Blog Posts in November, 2012

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  • Floaters or Flashes - A close look at symptoms

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 30-Nov-2012

    Have you noticed black specks or cobweb shapes moving in your field of vision when looking at a plain surface or background such as a computer screen or blue sky? You may have even suspected a gnat was flying in front of your face when you first noticed the small black spots. These harmless, yet obnoxious specks in your vision are called eye floaters. Floaters are small pieces of the vitreous gel ...
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  • LASIK Eye Surgery for Farsightedness

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 28-Nov-2012

    LASIK eye surgery (laser in-situ keratomileusis) is the preferred and most common laser eye surgery procedure to correct farsightedness (hyperopia). Farsightedness is a common refractive error that causes light to incorrectly bounce off the retina, skewing vision. Farsightedness occurs when the eye is too short. The focal point of the eye is beyond the retina, and in an eye that is farsighted, ...
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  • Glaucoma - Are you at risk?

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 23-Nov-2012

    Glaucoma is an eye condition characterized by a buildup of pressure due to an abnormal flow of fluid in the eye. If the pressure is not regulated, the optic nerve fibers may be damaged and loss of vision may occur. An estimated 3 million Americans have glaucoma, but only about half of those are aware they have the disease. If left untreated, glaucoma can cause permanent blindness. Most patients ...
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  • Astigmatism Symptoms and Treatment Options

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 16-Nov-2012

    Astigmatism is one form of refractive error that impairs vision. It is a common eye condition affecting millions of people. Astigmatism is an imperfection in the curvature of the cornea. The cornea and lens of the eye should be smooth and evenly curved in all directions in order to properly refract light, allowing clear vision. Astigmatism does not allow light to properly focus on the retina, and ...
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  • UV Eye Protection After Cataract Surgery

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 15-Nov-2012

    Ultraviolet rays from the sun can cause significant damage to the eyes. Spending time in the sun without wearing proper eye protection can contribute to cataracts, macular degeneration and cancerous and non-cancerous growths on the eye. To prevent eye damage, and to protect your eyes following vision correction surgery or cataract eye surgery, you should wear sunglasses whenever you are outside in ...
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  • LASIK Eye Surgery - Your Questions Answered - Part 3

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 9-Nov-2012

    Part three of a three-part series answering the most frequently asked questions about LASIK eye surgery. The decision to undergo laser eye surgery is not one to take lightly. The human eyes are extremely intricate and very delicate. Your vision is essential to quality of life. While LASIK eye surgery has been tested and performed successfully millions of times over the past 15 years, it’s ...
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  • LASIK Eye Surgery - Your Questions Answered - Part 2

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 7-Nov-2012

    Part two of a three-part series answering the most frequently asked questions about LASIK eye surgery. The decision to undergo laser eye surgery is not one to take lightly. The human eyes are extremely intricate and very delicate. Your vision is essential to quality of life. While LASIK eye surgery has been tested and performed successfully millions of times for over 15 years, it’s important ...
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  • LASIK Eye Surgery - Your Questions Answered - Part 1

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 2-Nov-2012

    P art one of a three-part series answering the most frequently asked questions about LASIK eye surgery. The decision to undergo laser eye surgery is not one to take lightly. The human eyes are extremely intricate and very delicate. Your vision is essential to quality of life. While LASIK eye surgery has been tested and performed successfully millions of times for over 15 years, it’s ...
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  • Eye Health Tips While Using Your Computer

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 1-Nov-2012

    Staring at a computer screen for extended periods of time can be hard on your eyes. While it won’t cause permanent damage to your eye health, looking at a screen, such as a computer screen, video game, phone, iPad or even TV, can cause dry, irritated eyes. It can also contribute to headaches. Studies show we blink half as often when looking at a computer screen or other digital devices as we ...
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