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First Surgery to Correct Presbyopia with New Intraocular Lens Implant Performed in Northern Nevada by Dr. Matthew Mills, M.D.

Procedure for correcting aging eyesight adds to the list of “firsts” for Eye Care Professionals, and brings vision correction opportunities to Nevada residents. Eye Care Professionals is pleased to announce that Dr. Matthew Mills, M.D. is the first surgeon in northern Nevada to surgically implant a new type of intraocular lens (IOL), the RayOne EMV, which provides patients undergoing cataract [...]

First Surgery to Correct Presbyopia with New Intraocular Lens Implant Performed in Northern Nevada by Dr. Matthew Mills, M.D.2022-05-03T21:07:47+00:00
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Lipiflow Treatment vs IPL: Which One is For You?

To say having dry eyes makes your life more difficult would be quite an understatement. It's more than that, though. Having dry eyes is not only uncomfortable in the short-term, it can also lead to irreversible damage in the long-term. This is why a solution is more than just a cosmetic procedure. Dry eyes are not something to "just live [...]

Lipiflow Treatment vs IPL: Which One is For You?2022-01-10T17:12:34+00:00
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Facial paralysis: On reanimating eyes that don’t close

People with facial palsy, or facial paralysis (which is usually on one side) often have difficulty closing the eye. This exposes the eye surface to the harsh elements and deprives the eye of the lubricating effect of an eye closing. A research team from Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, studied the quality of life outcomes of [...]

Facial paralysis: On reanimating eyes that don’t close2021-05-25T21:49:59+00:00
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What are common causes of blurry vision?

Have you been experiencing blurry vision lately? Step away from WebMD and try not to panic – there are many normal reasons why you may be experiencing this mild visual disturbance. Below, we’ve outlined some of the more common causes of blurry vision. You need to get glasses – or update your prescription. Do you wear glasses or contacts? If [...]

What are common causes of blurry vision?2021-05-25T22:04:23+00:00
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Tips on How to Preserve your Vision

Today’s technological advancements such as laptops, smartphones and iPads have led to a modern trend of eye fatigue and other vision-related problems. More than ever, people are experiencing diminished eyesight. Blame it on the long periods of staring at the glaring images on our TVs, computers and cell phones. But all hope is not yet lost. Although blurry vision is [...]

Tips on How to Preserve your Vision2021-05-25T22:06:17+00:00
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Eye Protection: Which sport causes the most eye injuries?

April is Sports Eye Safety Month. This month, Eye Care Professionals encourages all our patients to wear proper eye protection when participating in athletic activities. Potential eye injuries that can result from sports include corneal abrasions, orbital fractures, detached retina, and even cataracts. In some instances, people have even had their eyes dislodged from their sockets. But which sports are [...]

Eye Protection: Which sport causes the most eye injuries?2021-05-25T22:08:45+00:00
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Taking Good Care of Your Eyes

“The eyes are the windows to the soul” goes the cliché. Preserve your vision and take good care of your eyes with these simple tips from Eye Care Professionals. Your eyes need nutrients to perform at their best. Accordingly, you should eat right. Vitamins A, C and E are good for your peepers. Lutein, zeaxanthin and beta carotene are also [...]

Taking Good Care of Your Eyes2021-05-25T22:09:19+00:00
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March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month, an awareness month created by the National Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This March, Eye Care Professionals is celebrating National Nutrition Month by highlighting some food – and recipes – that can keep your eyes healthy. 1. Kale Dark, leafy greens like kale and spinach are filled with antioxidants, which have been found to reduce [...]

March is National Nutrition Month2021-05-25T22:15:11+00:00
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Happy Healthy Vision Month!

Did you know that most vision problems are preventable? Every May, the National Eye Institute (NEI) celebrates Healthy Vision Month, an awareness campaign designed to encourage healthy, sight-saving habits. This year, NEI is focusing on young adults between the ages 25 to 35. While people in this age group typically have healthy vision, it’s important to promote good habits early [...]

Happy Healthy Vision Month!2021-05-25T22:16:03+00:00
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