Lasik Eye Surgery Ocala, FL

Laser Eye Surgery: What about Driving?

The development of laser techniques has been a significant advancement for ophthalmology. Today, more people can improve eyesight and reduce their need for corrective eyeglasses or contacts thanks to laser procedures like LASIK and PRK. The prospect of life without glasses can be exciting. At the same time, laser eye surgery can feel a little…

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Eye Conditions Ocala FL

What is at the Heart of Eye Irritation?

Chronic eye irritation is a complaint that eye doctors tend to hear more frequently than others. Patients express that their eyes feel scratchy or gritty; that they feel wet or are watering so much that they need to be patted dry several times a day. These sensations may coincide with redness and burning or itching,…

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Diabetic Eye Treatment Ocala FL

Why Retinopathy Gets So Much Attention

There are times in life when we may have loved being the center of attention. Usually, as we transition from childhood to adulthood, the comfort level that we have with all eyes being on us diminishes. For many adults, health conditions put them right at the center of it all. In the healthcare field, all…

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Macular Degeneration Ocala, FL

Macular Degeneration Linked to Excessive Iron

There was a point in time when it was common to hear statements like “everything in moderation.” Our parents may have said it when we were children. In adulthood, we may here this phrase, or something like it, from our doctor or a health and wellness expert. It’s possible that an adage such as this…

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Laser Eye Surgery: Let’s Clarify a Few Things

Even though a large percentage of medical procedures performed today involve some type of laser technology, there is a bit of misinformation that continues to circulate. Our objective in providing care to patients of Central Florida Eye Institute is to guide them to their best decision regarding treatment by offering details – factual details, about…

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Lasik Eye Surgery Ocala, FL

Has Your World Become a Blur?

With age, just about everything changes – even the way we see things. We’re not talking about the change in perspective that many adults experience as they learn valuable life lessons. We’re talking about the actual way we see our physical world. Most adults aren’t surprised when they start to have trouble reading labels, or…

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Eye Conditions Ocala, FL

Dry Eye Strategies for Your Back Pocket

We can all benefit from having workable strategies tucked away for when we need them. Some people call them life hacks. We call them simple tricks for the optimal living. Here, we want to point out a few of the easy strategies that can help you manage the issue of dry eyes, whether your eye…

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Eye Conditions Ocala, FL

Eyelid Swelling May Need a Doctor’s Care

Puffy, swollen eyes are sometimes a product of our own doing. For example, when we stay up too late working on an important project, or just watching a movie, the tissue around our eyes may be bloated with a bit of fluid. This type of swelling typically subsides once we are upright and moving around….

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Cataract Surgery Ocala, FL

Here’s Why Cataract Surgery is a Worthwhile Consideration

Cataracts, or clouded lenses, can create a great deal of frustration as eyesight progressively declines. An interesting aspect of cataracts is that, while the accumulation of proteins on the eye’s lens degrades vision, it does not cause blindness. As such, patients with cataracts are largely in control of the timing of cataract removal surgery. It…

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