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Something You Need to Know About LASIK

Laser vision correction known as LASIK has been widely performed since the 1990s. It has helped millions of people toss their eyeglasses for many years, and continues to be one of the most popular options for vision correction available today. We frequently perform LASIK and enjoy the satisfaction on our patients’ faces when they finally…

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Cataract Surgery Ocala, FL

What are Secondary Cataracts?

People who have cataracts suffer from the progressive clouding of the eye’s natural lens. This condition may occur in one or both eyes. It is not sight-threatening because, when vision becomes too cloudy to perform normal tasks, the natural lens with cataracts can be removed and replaced with what is called an intraocular lens. Intraocular…

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Eyelid Surgery Ocala, FL

Common Blepharoplasty Questions That Need to be Overcome

Blepharoplasty is a common procedure that has helped millions of adults regain their bright, cheery appearance. As you may know, it doesn’t matter how vibrant you feel on the inside, your outside doesn’t have to reflect that. Many of us, as we age, start to look much less friendly and happy than we feel. This…

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Menopause and Dry Eye May Go Hand-in-Hand

Menopause, as well as the several years of perimenopause that come before the end of menstruation, can be quite the roller coaster for most women. If you are near menopause, you may know the symptoms very well. One day you may feel like yourself and, the next, feel run down and irritable. As we have…

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Eye Conditions

Astigmatism Requires Specific Eye Care

Blurry vision is often caused by astigmatism, the condition with a funny name that affects nearly 1 in 3 Americans. Astigmatism is not nearsightedness or farsightedness; it can occur alongside either one of those refractive errors. Being diagnosed with astigmatism isn’t necessarily a bad thing. A diagnosis allows you and your eye doctor to develop…

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Eye Exam Ocala FL

Even Children Need Regular Eye Exams

The current professional recommendation is that every child has a comprehensive eye exam by age three. After that point, annual eye exams are needed in conjunction with behavioral monitoring that may identify symptoms of visual difficulties. A child who sits close to the television, moves objects closer to see them or who squints when they…

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Cataract Surgery Ocala, FL

You Have a Cataract. Now What?

A cataract is the hardening, yellowing, and clouding of the natural lens of the eye. Normally, the lens is transparent, providing clear, crisp vision. According to the National Eye Institute, nearly half of all Americans will have had a cataract by the time they reach age 80. Generally, cataract surgery is not necessary unless the…

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Eye Conditions

Eye Health Statistics Women Need to Know

There are several facets to optimal women’s health, all of which are important. Women learn early to pay attention to their menstrual cycle, to care for their skin, to manage their weight, and to take care of their teeth. What many women are not taught is that they also need to be mindful of risks…

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Lasik Eye Surgery Ocala, FL

Are You a Candidate for LASIK? Here’s How We Find Out!

Eyeglasses and contact lenses serve a very important function, there is no denying that. Without vision-correction, life is forever altered. At the same time, wearing glasses or contacts can quickly become bothersome. If you’re active, your glasses may get in the way. If you rely on glasses all day every day, they may start to…

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