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Understanding What Causes Lazy Eye

Also called amblyopia, lazy eye is a relatively common vision problem that develops during early childhood. If your child has a lazy eye, here’s what you should know about its causes and its treatment.

Sep 6th, 2021
Why Laser Cataract Surgery Might Be Right for You

Cataract surgery is one of the most commonly performed surgeries, helping older women and men enjoy clearer vision. Dr. Garrana offers both traditional and laser-assisted surgeries. Here’s how to decide which is right for you.

Aug 17th, 2021
The Importance of Eye Care if You’re a Diabetic

Diabetes can take a major toll on your eye health and your vision. The key to preventing those complications is to understand the link between diabetes and eye health, so you can get treatment as early as possible. Here’s what you should know.

Jul 19th, 2021
How ReLEx SMILE Improves Your Laser Eye Surgery

Considering LASIK for your nearsightedness? ReLEx SMILE laser eye surgery offers excellent results and a faster healing time for many people with mild to moderate myopia. Here’s how ReLEx SMILE works and how to tell if you’re a good candidate.

Jun 21st, 2021
Tips for Recovering From Refractive Eye Surgery

Refractive eye surgery has a long track record of reliable results, and the recovery process is pretty straightforward, too. If refractive eye surgery is in your future, here’s what you can do to speed along your recovery.

May 5th, 2021
The Difference Between LASIK and LASEK

LASIK has revolutionized eye care for millions of people with refractive vision problems — but it’s not for everyone. If you’ve been told you’re not a candidate for LASIK, LASEK might be a better option. Here’s how the two treatments differ.

Apr 1st, 2021
Strengthening Weak Corneas Through Corneal Cross-Linking

Your corneas play a big role in maintaining clear vision. If your corneas are weak, they can “warp,” causing vision to blur. Cross-linking is a state-of-the-art treatment to strengthen corneas and prevent further vision problems. Here’s how it works.

Mar 1st, 2021
Eye Care Tips for Diabetics

Your vision plays a huge role in your quality of life. If you have diabetes, you have to take extra steps to avoid serious vision problems, including blindness. Here are six things you can do to help your eyes stay healthy.

Feb 4th, 2021
The Treatment Options for Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry eyes aren’t just annoying. They can increase your risk of eye infections and other problems, too. Our team offers state-of-the-art dry eye treatments tailored to every patient’s unique needs. Here’s how we can help you.

Jan 1st, 2021
3 Telltale Symptoms of Strabismus

Strabismus is an eye condition characterized by misalignment of one or both eyes. Keep reading to learn how to spot it and how a specialized eye doctor can help improve the appearance of crossed eyes.

Dec 8th, 2020
4 Types of Refractive Errors

If you have trouble seeing, you could have a refractive error. Keep reading to learn what these common eye problems are and how an experienced ophthalmologist can help you see better in no time.

Nov 2nd, 2020
COVID-19 and Ophthalmology: What You Need to Know

We’ve all heard of COVID-19, but did you know the coronavirus can also affect the eyes? Keep reading to learn more about this finding and what guidelines you should follow to keep your eyes safe and healthy.

Oct 15th, 2020
Your Treatment Options for Strabismus

You may not have heard of strabismus, but you may have heard of a crossed eye. Keep reading to learn about the available treatments for this condition and why it’s important to see an eye doctor sooner rather than later.

Sep 17th, 2020
LASEK — The Latest Approach to Corrective Laser Eye Surgery

You’ve probably heard of LASIK eye surgery, but have you heard of LASEK? It’s a new advancement in corrective laser eye surgery that can treat astigmatism, nearsightedness, or farsightedness. Keep reading to learn more about LASEK and whether it’s a good o

Aug 12th, 2020
Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy

If you have diabetes, you have a higher risk of developing a serious eye condition called diabetic retinopathy. Keep reading to learn more about diabetic retinopathy and how you can keep your eyes healthy for years to come.

Jul 31st, 2020
5 Signs You Might Have Cataracts

Cataracts develop slowly over time until one day you realize you can’t see that well anymore. Here are five signs you may have cataracts and how you can find treatment.

Feb 1st, 2020
Correcting Myopia With Implantable Contact Lenses

If you have vision problems, such as nearsightedness (myopia), you may benefit from implantable contact lenses (ICLs). These permanent lenses can give you great vision if you’re unable to have LASIK surgery.

Dec 1st, 2019
Fight Dry Eye This Winter: We Have Solutions

If you’re among the millions of Americans with dry eye syndrome, you know just how irritating the problem can be, especially in the winter. Use these self-care strategies to keep your eyes well-lubricated as environmental moisture levels plummet.

Nov 1st, 2019
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Aug 4th, 2021