The Kentucky Eye Institute blog explores a variety of eye health and eye care topics.
All around the world people need vision assistance to help them see clearly. In fact, more than four billion people wear glasses to get this help! Since we see them so often in our daily lives, we can often take for granted how amazing glasses really are. But choosing...read more
Are you worried that your vision is worsening as you get a little older? Do you fear that your son or daughter needs a pair of glasses, but are unsure if that's the case? If so, then you need to learn all that you can about the telltale signs you need to see an...read more
Are you ready to take control of your ocular health? If you're tired of wearing glasses or contact lenses, it might be time for you to consider getting LASIK treatment instead. Many people feel nervous about LASIK eye surgery. They may have outdated ideas about what...read more
Did you know that about 3 million people in the US have glaucoma and that it is the second leading cause of blindness in the world? Despite being so widespread, many people who have glaucoma don't even know it, as many times there are no early symptoms to indicate...read more
There are around 165 million US adults who wear corrective lenses. However, those folks aren't the only ones who need to be taking a trip to the eye doctor. There are numerous reasons that one may need to go to the eye clinic. Read on to find out eight signs you need...read more
Did you know that 4.2 million Americans aged 40 and over suffer from uncorrectable vision impairment that led some to go blind? In most cases, vision problems can be corrected if they are caught early enough. For example, cataracts might cause someone to go blind if...read more
About 12 million people over the age of 40 in the United States have some type of vision impairment. Because vision problems are so common, finding some type of treatment can be life-changing for many people. Do you want to learn more about some of the most common...read more
In reality, most people tend to take their eyesight for granted on a daily basis -- only until it starts to bother them. But when it comes to the development of cataracts, some of the causes are just out of our control. A healthy, fully functional eye consists of...read more
10 million Americans have undergone LASIK eye surgery since Marguerite B. MacDonald performed the first one in 1989. LASIK continues to be one of the most popular elective surgeries in the country. If wearing glasses daily is tiring or if you are ready to get rid of...read more
Nearly 60% of people over the age of 60 have cataracts. More than 50% of elderly people over the age of 80 will have cataracts. It's possible, that if you are within this age range, you will be facing cataract surgery to repair your clouding vision. You don't need to...read more
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