Eye Conditions Ocala, FL

What Is That Growth in My Eye?

When you look at yourself in the mirror, you expect to see certain things. A fleshy growth on the surface of either eye doesn’t fall into the category of “normal.” The presence of any extra matter in the eye could cause a great deal of alarm. Before spinning into a web of worry, contact Central…

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Dry Eye Ocala, FL

The Fascinating World of Tears

Tears are droplets of fluid that we normally associate with a sad song or touching moment in life. Emotional tears are just one reason that the body produces this fluid. There are two more types of tears that may flow from time to time. Basal tears are the beads of fluid that spread out across…

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Eye Exam Ocala FL

Nearsightedness a Growing Problem in Children

There is a widespread acceptance that, when we grow older, we are likely going to need glasses or contact lenses. Much of the time, the eye conditions that we discuss more frequently are the ones that occur later in life. But what about the younger population? Children should naturally enjoy good vision, right? One would…

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TIZO Ocala FL

Sunscreen from your Eye Doctor?

You may not expect for your eye doctor to have a great deal of knowledge or wherewithal to help you understand the value of sunscreen. At Central Florida Eye Institute, we do. In our neck of the woods, where the sun shines more often than not, it is easy to fall victim to the harmful…

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ophthalmology Ocala, FL

Optometrist or Ophthalmologist

When you need to get your eyes examined, you probably state that you will go to the “eye doctor.” Likewise, people who want to get LASIK done to reduce their need for contacts or eyeglasses also say they will see the eye doctor. What is interesting is that both the optometrist and the ophthalmologist could…

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New to Botox? Let Us Fill You In!

Botox has been used so widely for so long that it’s hard to believe that there are still people who are new to this aesthetic treatment. There are a few common reasons why Botox may be unfamiliar to a percentage of the population. If you’re new to this treatment, it could be because you haven’t…

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Maintaining Eye Health

Maintaining Eye Health May Be Simpler Than You Think

Eye conditions are ever-more common, and many of them are associated with age. This should not be perceived to mean that your vision will naturally degrade as you grow older. While there are genetic factors in the development of eye conditions, research is indicating that our general health and lifestyle habits have a lot more…

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Lasik Eye Surgery

Get the Straight Facts about Clearer Vision with LASIK

LASIK procedures have been some of the most commonly performed eye surgeries over the past two decades. More than 50 million procedures have been conducted worldwide, and numerous studies. The data regarding LASIK demonstrates that the success rate for this procedure is above 98%. These three sentences alone, you would think, would drive any person…

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4 Signs you need to see the Eye Doctor

The best way to stay on top of your eye health is to schedule yearly eye exams. These visits do much more than assessing whether or not you are maintaining 20/20 vision. Eye exams also look at the internal structures of the eye and observe measurements like eye pressure, both of which could indicate hidden…

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