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Vision and Vision Care: Frequently Asked Questions
Everyone needs regular vision exams. Eye exams are vital to your vision health. Here's why!Read
Are Floaters Dangerous?
Floaters, or those small specks that occasionally float across your vision, are not usually dangerous. However, many new floaters can be a sign.Read
PRK Eye Surgery Recovery Tips
Recovering from PRK takes slightly longer than LASIK, but the end result is the same. Our tips can help everything go smoothly.Read
We're Open and We're STILL In This Together!
Hello, to all of our dear patients and friends! We are happy to announce that both of our office locations are now back in business.Read
What Precautions Should Be Taken After Laser Eye Surgery?
Learn what to do after LASIK or PRK to protect your eyes, minimize the risk of complications or infection, and promote a swift recovery.Read
Cornea and External Disease FAQ's
The cornea is the clear, dome-shaped layer on the front of the eye. It is responsible for most of the eye’s refractive power (focusing light).Read
Eyelid Surgery - Blepharoplasty FAQ's
Dr. Scott Kirk has been performing surgery on the eyelids for over 30 years.Read
How Long Does It Take to Recover from LASIK Eye Surgery?
LASIK is known for its quick and relatively comfortable recovery. Learn what you can expect after your procedure.Read
COVID-19 Office Closures & Updates
Kirk Eye Centers are only open for emergency and essential services, such as glaucoma follow-up visits.Read
The Long Term Effects of Drooping Eyelids
Drooping eyelids can obscure vision and encourage headaches. Blepharoplasty permanently addresses the problem.Read
Is Winter the Best Time to Have LASIK?
Having your LASIK procedure in the winter can be beneficial in several ways.Read
LASIK Quick Facts
Wearing glasses and contacts can get tiresome. If you're ready to ditch corrective lenses and enjoy clear vision, contact Kirk Eye Center about LASIK.Read
Treatment for Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) does not have a cure, but it can be treated well enough to slow or halt progress of the disease.Read
Use your FSA Balance to get Clear Vision for 2020 and Beyond
Did you know you can use your FSA funds for LASIK?Read
How to Stop Dry Eyes
Dry eyes can be uncomfortable and can affect your vision.Read
Do I Need an Eye Exam if I Don’t Need Glasses?
You may think you can skip out on eye exams if you have clear vision, but there are several important reasons to make it to the eye doctor.Read
Common Corrective Eye Procedures
Learn about the different vision correction procedures available, including LASIK, PRK, and Visian ICL (implantable contact lenses).Read
Should I Get Eyelid Surgery?
If your eyelids impair your vision, you may benefit from eye surgery.Read
Who Should be Concerned about Cataracts?
Medical, biological, and lifestyle factors can increase your risk for cataracts.Read
Why Do I See Flashes of Light in the Corner of my Eye?
If you are concerned about seeing flashes of light in your eyes, contact the Kirk Eye Center.Read
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