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Combined Cataract and Glaucoma Surgery

Combined Cataract and Glaucoma Surgery If you have been diagnosed with cataracts and glaucoma, you may have the option of treating both problems with one surgery. In this blog, we’ll discuss the option of cataract surgery with Micro Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) to effectively treat both conditions. Kahook Dual Blade Kahook dual blade (KDB) is […]


Colorblindness

Colorblindness Image Pixaby Everyone sees color differently. For people with color blindness, colors appear very different than how a normal eye perceives them. In this blog, we’ll discuss the different types of colorblindness, as well as the risk factors and treatment options for this condition.  What is colorblindness Colorblindness is a partial or complete lack […]


Contact Lens Care During COVID-19

Contact Lens Care During COVID-19 Proper contact lens care is essential to keep your eyes healthy and get the most use out of your lenses. This is especially true now, as evidence shows that COVID-19 can be spread through the eyes. The best way to keep your eyes safe is to avoid wearing contact lenses, […]


How Do Your Eyes Work?

How Do Your Eyes Work? Your eyes are one of the most complex organs in the body, second only to the brain. They perform much like a camera, allowing light to enter and processing it into data that our brains use to form images. When one part of the eye is not functioning correctly, the […]


Dry Eye

Dry Eye Dry eye is a common condition, affecting around 5 million Americans, according to the National Institute of Health (NIH). It occurs for one of two reasons: the eyes do not produce enough tears, or the quality of the tears is poor. This can lead to discomfort such as itching, redness and pain. If […]


Cataract Awareness

THE WEEKLY VIEW Mountain View Eye Center’s Weekly Blog Cataract Awareness June is Cataract Awareness month! It is estimated that more than 25 million Americans have a cataract. Fortunately, advances in technology have made treating cataracts safer and more effective than ever. In this blog, we’ll discuss what cataracts are, what the symptoms are, and […]


Children’s Eye Health and Safety

This August as our children head back to school, we can all use a reminder of the importance of screening their vision. Many kids will struggle with reading, classwork, or attention to the teachers’ lessons, and sometimes the explanation may be far simpler than a learning disorder. Maybe they just can’t see very well. Kids […]


The Difference Between Wet and Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

It has been estimated that there are roughly 10 million Americans who are affected with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). In fact, it is currently the leading cause of vision loss among seniors in the United States. Here at our Fairbanks eye care practice, we have also noticed that an increasing number of patients are also complaining of […]


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Combined Cataract and Glaucoma Surgery

Combined Cataract and Glaucoma Surgery If you have been diagnosed with cataracts and glaucoma, you may have the option of treating both problems with one surgery. In this blog, we’ll discuss the option of cataract surgery with Micro Invasive Glaucoma ...Read More »

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 ...Read More »

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