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March 03, 2020

Age-related macular degeneration, or AMD as it is more commonly known, is one of the leading causes of sight loss in the U.S. It is believed to affect as many as 11 million adults with the number being anticipated to rise over during the coming years. Here’s what you need to know about AMD, including what is believed to cause this debilitating condition.

January 7, 2020

LASIK laser vision correction surgery remains one of the most popular treatments for patients who suffer from refractive eye errors but are frustrated with the inconvenience and/or expense of glasses or contact lenses. Conventional LASIK still remains the most popular elective ocular surgery in the world, but this doesn’t mean that the technique hasn’t continued to evolve. Today, an increasing number of LASIK providers are now offering bladeless LASIK in addition to or instead of the conventional method.

November 26, 2019

Myopia may be inconvenient, but fortunately, there is a range of treatment options that can correct your vision and enable you to see clearly at all times. Here’s what you need to know about the different treatment options for myopia.

November 20, 2019

At Advanced Vision Institute, we are no stranger to issues that are associated with your eyes. One of the most common issues that our patients often suffer for months or years before coming in with is dry, red, and irritated eyelids. Patients often feel that this is a mere irritation or just a skin condition that they can deal with themselves.

October 30, 2019

At Advanced Vision Institute, a number of our patients have been told that contacts are not a good fit for them. We pride ourselves in offering our patients the greatest technology and products. That is why we use scleral and hybrid contact lenses. This lens type can be a great option for patients who do not have an eye shape that will accommodate standard contact lenses.

September 25, 2019

When everything is working properly, we often take it for granted that it will continue to operate properly. However, just like you should change the oil in your car, taking care of your eyes should become a regular part of your life. If you have not ever been into an eye exam before though, it can be a little unnerving trying to figure out exactly what you can expect. If you are looking for a provider for your eye care, call Advanced Vision Institute today to schedule an appointment.

August 16, 2019

Are you unsure if you suffer from allergy symptoms or dry eye syndrome? There’s no need to let the mystery continue! Contact us today to schedule a consultation for a thorough eye exam.

July 15, 2019

Amblyopia, better known as ‘lazy eye’, is the name given to a fairly common childhood condition which occurs when vision does not develop properly. It occurs when one or both eyes are unable to form a strong link to the brain. In most cases, it only affects one eye and this causes the child to rely more heavily on their ‘good eye’ – something which can actually make the condition worse since the weaker eye doesn’t have the opportunity to form stronger links.

June 15, 2019

Most times of the year are dry in the Mojave Desert, but wintertime is especially dry here and across that nation. Some 59 million people suffer from Dry Eye Syndrome in the United States, and the vast majority don’t realize it.

May 29, 2019

We have all heard that you shouldn’t look at the sun during a solar eclipse. However, it’s not just during an eclipse that the sun can damage your eyes. Long-term sun exposure or short periods of direct exposure can cause significant damage or blindness to our eyes. Knowing how to protect your eyes is the first step in the line of defense.

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