Having Trouble With Dry Eyes?

Dry Eye

Dry Eyes Your eyes depend on lubrication and moisture to maintain comfort and proper vision. Sometimes an imbalance in the natural tear system of your eye can cause the eye to stop producing this lubrication and result in dry eyes. Common Causes of Dry Eyes Symptoms of Dry Eyes When tears do not adequately lubricate […]

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LASIK for Pilots and Astronauts


Poor or less than perfect vision used to restrict many candidates from becoming either a pilot or an astronaut. Recently, the Air Force and Navy have implemented a policy allowing individuals who have had LASIK to become pilots. Previously, those who have had corrective eye surgery were disqualified from flight and navigator training. Aspiring pilots […]

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Understanding the Difference – Optometrist vs. Ophthalmologist


Optometrist vs. Ophthalmologist Both start with the letter ‘O’ and both are eye doctors… so what’s the difference? Ophthalmologists are physicians, having gone to medical school and offer complete eye care services. Optometrists are medical professionals but not physicians. They focus on eye care and can prescribe glasses or contacts. Here are the different services […]

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Understanding Astigmatism

Astigmatism, Uncategorized

A common misconception about astigmatism is that it is a disease. It is just an irregularity in the eye – a cornea or lens that is not symmetrical – and is very easy to treat. A ‘normal’ eye’s cornea is shaped like a basketball. An eye with astigmatism is shaped more like a football. When […]

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