What is a Cataract?

Tuesday, April 19 2011 - 0 comments

What is a cataract? A cataract is the clouding over the focusing lens of the eye which is located just behind the pupil. A cataract is not a growth or film. It may be that all you need is a change in glasses, but these symptoms can be a sign of cataracts. Difficulty seeing street signs, curbs, and freeway exits Difficulty seeing traffic lights and halos or glare around lights Difficulty seeing TV, movies or the faces of those around you Difficulty reading printed materials such as books, newspapers and medicine labels even with good light and proper glasses Difficulty with handiwork such as needlepoint...

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Higher Standards Mean Better Service

Tuesday, April 19 2011 - 0 comments

When searching for quality eye care, remember that it is important for the whole staff to be highly qualified and well trained. If you are looking into LASIK surgery, it isn’t just enough to make sure that the surgeon is well-qualified , but everyone at the clinic. At Key-Whitman, all technicians are required to become Certified Ophthalmic Assistants within a year of service. Making this a requirement rather than an optional certification is our way of assuring that everyone on our staff is held to the highest standards and is committed to providing you with the best service possible. To...

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Looking into LASIK Eye Surgery? Settle for Nothing Less Than Board Certified

Tuesday, April 19 2011 - 0 comments

Improving your vision with LASIK is an exciting prospect. Now that you know you want to pursue LASIK, which surgeon do you choose? Is there a concrete way to identify “the best” amidst the endless options? Fortunately, yes. There is a way to identify surgeons who are experienced, and to take it a step further, who are ethical, properly and fully trained, and who have proven their skills. Certification by The American Board of Eye Surgery (ABES) is evidence that certain requirements have been met and that qualifications are recognized by peers. Though a surgeon may practice legally without...

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