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Are you Color Blind? Take this Test! (Video)

We at Eye Care Specialists know that color blindness is a misleading term. It is really not a form of blindness at all, but a deficiency in the way someone sees color. The condition affects males much more frequently than females, at a rate of 8 percent of males and 1 percent of females. More […]

The Effect of Texting on Your Eyes

At Eye Care Specialists, we wholeheartedly acknowledge that all the apps, emails, viral videos, and text messages have driven us to distraction, if not off the road. Today, the average cell phone user sends about 500 or so text messages a month. If texters are spending this much time looking at a tiny cell phone […]

How Long Does Eye LASIK Surgery Last?

One question that patients frequently ask is: “What exactly is the life expectancy of your 20/20 vision following eye LASIK surgery?” This is an important question because LASIK (or any kind of surgery) is a considerable investment of both time and money. Because of the physiological differences in the eyes of various individuals, there is […]

Can LASIK Costs Actually Save You Money in the Long Run?

When considering LASIK costs, many people hesitate because they can appear somewhat steep. You, too, may be wondering if the benefits of this kind of procedure are worth the price tag. The truth, however, is that LASIK can save you both time and money throughout your lifetime. In the long run, LASIK costs can actually […]

Can the Right Glasses Enhance Your Looks?

Yes, the right pair of glasses can do wonders for the shape of your face, helping to balance out your features! We at Eye Care Specialists have been around plenty of bespectacled folks. One thing we have found is that choosing the right glasses should be approached much like choosing the right hairstyle. Whether you have […]

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. […]

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 […]

Norwood LASIK Eye Care Specialists: Are Your Child’s Eyes Back-to-School Ready?

The professionals at the Norwood LASIK Eye Care Specialists know that, for most parents, the anxiety of preparing their kids for another long and arduous school year can be downright maddening. In a barrage of back-to-school sales, enrollment, orientation seminars, and immunizations, you tend to overlook things; however, one thing you should never fail to address […]

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 […]

Don’t Blink: Advancements Soon to Hit Norwood LASIK Clinics

The Norwood LASIK professionals at Eye Care Specialists understand that millions of people are dealing with chronic eye conditions, from age-related muscular degeneration to diabetic retinopathy. Even for people that have perfect vision, one can expect that if we live long enough, cataracts are bound to develop. Cataract surgery is one of the great advancements in […]