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Does Glaucoma Always Require Treatment?

More than 3 million Americans, and more than 60 million people worldwide, have glaucoma. Experts estimate that half of them don’t know they have it. Treatment is often necessary for those diagnosed with glaucoma to prevent vision loss. While treatment cannot restore lost vision, it can help slow or even prevent further vision loss. Keep… Read More


Can I Get LASIK Eye Surgery if I Have Astigmatism?

Do you have astigmatism? Are you tired of needing contact lenses or glasses every day?  LASIK can usually correct your refractive error, including astigmatism, safely and effectively as long as your prescription is within the treatment limits and you’re a candidate for the procedure.  Can LASIK Correct Astigmatism? Astigmatism occurs when your cornea has an… Read More


Did You Know You Can Use Your Flex Dollars to Pay For Eye Care?

Taking care of your eyes should be a top priority, and a flexible spending account or FSA makes it easier to do so. Your FSA can pay for qualified eye care expenses.  Keep reading to learn more about how to use your FSA to cover your eye care costs!  What Is an FSA? An FSA… Read More


Is Seeing Flashes and Floaters Normal?

Seeing flashes or floaters for the first time can be alarming. Although sometimes harmless, new onset of flashes or floaters may be warning signs of a serious eye condition.  If you notice an influx of floaters or new flashes, it’s best to visit your eye doctor immediately to ensure your vision is not at risk…. Read More


What to Expect During Cataract Surgery with the Best Cataract Surgeons in Bloomington

Cataract surgery is a quick and effective outpatient procedure that can restore vision affected by cataracts. The actual procedure can be completed in about 15 – 20 minutes per eye and boasts an impressively high success rate with minimal risk of complications. Keep reading to learn more about what to expect during cataract surgery with… Read More


What Should I Know Before Selecting New Glasses?

When shopping for new glasses, there are many things to consider before settling on a pair. You should evaluate a variety of factors such as comfort, cost, durability, the many lens options, and so much more.  That will ensure you have functional glasses that feel and look great. However, with so many options, how can… Read More


Why LASIK is the Best Investment You’ll Ever Make

Are you considering LASIK? LASIK is a life-changing vision correction procedure that has given millions of people the freedom they’ve always wanted from glasses and contact lenses. LASIK boasts a high patient satisfaction rate, with over ninety-six percent of people happy with their outcome. Keep reading to learn more about LASIK and why it is… Read More


What Can I Do About My Droopy Eyelids?

Droopy eyelids, also known as ptosis, occur when one or both of your upper eyelids hang lower than normal. Saggy eyelids can lead to compromised vision, cosmetic insecurities, and issues with the proper functioning of the eyelid. Eyelids commonly droop due to age, as the muscles supporting your lids weaken and the skin around your… Read More


9 Tips to Follow For Your Healthiest Eyes This Spring

Spring is the perfect time to enjoy the weather outside. The beautiful spring weather comes with plenty of sunshine, but it’s also the start of allergy season. Whether or not you have a pre-existing eye condition, it’s always a good idea to take extra care of your eyes during springtime. Keep reading to learn nine… Read More


7 Things That Make Someone A Good LASIK Candidate

Tired of wearing contact lenses? Do your glasses always seem to interfere with your everyday life? There are many reasons you may be considering laser vision correction.  VisionPoint Eye Center offers free LASIK consultations that will help determine if you are a good candidate.  Keep reading if you want to know what our LASIK team… Read More


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