Key-Whitman Eye Center Blog

  • How Cataract Surgery at Key-Whitman Gave One Man His Life Back

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 29-Nov-2018

    In 2005, a back injury on a construction site prompted James Ross to switch jobs and start driving trucks. A few years later, medication prescribed for the back injury presented a side effect that would stall his truck driving career – cataracts. At age 51, treatment for his second cataract brought Ross to Key-Whitman Eye Center, thanks to the ASCRS (American Society of Cataract & ...
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  • Don’t Let Poor Vision Trip You Up as Daylight Savings Ends

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 1-Nov-2018

    On November 4, 2018, we’ll all gain an extra hour of sleep when Daylight Savings Time ends at 2 a.m. Yay! There is, however, a downside to setting our clocks back an hour in the fall – the sun sets earlier, too – around 5:30 p.m. here in Dallas. That could be problematic for people driving home during rush hour – especially those with poor night vision. Here’s the ...
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  • 6 Surprising Ways LASIK Patients Have Upgraded Their Lifestyles

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 30-Oct-2018

    People often choose to get LASIK so they can see great and don’t have to hassle with glasses or contact lenses anymore. While those benefits alone are terrific reasons to consider the procedure, the upside of LASIK doesn’t end there. In fact LASIK surgeons, like Key-Whitman Eye Center’s Kimberly Warren, M.D. , regularly hear patients say how surprised they are at the difference ...
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  • 3 Reasons an Increasing Number of Younger People Are Getting Cataract Surgery

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 10-Oct-2018

    Do you feel like your eyes have aged faster than their years? You may have early cataracts (clouding of the clear lens in the eye) – and if that’s the case, you’re not alone. In fact, more people are getting cataract surgery earlier than ever before. But why? We asked Key-Whitman Eye Center’s President and Chief Surgeon Jeffrey Whitman to explain. No. 1: Cataracts can ...
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  • Stress Isn’t Just Bad for Your Health, It Can Cause Vision Loss Too

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 19-Sep-2018

    You’ve probably heard that stress is bad for your health, but what many people don’t realize is that stress can cause vision loss, too. While stress-related vision loss is often temporary, many people with common, underlying eye and health conditions aren’t always so lucky, which is why stress management is vital. According to Key-Whitman Eye Center’s Plano eye doctor ...
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  • Looking Older Than Your Years? 5 Ways to Regain a Youthful Appearance

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 17-Aug-2018

    While beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, the key to beauty and a youthful appearance may be in the hands of a skilled cosmetic surgeon who specializes in treating the eyes and areas around the eyes. Are fine lines, wrinkles, sun damage, droopy eyelids, bags under the eyes or sagging brows getting you down? Then a visit with Key-Whitman Eye Center’s oculofacial plastic surgeon Priya ...
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  • Is Too Much Screen Time Making Your Child Sick? What Parents Need to Know

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 13-Aug-2018

    With Texas temps hovering in or near the triple digits, fall may not be in the air – but back-to-school season is definitely here. For most kids, this means vision testing at school. Unfortunately, school vision tests only screen for distance vision and don’t address the new threats technology poses to children’s eye health today. According to Key-Whitman Eye Center’s ...
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  • How to Pick the Right Optical Center for Your Vision, Your Face and Your Lifestyle

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 23-Jul-2018

    If you’ve ever purchased prescription eyeglasses or contacts and ended up disappointed with the selection of frames, how the glasses fit your face, or the comfort, quality or accuracy of your prescription, it may be time to look for a new optical center. Experience, convenience and quality products count when it comes to happy optical outcomes, which is what patients will find at Key-Whitman ...
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  • Heading to the Water Park This Summer? Grab Eye Drops and Swim Goggles First

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 17-Jul-2018

    The water park business is booming in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and for good reason. It’s HOT outside, and let’s face it, water parks offer hours of entertainment for the kids. Before you head to Bahama Beach, Hawaiian Falls, Altitude H 2 0 or another local water park, Key-Whitman Eye Center’s President and Chief Surgeon Jeffrey Whitman has a few words of advice. “Be ...
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  • Suffer from Headaches, Neck Pain or Eyestrain Due to Excessive Screen Time? This New Treatment May Be for You

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 17-Jul-2018

    Smartphones, tablets, PCs – on average, Americans spend a whopping 9+ hours on digital devices every day, 1 which can lead to nagging physical symptoms, including headaches, neck and shoulder pain, eyestrain and others. Fortunately, the discovery of the root cause of these issues has led to a revolutionary treatment for these symptoms of digital vision syndrome: prescription ...
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  • LUMIFY Is a Game Changer for Red Eyes, Here’s Why You Should Stop By and Give It a Try

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 19-Jun-2018

    Key-Whitman Eye Center’s Dallas optometrist Amanda Hoelscher is excited about a new treatment to relieve red, irritated eyes – and for good reason. “I have patients come in every day asking what they can do to treat red eyes, but there hasn’t been anything on the market we felt comfortable recommending. Now with LUMIFY TM eye drops, we have a solution that gets the red out ...
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  • Living in a Blur: How to Help Loved Ones Safely Navigate Life with Cataracts

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 15-Jun-2018

    If you could help a friend or loved one with declining vision live a safer more productive life – would you? Of course you would! According to Key-Whitman Eye Center’s President and Chief Surgeon Jeffrey Whitman, lending a helping hand is easy to do and can make a big difference for people in the days, months and years leading up to cataract surgery. Cataracts – the gradual ...
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  • Tired of Hassling with Glasses and Contacts on the Job? Get Relief with LASIK

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 22-May-2018

    From flight attendants to office workers, there are certain jobs where glasses and contact lenses can really become annoying. In other professions (think first responders, doctors, nurses, truck drivers and professional athletes), glasses and contacts can also affect performance – and even pose a safety risk – when vision is compromised or reaction time is delayed. If you’re ...
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  • From Wacky to Dangerous - Common Contact Lens Complications and How to Avoid Them

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 7-May-2018

    If you wear contact lenses, do reports of multiple contacts stuck in the eye or amoeba-born eye infections keep you up at night? More important, should they? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) , a whopping 40.9 million people ages 18 and above wear contact lenses in the United States, which could explain why wacky contact lens stories always make the news. We asked ...
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  • 7 Surprising Facts Women Should Know About Cataract Surgery Regardless of Age

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 24-Apr-2018

    You may think cataracts are something only retirees have to worry about, but cataract surgery isn’t just for the 70-plus set anymore. In fact Key-Whitman Eye Center’s Dallas optometrist Amanda Hoelscher encourages her patients to get cataract surgery as soon as it is deemed medically necessary – and that could happen years before their first AARP cards come in the mail. From work ...
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