LASIK Eye Surgery – Get Your Vision Back

Eyesight is our most precious sense, allowing us to see the world and all its beauty. But vision problems like myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism make it difficult for us to see the world as clearly as we once did. People suffering from these conditions resort to prescription glasses and contact lenses for correcting their vision….

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Finding Dr. Right When Considering LASIK

Once you have made the decision to undergo LASIK, it is important to note that not all LASIK eye surgeons are created equal. You may be tempted to choose surgeons or vision clinics that offer LASIK at a lower cost. However, keep in mind that there’s a huge difference between bargain hunting for shoes and…

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Getting Ready for Your Cataract Surgery

The World Health Organization’s latest assessment on cataract cases revealed that the condition affects roughly half of the world population. As cataracts are the leading cause of blindness, it’s fortunate that surgery has made it possible to completely restore vision for millions who are affected. Cataract surgery involves removal of the existing clouded lens of…

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Taking Care of Your Eyes While You’re Expecting

Pregnancy brings forth a lot of changes in women — from the obvious baby bump to unexplained food cravings and aversion. Such physical and physiological changes are often brought about by the hormonal shifts when a woman is expecting. Although eye health may be the last thing in an expectant woman’s mind, Dr. Thomas Croley…

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Quick Guide to Dealing with the Dreaded Pink Eye

You woke up looking forward to the last day of the work week ahead only to find out that your left eye is extremely red when you looked at the mirror. Worst of all, it’s starting to get itchy! You’re starting to speculate that it could be pink eye, like what your co-worker Tim had…

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When is the Best Time to Have LASIK

Millions of people around the world have benefited from LASIK. If you haven’t heard about it yet, LASIK (Laser In-situ Keratomileusis) surgery corrects farsightedness, nearsightedness, or astigmatism (blurred vision due to irregular curvature of the cornea or lens). By and large, LASIK is for individuals who want to lessen their dependence or totally free themselves…

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Are you at Risk of Glaucoma?

The symptoms of glaucoma are not always obvious and often people wait too long to be tested. Being aware of the risk factors that may lead to glaucoma is important for early detection and intervention. Glaucoma Risk Factors Age – As you get older your risk of glaucoma increases. It is important to be checked…

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When to Choose Eyelid Surgery (and When Not To!)

Although eyelid surgery or blepharoplasty is more popular as a cosmetic surgical procedure, Dr. Croley and the rest of the team here at our Ocala ophthalmology practice also perform the procedure for purely medical reasons. If you’ve been wondering for a while now whether or not an eyelid surgery is the best procedure for you,…

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