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Your Eye Exam Could Save Your Life!

Posted by: Larson Eye Care in Eye Health on March 5, 2020

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Most Americans only visit the eye doctor when they notice changes in their vision. Not a bad plan, right? Although it’s always important to see a doctor if you notice a difference in your health, you might want to visit your eye doctor even if when you don’t think anything is wrong. This is because… Read More

Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

Posted by: Larson Eye Care in Macular Degeneration on January 31, 2020

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February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month! The aim of this month is to educate patients about macular degeneration, as well as promote awareness, share resources, and encourage comprehensive vision examinations. What is macular degeneration? Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss among Americans age 50 and older. It is also known… Read More

How successful is LASIK?

Posted by: Larson Eye Care in LASIK on December 4, 2019

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What is the LASIK success rate? At Larson Eye Care, the most common questions we receiveabout LASIK surgery involve how successful it is. For instance, how manypatients receive 20/20 vision? How many patients experience complications? And how many patients would recommend the procedure to friends and family? The LASIK success rate Thankfully, LASIK is one… Read More

Diabetic Eye Disease 101

Posted by: Larson Eye Care in Eye Health on November 4, 2019

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Did you know that November is Diabetes Awareness Month? Diabetes increases the risk of multiple eye diseases, many of which can lead to permanent vision loss. Oftentimes, there are no early symptoms for these conditions, making it essential for people with diabetes to receive regular comprehensive eye examinations. What causes diabetic eye disease? When a… Read More

Keep your eyes safe this Halloween!

Posted by: Larson Eye Care in Eye Health, Eye Safety on October 1, 2019

Halloween Eye and Candy

Halloween is an exciting holiday for children and adults alike. Fun costumes, scary movies, deliciously spooky snacks… what’s not to love? This Halloween, Larson Eye Care encourages our community to practice safe and healthy habits. Below, check out some of these eye safety tips for Halloween as recommended by the American Optometric Association! Bring a… Read More

September is Healthy Aging Month

Posted by: Larson Eye Care in Eye Health on September 5, 2019

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It’s never too late to take care of your vision! September is Healthy Aging Month, an annual health observance designed to encourage people to start healthy habits and increase their physical, social, financial, and mental wellbeing. “We saw a need to draw attention to the myths of aging, to shout out ‘Hey, it’s not too… Read More

Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Posted by: Larson Eye Care in Eye Health, Eye Safety on August 8, 2019

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August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month! This month, Larson Eye Care is answering common questions parents have about their children’s eye health. When should children receive their first eye exam? Parents should have their children’s eyes examined during well-child visits starting at around age three. During this exam, your child’s eye doctor will… Read More

Keeping your eyes safe from fireworks

Posted by: Larson Eye Care in Eye Health, Eye Safety on July 8, 2019

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In the month surrounding the Fourth of July, an average of 280 people go to the emergency room each day with fireworks-related injuries. This July, Larson Eye Care encourages our community to take care when using backyard fireworks. Fireworks safety 101 Every year, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission publishes an annual report about fireworks-related injuries… Read More

Cataracts: Myths and Facts

Posted by: Larson Eye Care in Cataracts, Eye Health on June 8, 2019

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June is Cataract Awareness Month! Every year, the organization Prevent Blindness America along with the American Academy of Ophthalmology encourages Americans to be mindful of the signs and symptoms associated with cataracts. This year, we’ve decided to outline several common myths about cataracts.  Have you heard any of these before? Myth: Cataracts only affect older adults Cataracts… Read More