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7 Signs That LASIK Will Change Your Life for the Better

If you’ve lived with poor vision for years, you’ll be surprised at what LASIK can do for you. LASIK corrects refractive errors like farsightedness, nearsightedness, and astigmatism. Beyond that, it offers incredible benefits. Keep reading for 7 signs that LASIK will change your life for the better! 1.    Saves You Money The one-time cost of… Read More


Which Intraocular Lens is Right For Me?

Are you about to have cataract surgery? One of the choices you’ll need to make is what kind of intraocular lens you’ll get before cataract surgery. The intraocular lens (IOL) is an artificial lens that takes over the job of your cloudy natural lens. Having an IOL allows you to see clearly after cataract surgery…. Read More


5 Questions to Ask Your Eye Doctor at Your Next Eye Exam

Are you preparing for your eye exam? It never hurts to have a plan that includes a list of questions to ask your eye doctor. Being adequately prepared will ensure that you get the most out of your appointment. If you’re not sure what to ask your eye doctor, keep reading to learn 5 questions… Read More


Who is a Good Candidate for LASIK?

LASIK can reduce or even eliminate your dependence on glasses or contacts, drastically improving how well you see and your quality of life. The procedure corrects refractive errors, including astigmatism, farsightedness, and nearsightedness. While LASIK has a high success rate for most people that choose to undergo it, you must meet specific criteria to qualify… Read More


How Do I Know If I Need Laser Cataract Surgery?

Is your vision blurry? Do you find it more challenging to drive at night due to glare and halos? These are some of the common signs of having a cataract. Most people will eventually develop cataracts as a result of aging. With age, proteins inside the eye break down and clump together on your lens,… Read More


Workplace Eye Wellness Month

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month as designated by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. At Vision First Eye Center, we want all our patients to understand how to protect their eyes at work. There are risks to your vision whether you are doing industrial work or working at a computer in an office. Keep reading… Read More


Important Things To Know About Age-Related Macular Degeneration

February has been designated as Age-related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. ARMD (or AMD) is the leading cause of blindness in people over age 50. It affects more than 2 million people in the U.S. The staff at Vision First wants to make sure that you understand how to protect… Read More


January Is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma is often known as the silent thief of vision because it doesn’t have many symptoms. In most cases, people don’t know they have glaucoma until damage to their vision has already occurred. Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the world. It is estimated that several million people in the U.S. have… Read More


Safe Toys and Celebrations Month

December is the time that millions of families have holiday celebrations! Gift-giving is part of those traditions.  It is no coincidence that many organizations have named December Safe Toys and Celebrations Month. Don’t let this time of fun and joy turn into a tragedy for your family! Keep reading for some tips to keep this… Read More


How Diabetes Can Affect Your Vision

Many people with diabetes can live long and healthy lives. When high blood sugar levels are not controlled, there can be serious damage.  This can happen to the heart, kidneys, feet, ears, and eyes.  The key to managing diabetes is through diet, exercise, and taking medications.  November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month, so it’s… Read More


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