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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 […]

Groundbreaking Lasik Eye Surgeon Predicts the “End of Blindness”

Can one LASIK eye surgeon save the world from blindness? It’s a tall order seeing as how the condition affects 250 million people from all around the world. The leading causes of chronic blindness include conditions such as cataracts, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, corneal opacities, diabetic retinopathy, trachoma, and eye conditions in children caused by […]

Debunking the Myths about Eyes

Here at Eye Care Specialists, we can’t tell you how many patients walk in with myths and misconceptions about the human eyes. No, the number of carrots you eat probably is not going to affect how well you see. No, if you cross your eyes too many times they are not going to get stuck […]

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 […]

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. […]