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Is Corneal Cross-Linking the Only Way to Prevent Keratoconus from Progressing?

Corneal cross-linking is the only known treatment to slow or prevent keratoconus from advancing. Keep reading to learn more about keratoconus and how corneal cross-linking treats this eye condition.

How to Know it’s Time for Cataract Surgery

Have you been diagnosed with cataracts? It doesn’t necessarily mean that you need to have them removed immediately. Cataracts often develop gradually over the years, so the symptoms may not be immediately noticeable. But as cataracts slowly become more prominent, the signs are more pronounced and can begin to interfere with your day-to-day life. Keep… Read More

Is Dry Eye Syndrome Permanent?

Has your vision become blurry? Do you feel like there’s something in your eye, even if there’s nothing there? These are some of the signs of dry eye syndrome. Dry eye syndrome is a chronic condition that millions suffer from. Dry eyes can cause uncomfortable symptoms that may come and go. Without proper treatment, dry… Read More

Love the Skin You’re in More By Choosing Vision Correction

Have you ever wished that glasses didn’t interfere with your day-to-day experience? With a vision correction procedure, nothing will stop you from living your life on your terms. Vision correction procedures can make many things possible, whether playing your favorite sports, falling asleep while watching a movie, or reading a menu at your favorite restaurant… Read More

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

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