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The Difference Between PRK and LASIK

What is PRK? Photorefractive keratectomy, or PRK, is a laser refractive eye surgery that is intended to correct vision, and eliminate the need for glasses and contact lenses. PRK has been performed for over 20 years and is an FDA approved procedure. The first PRK procedure was successfully performed in 1987 in Berlin, Germany. PRK  Continue Reading »

How to Choose your LASIK Surgeon

LASIK is one of the safest surgeries available today for patients seeking better lifelong vision. Choosing a qualified and highly skilled surgeon that meets your needs is vital to the success of your LASIK experience. The satisfaction rate among LASIK patients is well over 95%, a figure much higher than what is experienced in many  Continue Reading »

Almost 90% of Computer Users will develop vision problems related to computers

Eye strain from computer use is the number one complaint of office workers and can cause blurry vision, sore and tired eyes, neck pain, and eventually lead to more serious eye conditions such as nearsightedness. Here are some tips to help prevent computer eye strain: Keep your distance! Sitting any closer than 20 inches from  Continue Reading »

Do You Suffer From Dry Eyes?

Do you or your family members suffer from dry eyes? Learn how to give your eyes relief at Benjamin Eye! Dealing with dry eyes is an issue that millions of Americans struggle with everyday. Dry eye syndrome is a medical condition that affects over 10 million people in the United States. This eye disorder is  Continue Reading »

5 Tips to Help You See Better in the Digital World

When thinking about how to describe the world we live in one word generally comes to mind: connected. Everywhere we go we’re usually carrying around some sort of device that keeps us connected to something important to us. Whether it’s a tablet, smart phone or a computer that we’re using to stay in touch, we  Continue Reading »

Heterochromia

Only 11 out of every 1,000 Americans have heterochromia, a condition that results in two differently colored eyes. This trait is commonly found in animals and is relatively rare in humans. One eye can be blue, while the other hazel. Or one eye may be brown while the other is blue. The condition can be  Continue Reading »

Is Your Eyesight Keeping You From Your “Olympic” Dreams?

Watching the Olympics earlier this month had me thinking about what could have been. Or at least what I dreamed about what could have been. You see, between the ages of 12-14 I dreamed of becoming an Olympic diver someday. That is until my vision failed me. That is until I missed the end of  Continue Reading »

How Much Does LASIK Eye Surgery Cost?

Bait and Switch We’ve all been victims of the ol’ bait and switch at one time or another. Maybe you saw an advertisement for a great price on the car you’d been looking to purchase only to find out when you got to the dealership that there was only one car at that price (which  Continue Reading »

Our Miniature Office Garden

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The Allergy Season: Eye Allergies

The Allergy Season: Eye Allergies Every season can be allergy season, but spring hits our immune system with an extended arsenal of allergens. In springtime there is a lot of pollen floating in the air, and along with dust mites and animal dander, it’s responsible for frequent cases of allergic rhinitis (hay fever) and allergic  Continue Reading »

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