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At Y.E.S., Your Eye Specialists, our aim is education about eye health. We use our blog as a platform on which we can communicate to readers and patients about common concerns regarding eye care, eye surgery, and the latest in laser vision correction.

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Written by on December 22nd, 2017

Recent medical breakthroughs in the treatment of macular degeneration inspire hope in many patients. Like any treatment, wet macular degeneration treatment depends upon the stage of progression. Initial stages are easier to treat. Until recently, the only available treatment was to seal leaking blood vessels using a laser. Today, there are options available! Photodynamic Therapy […]

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Written by on December 19th, 2017

LASIK has risen in popularity over the years. Sure, there are still myths surrounding the procedure, and there may always be. However, surgeons are working hard to combat these myths. Today, over 600,000 Americans undergo LASIK to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. Something must be going right. LASIK provides numerous benefits, and more patients hear […]

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Written by on December 18th, 2017

Typically, when someone has vision trouble, they opt for eyeglasses or contact lens. More recently, people are choosing LASIK as a surefire solution to their visual impairments. Of course, LASIK has particular requirements for its candidates. If you have thin corneas, you may not be an ideal candidate for LASIK. Do not worry, though. There […]

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Written by on October 10th, 2017

Your retina is the portion of inner lining within the eye; it is quite thin, sensitive to light, and generates the visuals you see around you. It is also quite fragile. Tears can quickly form in the retina, creating a heightened risk for retinal detachment and severe vision loss. If you experience a retinal tear, […]

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Written by on September 22nd, 2017

Modern cataract procedures are incredibly safe and efficient. Patients who undergo such operations typically enjoy a success rate of 98 percent, according to the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. 98 percent is certainly not a number to shy away from. Once the operation is complete, it’s time for the recovery period. This is […]

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Written by on September 5th, 2017

In a world dominated by corrective lenses and contacts, the idea that we can have unclouded vision for an affordable price is still relatively new. The technology is certainly there. In fact, both LASIK and PRK – two forms of laser eye surgery – have evolved significantly within the past decade. This evolution has brought […]

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Written by on August 2nd, 2017

If you speak with a doctor or health specialist, most will tell you the same thing: diet is important. What you eat is critical to your health. If your diet consists of mainly junk food and fast-food burgers, then you’re going to experience weight gain, joint pains, vision impairments, and other adverse health effects. Those […]

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Written by on July 19th, 2017

Ophthalmologists (eye doctors) have long cautioned people to avoid excessive exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light. Many people wonder why. UV light exposure significantly increases the risk of eye diseases such as cataracts, growths, and even cancer. Excessive exposure to UV light can also be quite painful. While most diseases take years to develop, we add […]

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Written by on June 27th, 2017

LASIK is currently one of the most advanced, effective vision correction procedures in the industry. The operation is life-changing for any patient who undergoes the procedure. The potential to free ourselves from eyeglasses or contact lenses alone has driven countless patients to their local eye specialists. With the recent advances in technology, LASIK is becoming […]

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Written by on June 13th, 2017

LASIK is currently one of the most modern and innovative laser eye surgery procedures in the nation. On top of treating various vision impairments – nearsightedness and farsightedness, primarily – this method is capable of fighting corneal diseases as well. This technique has become a revolution in ophthalmology. Eye surgery is now simpler and features […]

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