Key-Whitman Eye Center Blog

  • 4 Innovative Ways to Declare Your Independence from Glasses

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 18-Jul-2017

    Dry eyes. Astigmatism. Nearsightedness. Farsightedness. In the past, these conditions – and others – may have prevented some people from getting vision correction surgery or wearing contact lenses comfortably. Fortunately, those days are long gone for many patients at Key-Whitman Eye Centers. According to Key-Whitman’s Dallas optometrist Martin L. Faber, “Many advances in ...
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  • Ever Wonder How an Ophthalmologist Chooses a Cataract Surgeon?

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 5-Jul-2017

    With his golf game in jeopardy, now retired ophthalmologist Frank Howell knew it was time to schedule cataract surgery. Six years later, we caught up with Dr. Howell to find out how he’s doing and why Key-Whitman President and Chief Surgeon Jeffrey Whitman, M.D., was his first and only choice to perform the cataract procedure. About a year prior to his 2011 cataract surgery, Dr. Frank Howell ...
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  • From Protective Eyewear to Eye Drops - 6 Tips for Healthy, Comfortable Eyes at Work

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 15-Jun-2017

    Painful, irritated eyes make life on the job miserable, but you don’t have to suffer anymore. Whether you work construction, drive a forklift or stare at a computer screen all day – taking simple, proactive steps to prevent eye injuries and discomfort can be life changing.. Key-Whitman Eye Center’s Plano eye doctor Sadaf Razi regularly treats patients with work-related eye ...
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  • 5 Surprising Summer Eye Health Risks and What You Can Do About It

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 7-Jun-2017

    People tend to spend more time outdoors during the summer and why not? The warmer weather is ideal for family picnics, concerts, festivals, pool time and sporting events. Summer is also the time of year when eye doctors, such as Key-Whitman Eye Center’s Dallas optometrist Amanda Hoelscher, see more patients seeking treatment for eye redness, pain and irritation. Dr. Hoelscher explains why ...
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  • Get Great Vision Near and Far in Only 10 Minutes

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 22-May-2017

    Turning 40 is a milestone birthday for most adults. It’s also the age when near vision naturally declines and drugstore or prescription readers become a necessity for many. Enter the new, FDA-approved Raindrop ® Near Vision Inlay. According to Key-Whitman Eye Center’s President and Chief Surgeon Jeffrey Whitman, M.D., “One of the biggest complaints I hear from patients over ...
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  • Too Busy to See the Eye Doctor? How and When Digital Eye Health Tools Can Help

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 8-May-2017

    People who grew up in the age of the internet naturally gravitate toward products and services that provide value, solve problems and simplify life. So it’s no surprise that eye health apps and websites that make it easy to order contacts and glasses or take an eye exam are popular today. Many of these tools offer busy people a distinct advantage – convenience – along with being ...
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  • Millennial Moms Face More Eye Health Risks Than Dads - How to Level the Playing Field

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 28-Apr-2017

    In general, women experience more vision problems than men, but millennial moms (those born between 1981 and 1997) also face bigger eye health risks than their male counterparts. We asked Key-Whitman Eye Center’s Arlington ophthalmologist Amy Hong, M.D. to explain why women are at risk and what steps millennial moms can take to protect their eyes. So Why Do Women Get The Short End Of The ...
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  • Key-Whitman In The News UPDATE: PRG Dallas ASC, LP Surgery Center and Key-Whitman Eye Center Have Stopped Use of All Guardian Compounded Medications

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 24-Apr-2017

    Doctors at Key-Whitman Eye Center and the PRG Dallas Surgery Center do not use any Guardian pharmacy medications. This precautionary step was taken because post-operative cataract patients who had surgery here at the PRG Dallas Surgery Center January 30 to February 21, 2017 developed issues with their vision during their recovery period. The issue is isolated to only those patients who received ...
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  • Four Helpful Tips for Choosing the Perfect Sunglasses for Your Face

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 18-Apr-2017

    Sunglasses come in an endless array of shapes and sizes. With so many options, choosing a pair that flatters your face can be overwhelming. Choosing sunglasses that protect eyes from harmful UV rays should also be a key consideration. We asked Key-Whitman Eye Center’s President and Chief Surgeon Jeffrey Whitman, M.D. and Director of Optical Renee Macdonald to share insight on how to choose ...
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  • What Do Vacuuming, Mackerel and Sunshine Have in Common? What Diabetics Need to Know

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 31-Mar-2017

    Diabetes can take a serious toll on the body, but did you know uncontrolled diabetes can lead to irreversible vision loss and even blindness? In fact, according to a recent report by the National Eye Institute (NEI), diabetic retinopathy – the most common form of diabetic eye disease – is the leading cause of blindness in adults ages 20-74. The NEI also projects the prevalence of the ...
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  • Have Floaters, Dry Eye or Poor Reading Vision? New Technology Provides Relief

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 16-Mar-2017

    At Key-Whitman Eye Center we’re always on the lookout for new eye health technology. In fact, our eye doctors and surgeons regularly participate in research and clinical trials to bring these ophthalmologic advances to market. In honor of National Save Your Vision Month, we’d like to share a few breakthroughs that might interest you. Vision-saving and vision-enhancing technology have ...
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  • Devouring Kale and Eye Health Supplements? That May Be Too Much of a Good Thing

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 22-Feb-2017

    Eye doctors regularly prescribe AREDS-2 (age-related eye disease study) eye health supplements to slow the progression of macular degeneration. However, a recent case report published in JAMA Ophthalmology revealed what happened to one woman who took supplementation too far. Yes, you can overdose on nutritional supplements. According to Key-Whitman Eye Center’s Arlington eye doctor Ronald ...
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  • Buyer Beware: Why Price Shouldn't Come First When Shopping for LASIK

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 8-Feb-2017

    Key-Whitman Eye Center patient Tommy Hardeman recently stopped by our Dallas eye center for his annual eye health exam. Tommy has been enjoying 20/20 vision for the past eight years, thanks to successful vision correction surgery at Key-Whitman. While you may assume Tommy had LASIK eye surgery at Key-Whitman, he actually underwent an Implantable Collamer ® Lens (ICL) procedure – commonly ...
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  • New Research: The Future Looks Bright for Hassle-Free Glaucoma Treatments

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 19-Jan-2017

    At Key-Whitman Eye Centers, our glaucoma specialists are dedicated to preventing permanent vision loss in glaucoma patients. Daily prescription eye drops are one of many effective treatments our eye doctors prescribe to control glaucoma. While many patients do well with drops, others find it difficult to comply with a daily drop regimen. According to Key-Whitman’s Plano eye doctor Kimberly ...
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  • Two Positive Changes the Sandwich Generation Should Make Now

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 6-Jan-2017

    In a recent survey of the Sandwich Generation (adults 40 to 60 years of age), one quarter of the 2,000 survey respondents acknowledged they spend more time managing the health of their parents and/or children than their own health needs. Seventeen percent also acknowledged that caring for others has had a negative impact on their health – including eye health. This comes as no surprise to ...
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