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What to Expect from a LASIK Consultation

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The day has come for you to consider LASIK—an excellent option for correcting your vision. You’ve done your homework, and you’ve asked for recommendations. Now, you’ve scheduled an appointment for a LASIK consultation at our Scottsdale or Flagstaff office. Here’s exactly what to expect during your consultation—and how we’ll help put you at ease when determining if LASIK is right

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Low Vision Modifications: 7 Ways to Make Your Home Safer

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A happy home life should be something everyone enjoys, including people with vision issues. The National Eye Institute reports today, there are 4.2 million Americans ages 40 and older who are visually impaired. By 2030, the number is projected to reach 7.2 million, with 5 million people who are expected to have low vision. Low vision is a visual impairment

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23 Answers to Your Cataract Surgery Questions

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Cataracts are a clouding of the lens of the eye. Early signs include cloudy vision, difficulty seeing at night, light sensitivity, and seeing excessive glare. As the condition progresses, eyesight in the affected eye will be impaired.   If you think you have a cataract or have been diagnosed with this condition, you’ll have questions about cataract treatment and surgery. Arm

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Is It Possible to Reverse Cataracts Without Surgery?

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Your vision is such an integral part of your life. When cataracts go untreated, it can lead to blindness. Cataract surgery is always an option, but you may be wondering if it’s possible to reverse cataracts without surgery. Read on to explore other alternatives to cataract surgery to naturally treat, slow, or prevent the progression of cataracts without surgery. Can

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How to Keep Your Eyes Healthy While Traveling

Eye Health  | 

Before we travel we do things like loading up on vitamin C so we don’t get sick, but we don’t always think about our eyes while traveling. Here’s what you should do to care for your eyes before and during travel. 5 Travel Tips to Keep Your Eyes Healthy 1. Pack accordingly Pack the following: Lubricating eye drops: Consider packing

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4 Ways to Tell That You Need an Eye Exam

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Even if your eyes feel perfectly fine, there could be problems lurking. Sight-threatening eye diseases like macular degeneration and glaucoma have no obvious symptoms in the early stages. Skipping the eye doctor could lead to bigger problems down the line. An eye doctor visit could even alert you to other health issues, like high blood pressure or diabetes. An eye

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Does Insurance Cover LASIK?

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Whether you’ve received your ophthalmologist’s recommendation that LASIK is right for you or you’re just curious about the procedure, you probably have questions about costs and financing, too. Does insurance cover LASIK?  Are there alternate ways to pay for your procedure — without breaking the bank? We have the answers. Will Insurance Pay for LASIK? Because LASIK is considered an

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Resources for College Students with Visual Impairments

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If you’re a college student, you’re in a situation that’s filled with unknowns, high expectations and continual pressure. It’s natural to experience many highs and lows throughout your academic career, but with planning and self-advocacy, you can experience academic achievement and fulfillment by gathering resources for visually impaired students. This article shares some resources, tools and school services that you

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