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Sports-related eye injuries one of the most common:
April is Sports Eye Safety Month

Each year, more than 40 thousand athletes suffer from an eye injury. The good news is that 90 percent of serious eye injuries are preventable with protective eyewear, according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO).

Although the risk of eye injury can vary depending on the activity, regular eyeglasses do not offer proper eye protection. Make sure the level of eye protection you or others in your family use is appropriate for the type of activity.
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The iStent Trabecular Micro-Bypass device has recently been released for the treatment of glaucoma.

The iStent is the smallest FDA-approved medical device in existence! Smaller than the head of a pin, it is placed in the eye at the time of cataract surgery to help reduce eye pressure by enhancing fluid exit.
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We now offer the latest in implant lenses, including: CrystaLens, ReSTOR, and ReZoom.

Most candidates for intraocular refractive surgery have extreme myopia,hyperopia, and/or significant presbyopia. For such patients, laser ablation of corneal tissue may not be the best option. The risk of corneal instability, dry eye, and bothersome visual side effects make excimer therapy suboptimal for high refractive errors. Although cornea-based procedures have dominated the refractive surgery market, newer intraocular techniques are presenting options for select patients seeking independence from glasses and contact lenses.
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Custom laser vision correction is here! Wavefront-guided LASIK and PRK are the new standard for top-notch vision.

Introducing a solution for patients with high amounts of nearsightedness. The ICL is a revolutionary refractive lens that can correct vision up to 15 diopters of nearsightedness. The ICL procedure has been repeatedly improved through years of studies and continued refinement. This lens is a posterior chamber implant that is situated behind the iris and in front of the natural crystalline lens. It is also know as a Phakic IOL. The surgery is performed on an outpatient basis, which means that a patient has surgery and leaves the same day.
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Say “goodbye” to dry eye. Restasis and new anti-inflammatory therapies are making patients comfortable again.

It is one of the most common problems treated by eye physicians. It is usually caused by a problem with the quality or amount of the tear film that lubricates the eyes. Risk factors for developing dry eyes include: older age, certain systemic medicines, conditions of the ocular surface, and female gender.
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Looking younger has never been so easy. Facial rejuvenation can be gentle, safe, and painless.

Facial rejuvenation describes a wide variety of treatments and procedures seeking to maintain or restore the texture, appearance and/or position of the face. As time passes the skin and other soft tissues of the face are subject to potentially damaging forces such as ultraviolet light, repeated muscle contraction, and gravity.
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