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Dry Eye Canton OH

Why Early Assessment of Dry Eye Symptoms is Critical to Quality of Life

Dry eye syndrome is a sneaky eye condition that is often overlooked for months or years before a person seeks treatment. According to statistics, approximately one-third of adults in the world are affected by dry eye disease. As suggested by the name, this condition involves an insufficiency in the tear film that covers the eyes.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 30 2019
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LASIK Eye Surgery

Does Laser Eye Surgery Hurt?

Across our Canfield, Alliance, and North Canton offices, we perform numerous laser eye procedures on an annual basis. Having performed laser surgery for several years, we are well aware of the fact that many patients are unsettled by the idea of having a procedure done, even if improved vision will be the result. Of particular… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 15 2019
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Dry Eye Canton OH

Winter is Here and that May Cause Dry Eyes

During the winter months in Ohio, we may think more about how to plan ahead for days that are better spent indoors than how the weather may affect our eye health. Many people feel the burn, so to speak, as the weather changes. Because cold weather often coincides with extra-dry air inside and outside of… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 14 2019
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Glaucoma Canton OH

Glaucoma Awareness Month: Do’s and Don’ts You Should Know

Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness in the global population. The thing about this grouping of eye diseases is that blindness can be prevented. When glaucoma is detected early, treatment can be developed to reduce and manage the pressure in the eye that damaged the optic nerve and leads to blindness. The earlier that… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 30 2019
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Glaucoma Canton OH

For Glaucoma Awareness Month, we Focus on a Silent Thief

Glaucoma is a family of eye diseases that scientists have studied for many years. Still, this particular condition presents unique challenges to patients and their care providers. During this month of national glaucoma awareness, we seek to raise increase our patients’ knowledge regarding the dangers of glaucoma and ways we can work together to prevent… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 15 2019
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LASIK Canton OH

So You’re Not a Candidate for LASIK. Now What?

LASIK surgery has become so well-known that, when a patient is told they are not a good candidate for this procedure, they may not know what to do. Fortunately, we do. Here, we discuss why LASIK may not be suited to certain individuals and what might be considered as an alternative. The fact that LASIK… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 30 2018
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Eye Care Services Canton OH

Why Your Eye Doctor Cares about Your Blood Pressure

High blood pressure may sound like a commonly diagnosed condition because we see commercials for blood pressure medications on television and in magazines. According to studies, far more people are living with elevated blood pressure than is ideal. The reasons could be simple. One, we don’t tend to see the doctor unless we experience troubling… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 15 2018
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Cataract Surgery Canton, Alliance & Canfield, OH

Will I Need Glasses After Cataract Surgery?

According to studies, more than 20 million middle-aged Americans have cataracts. Research suggests that more than half of the population will have cataracts by the time they reach age 75. The prevalence of this vision-depleting condition is only expected to increase in the coming decades. The more we know about cataracts, the better-equipped we can… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 30 2018
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Diabetic Retinopathy Canton OH

Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Month, a time during which we can turn collective attention toward an important topic of discussion. Every person who has diabetes, either Type I or Type II, is at risk for diabetic eye disease. This may also be referred to as diabetic retinopathy. Furthermore, this risk increases over time after… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 15 2018
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