Post Tagged: laser eye

The Many Ways Smoking Destroys Your Vision

LASIK eye surgery solves many vision-related problems; some of which have been perpetuated by years of smoking. Today, smoking stands as the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the United States. Smoking is well known to cause cancer, the evidence is overwhelmingly conclusive. Other adverse, and often fatal, health effects such […]

Are You Seeing Stars?

Are you seeing stars? If you ever have, the professionals at the Eye Care Specialists can assure you that you are definitely not alone. This is a rather common visual complaint that is usually a normal and harmless occurrence. The spots and flashes of light are a visual phenomenon called phosphine, otherwise known as seeing stars. […]

Does Green Tea Boost your Eyesight?

At Eye Care Specialists, we are well aware that green tea has been getting a lot of positive press over the last few years. Many studies have been released suggesting that drinking green tea may provide you with health benefits, including improved brain function, increased fat burning, lowered risk of certain kinds of cancer, and […]

How A Stoke Can Affect Your Eyes

At Eye Care Specialists, we receive and care for many patients whose eyes have been affected by strokes. A stroke or cerebrovascular accident happens when a section of the brain is deprived of blood (which is referred to as an ischemic stroke) or when a blood vessel bursts (a hemorrhagic stroke). Over 80,000 people die […]

Can Visual Exercises Be Just As Good As Eye LASIK Surgery? 

Through eye LASIK surgery, many vision problems can be corrected, but there are certain exercises that may be used to help strengthen eyes and alleviate some symptoms. However, it should be noted that these exercises may only help with certain symptoms such as eyestrain, sensitivity to light, and headaches, but will not help with dyslexia or excessive  blinking and/or squinting. These symptoms could be related to the […]

Norwood LASIK Eye Care Specialists: Am I Too Old For LASIK?

At the Norwood LASIK Eye Care Specialists clinic, LASIK is most commonly performed on individuals between ages 20 to 40. But how advisable is a surgery like LASIK when the patient is in their 50s, 60s, or perhaps beyond?   The Norwood LASIK Eye Care Specialists consider the eye to be an astounding organ in a constant […]