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February is AMD Awareness Month!

February 13, 2020   |  Posted By admin

It’s AMD awareness month, and the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Silk Vision & Surgical Center are reminding people with AMD that treatment is possible.

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Puffy Eyes? A Blepharoplasty Can Help!

January 2, 2020   |  Posted By admin

The holiday season has come to an end, so it’s time to make those New Year’s Resolutions! Whether you want to get to the gym more or eat healthier, 2020 is all about changing your life for the better.

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Learn about Keratoconus and the Cross-Linking Procedure

December 27, 2019   |  Posted By admin

While you might not yet have heard of keratoconus, it is the most common form of corneal dystrophy.

Eyelid Malpositions Explained

November 26, 2019   |  Posted By admin

Do you notice each time you blink? Most likely, the answer is no. Our eyelids often go unnoticed. This mysterious, often-overlooked part of our anatomy is essential for our overall eye health, and diseases in the eyelids can have serious consequences.

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November 10 is World Keratoconus Day!

November 1, 2019   |  Posted By admin

This November, join Silk Vision in our celebration of World Keratoconus Day.

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Seven Signs You Have a Cataract

October 7, 2019   |  Posted By admin

Cataracts, which are cloudy areas that can form in the lens of your eye, are a common concern dealt with by many Americans as they age. The best way to be prepared in case cataracts affect you is to be aware of the signs; cataracts have many distinct effects on your sight.

Should I Get Botox?

September 24, 2019   |  Posted By admin

How Botox Reduces Crow’s Feet and Fine Lines Around My Eyes

As we age, crow’s feet and other fine lines around the eyes are a common development. Luckily, there are many wonderful options to pursue that can help reduce these lines, helping our patients achieve their desired appearance.

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Dry Eye: Where Does It Come From?

September 16, 2019   |  Posted By admin

Dry eye is a very common problem that affects Americans of all ages, but particularly those over the age of 50.

How to Choose Your Ophthalmologist

August 28, 2019   |  Posted By admin

You should put as much care into finding a good ophthalmologist as you would into selecting any other medical professional; after all, your vision is one of the most important aspects of your life.

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What is a Blepharoplasty?

July 29, 2019   |  Posted By admin

While many people may have negative conceptions of plastic surgery, a blepharoplasty is one procedure that has the potential to make a real difference in patients’ lives, especially because  it can sometimes be medically necessary. But what exactly is it?