Cataract Surgery Ocala, FL

When Should I have Cataracts Removed?

Historically, cataracts have been a widespread cause of vision loss. This problem, in which the protein that naturally exists on the lens of the eye clumps together, can be treated. The procedure is referred to as cataract removal surgery, but this may not paint an accurate picture. Cataract removal is technically lens removal. Because cataracts…

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Eye Exam Ocala FL

Eye Care Tips for Students

Children of all ages are back in the classroom, ready for another year of learning. If you’re like most parents, the onset of the school year coinciding with the last days of summer fun created just enough chaos to stand in the way of those before-school checkups. Even if you planned to schedule your students’…

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Corneal Transplant Ocala, FL

Why Would Corneal Transplant be Necessary?

The eyes are intricate body parts with numerous structures. The cornea is a transparent surface that is located at the front of the eye. Corneal transplant surgery is a procedure (keratoplasty, or KP) in which the central part of the cornea is removed. To take its place, the surgeon inserts a small piece of healthy,…

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Glaucoma Treatment Ocala FL

Diagnosing Glaucoma: What We Look For

Glaucoma is a prevalent eye condition that presents a significant concern. One of the crucial factors about this disease is that it does not give us strong clues when it first develops. This is point one of interest. Another point of concern is that, without early detection through an in-depth eye exam, we don’t know…

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Cataract Surgery Ocala, FL

Is it Possible to Slow Cataract Growth?

According to statistics, more than 20 million Americans are diagnosed with cataracts each year. The clouding of the eye’s natural lens is subtle at first and worsens over time. Sometimes, cataract growth occurs over several years before surgery is performed to restore crystal-clear vision. The timing of surgery depends solely on the patient. If you…

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Lasik Eye Surgery Ocala, FL

Is LASIK Your Best Step Toward Better Vision?

Wearing contacts or eyeglasses eventually becomes tiresome for many of the people who rely on corrective lenses. Each has certain advantages as well as disadvantages that can impact daily living. If you’ve ever lost a contact lens in the middle of a busy day, you know what we’re talking about. If you are an active…

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Why Eyelid Surgery and Injectables Go Together

In recent years, we have seen a sharp increase in the use of injectable solutions like Botox and dermal fillers to reduce many of the common signs of aging. At the same time, interest in blepharoplasty, or eyelid rejuvenation surgery, has also increased exponentially. Many people who address cosmetic concerns with blepharoplasty state that the…

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Glaucoma: Now What?

One of the biggest questions that patients have after learning that they have glaucoma is “now what?” In many instances, this question goes unasked. What’s behind it is fear of the unknown. Glaucoma isn’t a condition with which most people are familiar. Therefore, essential details such as glaucoma’s ability to cause vision loss can feel…

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Lasik Eye Surgery Ocala, FL

Technology and LASIK

LASIK eye surgery was one of the most technological advances to occur in ophthalmology at its time. It is interesting how one of the primary questions that patients have before they undergo this procedure is how long they may be away from the technologies they use on a daily basis. There’s no denying that we…

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Eye Conditions Ocala, FL

Why so Dry?

Dry eyes are frustrating even when the gritty, burning sensation occurs only on occasion. One can only imagine, then, how chronic inflammation and excessive watering could be somewhat maddening. Tear production is a delicate process, we have come to learn. When this production is interrupted at any step, symptoms occur quickly. Here, we touch on…

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