Patient Education

Quick Facts About Amblyopia

Ever wonder about amblyopia, or lazy eye? Here are a few quick bits about the not uncommon condition.

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Don’t Clean Your Glasses Without Reading This First

Are You REALLY Cleaning Your Glasses Properly? All eyeglasses will get scratches from normal use and environmental factors. Despite this, there are several ways to reduce the scratches and wear your glasses receive on a daily basis. The easiest way is to change the way you clean them. Here are a few tips to keep your lenses clean, clear, and scratch-free.

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Improve Your Success in These 25 Careers

If you’re already crushing it in your day job, this article might not be for you.

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3 Hacks to Turn your Tax Refund into 20/20 Vision

When tax time rolls around, it’s easy to spend that refund check as quickly as you get it. This year, why not use your tax refund as an investment into better vision? Here are a few ways to get the most out of your hard-earned money, before April 15.

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Dr. Rautio’s Solutions to Dry Eyes

As an optometrist specializing in the treatment of dry eye diseases (DED), I have found that screening for and treating the associated Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD) has led to significant improvement in patient comfort and long-term resolution of their condition….

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Can Treating MGD Treat Your Dry Eyes?

Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) could be one of the most common chronic eye problems of which you’ve never heard. To start, though, you should probably know a little bit about the glands themselves. The Meibomian glands are sebaceous glands, or…

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Tattoos Don’t Belong on your Eyeball and Other Obvious Things

Back in September, clickbait news sites shared photos of model Catt Gallinger, a body-modification enthusiast who chose to have her then-boyfriend give her a scleral tattoo. That’s right, she chose to have ink injected into the white part of her…

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Sitting Down with Dr. Rautio

We’ve added a new member to the Laser Eye Institute team recently, Dr. Jeffrey Rautio, OD. To celebrate, I sat down with Dr. Rautio over a cup of coffee, and asked him a few questions about his unique perspective on…

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CXL for KK: Collagen Cross-linking for Keratoconus

Previously, we explained keratoconus, and how the disease can affect your vision and your life. There are treatment options for this condition, though, and one of the most exciting developments in ophthalmology in the last 20 years has been Corneal…

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