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When is the Right Time to Consider LASIK?

Squinting your way through the workday because you left those pesky glasses at home for the third time this week? It’s only for another month or so, you promise yourself, I’ll look into LASIK when the time is right. Well, what if that perfect time never comes, huh? Have you thought about that?? Lucky for you, it… Read More


VisionFirst Welcomes Dr. Andrew Ho

  VisionFirst is extremely excited to introduce the newest member of their team, Dr. Andrew Ho, who will be seeing patients at our Alabaster location. Dr. Ho specializes in the diagnosis and management of ocular diseases, as well as providing comprehensive eye care for children and adults. Dr. Ho has extensive experience in managing pre… Read More


Back to school! Good vision and overall eye health are vital to learning

Back-to-school time is just around the corner, and the scramble to buy school clothes and new pencils, backpacks and notebooks has begun. We want to remind busy parents not to neglect one of the most important learning tools: their children’s eyes. Good vision and overall eye health are vital to learning. VisionFirst Eye Center joins… Read More


Suffering From Dry Eye? We Can Help!

You’d think most people would know if they had dry eye, but it’s not always that obvious. Eye redness, irritation, and inflammation are often attributed to foreign particles in the eye, infection, or other eye problems. Yet, more often than not, dry eye syndrome is the culprit. The common condition affects many people, especially during… Read More


10 Myths About LASIK

1. LASIK can’t fix astigmatism Actually, it can. Well probably. If you have an astigmatism, you likely already know what it is and have used the football analogy to describe it to people who have no idea what you’re talking about. But, can LASIK turn your football-shaped cornea into a basketball? (Okay, we promise no… Read More


No Fireworks Are Safe, Even “Innocent” Sparklers Can Cause Serious Eye Injuries

Fireworks injuries cause approximately 10,000 visits to the emergency department each year. Most of those visits involve children who suffer thousands of eye injuries.1 Though the most disabling injuries occur with illegal firecrackers, most injuries are caused by legal fireworks parents buy for their children, such as sparklers, firecrackers, bottle rockets, and Roman candles. Every… Read More


Comprehensive Eye Exams for Infants

Babies aren’t born with the ability to focus their eyes or move between two images — they learn how to visually process the world around them over time. While most babies develop these abilities without much trouble, occasionally, vision problems can show up during infancy. Early eye exams can help identify any vision problems that… Read More


Planning for Parenthood and LASIK

When you’re planning for parenthood, if there’s one thing you’re probably not thinking about, it’s an elective medical procedure for yourself. You’re probably more concerned with the conception, baby proofing, work/life balance and how you’re going to fit a little bundle of joy into the big mess of life. However, taking care of yourself is… Read More


5 Reasons the Athlete in All of Us Hates Glasses

  Whether you’re just shooting hoops with friends or practicing with the pros, you want to feel like you’re the best in the game. Your glasses, though, are not in it to win it. The athlete in us all is perpetually in conflict with those frames resting on our face. Here are the five ways… Read More


Three Things Patients Should Know About Cataracts

Approximately 25 million Americans have cataracts, which causes cloudy, blurry or dim vision and often develops with advancing age. This June, VisionFirst Eye Center joins the American Academy of Ophthalmology in observing Cataract Awareness Month by sharing three things everyone should know about the condition and its treatment. As everyone grows older, the lenses of… Read More


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