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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 […]

What Celebrities Are Saying About LASIK

At this point, you may be on the fence about having the LASIK procedure done. LASIK, is actually performed on patients from all walks of life. For example, what do Brad Pitt, Kim Kardashian, Dennis Quaid, Cindy Crawford and John Goodman all have in common? They all are celebrities who have undergone the laser to […]

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 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 LASIK Eye Surgery Could Help You Find a Better Career

  For most jobs, good vision is not a prerequisite and LASIK eye surgery not needed for those that are visually impaired. However, it is undeniable that good vision makes just about everything, including your job, easier. But there are some jobs where nothing less than perfect vision will do. Before we start, it should be understood that there is a […]

Will the Smart Phone One Day Perform a LASIK Procedure?

A smartphone performing a LASIK procedure? Not now, but maybe one day. What is certain is that ongoing advances in medical technology have made life better here in the United States. Now, a new smartphone-based portable eye examination kit called Peek is aiming to help people in developing countries. The app can be operated by […]

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 […]

The Norwood Laser Eye Care Specialists: What Food Gives You Supervision?

At Eye Care Specialists in Norwood, laser surgery is our specialty—but so is eye health. One of the best ways to prevent eye disease is by the foods you eat. Everyone knows that carrots can improve the health of your eyes, but there are other foods and nutrients that may be even more important for keeping your eyesight in tiptop shape as you grow older. These […]