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Author: Tony Frei

Understanding Hyperopia (Farsightedness)

Hyperopia, more commonly known as farsightedness, is a common vision issue in which near objects appear blurry, while distant objects remain clear and in focus. While not as common as myopia, or nearsightedness, it is estimated that nearly 23 million people (about the current population

The Carrot Way: When Patients Are PEOPLE, Not Numbers 

Before Dr. Matthew Hammond and Dr. Michael Herion created Carrot LASIK & Eye Center, they were slowly being maddened by the state of ophthalmic care in the Valley. Practices were stuffing their schedules so full that patients were having to wait hours just to see

Vision Changes with Aging: Adapting to Presbyopia 

As we age, our eyes undergo various and numerous changes. One of the most common age-related vision changes is called presbyopia, a refractive error that makes it hard to see things up close. A natural part of aging, understanding presbyopia and how to adapt can

Pediatric Eye Care: Nurturing Healthy Vision 

If we experienced life through the eyes of a child, everything would be magical and extraordinary. -Akiane Kramarik In today’s face-paced digital age, the well-being of our children’s eyes has never become more critical. Healthy vision is fundamental to a child’s development, education, and overall

Contact Lens Care and Hygiene: A Better Alternative?

Contact lenses have become a household staple for vision correction, offering a convenient and sometimes even fashionable alternative to glasses. However, proper hygiene and care are often forgotten when using contacts. To protect one’s vision, it is absolutely critical to maintain contact hygiene or serious

Laser Eye Surgery: Clearing up the Myths 

Laser eye surgery, the most common of which is LASIK, has transformed the lives of millions of people worldwide. While LASIK has become routine, it comes with a large share of myths and misconceptions, despite having been FDA approved since 1999. In today’s article, we