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What is Glaucoma?

Do you or a loved one have glaucoma? It’s a prevalent age-related eye condition. In fact, it’s one of the leading causes of blindness in adults over the age of 60. Like many age-related conditions, it often doesn’t show symptoms until the later stages of the disease. Because of the lack of discernible symptoms, glaucoma […]

5 Tips For Healthy Eye Care This Winter

Winter can seem to go on forever, even if you live in a warm place like Nevada. After the holidays, most people are ready for the colder weather to be over.  But in many places across the country, the first couple of months of the year are the coldest. Winter weather can be fun in […]

Am I A Good Candidate For Botox?

Aging is a normal part of life, as are the side effects of aging. But wrinkles can affect your self-confidence and make you feel older than you are. Luckily, there’s an easy way to treat your crow’s feet and forehead lines: Botox. Botox is an FDA approved injection that temporarily lessens facial lines by affecting […]

How Do I Know If I Have Cataracts?

Cataracts are very common. They occur when your eye’s natural lens grows cloudy. This makes it harder to see, especially as the lens grows more and more opaque.  More often than not, this is a side effect of aging and affects many people who are older than forty. But it can be hard to tell […]

What Can I Do To Prepare Before Laser Cataract Surgery?

If your cataracts have begun to affect your quality of life, it’s time to think about having cataract surgery. Cataract surgery is one of the most commonly performed medical procedures. It’s also the only way to treat cataracts and restore any vision that you lost because of them. Laser cataract surgery is common as well, […]