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6 Things You Should Know About LASIK

Millions of people have had LASIK eye surgery – you probably have at least one friend, relative, or coworker who has had it done. However, this may not be enough to convince you that it’s time to have this procedure. If you are still having questions and doubts about LASIK, read on for some important …

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When to See a Doctor About “Floaters”

You’ve probably noticed them more than a few times – those little squiggly lines that appear briefly in your line of sight, floating across and around your eye. They are commonly known as “floaters,” and most everyone gets them at some time or another. But have you ever wondered if floaters are something you should …

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Signs You Should See Your Eye Doctor

No matter how well you think you are seeing or how much you doubt your vision has changed, regular eye exams are an important part of having healthy eyes and for your overall health. However, sometimes a problem comes up and you might wonder if it can wait until your regular exam or if you …

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Dr. Anderson Retires

ECI would like to thank Dr. Anderson for 38 years of dedicated expertise. He will be missed, as he embarks upon his retirement journey.

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Can I sleep in my contacts?

Any contact lens wearer will tell you that they are great little devices and make life so much easier. However, anyone who wears contact lenses will also probably admit to having slept in their lenses, at least a time or two, by accident or because they don’t think it will cause any harm. So, is …

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What post-operative instructions should I follow after corneal transplant surgery?

Corneal transplant surgery can help patients improve their vision after eye disease. As with any surgical procedure, it is important that patients follow the recommendations of their doctor immediately after surgery to ensure that they reduce the risk of complications. While certain side effects will occur, including overall discomfort of the treated eye and swelling, …

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How do contact lenses work?

There are several reasons why patients may approach the doctors at the Eye Care Institute about the possibility of switching from prescription eyeglasses to contact lenses. Some patients do so for hassle-free vision correction, eliminating the need for unsightly eyewear that might get in the way of a patient’s current lifestyle. For some, they may …

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How to choose the right eyeglass frames

Are you worried about picking out the most flattering pair of eyeglasses after your eye exam? Are you overwhelmed at the choices available, and are not quite sure which frame is best? At the Eye Care Institute, we know how difficult it can be to pick a pair of eyeglass frames that you will fall …

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How to Create a Safe Home for the Visually Impaired and Totally Blind

If someone with a visual impairment lives with you — or if you’re facing some level of blindness yourself — modifying your home makes it easier to navigate and safer to live in. Most modifications are simple, inexpensive changes that you can implement right away or over time, depending on your needs. People with low-level …

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What is glaucoma and who is at risk of developing this condition?

Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in patients over the age of 60. It is a condition that can cause significant vision changes such as blurring and even eye pain. When these changes occur, it is vital for adult patients to book a consultation appointment with the providers at the Eye Care Institute to …

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