Blog Posts in June, 2012

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  • LASIK Eye Surgery: What to Expect

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 29-Jun-2012

    Undergoing any type of medical procedure can be frightening for some people. The eye is the most delicate part of your body. If you are nervous about LASIK eye surgery, knowing what to expect during and after surgery may help ease your fears. What should I expect during LASIK eye surgery? During LASIK eye surgery, a flap in the cornea is created using IntraLase and is gently lifted and folded ...
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  • Night Vision Problems and Causes

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 27-Jun-2012

    If you struggle to see at night, you’re not alone. Millions of Americans have night vision problems. Poor night vision may be caused by any of a number of factors. Sometimes, problems with night vision may be treatable. Other times, the problems are more serious. Often with age, our vision -- especially night vision -- begins to decline. Sometimes, vision problems with age are due to ...
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  • Eye Health Tips From the Doctors at Key-Whitman

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 22-Jun-2012

    Your eyes and your vision are an important part of your overall health and wellness, and yet many people neglect to care for their eyes, as they would the rest of their body. Many eye conditions and even eye infections can lead to vision loss, which in turn, may impact your quality of life. Keeping your eyes healthy is really fairly simple. Following these eye health tips will help keep your eyes ...
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  • What is Pterygium?

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 20-Jun-2012

    A pterygium (pronounced tur-ij-ee-um) is an eye condition in which a triangular-shaped white or yellowish growth in the fleshy white tissue of the eye. Occasionally, a pterygium will grow to extend over the cornea, may become red and swollen, or even thick to the point you feel like you have something in your eye. While a pterygium is non-cancerous, it can grow large enough to actually interfere ...
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  • Eye Drops: What to Know Before You Buy

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

    If you’ve ever browsed the eye care section at your local grocery store, you know the vast selection of eye drops and ointments available. How do you know which are right for you? How do you know when you need to see your eye doctor for an eye drops prescription rather than buying over-the-counter drops? Knowing which eye drops or ointment you need depends on your symptoms and eye condition. ...
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  • LASIK Eye Surgery Patients Summer Care Tips

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 13-Jun-2012

    Summer is the season many LASIK eye surgery patients most look forward to. If you’ve ever struggled to find a safe place to keep your glasses at the beach, or have suffered through blurry vision at the pool, you can probably relate. Water-related activities aren’t always the best activities for people who wear eyeglasses or contact lenses. LASIK vision correction surgery frees people ...
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  • Eye Protection for Summer Swimming

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 8-Jun-2012

    The summer heat in North Texas means one thing: it’s time to hit the swimming pool! You may not consider swimming to be an activity that puts your vision at risk, but you might be surprised. If you don’t use proper eye protection while swimming, you could contract an infection or damage your eyes from chemicals. Before you head out to the swimming pool, review these tips for summer eye ...
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  • LASIK Eye Surgery Live Facebook Chat with Dr. Whitman

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 6-Jun-2012

    Do you have questions about LASIK eye surgery ? If you’re considering LASIK to correct your vision, you may be asking questions like: How do I know if I’m a candidate for LASIK? What vision problems and eye conditions can LASIK fix? What should I do to prepare for LASIK? What should I expect during the procedure? Does laser eye surgery hurt? What should I expect following surgery? ...
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