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Myopia_Mobile
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The short answer is yes. Myopia is the medical term for nearsightedness. People with nearsightedness can see nearby objects clearly, but far away objects appear blurry. Myopia is caused when the cornea is not shaped properly. Common “mis-shapes” include the eye being too long, or the cornea being too curved. When light enters the eye… Read more!

San-Francisco-Giants-claim-OF-Denard-Span
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Every baseball player – from the Little League to the Major Leagues – lives for that feeling of swinging for the fences. But what if you can’t see the fence? Or the ball? In a game where a small, hard ball travels across the plate in excess of 90 miles per hour, reaction time is… Read more!

summer lasik
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Studies show that fewer people have laser eye surgery in the summer than in other seasons. The reasons why vary – people’s schedules fill up quickly with vacations, spending time outdoors with friends and families. But if you think about it, summer may actually be the best time to have laser eye surgery. Here are… Read more!

Photo by Relevant Media Group
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Regardless of talent, notoriety or income, no one is exempt from poor vision – not even celebrities. Fortunately, LASIK has helped many of the world’s most famous folks make the very most of their careers with better vision. Let’s take a look at six of the top stars who had LASIK.

Various Eyes
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Most of us tend to think of vision problems in terms of blurriness or blindness. In reality, many different types of vision problems exist, and each problem requires different treatments. Here are some of the most common vision problems and how to address them.

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June is National Cataract Awareness Month, and in order to spread awareness of cataracts we have some cataracts facts for you. Also be sure to check out the video below where Dr. Barker was a guest on We Are Austin to discuss cataracts. What is a Cataract and What Do They Look Like? A cataract… Read more!

Senior driving
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Aging is inevitable, and change is a part of aging. For seniors, staying safe while driving can be a challenge. Changes in vision or hearing can cause problems, and reaction times may slow. Fortunately, seniors can make driving safer by following these nine tips. 1. Avoid Driving During Twilight or at Night. If seniors have… Read more!

contact-lenses
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If you wear contact lenses, you may recall when you first started wearing them, you were made aware of a few associated health hazards. After all, contacts ARE foreign objects in your eye. Unfortunately, not all contact wearers heed their doctor’s instructions about the dangers of wearing contacts too long or not cleaning them frequently… Read more!

Corneal Inlay
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Many think of LASIK as the only type of vision correction surgery. While it is the most widely known, it is not the only procedure that uses lasers to correct common vision issues. For example, as we age, we begin to lose our ability to see things up close (aka reading vision). This vision loss… Read more!

Modern LASIK
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While LASIK has been around for quite a while now, many people still hold misconceptions of the procedure that were instilled years ago. Today’s LASIK vision correction technologies are much safer and more effective than in the procedure’s “early days” of the 1990s. When introduced, it was more common for patients who had LASIK to… Read more!

Mann Eye Laser Institute Blog

Myopia_Mobile
Posted on by

The short answer is yes. Myopia is the medical term for nearsightedness. People with nearsightedness can see nearby objects clearly, but far away objects appear blurry. Myopia is caused when the cornea is not shaped properly. Common “mis-shapes” include the eye being too long, or the cornea being too curved. When light enters the eye… Read more!

San-Francisco-Giants-claim-OF-Denard-Span
Posted on by

Every baseball player – from the Little League to the Major Leagues – lives for that feeling of swinging for the fences. But what if you can’t see the fence? Or the ball? In a game where a small, hard ball travels across the plate in excess of 90 miles per hour, reaction time is… Read more!

summer lasik
Posted on by

Studies show that fewer people have laser eye surgery in the summer than in other seasons. The reasons why vary – people’s schedules fill up quickly with vacations, spending time outdoors with friends and families. But if you think about it, summer may actually be the best time to have laser eye surgery. Here are… Read more!

Photo by Relevant Media Group
Posted on by

Regardless of talent, notoriety or income, no one is exempt from poor vision – not even celebrities. Fortunately, LASIK has helped many of the world’s most famous folks make the very most of their careers with better vision. Let’s take a look at six of the top stars who had LASIK.

Various Eyes
Posted on by

Most of us tend to think of vision problems in terms of blurriness or blindness. In reality, many different types of vision problems exist, and each problem requires different treatments. Here are some of the most common vision problems and how to address them.

Screen Shot 2016-06-22 at 4.06.53 PM
Posted on by

June is National Cataract Awareness Month, and in order to spread awareness of cataracts we have some cataracts facts for you. Also be sure to check out the video below where Dr. Barker was a guest on We Are Austin to discuss cataracts. What is a Cataract and What Do They Look Like? A cataract… Read more!

Senior driving
Posted on by

Aging is inevitable, and change is a part of aging. For seniors, staying safe while driving can be a challenge. Changes in vision or hearing can cause problems, and reaction times may slow. Fortunately, seniors can make driving safer by following these nine tips. 1. Avoid Driving During Twilight or at Night. If seniors have… Read more!

contact-lenses
Posted on by

If you wear contact lenses, you may recall when you first started wearing them, you were made aware of a few associated health hazards. After all, contacts ARE foreign objects in your eye. Unfortunately, not all contact wearers heed their doctor’s instructions about the dangers of wearing contacts too long or not cleaning them frequently… Read more!

Corneal Inlay
Posted on by

Many think of LASIK as the only type of vision correction surgery. While it is the most widely known, it is not the only procedure that uses lasers to correct common vision issues. For example, as we age, we begin to lose our ability to see things up close (aka reading vision). This vision loss… Read more!

Modern LASIK
Posted on by

While LASIK has been around for quite a while now, many people still hold misconceptions of the procedure that were instilled years ago. Today’s LASIK vision correction technologies are much safer and more effective than in the procedure’s “early days” of the 1990s. When introduced, it was more common for patients who had LASIK to… Read more!

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