Category Archives: Patient Education

Eye Care FAQ’s Part 2

Eye Care FAQ’s Part 2 Does wearing glasses make my eyes weaker? No. Glasses work by bending light rays as they enter your eye. They do not change how your eyes work. When you wear your glasses, they bring light to a focus on your retina so that the object you are viewing forms a […]


Women’s Eye Health

Women’s Eye Health According to womenseyehealth.org, women account for more than two-thirds of the world’s population of blind and visually impaired persons. In this blog, we’ll discuss eye conditions that predominantly affect women, and the steps that you or the women in your life can take to stay healthy.  Common eye diseases Women are at […]


Eye Care FAQ’s

Eye Care FAQ’s As eye care professionals, we love educating people about their eyes. We hear a lot of the same questions from our patients, so this week we’re giving you answers to the most frequently eye care questions.  What does 20/20 mean? 20/20 is a measurement of visual acuity or visual clarity. When a […]


What is PCO?

PCO, or posterior capsular opacity is a condition that affects approximately 20-50% of patients within 2 to 5 years of cataract surgery. This condition is commonly referred to as a secondary cataract, however it is not a cataract and does not require surgery to treat. In this blog, we’ll discuss what causes PCO and how […]


Genetics and Eye Health

Genetics and Eye Health Genetics are the inherited building blocks that determine much of who we are, from our gender to our eye color. But genetics may affect more than how our eyes look-they are sometimes responsible for how our eyes function. In this blog, we’ll discuss the relationship between genetics and ocular health. Refractive […]


Glaucoma

Glaucoma January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness in the US. This condition often occurs without symptoms, but can lead to permanent vision loss if not treated. In this blog, we’ll discuss risk factors, symptoms, and treatment options for Glaucoma.  What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a group of diseases […]


Age Related Macular Degeneration

Age Related Macular Degeneration Age Related Macular Degeneration, or AMD, is a degenerative disease that affects the macula of the eye. It is one of the leading causes of blindness for adults in the US. In this blog, we’ll discuss the symptoms and treatment options for this disease, as well as steps you can take […]


Diabetes Awareness

Diabetes Awareness November is Diabetes Awareness Month. According to The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 34.2 million Americans-or 1 in 10-have diabetes, with the highest percentage of existing cases occurring in American Indian/Alaska Native populations. If not properly controlled, Diabetes can lead to kidney failure, amputation of the feet or legs, and blindness. In this […]


What is ORA?

What is ORA? If you are planning to have cataract surgery, you may already know about the option to have premium cataract surgery with Optiwave Refractive Analysis (ORA). This upgraded procedure has many benefits over standard cataract surgery, and is frequently recommended by eye doctors. But what is ORA and how does it work? In […]


What is Premium Cataract Surgery?

What is premium cataract surgery? If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with cataracts, you may have heard about premium cataract surgery as a treatment option. But what does that mean? In this blog, we’ll discuss cataract surgery options and what makes “premium” treatment different.  What is a cataract? A cataract occurs when […]


 
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Eye Care FAQ’s Part 2

Eye Care FAQ’s Part 2 Does wearing glasses make my eyes weaker? No. Glasses work by bending light rays as they enter your eye. They do not change how your eyes work. When you wear your glasses, they bring light ...Read More »

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Winter Eye Care Fairbanksans experience some of the coldest winter weather in the country. Cold winter air can take a toll on our bodies, and it is especially hard on our eyes. In this blog, we’ll discuss how winter weather ...Read More »

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