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November 2019

Diabetic Retinopathy Review

2019-11-06T14:16:16-05:00

  Diabetic Retinopathy Review By Dr. Dimple Modi What is diabetic retinopathy? In diabetic retinopathy, the blood vessels of the retina become abnormal, which may cause problems with eyesight. Normally the blood vessels in the retina do not leak. In diabetic retinopathy, the retinal blood vessels develop tiny leaks. Another problem with the retinal [...]

Diabetic Retinopathy Review 2019-11-06T14:16:16-05:00

October 2019

Dry Eye Treatment and LipiFlow

2019-10-15T14:18:13-04:00

What is a LipiFlow? By Dr. Bennett-Sims Did you know 86% of people with dry eyes have Meibomian Gland Disease or MGD? Meibomian gland disease is not dependent on age but rather inflammation which can occur at any age. Meibomian glands are oil glands found in the eyelids along the inside of your eyelashes. [...]

Dry Eye Treatment and LipiFlow 2019-10-15T14:18:13-04:00

March 2019

Clogged Oil Glands Cause 86% of Dry Eye Disease

2019-04-25T14:37:15-04:00

Clogged Oil Glands Cause 86% of Dry Eye Disease Did you know clogged oil glands along your eyelashes are responsible for 86% of dry eye disease? Poor eyelid hygiene, bad nutrition, and activities that decrease your blink rate result in clogged meibomian glands. The technology era has contributed to the increase in dry eye [...]

Clogged Oil Glands Cause 86% of Dry Eye Disease 2019-04-25T14:37:15-04:00

April 2018

Keratoconus and How We Treat It

2018-06-15T16:18:29-04:00

By: Dr. Blake Thornhill Keratoconus and How We Treat It Keratoconus example Keratoconus, a degenerative disease of the eye, is a non-inflammatory thinning and bulging of the cornea causing substantial vision distortion. Typically both eyes are affected but to varying degrees. It is usually diagnosed during the teenage years [...]

Keratoconus and How We Treat It 2018-06-15T16:18:29-04:00

Why do my eyes burn or get blurry on the computer?

2018-04-13T14:45:10-04:00

By: Dr. Melanie Bennett-Sims Why do my eyes burn or get blurry on the computer? This is a very common concern for many of the patients that I see. Did you know that your blink rate naturally decreases during reading, computer work, and driving? Therefore, the quality of your tears between blinks [...]

Why do my eyes burn or get blurry on the computer? 2018-04-13T14:45:10-04:00

March 2018

Why Do I Have to Quit Wearing My Contacts Before Lasik?

2018-06-18T11:38:23-04:00

By: Diana Casaday, Vision Correction Facilitator Why Do I Have to Quit Wearing My Contacts Before Lasik? One of the most frequently asked questions that our Lasik Coordinators receive at CarlinVision is: “Why do I have to quit wearing my contacts before my Lasik pre-operative appointment?” The truth is simple. Contact lens [...]

Why Do I Have to Quit Wearing My Contacts Before Lasik? 2018-06-18T11:38:23-04:00

Are Eyelash Extensions Safe?

2018-10-29T16:18:06-04:00

We All Want Great Eyelashes Who doesn't want longer, thicker, and darker lashes? They are a sign of beauty. They make us look more awake. Leaving the house without mascara gets you the "are you feeling OK today?" from friends and co-workers. Really though, who has the time to have perfect eyelashes every day? [...]

Are Eyelash Extensions Safe? 2018-10-29T16:18:06-04:00

Dr. Tyler’s Answers Common Questions About Cataracts

2018-11-26T15:29:25-05:00

By: Dr. Allison R. Tyler Dr. Tyler's Answers Common Questions About Cataracts Does surgery for cataracts hurt? Most patients have little to no pain during and after surgery for cataracts. During the procedure your eye is numb and you receive medication through an IV to help you remain relaxed and comfortable. After the [...]

Dr. Tyler’s Answers Common Questions About Cataracts 2018-11-26T15:29:25-05:00