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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.

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Why LASIK is Better AND Safer Now!

June 28, 2019   |  Posted By admin

There has been some negative press about LASIK lately, but it is important to recognize that in the recent past, many advancements have been made that make the procedure safer and more effective than ever before.

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Glaucoma Explained

May 29, 2019   |  Posted By admin

You’ve most likely heard of glaucoma; it is one of the most common causes of blindness, and it is experienced by many people over the age of 40. But how much do you really know about glaucoma? We’re here to explain!

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What is Oculofacial Plastic Surgery?

April 28, 2019   |  Posted By admin

At Silk Vision, we pride ourselves on providing services that have the capacity to positively transform the lives of our patients.

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How to Prepare for Cataract Surgery: The 8-Step Guide

March 26, 2019   |  Posted By admin

At Silk Vision, we care about your eye care. As one of the leading ophthalmological surgeons and cataract specialists in Northern Virginia, Dr. Silk is here to make sure you’re informed and feel comfortable about your upcoming cataract procedure.

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How Do I Put In Eye Drops?

February 21, 2019   |  Posted By admin