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Author: Jacque Mix

Drooping Eyelids: Medical or Cosmetic?

How often do you look at your eyelids?  I know, that’s a strange question, but I would venture to say that the answer to that question will be vastly different, depending on if you are male or female.  Now, not to say that men do

Blindness: A Spectrum of Vision

Throughout the world, there are up to 43 million people who are living with blindness, and many more who have some type of visual impairment.  As someone with sight, I do not know what it is like to live with visual impairment, however, two of

Allergies: More Than Just Sneezing and Itching

I think we can all agree that no matter what type of allergies we suffer from, none of them are enjoyable, and despite our best efforts to avoid our allergens at all costs, we sometimes end up victimized by our food, our environment, or our

Eye Emergencies: When to Go, and Who to See

Disclaimer Before we get into the nitty gritty of eye emergencies, I want to start off by saying that this post is not seeking to give any medical advice on any medical conditions you, or someone you know, may be experiencing.  It is imperative that

Keratoconus: The Scoop on Steep Corneas

Keratoconus: A Cornea Condition Today I thought it would be a great idea to discuss a specific corneal condition that not only prevents a patient from having refractive surgery, like LASIK, but can also result in the inability to see clearly, sometimes even in glasses

The History of Refractive Surgery: The Road to Good Vision

Most people throughout the modern world have heard of the LASIK procedure, a refractive surgery performed by ophthalmologists on a person’s cornea, the outermost surface of the eye, to improve a person’s vision. LASIK, which is an acronym for “Laser-Assisted in Situ Keratomileusis”, although now