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  • Reno Cataract Surgery

How Will Cataract Surgery Affect Your Vision?

A cataract is a clouding of your eye’s natural lens. As the condition progresses, your lens becomes increasingly clouded, preventing light from passing through to the retina clearly. This results in a progressive deterioration of vision. As the cataract gets worse, the eye has a harder time focusing. In early stages, glasses may help you see better. As the lens [...]

How Will Cataract Surgery Affect Your Vision?2021-11-15T20:17:34+00:00
  • LASIK procedure

What are the Advantages of a LASIK Procedure?

Are you tired of wearing contacts or glasses? You may think, "Sure, but I don't have any other options." Actually, this is not true. A LASIK procedure means you could wake up each and every morning without the vision problems that require you to need these items! What is a LASIK Procedure? Your vision problems all boil down to how [...]

What are the Advantages of a LASIK Procedure?2021-11-17T21:48:26+00:00
  • Advanced Eye Surgery

What is the Most Advanced Eye Surgery?

You're tired of poor vision. Whether it be from cataracts, nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism, your eyes don't allow you to see everything with the clarity you wish you had. Poor vision can be corrected! You're ready to finally do something about it. The question is, what?  You're looking to learn more about advanced eye surgery in Reno, NV. What can [...]

What is the Most Advanced Eye Surgery?2021-10-15T17:25:49+00:00
  • Blink During Cataract Surgery

What Happens if You Blink During Cataract Surgery?

Cataracts are a clouding of the lens of the eye. If you struggle with cloudy vision, difficulty seeing at night, light sensitivity, and seeing excessive glare, you may be experiencing the early stages of cataracts. As the condition progresses, eyesight in the affected eye will be impaired. This isn't something to ignore because cataracts will not “fix themselves”, they require [...]

What Happens if You Blink During Cataract Surgery?2021-10-15T17:19:42+00:00
  • See a Reno Ophthalmologist

When to See an Ophthalmologist

Most people have a general practitioner or family doctor they go to for general health concerns and annual check-ups, but sometimes you need to see a specialist. If you have a toothache, you book an appointment with your dentist. If you were having trouble with chest pain, you would see a cardiologist. For every special medical need, there is a [...]

When to See an Ophthalmologist2021-10-13T17:27:31+00:00
  • Glasses After Cataract Surgery

Will I Need Glasses After Cataract Surgery?

It's time to finally stop living with cataracts. You've booked your upcoming Reno cataract surgery, and you're very excited. Yet, you're also a bit overwhelmed and maybe even a little scared. It's okay! A surgery like this is a big step in restoring your vision, and you have every right to ask questions in order to feel a peace of [...]

Will I Need Glasses After Cataract Surgery?2021-09-09T17:19:49+00:00
  • Dr. Mirbaha performs an eye exam on a patient

What is the Difference Between Optometrist, Ophthalmologist, and Optician?

What kind of doctor would you go to after a heart attack? You probably know the answer is a Cardiologist. If you were going to have a baby, you know the doctor to see is an OB/GYN. These are commonly known medical specialists. But what about if you're having trouble with your eyes? There are actually three different types of [...]

What is the Difference Between Optometrist, Ophthalmologist, and Optician?2021-08-24T22:58:05+00:00
  • Older man receiving an eye exam for diabetic eye disease

What Should You Expect When Considering Cataract Surgery?

Thanks to modern medicine, we have a plethora of surgical options to improve our lives. Before you have any type of surgery, you may have a lot of questions: Will it hurt? What type of recovery should you expect? When can you drive again? Will it be difficult to sleep? When your upcoming surgery is on your eyes, you have [...]

What Should You Expect When Considering Cataract Surgery?2021-08-24T23:35:25+00:00
  • woman looking through her fingers like glasses

Does Laser Eye Surgery (LASIK) hurt?

If you’ve been considering having laser eye surgery to improve your vision, you no doubt have a lot of questions. Laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) is one of the most common procedures that our eye surgeons do at Eye Care Professionals. Our expert doctors can answer any and all questions you may have about what to expect. One of the [...]

Does Laser Eye Surgery (LASIK) hurt?2021-08-03T00:17:36+00:00
  • Dry eye or allergies

Is it Dry Eyes, Allergies, or Both?

Irritated eyes can make it difficult to get through the day. Something as simple as driving your morning commute can seem like a monumental task. In order to feel better, you have to know what's causing your condition. Do you have dry eyes? Are you suffering from allergies? Could it be both? First, let's look at the numbers. According to [...]

Is it Dry Eyes, Allergies, or Both?2021-08-03T00:14:45+00:00
  • Women with tired eyes from eye twitching

4 Habits Hurting Your Eyes

Your daily habits affect your health. You already know exercising each morning lowers your blood pressure, builds muscle, and reduces fat. You probably already know that the daily habit of smoking cigarettes contributes to poor lung health. Eating a healthy, lean breakfast boosts your metabolism. But have you ever thought about any habits you have that may be affecting your [...]

4 Habits Hurting Your Eyes2021-06-15T20:50:25+00:00
  • Image of open eye for blog focused on facial paralysis

How to Overcome the Fear of Cataract Surgery

Sometimes, going to the doctor is scary. Plenty of adults have fears and reservations around their eyes and going to see an eye doctor. A common cause for anxiety is having cataracts and considering cataract surgery. Patients want to know, “Will I be awake? Will it hurt? Will I recover easily?” There's no shame in admitting that someone performing surgery [...]

How to Overcome the Fear of Cataract Surgery2021-07-06T21:35:47+00:00

What to Look for When Choosing a Cataract Surgeon

As you age, your vision gets worse. While this is true for nearly everyone, it becomes particularly difficult to live a normal life if you develop cataracts. Thankfully, today's best eye doctors can perform a cataract surgery and return your sense of normalcy. Before we discuss who can perform this surgery for you, let's first go over exactly what cataracts [...]

What to Look for When Choosing a Cataract Surgeon2021-06-02T21:52:05+00:00

How do I Know if LASIK is Right for Me?

Are you tired of wearing glasses or contacts? Does your naturally-poor eyesight interfere with your life? If so, you've probably wondered about your options at least once. It's time you look into getting LASIK surgery at Eye Care Professionals in Reno, NV. Before we discuss whether this is the right option of treatment for you, let's first go over exactly [...]

How do I Know if LASIK is Right for Me?2021-07-06T21:32:34+00:00
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