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How Do I Get Contact Lenses From My Eye Doctor?

Are you looking for an alternative to glasses? The switch to contact lenses can be worth it. With contacts, you’ll enjoy better peripheral or side vision and a wider field of view than glasses. This can be helpful when playing sports, exercising, and driving. Contact lenses can also allow you to be comfortable being more… Read More

4 Reasons to Consider Laser Vision Correction Like LASIK

Glasses and contact lenses help you see clearly by correcting your near sightedness, far sightedness, and/or astigmatism. However, these visual aids can become inconvenient in your everyday life. If you wear glasses, they must be wiped clean all the time, especially when they develop obvious smudges. Plus, you have to constantly deal with foggy glasses… Read More

What Power of Reading Glasses Should I Buy?

As you grow older, the lens inside your eye becomes harder and less flexible.  As a result, it has difficulty adjusting and can no longer focus on up-close objects. This common condition is known as presbyopia. For most people, presbyopia begins to occur between the ages of 40 – 45. Presbyopia progresses with time, and… Read More

4 Ways You Can Help Improve Your Dry Eye Symptoms

Dry eye is a common eye condition that occurs when your eyes don’t make adequate tears or when the tears produced are of poor quality. Dry eyes can significantly affect your day-to-day life.  Fortunately, there are many treatment options that can alleviate your symptoms, including at-home remedies. Keep reading to learn more about dry eye… Read More

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

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