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How a Failed DMV Eye Test Prevented One Man From Going Blind and Taught Him to Take Diabetes Seriously

Texas native Steve Nicholson is probably one of a select few who will tell you he’s glad he flunked his vision test at the DMV. The 57-year-old, who was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes while battling cancer in 2011, is also grateful Key-Whitman Eye Center’s Kristen Leaser, Certified Ophthalmic Assistant, has a talent for setting […]


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Oculoplastic Surgery: Medically Necessary or Cosmetic?

Oculoplastic surgery is the corrective and reconstructive surgery of the eyelids; tear ducts and orbit of the eye. This type of eye surgery is performed on patients when there are cosmetic issues that may be affecting the eye or even vision itself. Oculoplastic surgery is not always considered medically necessary, though there are many conditions […]


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Benefits of Choosing an Oculoplastic Surgeon to Perform Your Eyelid Surgery

Laser eye surgeries like LASIK and cataract surgery are not the only types of eye surgeries—there are a number of conditions that may require cosmetic surgery to repair tissues around the eyes.Cosmetic eyelid surgery, called oculoplastic surgery, is corrective and reconstructive surgery of the eyelids, tear ducts and orbit of the eye, rather than corrective […]


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Prioritizing Your Health: Why Eye Exams Matter

Getting your eyes examined is about more than checking for 20/20 vision. Annual eye exams are a critical element of your overall preventative health care plan. A comprehensive dilated eye exam is often the most effective means of diagnosing eye conditions that could steal your vision if not diagnosed early and treated properly. Getting your […]



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Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month, and it may be one of the most important awareness months when it comes to eye diseases. Many people do not realize that diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in adults ages 20 to 64, so generating awareness of the eye condition is extremely important.November is Diabetic […]


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Are You at Risk of Developing Diabetic Eye Disease?

Nearly 30 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes. As many as 25 to 45 percent of diabetics will develop some form of diabetic eye disease, also known as diabetic retinopathy.November is American Diabetes Month. If you have diabetes or prediabetes, it is important that you educate yourself on the potential health […]


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Halloween Health Horror Story: Why Decorative Contact Lenses Are Scarier than Jason, Chucky and Michael Myers

Halloween is just around the corner, and that means amazing costumes are in order! But be warned: Every year around this spooky time, eye doctors see an uptick in eye injuries, irritations and infections caused by decorative, over-the-counter (OTC) contact lenses. So, if you’re thinking about enhancing your Halloween zombie or Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle […]


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Macular Degeneration FAQs

Age-related vision problems are not uncommon, and in most cases, vision changes are nothing to be concerned about. In some cases, however, changes in your vision may be a sign of a more serious eye condition. Macular degeneration is one such eye condition that primarily affects adults over age 60. It is also the leading […]


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Tips for Reducing Fall Allergy Eye Irritation

Autumn is now in full swing, and that means many North Texans are dealing with itchy, watery eyes and other symptoms of fall allergies. If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you’re not alone. Did you know that The Asthma and Allergy Foundation has ranked Dallas the number 23 worst city in the nation for allergies? […]


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COVID-19 Your Health and Safety Remains our Top Priority. Read More.

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