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How to Spend Your Flex Spending Dollars on Eyecare Before the New Year

Do you have an FSA? If you contribute to a flexible spending account (FSA), you can set aside pre-tax money from your paycheck and use it towards your eye care expenses. With the clock ticking away, this is the best time to spend those funds before you run out of time. Keep reading to learn… Read More

What is Diabetic Retinopathy?

Have you been diagnosed with diabetes? One of the possible complications is diabetic retinopathy. You can develop this eye condition if you have diabetes, including type 1, type 2, or gestational diabetes. The longer you have diabetes, the more likely you are to develop the condition. Keep reading to learn more about diabetic retinopathy and… Read More

Why the Best Cataract Surgeons in Tacoma are Board-Certified

Do you have cataracts? You may be wondering if it’s time to have them removed. The good news is that cataract surgery is an incredibly safe procedure to undergo, with few complications. But as with any surgery, cataract removal poses some risks. The key to having the safest possible procedure? Make sure you choose an… Read More

5 Ways to Know You Should Consider a Premium IOL During Cataract Surgery

Do you have cataracts that make it harder to see? The only way to see clearly and regain your independence is to have cataract surgery. Cataract surgery is a highly effective and safe procedure that millions have every year. During the procedure, your surgeon removes your natural lens and replaces it with an artificial intraocular… Read More

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Think About Getting LASIK than Right Now

Are you tired of depending on your glasses or contacts to see clearly? If you qualify as a good candidate, LASIK can give you the freedom to see the world as you’ve always desired. LASIK is a laser vision correction procedure that permanently corrects refractive errors, leaving you with crystal-clear vision that seems like something… Read More

Here’s the 411 on Corneal Cross-Linking and Keratoconus

Have you recently found out that you have keratoconus? Keratoconus is an eye condition in which the normally dome-shaped cornea gradually thins and bulges outward into a cone shape. As the cornea protrudes, the collagen tissue responsible for its appearance starts to stretch and break. As a result, the cornea becomes thinner and unstable. Because… Read More

Can I Get Cataracts After Having Cataract Surgery?

Do you have cataracts and need to have cataract surgery to remove them? You may have questions about how the procedure works. You may also be unsure if cataracts can come back after being removed. The good news is that your cataracts can’t come back after cataract surgery. Your cataract surgeon completely removes the natural,… Read More

Can Allergies Make Dry Eye Syndrome Worse?

Do you have dry, itchy eyes? Many people with dry eye syndrome also have allergies. As spring becomes a reality, seasonal allergies can make dry eyes harder to deal with. If you wear contact lenses, your symptoms can be even worse. During the spring months, pollen is the leading cause of allergies. It also triggers… Read More

Are There Any Signs or Symptoms of Glaucoma?

Do you or someone you love have glaucoma? You’re not alone. Millions of Americans have glaucoma, yet half of them don’t even know they have it. You may have also heard glaucoma referred to as the silent thief of sight because it typically doesn’t have any symptoms in the early stages until it’s too late…. Read More

The Importance of Early Detection of Symptomless Eye Conditions

Your eyes help you see the world around you. They also ensure that your mind stays sharp and coherent while keeping you safe. Irreversible vision loss can affect your quality of life. Yet, many people wait until they experience eye issues before visiting their ophthalmologist. But doing so can be very risky and may result… Read More

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