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Review our articles for more information on vision care as well as handy post-surgery advice for a speedy recovery.

Why Masks and COVID-19 Are Creating a Demand for LASIK

Dr. Scott Kirk | 04/10/2021

Laser vision correction can reduce your dependency on visual aids. Learn how LASIK can prevent common problems, like foggy glasses and eye irritation.

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What Are the Different Types Of Premium IOLs?

Dr. Scott Kirk | 03/18/2021

Premium IOL cataract surgery can improve your vision. Learn how our office can treat cataracts and address refractive errors, like nearsightedness.

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Can Cataracts Come Back After Cataract Surgery?

Dr. Scott Kirk | 03/14/2021

Though cloudy vision cannot return after cataract surgery, patients should be educated about the process. Learn from a trained ophthalmologist today.

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I Am Farsighted. Can LASIK Correct My Vision?

02/18/2021

Vision correction surgery treats farsighted vision in patients who can't see objects up close. Learn what causes farsightedness and how LASIK helps.

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What Are The Benefits of Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery?

02/04/2021

Cataracts can cause your natural eye lens to cloud over, impairing your vision. Learn the benefits of laser cataract surgery through a consultation.

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Advantages of Premium IOLs vs Conventional IOLs

01/13/2021

Premium IOL cataract surgery can address cloudy cataracts and improve common vision problems such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism.

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Tips to Prepare for Cataract Surgery

01/08/2021

Cataracts can interfere with your life. Want to learn how to prepare for cataract surgery? Follow our tips to ensure a safe and successful recovery.

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Can LASIK Fix Astigmatism?

12/17/2020

While LASIK laser eye surgery can treat astigmatism, patients need to meet some qualifications. Call our eye doctors for a LASIK assessment today.

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When Will Normal Vision Return After Laser-assisted Cataract Surgery?

12/03/2020

Laser-assisted surgery is an effective way to treat cataracts. Learn what happens after cataract surgery and how long it takes to get clear vision.

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Vision and Vision Care: Frequently Asked Questions

10/20/2020

Everyone needs regular vision exams. Eye exams are vital to your vision health. Here's why!

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Are Floaters Dangerous?

08/13/2020

Floaters, or those small specks that occasionally float across your vision, are not usually dangerous. However, many new floaters can be a sign.

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PRK Eye Surgery Recovery Tips

05/12/2020

Recovering from PRK takes slightly longer than LASIK, but the end result is the same. Our tips can help everything go smoothly.

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We're Open and We're STILL In This Together!

05/06/2020

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.

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What Precautions Should Be Taken After Laser Eye Surgery?

04/16/2020

Learn what to do after LASIK or PRK to protect your eyes, minimize the risk of complications or infection, and promote a swift recovery.

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Cornea and External Disease FAQ's

04/13/2020

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).

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Eyelid Surgery - Blepharoplasty FAQ's

04/13/2020

Dr. Scott Kirk has been performing surgery on the eyelids for over 30 years.

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How Long Does It Take to Recover from LASIK Eye Surgery?

04/07/2020

LASIK is known for its quick and relatively comfortable recovery. Learn what you can expect after your procedure.

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COVID-19 Office Closures & Updates

03/20/2020

Kirk Eye Centers are only open for emergency and essential services, such as glaucoma follow-up visits.

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The Long Term Effects of Drooping Eyelids

03/06/2020

Drooping eyelids can obscure vision and encourage headaches. Blepharoplasty permanently addresses the problem.

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Is Winter the Best Time to Have LASIK?

02/11/2020

Having your LASIK procedure in the winter can be beneficial in several ways.

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