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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.
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How to Prepare for Cataract Surgery

December 15, 2020   |  Posted By admin

If you have been told that you have a cataract, you are definitely not alone. Each year in the United States, more than 2.5 million people seek cataract treatment and have cataract surgery.
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Optometry vs. Ophthalmology: What's the Difference?

November 17, 2020   |  Posted By admin

Optometrists and ophthalmologists both play an important role in maintaining your eye health, but that role differs slightly due to their levels of training and areas of expertise. You’ll want to make time to see one or the other depending on what sort of eye care treatment you’re seeking out.
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Dr. Rajjoub Named 2020 Top Doctor

October 25, 2020   |  Posted By admin

The Silk Vision & Surgical Center is proud to say one of our own has been named a 2020 Top Doctor by Washingtonian Magazine!
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Do Blue Light Glasses Actually Work?

October 20, 2020   |  Posted By admin

Whether you work from home, are attending virtual learning sessions, or just spend your free time browsing the Internet, you may have experienced a sense of fatigue after a while of looking at your screen.

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What Is Penetrating Keratoplasty?

June 17, 2020   |  Posted By admin

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New Safety Precautions at Silk Vision

May 15, 2020   |  Posted By admin

To protect the health and wellbeing of our patients and staff, Silk Vision is implementing some enhanced safety standards in our offices, common areas, and patient exam rooms.

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Keratoconus Treatment - Video by Dr. Silk

April 16, 2020   |  Posted By admin

Did you know Keratoconus affects 1 in every 2,000 people living in the U.S.? If you're unfamiliar with the disorder, Dr. Silk has created a video explaining what Keratoconus is and how we treat it at Silk Vision.

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What is Telemedicine and How Does it Work?

April 15, 2020   |  Posted By admin

As the world adjusts to social distancing practices, people are turning to technology to help them connect. Like a company holding team meetings via video chat, the healthcare industry is turning to telemedicine for non-emergency medical care.