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How Screen Time Affects Your Child’s Eyesight

September 21, 2021   |  Posted By admin

“How much screen time should I allow my kids?” is a question that has been asked since the introduction of family TVs and, later, computers.

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Silk Vision is a Nextdoor Neighborhood Favorite Business

August 27, 2021   |  Posted By admin

Silk Vision & Surgical Center is pleased to announce we are a Nextdoor Neighborhood Favorite!

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4 Things That Cause Wrinkles & How to Prevent Them

August 17, 2021   |  Posted By admin

Developing fine lines and wrinkles is a natural part of aging. In fact, it’s one of the first traits people notice as they begin to age. However, premature facial lines can be caused by a number of factors outside of aging. There are also a number of ways to prevent or treat these facial lines. Read on to learn what causes facial lines and what you can do to prevent them.
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When to See a Doctor for Dry Eyes

July 20, 2021   |  Posted By admin

Dry eye syndrome is a group of symptoms caused by poor tear production. Not just made up of water, tears also contain mucus and oil that help lubricate and protect the surface of your eyes from injury or infection.

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How Much Does LASIK Cost?

June 15, 2021   |  Posted By admin

In 2021, the average cost of LASIK eye surgery in the United States is about $2,246 per eye. This price has been relatively stable since LASIK’s mass introduction to the public in the 1990s.

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Introducing the Silk Vision LASIK Center

May 10, 2021   |  Posted By admin

The team at Silk Vision & Surgical Center are proud to announce the official opening of the Silk Vision LASIK Center! The center features cutting edge technology including the WaveLight® Refractive Suite, the fastest refractive surgery platform available in the U.S.. This allows Silk Vision to dramatically enhance the precision, reliability, and safety of the laser vision correction procedure.
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Everything You Need to Know About Corneal Transplants

April 27, 2021   |  Posted By admin

Today, advancements in corneal transplants give patients more options than ever before. New treatments are making the procedure safer for patients and enabling more and more people to reobtain healthy vision faster. But what are each of these methods? And why might one require a corneal transplant? We're here to explain.
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Everything You Need to Know About Thyroid Eye Disease

March 16, 2021   |  Posted By admin

Thyroid eye disease - sometimes referred to as Graves' eye disease - is a relatively common condition. In fact, it is the leading cause of hyperthyroidism, or an overactive thyroid, in the United States. But how much do you know about the disease, treatments, and risk factors?

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How Do You Get Contact Lenses?

February 16, 2021   |  Posted By admin

When it comes to vision correction, a popular aid is contact lenses. However, like the shoes you wear, there are different sizes and styles to suit different people. How do you know which one is right for you? Follow these steps to learn how you get contact lenses.

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What to Expect While Recovering From Cataract Surgery

January 19, 2021   |  Posted By admin

We discussed in our last blog post how you should prepare for cataract surgery. Most of the preparations were to make your recovery time short and without stress. In this blog post, we’re laying out what you should and shouldn’t do in the days and weeks following your procedure.