The Kentucky Eye Institute blog explores a variety of eye health and eye care topics.
The eyeball is one of the quickest-healing organs in the human body, with most minor scratches and irritations healing on their own in about two days. However, if you have red, itchy, gritty, or watery eyes that just don't seem to heal, you might be suffering from one...read more
Have you gone to the eye doctor recently? If it has been a while since you have gone, it can be slightly overwhelming. You might have a lot of questions about how to prepare and what to expect. Do you have questions about eye care services? Get answers in this FAQ...read more
Are you experiencing vision changes, eye pain, or headaches? Are you wondering if it's time to choose an eye doctor in Lexington? A qualified eye doctor can help you get the right pair of glasses or medication if you aren't seeing the way you used to. They can also...read more
As of 2020, approximately 3 million Americans live with glaucoma. Sadly, while glaucoma is the second leading reason why people become blind globally, only half of the people with the condition are aware they have it. The best way to fight glaucoma is to know as much...read more
There are over 1 billion people across the globe who suffer from some sort of vision impairment. With so many of us dealing with eyesight issues, you may be wondering what you can do to take better care of the one set of eyes we have. While carrots might not make your...read more
Eye health is so important. We only get one pair of eyes when we are born and they have to last us a lifetime. Most people understand the importance of taking care of their bodies. All of us go great lengths to stay slim, fit, strong, and heart-healthy; we watch what...read more
Retinal disorders are the leading cause of blindness and vision impairment. And while there are over one billion people in the world who have some level of vision impairment, more than 80% of those impairments are treatable. This is why early identification and...read more
Did you know 35% of Americans skip the eye doctor because they don't feel they need it? If you have been avoiding your yearly eye exams, it's never too late to seek an eye doctor. Going to an eye doctor will not only keep your glasses prescription up to date, but it...read more
About 12 million people over the age of 40 in the US have a vision impairment. Meanwhile, almost 7% of children have a diagnosed eye and vision condition. Leaving your eye problems undetected can impact your day-to-day life by taking a social and economic toll. You...read more
Telehealth & Virtual Eye Exams: 3 Things to Know In the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, eye doctors are looking for ways to serve their patients through virtual eye exams. Many medical professionals are turning to virtual services in order to safely serve their...read more
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