […]

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PanOptix Could It Be a Solution for You?

Clinics like the Houston Lasik Clinic look for ways to improve surgical techniques and processes. Evaluations of new products become part of that process as studies from other ophthalmologists and institutions report their findings in journals. About 2016 Alcon released a quadrifocal intraocular lens that functioned as a trifocal one named PanOptix. Described as innovative […]

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Make Sure You are Ready for International Literacy Day

The days have become shorter, and suddenly September 8th arrives, and it’s International Literacy Day. Reading remains one of the significant ways that people grow intellectually, emotionally, and even psychologically. New books give new ideas or release emotions safely. It provides a point of conversation with others as discoveries in the reading become shared. It […]

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Independence Day

The word July keeps appearing in memos, on television, and on social media. Thoughts wander to that declaration Thomas Jefferson wrote in 1774. Truths are self-evident. Equality happens when granted inalienable rights. Consent of the governed derives powers. Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness remain part of independence. A new brand of government formed […]

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A Surgery Well Done and Dry Eye

Well over 10 million people have had LASIK surgery as reported by Market Scope in midyear 2018. An elective surgery, its rate of success remains over 96 percent. More importantly, ophthalmologists continue to improve on techniques and equipment, so more patients with complicated eye issues can become candidates for laser eye surgery. Patients often report […]

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PanOptix Continues to Improve Vision

As clinical studies roll in more information on what areas an intraocular lens can do the best begin to be collected and disseminated among ophthalmologists. The Asian Pacific Journal Ophthalmology in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania did a clinical review of the PanOptix intraocular lens. Branded AcrySof IQ, the model lens has a description as a one-piece aspheric […]

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