In the US alone, age related changes to lens have been reported in 42% of the population between 52-64 years of age, that’s young! Surgical intervention is available at any stage, but it is usually recommended to wait until vision

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In this day in age, most people would not be able to function efficiently without the knowledge of how to use a computer. Computers are part of our lives now; from our jobs to our hobbies, to even finding a

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Perhaps you have just learned that a family member or loved one has been diagnosed with macular degeneration. If you are like most people, you probably do not know much about the disease or what exactly is going on inside

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Approximately 145 million Americans (half the population) are dependent on corrective lenses to achieve a quality of vision that is satisfactory for their daily needs. Since the early 1990’s, lasers have been the forefront of surgical vision correction. LASIK is

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The time is here! School is just around the corner and soon your kids will have homework again and start their first round of exams. As part of getting ready for the school year to begin, we need to make

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Summer is here! While most of us associate summer with vacations, sports and outdoors, we often forget about the dangers of prolonged UV exposure, especially to the eyes. The sun’s UV radiation can cause cataracts, growths on eye lids, and

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Grittiness, burning, itching, and tearing: these are eye symptoms we are all too familiar with. In fact, about 10 million Americans suffer from these symptoms, which are related to dry eyes. In a recent survey, about 50% of all adults

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Diabetes is becoming one of the most common diseases in the United Sates, with one study estimating 1 in 10 Americans currently affected (roughly 26 million persons). By 2050, this number is projected to triple. Additionally, another 79 million Americans

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Southwest Vision is now accepting medicare! Are you tired of going to the ophthalmologist office and waiting hours before you see the doctor for only five minutes? Do you feel limited with your options for eye care professionals that accept

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Glaucoma is an eye condition that affects the optic nerve and will cause peripheral vision loss, which can leave patients with “tunnel vision” in the end stages of the disease. This vision loss is irreversible. In 2010, 60.5 million people

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It is a well known fact that smoking and tobacco use can have detrimental effects on your body, but did you know that it can adversely affect your vision and the comfort of your eyes? Below are just a few

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Oral Meds that Can Cause Dry Eye (summary from an article entitled: Which Oral Meds Cause Dry Eye?” by Dr. Ernie Bowling, OD, MS) Do your eyes ever water? Are they sensitive to bright lights? Do you feel like they

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Have you hit that point where you feel no matter where you hold your reading material, you just can’t find the right spot to see well? Or do you say to yourself, if only there was enough light in the

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Are contact lenses both your best friend and your worst enemy? Do you feel like you can never find the right combination of comfort and vision? Are you at your wits end? At Southwest Vision we help our patients find

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