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LASIK Flex Spending

Can You Use Your Flex Spending for LASIK Surgery?

Many people don’t realize that LASIK surgery is not only eligible but is often inexpensive enough to cover entirely with their flexible spending funds. Believe it or not, the March FSA deadline is already approaching. If you’re on more

LASIK Recovery

What to Expect with LASIK Recovery

Will my eyes hurt after my LASIK eye surgery? Can I wear makeup the next day? When can I work out or play sports? These are some of the more frequent questions patients ask about LASIK recovery as more

Eye Injuries

Five Tips to Avoid Toy-Related Eye Injuries

With the holiday shopping season now in full swing, Griffin Eye Center joins the American Academy of Ophthalmology in reminding the public of certain safety guidelines when choosing the perfect gifts for little ones in their lives. A more

LASIK Eye Surgery

About LASIK Eye Surgery

About LASIK Eye Surgery Chances are, you’ve heard of LASIK. But do you know what it does or what the procedure entails? LASIK (Laser-Assisted-In-Situ Keratomileusis) is a form of laser vision correction, one of the most popular elective more

LASIK Success

LASIK Success and Enjoying Your Lifestyle

According to the American Refractive Surgery Council, the LASIK success rate or LASIK outcomes – is well understood with literally thousands of clinical studies looking at visual acuity and patient satisfaction. The latest research reports 99 percent of more

Diabetic Eye Disease

Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month Diabetes is a disease that affects the body’s ability to produce or use insulin effectively to control blood sugar (glucose) levels. Although glucose is an important source of energy for the body’ more

Dry Eye Travel

Dry Eye and Traveling in the Colder Months

Dry Eye can be uncomfortable and traveling during the colder months can make symptoms significantly worse. If you are one of the more than five million Americans who suffer from dry eye, you may be dreading your upcoming more

Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry Eye Syndrome

According to the National Eye Institute, nearly five million Americans 50 years of age and older are estimated to have dry eye. Of these, more than three million are women and more than one and a half million more

Costume Contacts Lenses

Halloween Over-the-Counter Costume Contacts May Contain Chemicals Harmful to Eyes

Sure, zombie eyes might be the crowning touch on your Halloween costume. But if you’re thinking of getting decorative contact lenses online, you might want to think twice. In fact, be afraid. Be very afraid. The American Academy more

Eye Exam

Why Get your Eyes Dilated at a Comprehensive Eye Exam?

Why is it important to get your eyes dilated and have a comprehensive eye exam? Having your eyes dilated allows your eye care provider to clearly see the back of your eye, the small blood vessels, retina and more

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