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Understanding corneal transplant with DSEK

At the Eye Care Institute, we offer a myriad of vision health services and procedures for patients in and around the community. Patients who are in need of corneal transplant have a number of options to choose from. One of the most popular treatments is that of Descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty, or DSEK. What is […]


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The importance of routine eye examinations

You visit the dentist every six months. You go for your screenings on an annual basis with your primary doctor. Shouldn’t you schedule a routine eye exam as well? Vision health is just as important as the health of other areas of the body. Your vision is critical to maintaining a good quality of life […]


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Why are regular eye examinations important?

Regardless of your age or overall physical health, visiting a doctor for routine eye examinations is critical to ensuring proper vision and the best possible vision health. Not only will a complete and thorough eye examination determine your prescription for contacts or eyeglasses, it can also be used to check and monitor the eyes for […]


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Corneal eye disorders that can cause vision loss

Your vision is incredibly important. This is why the team at Eye Care Institute encourages patients to pay close attention to any changes in their vision or eye health that may indicate a much bigger problem. Several corneal eye disorders can occur and result in reduce or lost vision. What is the cornea? The cornea […]


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The Importance of Routine Eye Examinations

At the Eye Care Institute in the Sonoma County area, Santa Rosa and Petaluma, CA area patients can obtain routine eye examinations. It is important for adults to have eye evaluations done on a regular basis to catch the early symptoms of conditions such as glaucoma, cataracts, and even macular degeneration, while providing vision correction […]


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Is Lasik Right for Me?

You have probably heard about laser eye surgery called LASIK, and wonder if it could be right for you. Many patients we see at the Eye Care Institute in Santa Rosa and Petaluma, CA are interested in learning more about it to determine if it can eliminate their dependence on the use of contact lenses […]


What Are the Causes of Optic Neuropathy?

Optic neuropathy is a condition that can develop when something goes wrong with the optic nerve. The optic nerve is at the core of obtaining visual information. The optic nerve supplies information from the retina on the back of the eye to the brain. This nerve may become damaged, impacting one’s ability to see. The […]



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Five Reasons Why Routine Eye Examinations Are Important

Most patients in the areas of Petaluma and Santa Rosa, CA only visit their ophthalmologist when they notice their vision becoming blurry or their current eyeglass prescriptions not maintaining their effectiveness. However, it is so important for patients of all ages to visit their ophthalmologist on a regular basis for a comprehensive eye examination. There […]


Floaters: Should I Worry?

You may have been warned about floaters (those bright little dots that only you can see, which last for a few seconds), especially if you have a high prescription in your eyes. But are they really so serious that you need to worry about them? Floaters may occur for a number of reasons, but they […]


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